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[Bionews] EMBO practical course on Bioinformatics and Genomes Analyses (Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens, Greece, May 5 - 17, 2014)

Fredj Tekaia via bionews%40net.bio.net (by tekaia from pasteur.fr)
Sun Feb 2 15:38:10 EST 2014

Dear Colleagues,

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

EMBO practical course on Bioinformatics and Genomes Analyses
May 5 – 17, 2014; Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens, Greece.
with support from the International Network of Institute Pasteur (RIIP)

Course programme: http://events.embo.org/14-comparative-genomics/programme.html

Twenty (20) full time places are available for the course. Acceptance  
will be subject to an evaluation process.
Selection criteria include confirmed initial experience in  
Bioinformatics and Genomics, running projects (submitted abstract) and  
expressed motivations.

Similar course programmes and organizations can be found at this link: http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/BGA_courses.html

Who can attend the course ?
The course is aimed at motivated Phd students and young researchers in  
academic Institutions with background in Mathematics, Statistics,  
Computing and/or Biology who are involved in Bioinformatics and Genome  
Analyses projects. The course is intense and active participation is  

Duration: Full time: May 5 to May 17, 2014.

Location: Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens, Greece.

Accommodation and Meals are free for all participants.

All participants (students and invited speakers) will stay in the  
ALEXANDOS HOTEL : http://www.airotel.gr/hotel/alexandros

How to Apply: applications are made through the EMBO site : http://events.embo.org/14-comparative-genomics/index.html
Candidates will need to carefully complete an application form, submit  
a one-page CV, an Abstract related to one current project and a recent  
identity picture.

Travel grants: A limited budget for partial and full travel grants is  
available from the RIIP (for students coming from the RIIP  
Institutions) and EMBO.
The final decision for the attribution of these grants will be  
announced at the end of the course. Grants attributions will strictly  
depend upon the active participation of the students.

Application deadline: Friday March 28, 2014 at midnight (European time)

With our best wishes.

The organizers:
Menelaos Manoussakis, Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens - Greece.
Evdokia Karagouni, Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens - Greece.
Evie Melanitou, Institut Pasteur Paris - France.
Fredj Tekaia, Institut Pasteur Paris - France.

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