“From Gene to Trait”

a course on plant biotechnology

“From Gene to Trait” is a five full day course driven to the major plant biotechnology research tools such as gene discovery using bioinformatics, transcriptomic, metagenomics, microorganism culture collections, inoculants, gene editing, introduction to regulatory framework and intellectual property.

Since 2018 the course trained over 400 participants from nine countries.

In its fifth edition, the course will be back to the in-person format. It is offered in the second semester of the year in Campinas, São Paulo (Brazil).

The target audience is graduate students and agricultural biotechnology company.

The course is free of charge, but there is a selection process to appoint the most motivated candidates.

“From Gene to Trait” Course – 2023

When: September 18-22, 2023, 8am-5pm (in-person)

Location: Embrapa Digital Agriculture Auditorium – Av. Dr. André Tosello, 209, Cidade Universitária, Campinas (SP).

Total of participants: 100

Application deadline: July 31st, 2023 – at 12 am (Brasília time zone)Registration is currently closed

Final Result: August 7th, 2023 (email)

Contact: gccrc@unicamp.br

Download the Final Program: From Gene to Trait Course 2023 – FINAL


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From Gene to Trait – 2021
In 2020, we cancelled the course because of the COVID-19 pandemics. In to 2021 we decided to run it online in a weekly-class format during four months. We had over 450 applications and only 250 were selected and from them, 90 filled all the requirement to get the certificate.
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From Gene to Trait – 2019
With over 110 participants, the second edition of the course took place at CNPTIA Auditorium of EMBRAPA (Rua André Tosello, 209, Unicamp – Campinas-SP) from October 21-25.
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From Gene to Trait – 2018
The first edition of the course was held at the CNPTIA Auditorium of EMBRAPA (Rua André Tosello, 209, Unicamp – Campinas-SP) from October 22 to 26, 2018.
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