• Dates offered: Two Sessions: March 16-17, 2023 or March 23-24, 2023
  • Maximum course enrollment: 8 per session
  • Length of time: 2 days per session - in-person

The isothermal amplification workshop for 2023 will be offered in-person and will have lecture and hands-on components. The lecture will cover isothermal amplification technologies and assay design. The hands-on portion of the workshop will include nucleic acid extraction and loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) or recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA) targeting select bacterial and fungal pathogens.

Pathogens covered include:

  • Citrus Black Spot (Guignardia citricarpa) 
  • Citrus greening (CandidatusLiberibacter asiaticus’)  
  • Ash Dieback (Hymenoscyphusfraxineus)  
*Note: ALL times listed for NPDN events shall be listed as Eastern Time.