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The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) presents NCBI 4-Pack: Practical Web-based Analysis, a 2-day course including both lectures/demonstrations and computer hands-on sessions on practical applications of bioinformatics resources.
Location: Lister Hill Center (Bldg 38A), NLM, NIH, Bethesda, MD
The course is intended for both researchers and educators. Researchers will learn how to apply NCBI resources to their research. The course will also provide four online bioinformatics modules for educational use.
The NCBI 4-Pack consists of four problem or resource based bioinformatics modules. The course will demonstrate the practical applications of NCBI resources such as BLAST and Map Viewer. In addition, it will demonstrate the integration of bioinformatics resources such as BLAST, Conserved Domain Database, dbSNP, and Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man to help solve a particular research problem. Each module consists of a live demonstration followed by a hands-on session to practice a similar problem. The course includes ample time for individual consultations on the third day and also includes a tour of NCBI computer facilities. NCBI will provide Windows 2000 laptops for the hands-on sessions.
During the course, participants will learn how to
Medha Bhagwat is a biologist on the User Services staff of the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Revised March 12, 2008
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