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BTS 2012 - Bioinformatics Training for Life Scientists: Showcases and Challenges from tutors’ perspectives



VenueBasel, Switzerland Switzerland

KeywordsNatural Sciences, Applied Sciences


Topics/Call fo Papers

The workshop focuses on training in bioinformatics for life scientists. It aims to provide a platform to share past and current Bioinformatics Training experiences and to capitalize on shared knowledge and efforts. During the workshop, community lead initiatives (e.g. the Bioinformatics Training Network (BTN, will be discussed as well as the attendees' priorities and next steps towards a sustainable community for Bioinformatics training. Topics include:
Current state of the art and challenges in bioinformatics training for life scientists in the world.
Specific challenges for those delivering bioinformatics training ? organizers and teachers - and how we can address these.
Successful showcases of teaching bioinformatics to life science researchers.
Exchange views on the future of Bioinformatics Training, going global: building and strengthening networks of trainers, possible collaborations, international developments, and getting recognition for training efforts.

Last modified: 2012-04-15 10:21:19