Course Poster


Computer Methods in Molecular Biology

30 June-7 July 2000
Trieste, Italy


  • Sándor Pongor ICGEB, Trieste, Italy
  • Martin Bishop UK HGMP Research Centre, Cambridge, UK
  • Elisabeth Gasteiger Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
  • Robert Harper EMBL-EBI, Cambridge, UK
  • David Judge University of Cambridge, UK
  • David Landsman NIH/NLM/NCBI, Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Jack Leunissen University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Luciano Milanesi ITBA/CNR, Milan, Italy


  • Maria Verina SpringFirm, Trieste, Italy
  • Kristian Vlahovicek ICGEB, Trieste, Italy


  • Computer communications, networking, file transfer
  • Electronic mail, bulletin boards
  • Molecular biology databases
  • Sequence homology searches, alignments
  • Sequence patterns, distant protein homologies
  • Genome projects


Participants must have a basic working knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology, a basic familiarity with computer uses, and a need for DNA or protein sequence analysis for their ongoing research. Preference will be given to Ph.D. students and junior scientists below the age of 35 years. Registration for the Course is limited to 30 participants.

Closing date for applications: 30 March 2000


Nationals of the ICGEB Member States who are selected to participate will receive their accommodation (twin-share) and local hospitality for the duration of the course; travel is NOT funded. Please note that there is no registration fee.


Submit your application form, curriculum vitae and a short list of publications (if any) to:

Ms. Elisabetta Lippolis
ICGEB, Padriciano 99, Trieste 34012, ITALY
Tel:+39-040-3757333, Fax:+39-040-226555