International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

Practical Course “Bioinformatics: Computer Methods in MolecularBiology”

14-23 July 1993, Trieste, Italy

Organizers: Sándor Pongor


  • Amos Bairoch, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dennis Benson, NCBI-NIH, Bethesda, USA
  • Martin Bishop,Medical Research Council, HGMP Cambridge, UK
  • Mikls Cserz, ICGEB Trieste
  • Reinhard Doelz, Biozentrum, Basel, Switzerland
  • David Judge, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Jack Leunissen, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Peter Rice, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Cecilia Saccone, University of Bari, Italy
  • Gyorgy Simon, ICGEB, Trieste


  • Introduction to Computer Operating Systems
  • Computer Communications, networking, File Transfer
  • Electronic Mail, Bulletin Boards
  • Molecular Biology Databases
  • Sequence Homology Searches, Alignments
  • Multiple Alignment, PCR Primer Design
  • Sequence patterns, Distant Protein Homologies
  • Molecular Evolution: Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects
  • Genome Projects