The ICRISAT’s Center of Excellence (CoE) in Genomics (CEG,http://ceg.icrisat.org/) as a part of Critical Focus area-Molecular Breeding announced the 5th International Conference on Next Generation Genomics and Integrated Breeding (NGGIBCI-2015) for Crop Improvement at ICRISAT Campus, Greater Hyderabad, India. This Conference is being organized in continuation of its earlier four meetings/workshops on NGS data analysis(http://ceg.icrisat.org/1-ngs.htmhttp://ceg.icrisat.org/2-ngs.htmhttp://ceg.icrisat.org/3-ngs.htm and http://www.icrisat.org/gt-bt/NGGIBCI/home.htm)

Theme

Next generation genomics

Novel mapping approaches and QTLs

Advances in phenotyping and trait mapping

Marker-assisted selection / backcrossing

Genomic selection

Decision support tools for breeding

New horizons for crop improvement

Registration

Although the participation in the conference is by invitation, based on requests in the earlier years, the V NGGIBCI will welcome participation of only 150 participants. Therefore please ensure your participation in the conference by registering yourself at an earliest date. Details of registration are given below;

  Regular Student
Regular
Early Bird (before Jan 10, 2015)
Indian National INR 12000 INR 8000
Foreign National US$ 400 US$ 300
Industry (India) INR 50000
Late (before Jan 25, 2015)
Indian National INR 14000 INR 10000
Foreign National US$ 500 US$ 400

Industry participants are requested to contact organizers!

Registration will be managed through the conference website (http://ceg.icrisat.org/v-nggibci/Registration.asp). It will be possible to pay by credit card, bank transfer or cheque. There are two different levels of participation, each with a different fee (Regular & Students)

Abstract Submission

The Conference will be organized under well-structured technical sessions that will include invited lectures by eminent speakers in the fields of genetics, genomics, breeding and allied sciences. A poster session will also be arranged to encourage participation of young researchers in the conference. V NGGIBCI-2015 will accept online abstract submissions upto January 25, 2015. Take advantage of this opportunity to submit your abstract at http://www.ceg.icrisat.org/v-nggibci/abstract.htm for consideration in the conference.

Important Dates

Online registration through conference website is mandatory for everyone.

Deadline for Early bird registration is Jan 10, 2015

Deadline for Abstract submission is Jan 25, 2015

Accommodation booking closes from Jan 25, 2015

Please also note that there WILL NOT BE ANY extension for date of registration

Accommodation
Special negotiations have been made with Hotel Radisson and other hotels. It is urgent request to all the registered participants to book their accommodation as early as possible because of other conferences in Hyderabad during the same dates which will create high pressure on accommodation.  All queries related to these hotels can be mailed to a.jain@cgiar.org with a copy to b.manjula@cgiar.orga.chitikineni@cgiar.org. Allotment will be based on availability and will be prioritized in order of receipt of application along with full payment. The confirmation shall be communicated to the delegate by Email.

Travel
For most people, travelling to the conference will involve flying to Hyderabad and then reach to the Conference venue or your accommodation. The main train station (called Secunderabad Station) is a good orientation point situated right in the centre of the city and there are normally lots of taxis available there.

For more details, please visit http://ceg.icrisat.org/v-nggibci/index.htm

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