Call for application to the :
Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis course
August 17 - August 29, 2009
HKU-Pasteur Research Centre - Hong Kong
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.
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
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 and Post-doctoral students, as
well as young assistant professors and junior scientists in Public
Institutions particularly from Asia, 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 rooms 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/