Short Courses

The Cornell Alliance for Science Short Courses

The Cornell Alliance for Science Short Courses are two-to-seven-day intensive trainings focused on equipping participants with the frameworks, skills, and tools they need to effectively promote access to scientific innovation, particularly agricultural biotechnology, in their local contexts as a means of addressing challenges such as food security, agricultural sustainability, and climate change.

REGISTRATION OPEN: Gene Editing in African Agriculture: Science, Policy, Action”

 “Gene Editing in African Agriculture: Science, Policy, Action” is a 5-day (June 8-12, 2020) intensive training for scientists, communicators, farmers, and other agricultural business professionals who have expertise in the space of biotechnology or are interested in increasing access to gene-editing technology in order to address issues of food security, agricultural sustainability, and climate change. The course will be held at the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement, University of Ghana, Legon.

The Cornell Alliance for Science is leading the interactive training course to provide participants with the basic science of gene editing, insight into the conversation around gene editing, current trends and possible approaches for regulating gene-editing techniques, and the frameworks, tools, and support needed to become a more effective proactive and reactive communicator on the subject of gene editing. Women and early career professionals under the age of 35 are strongly encouraged to apply.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY.  The deadline is March 30.

For more information email: alliancetraining@cornell.edu