Course “Proteomics: from theory to practice”

8 – 11 May 2023, Thohoyandou, South Africa

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged.

Organiser:

Addmore Shonhai (University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa)

Co-organisers:

Ntakadzeni Edwin Madala, Pascal Bessong (University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa) and Ntebogeng Mokgalaka (University of Pretoria, South Africa)

In collaboration with:

Deadline for receipt of applications:
31 January 2023
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

  • Applicants must register on the ICGEB Service Gateway (ISG) to obtain access to the online submission platform.
  • Data entered for registration to the ISG portal (name, surname, gender, date of birth, nationality and E-mail address) will automatically be included in the applicant’s request to attend the event – “Personal data” section, and will not be editable.
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This course will be offered by world leading proteomics experts and its focus straddles across the theory and practice of proteomics. The course will provide participants with skills on design of proteomics research experiments, data analysis, optimization of equipment settings and an understanding of the application of proteomics in various fields of study such as infectiology and cancer.

Topics

Theory of proteomics, Proteomics methods design, Optimisation of instrument settings, Data analysis, Application of proteomics across various domains.

Participants

Students and junior scientists that aim to use proteomics in their research activity. Poster sessions will be organized.

Funding

Participants are expected to cover their own travel and living costs. A limited number of grants, covering accommodation (twin share) and local hospitality for the duration of the course, is available for selected nationals of ICGEB Member States.

Applicants will be requested to upload the following documents to complete their request to attend:

  • CV (5 pages max)
  • Motivation Letter (500 words max) highlighting in what way the proteomics training workshop would contribute towards their research/career growth and potential benefit for their research
  • A document (pdf) indicating:
    • their qualifications
    • employment status (young scientists) or current level of study (students)
    • proof of qualifications, ie copies of certificates
  • A Reference Letter from you current research/work-place supervisor

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