Thank you for forwarding this announcement and last call for
application to whom it may be of interest:
EMBO practical Course on "Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome
Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Naples - Italy, 7 19 May, 2012.
The course will focus on reviews on advanced fundamental algorithms
and methods used in Bioinformatics and their applications in genome
The course topics will include among others, theoretical and
practical aspects in: large-scale genome comparisons, evolutionary
sequence and genome alignments, Methods for reapeats detection in
genomes sequences, orthologs prediction and classification,
Genome data visualization, Methods and tools used in Next Generation
Sequencing Data analyses.
Practical sessions in a Linux environment will involve Unix and Perl
Participants are expected to be familiar with this environment.
(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,
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.
Detailed indications are available on the course web site:
Candidates are advised to complete carefully the application form
with an abstract of one of their works related to the course topics,
together with a "one-page CV" and a personal Identity Picture (Photo).
The application deadline is March 31, 2012 (European time).
With our best wishes.
Giuseppe D'Onofrio (Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Naples - Italy)
Fredj Tekaia (Institut Pasteur Paris, France)