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Symposium “The implementation of ex situ biodiversity conservation programmes as part of the activities of the National Research Institute of Animal Production"

The Department of Animal Genetic Resources Conservation of the National Research Institute of Animal Production kindly informs that on 25 October 2016 it organizes the symposium entitled “The implementation of ex situ biodiversity conservation programmes as part of the activities of the National Research Institute of Animal Production – National Bank of Biological Materials” in Balice as part of the implementation of the research project BIOSTRATEG II – The directions of use and the conservation of farm animal genetic resources under sustainable development.

The organizers of the meeting want to bring closer the issue of ex situ conservation of genetic resources and biodiversity and also to familiarize the guests with the ongoing activities of the National Bank of Biological Materials.

The programme of the symposium: “The implementation of ex situ biodiversity conservation programmes as part of the Multiannual Programme 2016 – 2020 and BIOSTRATEG II project – National Bank of Biological Materials”

10:00 – 10:15 am – Opening of the Symposium and welcome of the participants (The Director of the Institute)

10:15 – 10:35 am – The history of the emergence and the current state of the National Bank of Biological Materials of the National Research Institute of Animal Production (Eng. Jacek Sikora, Ph.D.)

10:35 – 11:00 am – Banks of biological material in Europe and the world (Ewelina Wilkosz, M.A.)

11:00 – 11:30 am - EUGENA (Eng. Ewa Sosin-Bzducha, Ph.D.)

11:30 – 11:45 am – Coffee break

11:45 – 11:55 am – The programme for ex situ conservation of genetic resources – cattle (Eng. Anna Majewska, Ph.D.)

11:55 – 12:05 pm – The programme for ex situ conservation of genetic resources – pigs (Eng. Magdalena Szyndler-Nędza, Ph.D.)

12:05 – 12:15 pm – The programme for ex situ conservation of genetic resources – horses (Eng. Iwona Tomczyk-Wrona, Ph.D.)

12:15 – 12:25 pm – The programme for ex situ conservation of genetic resources – sheep and goats (Eng. Jacek Sikora, Ph.D.)

12:25 – 1:05 pm – Methods of cryopreservation of biological material (Eng. Barbara Fabiańczyk, Ph.D.)

1:05 – 1:35 pm  – Legal regulations and the scope of documentation required for the implementation of the tasks of the National Bank of Biological Materials (veterinary surgeon Jarosław Wieczorek, Ph.D.)

1:35 – 1:50 pm  – Current state of the collection of the biological material (Eng. Jacek Sikora, Ph.D.)

1:50 – 1:55 pm – The presentation of the team of employees involved in the work of the National Bank of Biological Materials

1:55 – 2:00 pm – Closing of the Symposium