ICGEB Course on Bioenergy

Course "Synthetic and System Biology Applications in Bioenergy"

29 February - 9 March, New Delhi, India

Organiser: Syed Shams Yazdani (ICGEB New Delhi, India)
Co-organisers: Shashi Kumar, Shireesh Srivastava, Pavan Jutur, Naseem Gaur, Hemant Kushwaha and Brajesh Barse (ICGEB New Delhi, India)

Requests for information directly to: ws2icgeb.res.in



Deadline for receipt of applications at ICGEB New Delhi: 30 November 2015
For information please contact the local organiser


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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.

For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organisers directly



  • Introduction to second generation biofuels

  • Screening and characterization of cellulolytic enzymes

  • Biofuel production by the engineered microbes

  • Algal biofuel and biotechnology

  • Algal engineering for higher lipid and biomass

  • Systems biology applications in biofuel metabolic engineering

  • Omics and bioinformatics approaches in bioenergy research


Expected benefits/outcome

The 10-day course will include 10-12 theoretical lectures, daily tutorials to explain the practical courses, 6-7 hours of practical courses every day.

Participants will also be invited to display a poster illustrating their current research.



  • No fee is charged to attend this course. 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, are available to a selected number of nationals of ICGEB Member States.
    The available grants will be allocated in order of priority, according to the ranking achieved in the selection process.



Submit your application on-line at http://www.icgeb.org/course-application-delhi02-2016.html by 30 November 2015 



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