2009 GMOD Summer Schools - Americas and Europe Print
Written by Administrator   
Monday, 16 March 2009 18:14

GMOD is offering two Summer Schools in 2009, one on each side of theAtlantic. GMOD Summer Schools (http://gmod.org/wiki/GMOD_Summer_School) introduce new GMOD users tothe GMOD project and include several days of hands-on training on how to install, configure and administer GMOD tools.  The 2008 GMOD SummerSchool was a great success with 25 students from 4 countries in attendance.

Americas, 16-19 July
- at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), Durham, NC, USA
- Student tuition is free, thanks to NIH grant 1R01HG004483-01.
 - http://gmod.org/wiki/2009_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Americas

Europe, 3-6 August
 - at the University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
 - Part of GMOD Europe 2009, which includes the next GMOD Meeting
 - Student tuition is £75
 - http://gmod.org/wiki/2009_GMOD_Summer_School_-_Europe

The schools will feature training on these GMOD components:

* GBrowse - the most widely installed genome viewer on the web
* Chado - a modular and extensible database schema
* Apollo - genome annotation editor
* BioMart - biological data warehouse system
* GBrowse_syn - a GBrowse based synteny viewer
* JBrowse - a brand new Web 2.0 genome browser
* Artemis-Chado Integration (Europe only)
* MAKER - Genome annotation pipeline (Americas only)
* Tripal - Web front end for Chado (Americas only)

Applications for the 2009 GMOD Summer Schools are now being accepted.

***The deadline for applications is the end of the day, April 6.***

Enrollment is limited to 25 participants in each course.  If applications exceed capacity (and we expect they will) then applicantswill be picked based on the strength of their application.  Applicantswill be notified of their admission status by mid April.

Please contact the GMOD Help Desk if you have any questions.


Dave Clements
GMOD Help Desk
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it