Commercial Training Courses

Tim Carver tcarver at
Tue Apr 23 07:44:14 EST 2002

For the first time ever, the HGMP has created a course to be made
available exclusively to employees of commercial organisations, It is
designed to offer a general insight into current Bioinformatics, with
the intention of bringing participants up-to-speed with relevant in
silico research tools. The theory behind commonly used algorithms will
be explained before participants work through detailed examples using
web based, publicly available software. Additionally there will be an
opportunity to get acquainted, not only with current commercial
software, but also with what the HGMP could offer your company in terms
of Bioinformatics support and processing power.

Subjects covered include:

    Internet Data Resources
    Nucleotide Sequence Alignment
    Gene Identification
    Sequence similarity searching
    Protein Functional Analysis

This three day course will be held on the Genome Campus at Hinxton,
Cambridgeshire from 1st - 3rd July 2002 and again 11th - 13th November
2002 at a cost of £975 (excl. VAT) per person. Accommodation is
available on request.

For further information, please contact Karen Hampson on
training at

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