The FF-IPM stakeholder training workshop on ID Keys was successfully held in person on October 12, 2023, in Nafplio, Greece. The event was organized by the University of Thessaly (UTH).
The aim of the workshop was the training of the participants on the use of molecular tracing and morphological ID tools, BOLD for the interpretation of DNA barcoding results and FF-IPM mobile app for the morpho ID of fruit flies, respectively.
The first part of the training was conducted by the trainer Sam Vanbergen who is a genomic scientist at the Royal Museum for Central Africa. Trainer for the second part of the workshop was Massimilliano Virgilio, who is an entomologist, molecular biologist, with a PhD in Environmental Sciences. He is also a senior researcher at the Royal Museum for Central Africa.