REQUEST FOR CONSULTANCY Under Strengthening Exports of Fruits and Vegetables from Lebanon to European and Regional Markets

Funded By The Kingdom of the Netherlands

Purpose of the Consultancy:

Provide Nematology laboratory at LARI-Fanar station capacity building expertise in molecular diagnostic (DNA analysis to species level) for Globodera in soil and plant tissue analysis of regulatory and quarantine concern.

Scope of Work:

Training of the participant on the genomic DNA extraction, quantification, nuclear agarose electrophoresis, gel visualization and documentation, Conventional Polymerase Chain reaction amplification (cPCR) and RT-PCR (quantitative PCR), post PCR purification,  nucleic acids cryostorage and purification optimizing for genome sequencing.

Timeline: 15 man-days

Salary range: >3000$

Deadline: 04-02-2021

Place of training: The trainer should host the trainee in his laboratory

Qualifications required:

  • PhD in Plant Nematology or PhD in Genomics
  • At least 5 years of experience out of  PhD duration
  • Proven experience in molecular biology on Plant and Crop protection, Plant diseases, Nematology, Parasitic nematodes, Plant pathology (pest and diseases).
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