Advanced Workshop for
Bioinformatics Specialists
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  Kristine M. Alpi, M.L.S.. M.P.H., AHIP
Associate Library Director & Lecturer in Public Health
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY

Medha Bhagwat, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Library of Medicine

Ansuman Chattopadhyay, Ph.D.
Head, Molecular Biology Information Service
Health Sciences Library System
University of Pittsburgh

Kristi Holmes, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics Specialist
Bernard Becker Medical Library
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Nicola Gaedeke, Ph.D.
Berlin, Germany

Renata Geer, M.L.S., program founder
Technical Information Specialist
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Library of Medicine

Jennifer Lyon, M.S., M.L.I.S.
Coordinator, Research Informatics Consult Service
Eskind Biomedical Library
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Donna Messersmith, Ph.D.
Scientist and President
Labs-Now LLC
(Learn About Biomedical Science-Now)

Mark E. Minie, Ph.D.
Bioresearch Liaison
Health Sciences Libraries
University of Washington

Rana Morris, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
The IMC/KEVRIC Company, under contract to the
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Library of Medicine

Janet A. Ohles, M.L.S.
Associate Director of Library Services
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT 06810

David L. Osterbur, Ph.D., M.S.L.S.
Access and Public Services Librarian
Countway Medical Library
Harvard Medical School

Michele R. Tennant, Ph.D., M.L.I.S.
University Librarian
Health Science Center Libraries
University of Florida



YiBu Chen, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics Specialist
Norris Medical Library, USC

Susan Dombrowski, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
The IMC/KEVRIC Company
under contract to NCBI/NLM

David Wheeler, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist



Andrew Hamilton, M.S., M.L.S.
National Training Center and Clearinghouse, NYAM,
under contract to NLM

Scott McGinnis, M.S.
Staff Scientist

Eric Sayers, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Tao Tao, M.D.
Staff Scientist



David Hobson
Creative Design Manager
Consolidated Safety Services, Inc.


Tim Cripps
Graphic Designer



We gratefully acknowledge Dennis Benson, Chief of Information Resources Branch, NCBI, and Barbara Rapp, Coordinator, NLM Associate Fellows Program, for their support of the project; Sue Anderson, Presidential Management Intern (1999-2001), for helping to get the project off the ground; Kim Hazell, Jason Donaldson, and Teresa Knight, former NCBI Administrative Officers, and Tim Valin, current NCBI Administrative Officer, for their extensive help throughout the project; Karen Snyder of IMC, Inc., for adminstrative and logistical support, Robert Yates, for his graphics work; and Janet Zipser of NLM's MEDLARS Management Section, for help with the course facilities.

We also express our appreciation to the many scientists at NCBI who provided assistance with the resources they develop.