[Bionews] GMOD Summer School, Application Deadline April 15
(by clements from nescent.org)
Wed Apr 9 16:27:24 EST 2008
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.
for more information.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
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
> 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:
> Please let me know if you have any questions, comments, or requests.
> Dave Clements
> GMOD Help Desk
> help from gmod.org
> NESCent offers various courses and workshops, as well as funding
> 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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