[Bio-software] Re: 2010 GMOD Summer School - Americas

Dave Clements via bio-soft%40net.bio.net (by clements from nescent.org)
Tue Feb 16 18:04:25 EST 2010

Hello all,

This is a reminder that the deadline for applying to the 2010 GMOD Summer
School - Americas is the end of the day on Monday, February 22, which is now
less than a week away.  Any applications received after that will
automatically be placed on the waiting list.

Admission is competitive and is based on the strength of the application,
especially the statement of interest.  See
http://gmod.org/wiki/2010_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Americas for additional


Dave Clements

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 2:31 PM, Dave Clements <clements from nescent.org> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for:
>   2010 GMOD Summer School - Americas
>     6-9 May 2010
>     NESCent, Durham, NC, USA
>     http://gmod.org/wiki/2010_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Americas
> This will be a hands-on multi-day course aimed at teaching new GMOD
> users/administrators how to get GMOD Components up and running. The
> course will introduce participants to the GMOD project and then focus
> on installation, configuration and integration of popular GMOD
> Components.
> GMOD (http://gmod.org/) is a collection of open-source and
> interoperable software components for visualizing, annotating, and
> managing biological, especially genomic, data.  GMOD is also a
> community of users and developers addressing common challenges with
> their data.
> The course will be held May 6-9, at NESCent in Durham, NC, and these
> GMOD components will be covered:
>    * Apollo - genome annotation editor
>    * Chado - a modular and extensible database schema
>    * Galaxy - workflow system
>    * GBrowse - the Generic Genome Browser
>    * GBrowse_syn - A generic synteny browser
>    * JBrowse - genome browser
>    * MAKER - genome annotation pipeline
>    * Tripal - web front end for Chado
> The deadline for applying is the end of Friday, February 22. Admission
> is competitive and is based on the strength of the application
> (especially the statement of interest). In 2009 there were over 50
> applications for the 25 slots. Any applications received after the
> deadline will be placed on the waiting list.
> See the course page for details and an application link:
>  http://gmod.org/wiki/2010_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Americas
> Thanks,
> Dave Clements
> GMOD Help Desk
> PS: We are also investigating holding a GMOD course in the
> Asia/Pacific region, sometime this fall. Watch the GMOD mailing lists
> and the GMOD News page/RSS feed for updates.


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