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Introductory Metabolomics Workshop (05 – 07 August 2019) at North-West University

5th Aug 2019 - 7th Aug 2019

The African Centre for Gene Technologies (ACGT) in partnership with NorthWest University and Metabolomics South Africa (MSA) will host an Introductory Metabolomics Workshop to provide a platform for an introduction to metabolomics and a presentation of key aspects and challenges in the field. The workshop will be held at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North West University from 05 to 07 August 2019. The workshop has been designed to include a mixture of lectures,  laboratory and computer-based practical sessions. The workshop will be facilitated by a team of renowned Metabolomics experts.

Welcome to Metabolomics
The workshop will include these topics:
·      Metabolomics Workflows
·      Experimental Design
·      Applications of Metabolomics (clinical, plant/agricultural, industrial)
·      Laboratory practical sessions
·      NMR and Mass Spectrometry
·      Metabolomics Data Interpretation
·      NMR/MS-based metabolite identification
·      Metabolomics Resources (biological context)

Should you be interested in attending this course, please apply by providing your details and your reasons for attending the course. Please use this link to apply before 14:00 on Friday, 26 July 2019:

Before you start the application, please make sure you have at least 15 minutes or so to spare and draft a summary of your current project and a brief motivation. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. Kindly be as descriptive as possible in answering questions as selections will be based on the answers you provided. If you know someone else who stands to benefit from this course, kindly forward this email to the relevant party.

There will be no registration fees for those accepted into the workshop and there will be some light refreshments served throughout the course. There will be very limited travel grants so please be advised that travelling arrangements and accommodation might be fully your responsibility. We look forward to receiving your applications. For more information, feel free to contact Molati Nonyane E-mail: Tel: +27 12 420 6139.


5th Aug 2019
7th Aug 2019
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North West University (Potchefstroom Campus)
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