[Molecular-evolution] Conference, Comparative Genomics, University of St Andrews

Daniel Barker via mol-evol%40net.bio.net (by db60 from st-andrews.ac.uk)
Thu May 14 06:38:31 EST 2009


Dear bionet.molbio.evolution,

I would like to draw your attention to these events in St Andrews this 
August:

- One day conference, "Comparative Genomics"
- Summer school, "Bioinformatics and Comparative Genomics"
- Workshop, "The Role of Behaviour in Speciation"

Details are below.

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Comparative Genomics one-day international conference

Date: 18th August 2009
Location: Bute Building, University of St Andrews, UK
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The Scottish Bioinformatics Forum and the University of St Andrews are 
pleased to announce a one-day international conference, "Comparative 
Genomics", with nine invited speakers and an open poster session.

Confirmed speakers:

- Prof MARK BLAXTER, University of Edinburgh. "Comparative nematode 
genomics".
- Prof GEOFF BARTON, University of Dundee. "A tale of three small RNAs".
- Prof DANNIE DURAND, Carnegie Mellon University. "The evolution of 
multidomain families".
- Prof NEIL HALL, University of Liverpool. "Fast forward genetics using 
second generation sequencing".
- Dr MATTHEW HEGARTY, Aberystwyth University. "Genomic mergers: the 
consequences of hybridisation and polyploidy in Senecio".
- Prof IAN KORF, University of California Davis Genome Center. "Intron 
mediated enhancement".
- Dr DAVID MARTIN, University of Dundee. "Predicting protein function".
- Dr ZEMIN NING, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. "Cancer genome 
assemblies and variation detection between normal and tumor human cells".
- Prof ZIHENG YANG FRS, University College London. "Population genomics 
and human-chimpanzee speciation".

For more information on the conference, including registration and 
poster abstract submission, please see:

http://www.sbforum.org/events.php?e_id=70

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Summer School - Bioinformatics and Comparative Genomics

Start Date: 15th August 2009, 9:00 am
End Date: 18th August 2009 (including one-day conference)
Location: University of St Andrews, UK
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The Scottish Bioinformatics Forum and the University of St Andrews are 
pleased to announce the first Summer School on Bioinformatics and 
Comparative Genomics. The summer school will address practical 
bioinformatics for sequence analysis and comparative genomics, for use 
in biological and biomedical research.

The summer school will be held in St Andrews on 15th-17th August 2009. 
Registration for the summer school also includes attendance at the 
one-day conference on Comparative Genomics on 18 August (see above).

Confirmed tutors:

- Prof ZIHENG YANG FRS, University College London
- Dr ZEMIN NING, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
- Dr DAVID MARTIN, University of Dundee
- Prof IAN KORF, University of California Davis Genome Center
- Dr CHRIS JANSSEN, SBF and University of Glasgow
- Prof NEIL HALL and Dr ALISTAIR DARBY, University of Liverpool
- Dr DAVID FERRIER, University of St Andrews
- Prof DANNIE DURAND, Carnegie Mellon University
- Prof GEOFF BARTON and Dr JIM PROCTER, University of Dundee
- Dr DANIEL BARKER, University of St Andrews

For more information on the summer school and registration details, 
please see:

http://www.genome-bioinformatics.org/index.html

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Workshop - The Role of Behaviour in Speciation

Start Date: 19th August 2009
End Date: 22nd August 2009
Location: University of St Andrews, UK
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This is a separate workshop at St Andrews, arranged by the EU Marie 
Curie Initial Training Network "SPECIATION". Details of this workshop 
are available from Prof Mike Ritchie:

http://biology.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/mgr.htm

and will appear at:

http://speciation.group.shef.ac.uk

Looking forward to seeing you in St Andrews!

Kind Regards

Daniel Barker

-- 
Daniel Barker
http://bio.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/db60.htm
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