2nd  Developmental Genetics of Zebrafish and MedakaU

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The 2nd NIBB International Practical Course was held from March 3rd to 12th, 2008. Just as the 1st course, which was held in January 2007, the 2nd course still focused on fish biology.

12 participants were highly selected, consisting of variousn nationalities;
1 Australian, 3 Hong Konger, 2 Taiwanese, 1 German, 2 Chinese, 1 Korean,
1 Norwegian, and 1 Japanese. They did excellent works with enthusiasm and had fruitful discussions throughout 10 days.

The course provided the study of developmental genetics of Zebrafish and Medaka with the high quality skills by the distinguished lecturer from inside and outside of NIBB. Drs. Shinichi Higashijima (NIPS), Kiyoshi Naruse (NIBB),  Kohei Hatta  (Univ. Hyogo), Shoji Fukamachi (Univ. Konstanz) were invited as the lecturers.
In addition, excellent researches using zebrafish and medaka were shown by 
Drs. Jochen Wittbrodt (Univ. Heidelberg), Kataaki Okubo (NIBB), Masahiko Hibi (RIKEN CDB), Mikiko Tanaka (Tokyo Inst. Tech.), Koichi Kawakami (NIG).

It is a great opportunity to learn high skills and communicate with scientists in the well-prepared facility.

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