Bioinformatics Summer School 2002

James McInerney james.o.mcinerney at may.ie
Wed Jan 16 11:58:12 EST 2002


Bioinformatics Summer School 2002.


June 24th - 28th, 2002.

The Bioinformatics Laboratory at the National University of Ireland,
Maynooth will hold their 4th International Bioinformatics Summer School from
Monday June 24th until Friday June 28th, 2002.

Topics: Databases, Database Searching, Pairwise Alignment, Multiple
Alignment, Phylogeny Reconstruction, Protein Structure Prediction,
Microarray Analysis, Open Reading Frame Prediction and Genome Assembly.

Location: NUI Maynooth is located 25 minutes drive from Dublin Airport in
the village of Maynooth, 20 kilometres west of Dublin City Centre.  The
University is the second oldest in Ireland and is located in County Kildare,
home of many of Europe's finest racecourses and championship golf courses. 
The course will be held in the Callan building, which holds the departments
of Computer Science and Biology and will be delivered using state-of-the art
computer hardware and software. 

In the year 2001, the course was sponsored by The European Molecular Biology
Organisation (see http://bioinf.may.ie/EMBO).  This year the Summer School
did not seek funding from EMBO, however the course content will be very

Cost: The cost of participation is Euro750 (approximately STG 470.00, US$
680).  Accommodation can be booked through the University Conference and
Accommodation Centre, with costs ranging from approximately Euro18 per night
to approximately Euro 70 per night (http://www.maynoothcampus.com/).

To Apply: Last year, there were 400 applicants, so please apply for a
position on this course as early as possible.  You may apply by sending an
email to:

school at bioinf.may.ie

This website will eventually contain all the information relevant to this
course, so please check back regularly http://bioinf.may.ie/school02/

Best wishes,


Dr. James O. McInerney,
Bioinformatics and Pharmacogenomics Laboratory,
Department of Biology, National University of Ireland,
Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland.
P: +353 1 708 3860
F: +353 1 708 3845
M: +353 87 6480102
E:james.o.mcinerney at may.ie



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