Training on “Advanced Genomic Tools for Crop Improvement”

November 25, 2019 to November 28, 2019

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Training Theme

  • Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) that transformed plant science
  • Present training helps to get a deeper understanding in NGS technology with a special focus in the field of Agriculture for breeding and crop improvement
  • Teach the fundamentals of NGS workflow from sample preparation to sequencing data analysis
  • Global genomics market driving job market


  • Training capitalizing human resources to carry out NGS analysis for crop improvement.
  • Carry out high throughput research using genomic tools to foster the advancement of NGS in breeding methodologies over traditional crop improvement technologies


November 25th to November 28th, 2019.

Program Directors

Missions Accomplished

  • Created “Genomics Ecosystem” in the country by conducting 15 training programs
  • Trained > 500 Scientists (All streams of Biology, Engineering , Technology).

Past Events

Please visit here for details on previously conducted events

Target Audience

Finger Millet Genome consortium members, UG and PG Students from Agriculture and allied fields, Faculty and scientists from academia, industries including Life Sciences, Biology, Computer, Environmental science and any other disciplines.


Crop Genomics Training
Day 1

Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Technology

  1. Introduction to Advanced Genomics tools
  2. Overview of Integrated genomics-assisted breeding for efficient development of superior finger millet varieties for Karnataka.
  3. Prospects of Genomics assisted breeding for Blast resistance in Finger millet

Hands on:

  • Sample collection, DNA isolation
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction RNA Isolation
Day 2

DNA Library Construction and whole genome sequencing
Hands on:

  • Whole genome sequencing library construction
  • Nanopore sequencing (Demo)
  • Demonstration of the Illumina platform Transcriptome sequencing by NGS platforms
Day 3

Hands on:

  • Basics of Computing Linux command line utilities.
  • Reference based mapping.
  • SNPs prediction.
Day 4

Hands on:

  • Functional associations
  • Pedigree Analysis
  • SSR Markers analysis


Deadline for Registration: 1st November 2019 Extended to 23rd November

  • On Spot Registration Charges will be extra
Category Amount (inc. of GST)
Under Graduation Students Rs. 7500
Masters Graduation Students Rs. 8500
PhD Scholars Rs. 11000
Post-doctoral Researchers Rs. 13000
Faculty Rs. 18000
Industry Rs. 20000

Payment Modes

Payments are accepted via NEFT and Demand Draft.

The Demand Draft should be in favor of “UTDHST” and payable at Bengaluru.

Postal Address:

The University of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences & Technology,
#74/2, Jarakabande Kaval, Post Attur via Yelahanka, Bengaluru – 560064

For NEFT, please add “UTD-HST General Fund” as beneficiary.

Account Name: UTD-HST General Fund
Account Number: 0694104000134705
Bank Details: IDBI Bank, Yelahanka New Town, Bengaluru-560064
IFSC: IBKL0000694, MICR: 560259014

For further details, please refer the brochure as below.

To register, CLICK HERE

Workshop Documents


Accommodation and Lunch

Lunch will be provided.

Accommodation will be available on request on/before 1st November 2019, and charged separately. Please contact +91 9972490101.

Organizing Secretary

  • Dr. Prasanna S Koti, TDU.
  • Dr. Deepak C A, UAS(B).


Centre for Functional Genomics & Bio-informatics
The University of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences & Technology,

74/2, Jarakabande Kaval,
Post Attur via Yelahanka
Bengaluru – 560064

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Please write to or call us at +91 9972978966 for any queries.

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