Dec 27

Colombia STSM 2013

Dr. Emiliano Barreto will make a Short Term Scientific Mission in Madrid during January 2013. The goal of this mission will be to exchange expertise in the finalization of full de novo genome sequencing for the analysis of specific strains of bacteria that display multiple resistance traits to antibiotics. During his stay, Dr. Barreto will …

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Aug 08

CYTED course on Quantum Mechanics

We are happy to announce the upcoming (November 2012) CYTED Course on Linear-Scaling methods in Computational Quantum Mechanics, with applications in the Life and Health Sciences. This course is organized through CYTED Action 510RT0391, FreeBIT. This is a hands-on, practical introductory course on the use of novel Linear Scaling Methods in Quantum Mechanics, with a …

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Jul 24

Joint BecA Hub and UNESCO Advanced Genomics and Bioinformatics: Viral/Bacterial Metagenomics and Next generation sequencing Workshop

We will be cooperating with ILRI/BecA in the upcoming course on Advanced Genomics and NGS. This Workshop will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, during August 13th-17th. The full announcejent is available at the event website:  http://hpc.ilri.cgiar.org/training/BecA2012/Programme.html The BecA-ILRI Hub in collaboration with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the Spanish National Center of Biotechnology,UPPNEX Sweden …

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May 25

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. …

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May 15

CYTED course on Molecular Phylogeny

The Scientific Computing Service at EMBnet/CNB is pleased to announce a new CYTED-funded international course to be celebrated at CNB/CSIC on June, 18th-22nd, 2012.     This course is provided in the framework of CYTED network FreeBIT (510RT0391) and EMBnet, and as a consequence has NO inscription costs (i. e. it is free) but attendance is …

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May 10

CYTED course on Biostatistics

We are happy to announce the upcoming International Course on Biostatistics, organized by Centro Nacional de Biotecnología in the framework of the CYTED funded FreeBIT network and EMBnet. This course will take place in CNB/CSIC, Madrid, during June 4-8th 2012 9:30 to 13:30 hours.     This is an open international course sponsored by CYTED, hence …

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Apr 13

edu.free-bit.org gets up to speed

After the last series of problems, we are happy to say that our education site is back to work. We will soon open it to student chapters of SOIBIO and ISCB Latin America so they can add new course materials. Stay tuned for more news.  

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Apr 11

tools.free-bit.org recovered

The “tools” site, which delivered access to a large number of web-based scientific tools is now back to work. The site had been taken down before a scheduled power outage that took place just the day after we had to travel for the recent meetings in Chile and Costa Rica and Easter holidays. We had …

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Apr 11

Site update 2012

We are excited to announce the availability of a new website for FreeBIT. The new one uses WordPress instead of WebGUI as did the former. This results in increased efficiency and easier maintenance over long-distance network connections as well as a new face lift. As a result of the change we are rebuilding all the …

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Apr 10

Welcome!

Welcome to FreeBIT, an international network of scientists interested in promoting use and adoption of Free and Open Source Software in the Life and Health Sciences. You can get more information about us and about Free Software in the "Home" menu above.

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