[Bionews] GMOD Summer School, Application Deadline April 15

Dave Clements via bionews%40net.bio.net (by clements from nescent.org)
Wed Apr 9 16:27:24 EST 2008


Hello,

This is a reminder that we will start reviewing applications for the
GMOD Summer School one week from today, on Wednesday, April 15.  If
you are interested in attending then please submit a statement of
interest by the end of April 15.

See
  http://gmod.org/GMOD_Summer_School and
  http://gmod.org/GMOD_Summer_School_Statement_of_Interest

for more information.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks,

Dave Clements
GMOD Help Desk


On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 1:32 PM, Dave Clements <clements from nescent.org> wrote:
> GMOD Summer School
>  11-13 July, 2008
>  National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)
>  Durham, North Carolina, USA
>
>  The first GMOD Summer School (http://gmod.org/GMOD_Summer_School) will
>  be held July 11-13, 2008 at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center
>  (NESCent), in Durham, North Carolina, USA.  GMOD is a collection of
>  interoperable open source software components for managing genomic
>  data.  GMOD components are used in diverse contexts, with both
>  emerging and established model organisms.
>
>  The course will provide an overview of GMOD and cover these popular
>  components in detail:
>   * Chado - a modular and extensible database schema
>   * Apollo - genome annotation editor
>   * GBrowse - genome viewer
>   * CMap - comparative map viewer
>   * Community Annotation System - GMOD's most popular components in a
>  single system
>
>  This is a 2 1/2 day hands-on workshop aimed at teaching new GMOD users
>  how to get up and running with popular GMOD components.  There will
>  also be a concurrent 1 day session aimed at principal investigators
>  that will give decision makers an overview of what GMOD can do, how
>  the project operates, and what level of resources are needed to use
>  GMOD.
>
>  The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent,
>  http://nescent.org) has joined the GMOD project with the goal of
>  lowering the barrier to entry for research communities focused on
>  emerging model organisms.  The GMOD Summer School is a part of this
>  effort.  NESCent is also extending GMOD components, particularly
>  Chado, to better support comparative and evolutionary data.
>
>  If you are interested in attending the GMOD Summer School please
>  submit a Statement of Interest before April 15, 2008.  The course is
>  free but enrollment is limited. For application information and a
>  tentative program see:
>
>   http://gmod.org/GMOD_Summer_School
>
>  Please let me know if you have any questions, comments, or requests.
>
>  Thanks,
>
>  Dave Clements
>  GMOD Help Desk
>   help from gmod.org
>  ------------------------
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>  post-doctoral and sabbatical positions, working groups and other
>  meetings.  For more information about research and training
>  opportunities at NESCent, visit our website at www.nescent.org.  Sign
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