SEP 16

Training, Project Launch and Workshop, Tiger Conservation & research In Nepal : Nepal Tiger Genome Project..

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Workshop Plan/Training: NTGP

NTGP Team meeting at CMDN/Molecular Biology training and Lab visit.
Fri, Oct 14 - Sat Oct 15         
Molecular Biology Training: Dr. Lisette Waits, University of Idaho, USA. CMDN, Kathmandu.
Sun, Oct 16-Tues, Oct 18            
Field Survey
Wednesday, Oct 19           
 Project launch/ Field Biology Training, Chitwan.
Friday, Oct 21
Stakeholders Workshop, Kathmandu
Oct 24 – Oct 27
Marcella training at CMDN (informal)
                                                     October 14-15: Wildlife Genetics Training, Dr. Lisette Waits
October 14 -15
Conservation Genetics Training: Dr. Lisette waits, University of Idaho
 Oct 14
09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Oct 15
09:00 AM – 06:00 PM
Genetic Methos Overview
Genetic DIversity
Gene Flow
Non-invasive Genetic sampling
Landscape Genetics
Conservation and Management Units Overview
Hybridization Background
Class Evaluation/ Certificate distribution
     Wednesday, 19 October, 2011: Project Launching/ Field Biology Training
 08:00 – 09:00 AM 
09:00 – 10:00 AM  
 Session I, Official Launch of NTGP, Chitwan.
 09:00 – 09:25 AM  
 NTGP Overview: Mr. Dibesh Karmacharya, PI/NTGP.
09:25 – 10:00 AM
Launching Ceremony: Mr. John Stamm, GDO Director, USAID/Nepal
10:00 – 10:30 AM   
10:30- 12:00 AM
Session II Presentation
10:30 – 11:00 AM    
Training Overview: Mr. Kanchan Thapa, CO-PI, NTGP/Virginia Tech Univ, USA.
11:00 AM            
 Presentation on Field Biology: Dr. Marcella Kelly, Virginia Tech, USA.
12:00 - 01:00 PM     
01:00 – 05:00 PM
Session III Training
01:00 – 05:00 PM   
Field Biology Training: Dr. Marcella Kelly, Virginia Tech, USA.



Friday, 21 October, 2011: Workshop for Stakeholders

8:30- 9:30 AM
Registration/ Coffee
9:30-10:00 AM
 Welcome by Mr. John Stamm (Director GDO, USAID/Nepal)
 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
10:00-10:30 AM
NTGP Project Overview-Mr. Dibesh Karmacharya-NTGP PI
10:30-11:00 AM
Presentation from Dr. KC Paudel MoFSC
11:00-11:30 AM
Presentation from Mr. Shiv Raj Bhatta, TAL Coordinator WWF/Nepal
11:30-12:00 PM
Presentation from Mr. Juddha Gurung, Member and Secretary of the Governing Board of Trustees, NTNC
12:00-1:00 PM
1:00-4:00 PM
1:00-1:30 PM
 Presentation from Dr. Maheshwar Dhakal, Ecologist, DNPWC.
1:30-2:00 PM
Panther tigris genome: Implication in wildlife forensics with special reference to tiger populations of the Terai Arc Landscape, India. Dr. S.P Goyal, Wildlife Institute of India.
2:00-2:30 PM
"Non-invasive genetic monitoring of tiger populations in the protected areas of India: case study from Wildlife genetics Labratory, Aranayak". Dr. Udayan Borthakur, Aaranyak, India.
2:30-3:00 PM
3:00-3:30 PM
Field Biology: Dr. Marcella Kelly, Virginia Tech
3:30-4:00 PM
 Conservation  Genetics: Dr. Lisette Waits, University of Idaho
4:00-4:20 PM
 4:00-4:20 PM
 Closing Remarks by Mr. Kanchan Thapa (Co-PI NTGP)