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Sebastien Lemieux lemieuxs at inox.IRO.UMontreal.CA
Fri Apr 7 10:00:44 EST 2000

MONDAY JUNE 26 - JULY 1, 2000

Participants of this one-week intensive computer-laboratory based workshop
will gain practical expertise and skills to:
*	parse and manipulate the output of bioinformatics software
*	modify and extend existing bioinformatics software tools
*	develop new bioinformatics applications using C++, Java
*	build simple tools using the NCBI toolkit

Faculty to be confirmed:
Christopher Hogue, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto
Francois Major, University of Montreal
Yoshua Bengio, University of Montreal
Warren Gish, Washington University, St Louis
David Sankoff, University of Montreal
David Westaway, University of Toronto

A pre-requisite for this workshop is completion of an introductory
programming course (C++ or Java preferred) or equivalent experience.
For more information visit www.bioinformatics.ca and apply by Friday
April 21, 2000.  Cost CDN$1,250.  Bursaries are available through
generous support of Burroughs-Wellcome Fund.

The 'Developing the Tools' workshop is coordinated by Christopher
Hogue and Francois Major. The Canadian Bioinformatics Workshops series
is coordinated by Francis Ouellette (UBC/CGDN) and is organized by the
Canadian Genetic Diseases Network in partnership with the
Biotechnology Human Resources Council and the Sectoral Partnerships
Program of Human Resources Development Canada and other sponsors.
These workshops are designed for individuals interested in
bioinformatics with a first degree in either computer science /
engineering, mathematics or physics or in the life sciences.  These
workshops lead to a Certificate in Bioinformatics accredited by the
University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto.

To apply visit the website at www.bioinformatics.ca before April 21,

Requests for information should be addressed to:
François Major <major at iro.umontreal.ca>
Christopher Hogue <hogue at mshri.on.ca>
Stephen Herst <sherst at interchange.ubc.ca>


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