[Bionews] Re: 2009 GMOD Summer Schools - Americas & Europe

Dave Clements via bionews%40net.bio.net (by clements from nescent.org)
Sun Mar 29 23:32:49 EST 2009


***The application deadline for both GMOD summer schools is April 6,
one week from now.***

GMOD Summer School - Americas will be held 16-19 July at the National
Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), in Durham, NC, USA.  Student
tuition is free.  See
http://gmod.org/wiki/2009_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Americas

GMOD Summer School - Europe will be held 3-6 August at the University
of Oxford, in Oxford, UK.  This is a part of GMOD Europe 2009, which
includes the next GMOD Meeting.  Student tuition is £95.  See
http://gmod.org/wiki/2009_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Europe

Please contact the GMOD Help Desk (help from gmod.org) if you have questions.

We hope to see you in Durham or Oxford,

Dave C.

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 1:51 PM, Dave Clements <clements from nescent.org> wrote:
> We are now accepting applications for the 2009 GMOD Summer Schools:
>
> Americas, 16-19 July
>  - National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), Durham, NC, USA
>  - Student tuition is free, thanks to NIH grant 1R01HG004483-01.
>  - http://gmod.org/wiki/2009_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Americas
>
> Europe, 3-6 August
>  - University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
>  - Part of GMOD Europe 2009, which includes the next GMOD Meeting
>  - Student tuition is £95
>  - http://gmod.org/wiki/2009_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Europe
>
> GMOD (http://gmod.org/) is a collection of interoperable open source
> software components for managing, visualizing, annotating and
> integrating biological, mostly genomic, data.  GMOD is also a
> community of developers and users dealing with similar challenges.
> GMOD is used in diverse contexts, with both emerging and established
> model organisms.
>
> GMOD Summer Schools (http://gmod.org/wiki/GMOD_Summer_School)
> introduce new GMOD users to the GMOD project and feature several days
> of hands-on training on how to install, configure and administer GMOD
> tools.
>
> The courses includes training on several GMOD components:
>  * GBrowse - the widely used Generic Genome Browser
>  * Chado - a modular and extensible database schema for biological data
>  * Apollo - genome annotation editor
>  * BioMart - biological data warehouse system
>  * GBrowse_syn - a GBrowse based synteny viewer
>  * JBrowse - a brand new Web 2.0 genome browser
>  * Artemis-Chado Integration (Europe only)
>  * MAKER - Genome annotation pipeline (Americas only)
>  * Tripal - Web front end for Chado (Americas only)
>
> ***Please submit an application by the end of 6 April 2009, if you are
> interested in attending. ***
>
> Enrollment is limited to 25 students in each course.  If applications
> exceed capacity (and we expect they will) then applicants will be
> picked based on the strength of their application.  Applicants will be
> notified of their admission status in mid-April.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dave Clements
> GMOD Help Desk
> help from gmod.org
>
> http://gmod.org/wiki/2009_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Americas
> http://gmod.org/wiki/2009_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Europe
> http://gmod.org/wiki/GMOD_Europe_2009
>



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