International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

Practical Course “Bioinformatics: Computer Methods in MolecularBiology”

Date: 13-22 July 1994, Trieste, Italy
Organizers: Sándor Pongor


  • Amos Bairoch, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Martin Bishop, Medical Research Council, HGMP, Cambridge, UK
  • David Judge, University of Cambridge, Cambridge,UK
  • Jack Leunissen, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Cecilia Saccone, University of Bari, Bari, Italy


  • Introduction to Computer Operating Systems
  • Computer Communications, Networking, File Transfer
  • Eletronic Mail, Bulletin Boards
  • Molecular Biology Databases
  • Sequence Homology Searches, Alignment, PCR Primer Design
  • Sequence Patterns, Dstant Protein Homologies
  • Molecular Evolution: Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects
  • Genome Projects