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BCCM training course on preservation: 18-22 September 2017

17/01/2017

BCCM TRAINING

 

The preservation of biological material is of primary interest for research but also for industrial applications. It is the mission of the BCCM consortium not only to preserve, but also to offer quality controlled, characterised and documented biological material. BCCM also offers its expertise through services and partnership projects.

 

Training ‘Moulds in the indoor environment and outdoor air': dates 2017

13/12/2016

This 5-day course introduces you to the mycology of the indoor and outdoor environment. Participants will observe over 80 different species, covering the largest part of the commonly encountered fungal diversity. For more information, click here.

  • 27-31 March 2017: course given in French

  • 24-28 April 2017: course given in Dutch

  • 23-27 October 2017: course given in English

Nomination of BCCM/ULC collaborator Annick Wilmotte

30/11/2016

BCCM/ULC collaborator Annick Wilmotte was nominated among 3 belgian female scientists to have her Wikipedia profile created by a group of Antarctic researchers who were making a WIKIBOMB. A WIKIBOMB is the insertion of a large number of Wikipedia profiles in one operation. The goal was to recognize the work of woman scientists in Antarctic research, to help to redress some of the gender bias prevalent throughout the encyclopedia and to provide more visible female role models for young girls interested by science.

International training: In vitro cultivation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi at the laboratory of mycology (BCCM/MUCL)

14/07/2016

An international training course on the in vitro culture of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on excised roots (root-organ culture techniques) and autotrophic plants will be organised at the laboratory of mycology hosting BCCM/MUCL. The trainees will have the opportunity to manipulate the organisms (i.e. roots, whole plants and fungi) during each phase of the establishment of an in vitro culture.