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[Molecular-evolution] Bioinformatics and Comparative Genomes Analyses course 2013 (University of La Reunion, Saint-Denis, France)

Fredj Tekaia via mol-evol%40net.bio.net (by tekaia from pasteur.fr)
Mon Jan 21 11:25:55 EST 2013

Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for forwarding this announcement and call for application  
to whom it may be of interest:

Practical Course on "Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome  Analyses"
(http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/BCGA2013.html): University of La  
Reunion, Saint-Denis - France, 6 – 18 May, 2013.

  The course will be organized within the frame of Run-Emerge  
objectives in order to train in La Réunion local, regional and  
international young scientists and PHD students in Bioinformatics and  
The course will focus on reviews on advanced fundamental algorithms  
and methods used in Bioinformatics and their applications in genome  
The course will involve genome comparisons, evolutionary analyses,  
phylogenomics and statistical methods needed in RNAiseq data analyses  
and Next Generation sequencing methods. The course program includes a  
series of lectures related to recent hot topics in Bioinformatics and  
Genome studies.
Practical sessions in a Linux environment will involve Unix and Perl  
scripting. Participants are expected to be familiar with this  
(Final programme:http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/BCGA2012/ 

The course is aimed at motivated Ph.D students and Post-Doctoral  
Researchers in Academic Institutions, with background in Mathematics,  
Statistics, Biology or Computer Science and who are involved in  
Bioinformatics and Genomes studies.

Selection of participants will be based on their background, running  
research projects and on expressed motivations.
Selected academic students will have free accommodation and meals and  
are expected to pay for their travel expenses. Selected students from  
the south western Indian Ocean region will be offered transport grants.

Candidates are advised to complete carefully the application form  
together with a "one-page CV" (see: http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/ 
BCGA2013.html to download the application form).

The application deadline is March 30, 2013 (European time) and the  
selected list of participants will be available by April 6, 2013.

With our best wishes.

The organizers:
Pablo Tortosa, Universite de la Reunion, Saint-Denis – France
Koussay Dellagi, CRVOI, Saint-Denis, France
Fredj Tekaia (Institut Pasteur Paris, France)
URL: http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/BGA_courses.html

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