National Fungal Culture Collection of India (NFCCI):
DST – National Facility 2nd Certificate Course on Taxonomy, Biodiversity, Ex Situ Conservation and Applications of Fungi
21–30 November 2016
Venue: MACS’ Agharkar Research Institute, Pune National facility proposes to conduct this course for providing expert information and help in developing competence in the thrust area of mycology. The knowledge imparted shall facilitate the capacity development in systematics, biodiversity, conservation and industrial applications of fungi. This course will be of great value to students, who are willing to pursue their career in fungal systematics, plant pathology and quarantine, industrial mycology and biotechnology. In addition, this course would also be useful for the personnel working in pharmaceutical, food, biopesticides and biofertilizer industries, and quality control. In addition, awareness to various rules and regulations implemented by national agencies under the aegis of convention on biological diversity (CBD) would be created among selected 20 participants.
Course fee: Rs 13,000 + service tax @15% (participants from academia and research institutions) Rs 16,000 + service tax @15% (participants from Industry)
Who can apply: Postgraduates in life sciences, Ph.D. students, Post doc researchers, scientists, college/university teachers, etc.
Note: Course fee includes food and course kit only. Due to limited availability, accommodation will be arranged on request of the selected candidates. The approximate charges for accommodation would be Rs 750 + service tax @15% per head and per day (twin sharing basis).
Receipt of duly filled-in application form: 21 October 2016
Intimation to selected candidates: 28 October 2016
Receipt of fee from selected candidates: 8 November 2016
Application form can be downloaded from ARI website: www.aripune.org
Note: Selection of candidates and cancellation of course will be solely at the discretion of the organizer, and no further correspondence shall be entertained in this regard. Contact: Dr S. K. Singh, Scientist, Biodiversity and Palaeobiology Group, Agharkar Research Institute, G.G. Agarkar Road, Pune 411 004, Maharashtra; Phone: 020-2532 5103; Fax: 020-2565 1542; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, nfcci.workshop@ gmail.com