News/Comparative Genomics Workshop
The Workshop on Comparative Genomics is being held in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic, 9-21 January 2011. The workshop consists of a series of lectures, demonstrations and computer laboratories that cover various aspects of comparative genomics. Faculty include Anton Nekrutenko leading a session on Galaxy and Sheldon McKay leading a session on GBrowse_syn.
The course is designed for established investigators, postdoctoral scholars, and advanced graduate students. Scientists with strong interests in the uses of short-read sequence data, analytical methods, comparative structure of genomes, SNP detection and analysis, CNV, genome visualization tools and related areas are encouraged to apply for admission. Lectures and computer laboratories total ~90 hours of scheduled instruction. No programming experience is required.
The official application deadline has passed, but there are still a few openings for qualified candidates. There are also some openings in the Workshop on Molecular Evolution, being held immediately after.