This is the first workshop of the bioinformatics in the tropics series, which will be presented at the Oswaldo Moniz Research Center (CPqGM), Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 22 to 26 July 2013.
Workshop topics and who should apply
The workshop involves theoretical lectures and practical sessions on the usage and interpretation of bioinformatics applications for the study of viruses drug resistance, molecular epidemiology and immunology. This workshop is targeted at scientists and post-graduate students working in research projects in Africa and Latin America.
The bioinformatics in the tropics series is part of a south to south capacity building programme to develop the next generation of bioinformaticians in Africa and Latin America.
To apply, please visit the FioCruz workshop website.
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), in Salvador-Bahia, Brazil, with the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPQ) and the The Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies
Luiz Carlos Alcantara, Paula Ristow, Anne-Mieke Vandamme and Tulio de Oliveira
Dates: 22 to 26 of July, Oswaldo Moniz Research Center (CPqGM), Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. (Deadline for application: 15 June)
Aline Cristina Mota Miranda, Ph.D. UFBA/Bahia
Anne-Mieke Vandamme, Ph.D. Catholic University of Leuven/Rega Institute for Medical Research, Leuven, Belgica
Artur Trancoso Lopo de Queiroz, Ph.D. CPqGM/FIOCRUZ, Salvador, Bahia
Bernardo Galvao-Castro, Ph.D. CPqGM/FIOCRUZ, Salvador-Ba
Brian Foley Ph.D. Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, EUA
Charbel Nino El-Hani, Ph.D. Instituto de Biologia/UFBA
Eduardo Paulino Castam, Ph.D. Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Sao Paulo
Filipe Ferreira de Almeida Rego, CPqGM/FIOCRUZ, Salvador, Bahia
Fernanda Khouri, LHGB/CPqGM/FIOCRUZ, Salvador, Bahia.
Genoveffa Franchini. Ph.D. National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, Bethesda-MD, EUA
Gonzalo Bello, Ph.D. IOC/FIOCRUZ-Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Hugo Naya, Ph.D, Instituto Pasteur, Montevideo, Uruguai
Joana Paixao Monteiro, Ph.D. UFBA/Bahia
Katherine Stott, Ph.D. University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Inglaterra.
Luciane dos Santos Amorim, Yale University, New Haven EUA
Lucia Spangenberg, Ph.D, Instituto Pasteur, Montevideo, Uruguai
Luiz Carlos Junior Alcantara. Ph.D. CPqGM/FIOCRUZ, Salvador-Ba
Manoel Barral Netto, Ph.D. Diretor de Cooperacao Institucional do Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico (CNPq)
Joao Lidio Vianez, Ph.D. Centro de Inovacoes Tecnologicas e Nucleo de Bioinformatica do Instituto Evandro Chagas, Para, Brasil
Luciano Kalabric, Ph.D. Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz / FIOCRUZ
Marcio Oliveira Silva, LHGB/CPqGM/FIOCRUZ, Salvador, Bahia
Marco Salemi Ph.D. Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine & Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida Gainesville, Florida, EUA
Marilda de Souza Goncalves, Ph.D. LHGB/CPqGM/FIOCRUZ e UFBA
Mitermayer Galvao dos Reis, Ph.D. Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz/FIOCRUZ; Pesquisador Chefe do LPBM/CPqGM/FIOCRUZ
Mohamed Cherif Rahimy, Ph.D. Faculty of Health Sciences Cotonou, Rep of Benin
Nuno Faria, Ph.D. Catholic University of Leuven/Rega Institute for Medical Research, Leuven, Belgica
Paula Carvalhal Lage von Buettner Ristow, Ph.D. Instituto de Biologia, UFBA, Bahia, Brasil
Renata Guerra de Sa, Ph.D. Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais.
Ricardo Camacho, Ph.D. Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Ricardo Khouri, Ph.D. Catholic University of Leuven/Rega Institute for Medical Research, Leuven, Belgica
Robert Gifford, Ph.D. Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Nova York, EUA
Roberto Paulo Machado Lopes, Ph.D. Diretor Geral da Fundacao de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado da Bahia (FAPESB)
Simone Kashima, Ph.D. Fundacao Hemocentro de Ribeirao Preto, USP
Sueli Almuna Holmer Silva, Ph.D. Diretora do Instituto de Biologia da UFBA
Suetoslav Nanev Slavov, Ph.D. Fundacao Hemocentro de Ribeirao Preto, USP
Thessika Hialla Almeida Araujo, LHGB/CPqGM/FIOCRUZ
Tulio de Oliveira, Ph.D., Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine Oliveira. Ph.D. Africa, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, Africa do Sul.
Registration for workshops in 2013 is free of charge: Workshop includes lectures, lunch and coffee-break. However, applicants need to fund their travel and accommodation costs.
News date: 2013-06-01
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