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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Sao Paulo School of Advanced Science Advanced Topics in Human Molecular Genetics-with associated practical course in Structural Computational Biology

São Paulo School of Advanced Science

Advanced Topics in Human Molecular Genetics (with associated practical course in Structural Computational Biology)

Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Campinas – São Paulo - Brazil

From February 28th to March 4th , 2011

The main purpose of the course is to provide an update on recent research in genetic diseases involving a number of different areas of knowledge, such as genomics, cancer research, hemoglobinopathies, neurosciences, amongst others. In addition, the course will report on the development and application of new tools applied in molecular biology, encouraging the expansion of collaborative research projects among Brazilian and foreign scientists.
Professors invited to participate in offering the courses are scientists with excellent qualifications and prominence in their fields of research, including foreign scientists. Among the teachers are important names in the field of Medical Genetics that focus their research on clinical and laboratory areas, covering key issues for students in the biological and medical sciences.
Selection of students participating:
60 positions will be offered for medical doctors and graduate students in Genetic or Biomedical Sciences. Half of these positions (30) are reserved for applicants from abroad. The other half will be distributed among applicants from the São Paulo metropolitan area (15 positions) and students from other Brazilian States (15 positions).

Note: For approved participants, the organization will cover all costs with return
fares from the candidate's place of residence to São Paulo, in addition to accommodation in double apartments plus meals during the event.
URL: http://www.spschool.com.br

Contact Person: Professor Edi Lúcia Sartorato (spschool@cbmeg.unicamp.br)