Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis course July 5 – July 17, 2010 Institut Pasteur Paris - France

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Call for applications:

"Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis course"
  July 5 – July 17, 2010
Institut Pasteur Paris - France

Applications Deadline: March 20, 2010.

More information about the course, the preliminary programme, how to
apply and application form can be found at the following link:

The Organizers:
Odile Kalogeropoulos, Institut Pasteur Paris - France.
Julie Thompson, IGBMC Strasbourg – France.
Hugo Naya, Institut Pasteur de Montevideo - Uruguay.
Fredj Tekaia, Institut Pasteur Paris - France.

  1. Aim of the course

The main objectives of the course are to familiarize young scientists
(Biologists, Computer Scientists, Mathematicians or Statisticians ) 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 genome studies and perspectives.

The course is international. It is aimed worldwide at motivated Ph.D and
Post-doctoral students, as well as young (under age 35) assistant professors in
Academic Institutions with background in Mathematics, Statistics, Biology or
Computing, who are involved in Bioinformatics and Genomes studies.
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. No more than 20% from any country
will be selected. Gender balance between selected students will be guaranteed as
far as possible.

  1. Duration: Full time from July 5th to July 17th, 2010.

  1. Location: Teaching Centre, Institut Pasteur Paris - France.

  1. Accommodation and meals costs: 1300 euros for students from developed

countries - Free for students from developing countries and from Institut
Pasteur International Network.

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