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    25.03.2017 00:00

    TUM Spring School 2017 "Selection Theory I"

    Date: March 25 – April 1, 2017
    Location: Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany

    Lecturer: Professor Bruce Walsh, University of Arizona

    The TUM Spring School 2017 will provide an introduction to selection theory and breeding methodology relevant for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in animal and plant breeding. The TUM Spring School will be taught by Professor Bruce Walsh of the University of Arizona, one of the leading authorities in this field. The course consists of lectures and practical components with hands-on exercises.

    Topics covered:

    • Introduction to basic concepts in selection
    • Changes in mean and variance under selection
    • Family based selection
    • Recurrent selection
    • Multi-stage selection
    • Index selection

     

    Target group and requirements:

    • The course is intended for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in animal and plant breeding.
    • Knowledge of matrix algebra is desirable.

    Course language: English

    Number of participants: 30

    Registration deadline: December 11, 2016

    Costs:
    Accomodation in single bedroom: 455 Euro
    Course fee*: 840 Euro (academia), 940 Euro (industry)
    (*includes admission to scientific sessions, meals and field trip)

    Please click here for further information.

    Contact:
    Chair of Plant Breeding
    TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan
    Technische Universität München
    Ulrike Utans-Schneitz, Ute Wiegand
    Liesel-Beckmann-Str. 2
    85354 Freising, Germany
    Tel +49.8161.71.5226
    plantbreeding.wzw(at)tum.de