[Computational-biology] NSF Student Funding for Conference

Susan Faulkner faulkner at vbi.vt.edu
Wed Aug 23 15:20:08 EST 2006


      Funding assistance for student participation at 9^th Annual
      Conference on Computational Genomics

The National Science Foundation is providing financial support for 
students, including travel stipends ($1000 each) and registration 
scholarships ($585 each), is available for the 9^th Annual Conference on 
Computational Genomics (CG'06) which will take place at the Renaissance 
Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, on October 28-31. CG'06 is a 
multidisciplinary symposium that provides a forum for the presentation 
and discussion of original research on computational biology and 
bioinformatics. The major themes for CG'06 are:

-        High-throughput automated genome annotation

-        Bioinformatics for biological networks

-        Bioinformatics for infectious diseases

If you are a student interested in attending the meeting and would like 
to apply for funding assistance please consult the CG'06 web site at


Applications forms are available at 

In addition to completing the application form, students will be 
required to submit a letter of recommendation from a student advisor as 
well as a 500-word written statement of research goals.

Questions should be directed to Susan Faulkner at (540) 231-1259; 
faulkner at vbi.vt.edu.

Susan Faulkner
Education and Outreach
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0477

tel: 540.231.1259
fax: 540.231.2606


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