[Bionews] EMBO Global Exchange Lecture Course on Bioinformatics and
Comparative Genome Analysis
(by tekaia from pasteur.fr)
Thu Sep 16 12:21:49 EST 2010
Call for applications:
EMBO Global Exchange Lecture Course on Bioinformatics and Comparative
December 13 - 18, 2010
Institut Pasteur Tunis, Tunisia
The main objective of this intensive course is to strengthen
capacities of young scientists from African countries, in
Bioinformatics and large-scale genome data analyses skills.
The course will focus on reviews (no practical sessions will be
included) on advanced fundamental algorithms and methods used in
Bioinformatics and their applications in genome studies.
The course is aimed at motivated Post-graduate and Post-doctoral
students in African Academic Institutions, with background in
Mathematics, Statistics, Biology or Computer Science, and who are
involved in Bioinformatics and Genomes studies.
Students selection will be based on an evaluation process
involving expressed motivations and an accepted Poster presentation.
Selected students (about 40) will be offered free accommodation and
meals, but will have to pay for their travel expenses (to and from
Detailed information are available on the course web site: http://
Solely On-line applications through the EMBO web site will be
Candidates are advised to complete careffuly the application form,
together with a one-page CV, a Poster abstract and a personal
Identity Picture (Photo).
The deadline for application is October 30, 2010.
The course is co-sponsored by the Institut Pasteur International
With Best Wishes
On behalf of the organizers
Balkiss Bouhaouala-Zahar (Institut Pasteur Tunis, Tunisia)
Ahmed Rebai (CBS, Tunisia)
Fredj Tekaia (Institut Pasteur Paris, France)
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