PSC Sequence Analysis Workshop
mm6n+ at andrew.cmu.edu
Fri Jun 13 14:14:35 EST 1997
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is offering a
NUCLEIC ACID AND PROTEIN SEQUENCE ANALYSIS
workshop, July 20-25, 1997.
This intense workshop will teach the basics of sequence analysis, including
remote supercomputing, database searching and pairwise sequence alignment,
multiple sequence alignments, pattern identification, inverse structure
prediction, and visualization of macromolecular structures. Special
emphasis will be placed on parameter selection, and the mathematical and
statistical properties of the algorithms and methods presented.
Information will also be presented on the latest pattern identification
techniques including hidden markov models, advanced position-specific
weight matrix techniques and bayesan estimation.
The workshop will consist of both lectures and extensive hands-on lab sessions.
In addition to the lab exercises, participants can work on their own research
problems, with the help of the instructors. Participants are encouraged to
bring their research data, but not required.
Dr. Gary Churchill, Cornell University
Dr. David W. Deerfield II, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
Dr. Michael Gribskov, San Diego Supercomputer Center
Dr. Hugh B. Nicholas Jr., Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
Alexander J. Ropelewski, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
For more information, please see
or contact Nancy Blankenstein, biomed at psc.edu, (412) 268-4960.
To register, please send the following registration form
to biomed at psc.edu
Registration deadline is July 20, 1997.
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
Biomedical Supercomputing Initiative
Please complete the following form and return it with the corresponding
documentation. Direct inquiries to: Nancy Blankenstein
biomed at psc.edu or (412) 268-4960.
Application Deadline: July 20, 1997
PITTSBURGH SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER
NUCLEIC ACID AND PROTEIN SEQUENCE ANALYSIS WORKSHOP, July 20-25, 1997.
Telephone: ____________________________ ____________________________
*Social Security Number: _______-_____-_______
Electronic Mail Address:_____________________________________________________
Status: ___Graduate ___Post-doctoral Fellow ___Faculty ___Other (specify)
Please indicate specifically any special housing, transportation or dietary
arrangements you will need:
How did you learn about this workshop:_______________________________________
Applicants must submit a completed application form and a cover letter. The
letter should describe, in one or two paragraphs, your current research,
and how participating in the workshop will enhance this research. Please
include a brief statement describing your level of experience with
computers. Faculty members, staff and post-docs should provide a
curriculum vitae. Graduate students must have a letter of recommendation
from a faculty member.
Please return all application materials six weeks before the workshop you are
applying for to
Biomedical Workshop Applications Committee
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
4400 Fifth Avenue, Suite 230C
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Direct inquiries to: Nancy Blankenstein biomed at psc.edu, or (412)268-4960.
*Disclosure of Social Security Number is voluntary.
PSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age,
creed, national or ethnic origin, or handicap.
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