Daily Archives: July 5, 2012

Biotech Summer Workshop next week; today is the final day for registration

Heads up, researchers using recombinant DNA technology or genetic engineering.

Also anyone who ships or receives regulated plant biological material, those involved in field releases of plant biotechnology, regulators, and interested health and safety professionals.

The Department of Animal Sciences is hosting a free Biotechnology Summer Workshop next Monday and Tuesday.

And today (Thursday July 5) is the last day to register.

The two-day workshop is a collaboration between Dr. M Worku and the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS).

Details from the organizers:

Day 1 is presented by Dr. Worku. Day 2 is presented by USDA APHIS BRS.

There will also be an opportunity for workshop participants to have their USDA Level 2 Authentication accounts validated during Day 2 of the workshop.


Individuals interested in attending the workshop must register by July 5, 2012, via email to worku@ncat.edu. Please indicate which days you will be attending (Day 1 and/or Day 2). There is no fee to attend.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Worku at worku@ncat.edu or 336 334-7615, extension 202.