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COST/CYTED Workshop and course on NGS and metagenomics

We are happy to announce the upcoming COST/CYTED Workshop on NGS AND METAGENOMICS, and its associated hands-on COST/CYTED Course on METAGENOMIC BIODIVERSITY ANALYSIS.

Up to 10 COST travel fellowships are available for participants in the COST Workshop  and Course. The fellowships are for 1000 EUR covering travel and stay for the  whole 5 day event.

More information will be made available in the next days in the workshop and course web sites (poll http://www.free-bit.org for details).

Please, do circulate this announcement to other interested colleagues.

COST WORKSHOP ON "NGS AND METAGENOMICS". July 2-3, 2012.

This two-day workshop on "NGS and METAGENOMICS" will take place in CNB, the National Biotechnology Center of CSIC, in Madrid, July 2nd and 3rd. This is an open workshop that will stress the use of NGS for Metagenomics data analysis.

Inscription on the Workshop is free thanks to our sponsors, but signing of  attendance sheets will be required.

 

COST COURSE ON "METAGENOMIC BIODIVERSITY ANALYSIS", July 2-6, 2012.

The hands-on course on "METAGENOMIC BIODIVERSITY ANALYSIS" will take place in CNB, the National Biotechnology Center of CSIC, in Madrid, July 2nd-6th. Course participants are expected to attend the initial two-day workshop "NGS AND METAGENOMICS", which will provide the application background, and are strongly encouraged to submit an abstract for a presentation of their current work and interest in Metagenomics. The workshop will be followed by a series of purely  practical, hands-on sessions for the next three days. The practical sessions will provide a comprehensive tuition on usage of state-of-the-are, free tools  for Metagenomic analysis of Biodiversity.

Inscription in the Course is free thanks to our sponsors, but seats are  limited, and signing of attendance sheets will be required.

 

INSCRIPTION

Inscription in both events is free thanks to our sponsors, but seats are limited, and signing of attendance sheets will be required.

Scientists and PhD students interested in participating in the Workshop, or  in the Workshop and the subsequent course, should contact the local organizer,

jrvalverde@cnb.csic.es

and provide the following information before June 15th:

COST WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION:

  • Do you want to make a presentation?    YES/NO
  • If so, please provide and abstract
  • Contact details

COST WORKSHOP AND COURSE PARTICIPATION

  • Do you want to make a presentation in the Workshop (strongly encouraged)?
  • If so, please provide an abstract
  • Short (1-2 paragraph) description of your work and your interest in Metagenomics and Biodiversity
  • Will you bring in your own laptop?
  • Contact details

 

COST FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION:

  • Do you want to apply for a travel fellowship?
  • Interest in the Workshop and the course
  • Short CV

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

The organizers want to thank and acknowledge the support from COST action BM1006 (SEQAHEAD), CYTED network 510RT0391 (FreeBIT), the Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and of course, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, CSIC.

 

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