ICGEB Course on Oligos: New deadline & Last Call for Applications.

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                   ICGEB PRACTICAL COURSE:

      "PREPARATION, ANALYSIS AND APPLICATIONS OF SYNTHETIC
                       OLIGONUCLEOTIDES"

          Mexico City, July 5-17, 1993.
     Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology
  Centro de Investigacion y Estudios Avanzados del I.P.N.
               (ICGEB Affiliated Center)

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Organizers:

     Prof. Gabriel Guarneros, CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico City.
     Asst. Prof. Francisco M. De La Vega, CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico City.

Lecturers:

     Prof. Dr. Hartmut Seliger, University of Ulm, Germany.
     Dr. Flavio Ralmaho Ortigao, University of Ulm, Germany.
     Dr. Michael Meklenburg, University of Lund, Sweden.
     Dr. Alexander Andrus, ABI, Foster City, CA, USA.
     Dr. Frank Stephenson, ABI, Foster City, CA, USA.

Topics:

     Automated oligonucleotide synthesis
     Preparation of modified oligonucleotides
     Purification and characterization of synthetic oligonucleotides
     Automated RNA synthesis
     Solid-phase gene assembly
     Antibody engineering
     Antisense oligonucleotides
     Ribozymes
     In situ hibridization
     Oligotyping
     Polimerase Chain Reaction
     Ligase Chain Reaction
     Gene cloning, sequencing and expression via PCR
     Solid-phase sequencing of nucleic acids


Course objectives:

     This advanced course will provide to participants a current view of
several applications of synthetic oligonucleotides in molecular biology.
Many topics will be covered through experimental sessions that will teach import
   ant practical details to apply this technologies to real problem solving.


Applications:

     The course is open to scientists from ICGEB Member Countries normally nomi-
nated through their National Scientific Focal Point. Direct applications from no
   n-ICGEB Member Countries will also be considered . Registration is limited
to 15 participants.

Prerequisites:

     The participation requirements include sound knowledge of biochemistry,
molecular biology, and involvement in research related to the course material.



     Applicants should submitt application form (attached), curriculum vitae
and a short account of the course relevance to their current research work to:

     Prof. Francisco M. De La Vega
     Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology
     CINVESTAV-I.P.N.
     Mail Address: A.P. 14-740, Mexico D.F. 07000, Mexico
     Courier Address: Av. I.P.N. #2508, Col. San Pedro-Ticoman,
     Mexico D.F. 07360, Mexico
     Fax: (525) 752-6330, 752-05-90 or 586-62-90
     Phone: (525) 752-02-00 ext. 5355 or 5366
     E-Mail: FVEGA at CINVESMX.Bitnet

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Closing Date for Applications:     May 28, 1993
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     ICGEB will provide accomodation and local expenses for foreign
participants coming from ICGEB member countries. The travel to and from
Mexico City will be defrayed by the participants. There is no registration fee.


ICGEB Member Countries:

     Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile,
China, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Greece,
Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kuwait, Mauritania, Mauritius,
Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Poland, Russia, Senegal,
Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey,
Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yugoslavia, Zaire


Sponsors:

     International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
(ICGEB), Trieste, Italy.

     Applied Biosystems Division of Perkin Elmer (AB), Foster City, CA, USA

     Centro de Investigacion y Estudios Avanzados del I.P.N. (CINVESTAV-
I.P.N.), Mexico City, Mexico.


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          PREPARATION, ANALYSIS AND APPLICATIONS OF SYNTHETIC
          OLIGONUCLEOTIDES, Mexico City, July 5-17, 1993.
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