Fikret Isik, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Tree Improvement Program at North Carolina State University, was invited to teach a one week ‘Summer Course in Genetic Data Analysis – Applications for Plant and Animal Breeding’ by the Czech University of Life Sciences.
The summer course was organized by the Czech University of Life Sciences took place on June 11-15, 2012 in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Jim Holland, Professor of Crop Science and Research Geneticist (USDA) and Christian Maltecca, Animal geneticist with the Department of Animal Science at NCSU joined Dr. Isik to teach the summer course.
The course covered advanced quantitative genetics for analysis of genomic and phenotypic data for plant and animal breeding. Twenty-five professionals, graduate students and faculty from 11 different countries attended the course.