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[Molecular-evolution] Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis EMBO course in Hong Kong

Fredj Tekaia via mol-evol%40net.bio.net (by tekaia from pasteur.fr)
Mon Feb 23 12:22:10 EST 2009

Call for application to the :

Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis course
August 17 - August 29, 2009
HKU-Pasteur Research Centre - Hong Kong

  Course web page: http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/BCGA2009.html
  Course program: http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/BCGA2009/ 

Aim of the course:

The main objectives of the course are to familiarize young scientists  
(Biologists/Computer Scientists/Mathematicians) with bioinformatics  
and genome data analysis skills and to encourage multi-disciplinarity  
by introducing:

1- advanced fundamental algorithms in bioinformatics,
2- their application in genome analyses,
3- and recent knowledge acquired from genomes studies and perspectives.

The course is aimed for motivated Ph.D, Post-doctoral students, as  
well as young assistant professors and junior scientists in Public  
Institutions particularly from Asia, Australia, Africa and South  
America, with background in Mathematics, Statistics, Biology or  
Computing, who are involved in Bioinformatics and Genomes studies.

Duration: Full time from August 17 to August 29, 2009.

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong  
Kong SAR, China.

Accommodation and social: Acceptance to the course includes free  
accommodation (double room based) breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2009.

More information about the course, how to apply and application form   
can be found at the following web page: http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/ 

Roberto Bruzzone, HKU-Pasteur Research Centre - Hong Kong.
Si Lok, Genome Research Center The University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong.
Tin Wee Tan, National University of Singapore - Singapore.
Ueng-Cheng Yang, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei - Taiwan.
Fredj Tekaia, Institut Pasteur Paris - France.

With financial support from:
EMBO - Institut Pasteur Paris.

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