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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

EMBO Global Exchange Lecture Course: Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis (Institut Pasteur Tunis, Tunisia)

Announcement and Call for Application to the EMBO Global Exchange Lecture Course on Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis ( http://cwp.embo.org/glc10-14/) that will take place in the Institut Pasteur Tunis, Tunisia, December 13-18, 2010. The course is co-sponsored by the Institut Pasteur International Network.

The main objective of this intensive course is to strengthen capacities of Phd students and young scientists from African countries, in Bioinformatics and large-scale genome data analyses skills.

The course will focus on reviews on advanced fundamental algorithms and methods used in Bioinformatics and their applications in genome studies (no practical sessions will be included in this course).

The topics that will be included in the course programme are similar to those included in previously organized courses: http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/BGA_courses.html

The course is aimed at motivated Post-Graduate and Ph.D students in African Academic Institutions, with background in Mathematics, Statistics, Biology or Computer Science and who are involved in Bioinformatics and Genomes studies.

Participants selection will be based on an evaluation process involving an accepted Poster presentation (see Application form).

Detailed information are available on the course web site: http://cwp.embo.org/glc10-14/

Candidates are advised to read the indicated informations, then to complete carefully the application form, together with a one-page CV, a Poster abstract and a personal Identity Picture (Photo).

The deadline application is October 30, 2010.

The organizers:
Balkiss Bouhaouala-Zahar (Institut Pasteur Tunis, Tunisia)
Ahmed Rebai (CBS, Tunisia)
Fredj Tekaia (Institut Pasteur Paris, France)
URL: http://cwp.embo.org/glc10-14/

Contact Person: Fredj Tekaia (tekaia@pasteur.fr)