[Bio-software] ANNOUNCING COURSE: Programming with NCBI BLAST - August 24 - 26, 2005

mcginnis mcginnis at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Thu Jul 7 11:19:21 EST 2005

NCBI presents Programming with NCBI BLAST, a 3-day course including
both lectures and computer workshops on effectively using NCBI BLAST
within scripts, creating and maintain local BLAST databases, and
setting up a BLAST web server.

Dates: August 24 - 26, 2005

During the course, participants will learn how to do the

    * Design effective BLAST search strategies
    * Create local BLAST databases and keep them current
    * Use NetBLAST and Standalone BLAST from within scripts
    * Script BLAST searches using the URL-API
    * Set up a BLAST Web Server

The course is intended for bioinformatics and information specialists
who are interested in accessing NCBI data in an automated fashion. A
working knowledge of NCBI resources and the Perl scripting language is

Location for both workshops:

Lister Hill Center (Bldg 38A), NLM, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Attendance: The course is free but an application is required.

For more information and to apply for the courses, see the course web
page at <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Class/PowerTools/>

More information about the Bio-soft mailing list

Send comments to us at biosci-help [At] net.bio.net