MARI CONDUCTING TRAINING ON CASSAVA DISEASE SURVEY AND DIAGNOSTIC FOR PROJECT RESEARCH ASSISTANTS AND LAB TECHNICIANS

on Thursday, August 21, 2014

MARI is conducting a training on cassava disease survey and diagnostic for project research assistants and laboratory technicians (from 18 - 22 August), the aim of this training is to train lab technician and research assistants on the latest techniques for tracking different viruses in plant tissues as the infections unfold.The trainees are coming from DRC,Kenya,Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania as a host.

Participants group photo

Deo showing the trainees how mistake can be done after one of the trainee added a wrong chemical and separation of phases was not occur.
A student from UDSM removing the supernatant from the organic  phase during DNA and RNA extraction.
Miriam Goma a research assistant from Zambia and other scientists isolating nucleic acid (RNA & DNA) at molecular lab at MARI.
Deo Mark showing and explaining to trainees how to preserve cassava leaf samples in her barium sheets to avoid degradation
Dr. Peter explaining and showing to trainees how to identify and score (1 - 5 scale) of CMD and CBSD symptoms
Deo is showing a trainee from Zambia how CBSD look like on a cassava stem, this was during the symptoms identification.
Dr. Joesph Ndunguru showing a research assistant from Zambia (Miriam Goma) how to identify the symptoms of CBSD and CMD

Dr. Ndunguru explains to trainees how to identify the symptoms of CBSD and CMD
Christina Kidulile a research assistant giving a lecture on introduction to cassava transformation.

Dr. Fred Tairo showing trainees results from whitefly PCR and discussions
Training going on

Deogratius Mark presenting to trainee on standard operating procedures for detection of (CMB) and (CBSD)

Dr. Peter Sseruwagi showing trainees how to enter Data interpretation and presentation of results from whitefly PCR and discussions

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