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[Bionews] Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis EMBO course in Hong Kong

Fredj Tekaia via bionews%40net.bio.net (by tekaia from pasteur.fr)
Tue Jan 13 05:24:00 EST 2009

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 and call for application

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 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/ 

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