ICGEB Course on Bioinformatics and Computational Neuroscience


Course "International School of Bioinformatics
and Computational Neuroscience 2016"

5 - 8 October, Bogotá, Colombia

Organiser: Janneth González Santos (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana,
Bogotá, Colombia)
Co-organiser: Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Requests for information directly to: janneth.gonzalez@javeriana.edu.co



Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 16 June 2016
For information please contact the local organisers

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The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged.

For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organisers directly


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This school will support the establishment of innovative collaborative research training that may directly benefit highly skilled and educated students:

  • Improve engagement of researchers and students in Bioinformatics and computational neuroscience

  • Raise the standard for best practices in computational research and development of professional skills

  • Encourage new research and training opportunities

  • Strengthen existing collaborations for long-term planning

  • Promote events with academics and researchers in the relevant field to discuss career pathways and career development issues


Expected benefits/outcome

  • Prior knowledge of scientific theories and approaches, together with proficiency in computational techniques is an asset

  • Interactive sessions will offer opportunities to be exposed to both innovative and well-established computational techniques in Bioinformatics and computational neuroscience research

  • Establishment of collaborations with other investigators will be encouraged



  • No fee is charged to attend this course. Participants are expected to cover their own travel and living costs.

  • A limited number of grants, covering accommodation (twin share) and local hospitality for the duration of the course, are available to a selected number of nationals of ICGEB Member States.
    The available grants will be allocated in order of priority, according to the ranking achieved in the selection process.



Submit your application on-line at http://www.icgeb.org/course-application-colombia-2016.html by 16 June 2016 



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