EMBO practical Course on “Bioinformatics and Genomes Analyses” (5 ­-17 May, 2014, Athens, Greece, 5-

EMBO practical Course on “Bioinformatics and Genomes Analyses” (5 ­-17 May, 2014, Athens, Greece, 5The course is aimed at motivated Ph.D students and Post-Doctoral Researchers in Academic Institutions, with background in Mathematics, Statistics, Biology or Computer Science and who are involved in Bioinformatics and Genomes studies.

The topics that will be included in the course programme are similar to those included in past organized courses: http://www.pasteur.fr/~tekaia/BGA_courses.html

The final programme of the course is availbale at this link:


Candidates need to complete carefully the application form, submit an abstract of at least one of their running projects, a "one-page CV" and a recent personal identity picture (Photo).

Applications are made through the EMBO site:


The application DEADLINE is March 28, 2014.

Travel Grants: A limited budget for partial and full travel grants is available from the EMBO and RIIP (for students coming from the RIIP Institutions) (see conditions on the course web site).

Accommodation and meals are free (Alexandros hotel: http://www.airotel.gr/hotel/alexandros)

Twenty (20) full time places are available for the course. Acceptance will be subject to an evaluation process. Selection criteria include confirmed initial experience in Bioinformatics and Genomics, running projects (submitted abstract) and expressed motivations.