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UK DNA Working Group

Date - Tue 5 Dec 2017

Time - 9.00 am

Duration - 1 day and 7 hours

Cost - Free

Disabled access? - Yes

Venue - New Adelphi, Theatre Room, University of Salford


Please join us for the 5th UK DNA Working Group Meeting

Event details

We are pleased to announce that the 5th UK DNA Working Group Meeting will take place at the University of Salford, 5-6 Dec. 2017.

The DNA Working Group provides an open and transparent forum for government agencies, academics and wider stakeholders to discuss priorities for DNA based method development, share learning and progress, explore technical challenges, develop collaborative opportunities and leverage research funding effectively.

Further details will be available shortly.

Abstract call - In building the programme, we are looking to fill oral sessions with contributions that have full results to share, while there will be opportunity to present posters on project start–ups / early stages of research.

Abstracts must be written in Arial 11pt font and they have to follow the format below:

  • Title of Contribution
  • List of authors (Surname followed by initials), with presenting author underlined)
  • Affiliations and email contact of presenter
  • 200-word text.

Abstracts must be emailed by 31st August.

Led by Scientific Committee:

  • Stefano Mariani (University of Salford)
  • Allan McDevitt (University of Salford)
  • Owen Wagensteen (University of Salford)
  • Kerry Walsh (Environment Agency)
  • Iveta Matejusova (Marine Scotland)
  • Andy Nisbet (Natural England)

Provisional Programme

Tuesday 05 December 2017

09:00 - Registration

09:45 - Welcome & Introductions

10:00 - Morning Session

13:00 - Networking & Lunch

14:00 - Afternoon Session (With Plenary Discussion)

17:00 - Close

19:00 – 21:00 - Working Group Dinner/Social

Wednesday 06 December 2017

09:00 - Registration

09:45 - Introductory Briefing

10:00 - Morning Session (With Plenary Discussion)

13:00 - Networking & Lunch

14:00 - Question & Answer Panel

16:00 - Close

Register here

Registration also closes on August 31st. Due to space limitations of the venue, attendance is capped to 130 participants, and therefore participation will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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