[Bionews] EMBO Global Exchange Lecture Course on Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis

Fredj Tekaia via bionews%40net.bio.net (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  
Genome Analysis:
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.

  Student’s 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  
Tunis, Tunisia).

Detailed information are available on the course web site: http:// 
Solely On-line applications through the EMBO web site will be  
accepted: http://cwp.embo.org/glc10-14/registration.html
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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