Departments of Medical Microbiology and Biology Held a Workshop on "DNA Sequencing"

FSCH; KOUBoth the department of Medical Microbiology and the department Biology at Koya University held a workshop on the "DNA Sequencing". In this workshop, the participants were oriented on the usage of BioEdit software and three other useful online programs (NCBI, DDBJ, and EMBL) which can be used to organize nucleotides, perhaps finding a new strain of microorganisms, if there is a proper gap after the fitting. The utilization of these programs have been organised by Mr Mohammed Isam Jameel from Medical Microbiology department in two days (6 hours) which was commenced from the 29th of June 2021.
About the workshop:
The Instructors: Mr. Mohammed Isam Jameel
Faculty: Science and Health
Departments:  Medical Microbiology and Biology
Number of participants: 28 Academic staff
Number of days: 2 days.

Program of the workshop:
1st day:  Introduction – Science and Health Research Center Hall – (29th/06/2021) -10:00 to 1:00
2nd day:  using BioEdit software, NCBI, DDBJ, and EMBL online programs – Science and Health Research Center Hall – (30th/06/2021) -10:00 to 1:00



Koya University (KOU) is located in the city of Koya (Koy Sanjaq) which is 1.0 hr drive to the East of the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil (Arbil, Hewlér) in Kurdistan Region of F.R. Iraq. It is on the foothills of beautiful high mountain. Its campus has been carefully laid out to embrace the beautiful mountainous nature. . There are 4 Faculties and 2 Schools in KOU; Faculty of Engineering (FENG), Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH), Faculty of Education (FEDU), Faculty of Humanities and Social Silences (FHSS), Shcool of Physical Education (SPHE) and School of Medicine (SMED). Also, there are two research centers; Genome Center and Malai Gawra Center. Moreover, at KOU there is an English Language Center (BELC) at KOU has been opened with the sponsorship of IREX and American embassy in Baghdad as well as with the support of Spring International Language Center of The University of ArkansasKOU has two Scientific Journals; ARO-The Scientific Journal of Koya University, which is indexed by Clarivate Analytics (ESCI), and Koya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (KUJHSS). KOU is a proactive member of Erasmus/ Marhaba Project and Erasmus+. KOU signed many Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with many International Universities, e.g., The University of Arkansas (June 2015). The Lulea University in Sweden (April 2014), The University of Nottingham in the UKThe University of Buckingham in the UK (Oct 2008), Belkin University in Turkey (Sep 2009) and The University of Greenwich in the UK.


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