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06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022 | Bremerhaven

SeaStrains Workshop

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The main objective of The SeaStrains workshop is to create a seaweed biobank network - the SeaStrains Working Group (WG), whose mission will be to lead the transition from decentralized, poorly documented, seaweed stock cultures to a centralized, easily accessible biobank network of genetically and phenotypically characterized seaweed strains. This transition will help promote food security and biosecurity, conserve biodiversity under the threat of climate change and prevent the extinction of local strains. The workshop will also address the need for transparent and efficient knowledge transfer between the seaweed sector stakeholders, and will discuss most effective communication streams for informing the public of the economic, societal and ecological services which can be provided by seaweeds.

The SeaStrains WG will consist of experienced experts and interested stakeholders throughout Europe. In order to complete this mission, the SeaStrains WG will develop strategies and recommendations for how to sustainably develop a European-wide genetic resource centre (biobank) of seaweed strains.

The workshop is open to all. There are no participation fees for the SeaStrains Workshop, but travel and accommodation exceeding the limited financial support must be covered by each participant.

Organisers: Dr Laurie C. Hofmann and Dr Inka Bartsch

If you are interested in attending the workshop, please send an e-mail to laurie.c.hofmann(at)awi.de by 28 February 2022.

Information on participating / attending:
Registration required.

Date:

06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022

Registration deadline:

02/28/2022

Event venue:

Alfred-Wegener-Institut
Bremerhaven
Bremen
Germany

Target group:

Scientists and scholars, all interested persons

Relevance:

international

Subject areas:

Biology, Environment / ecology, Nutrition / healthcare / nursing, Oceanology / climate

Types of events:

Seminar / workshop / discussion

Entry:

02/24/2022

Sender/author:

Sebastian Grote

Department:

Kommunikation und Medien

Event is free:

no

Language of the text:

English

URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event70885


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