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[Parasitology] Bioinformatics Scholarships for African Commonwealth countries

Heather Vincent via parasite%40net.bio.net (by Heather.Vincent from manchester.ac.uk)
Thu Mar 15 05:43:16 EST 2007

The University of Manchester's distance MSc programme in Bioinformatics 
recruits worldwide.  We are now delighted to be able to announce a 
number of full scholarships for entry in October 2007.  Applicants must 
be nationals of an African Commonwealth country, and currently working 
in an African Commonwealth country.

The MSc programme has six modules and a research project.  The modules 
currently available are listed below, and new options are being developed.

Introduction to Bioinformatics
Introduction to Microarray Data Analysis
Theory and Applications in Bioinformatics
Introduction to software development using Java
Intermediate software development using Java
Object-oriented analysis and design with UML
Introduction to Ontologies for the Biosciences

The research project will be carried out in the workplace and will be 
supervised jointly by a workplace supervisor and a University 
supervisor.  Recent research topics include studies of trypanotolerance 
and analysis of microarray data from mice susceptible or resistant to 
infection with Trichuris muris.

You will find further information, including a link to the online 
application form, here : 
http://octette.cs.man.ac.uk/bioinformatics/index.html  If you have any 
questions, or need advice on the module options, please contact 
Heather.Vincent from manchester.ac.uk

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