EMBnet at ISCB - South America

Andreas Gisel, Jose Ramon Valverde, Erik Bongcam-Rudloff

Abstract


The second Latin American regional meeting of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB-Latin America) took place 17-21 March 2012, in Santiago, Chile. More than 250 people attended, primarily from countries in Latin America. The major aim of ISCB-Latin America 2012 was to motivate and inspire young Latin American students and post-docs to conduct the best possible research in the areas of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. The first two days of the meeting (17-18 March) were dedicated to hands-on practical tutorials and workshops covering different topics of interest. EMBnet sponsored two tutorial sessions by financing travel and accommodation for two teachers.


Keywords


EMBnet; FreeBIT; SOIBIO; ISCB; teaching; tutorial; NGS; ENSEMBL; R; Bioconductor

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14806/ej.18.1.504

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