May 12, 2006

NCBI Field Guide Coming to Campus June 8-9

Please help spread the word! On Thursday June 8 – Friday June 9, the Bio-Medical Library is sponsoring a short course, including a hands-on workshop, taught by bioinformatics specialists with the NCBI User Services staff. The course, “NCBI Field Guide to GenBank and Molecular Biology Resources,? discusses effective use of tools including the Entrez databases and search service, the BLAST similarity search engine, genome data, Map Viewer, NCBI’s structure visualization software, and the conserved domain database.

The course consists of a 3 hour lecture the morning of June 8, followed by a 2 hour hands-on computer workshop, several duplicate sessions of which will be held the afternoon of June 8 and all day June 9.

Registration for the workshop will open on Monday, May 15, and is required. Please note that seating is limited, and registrations will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit http://www.biomed.lib.umn.edu/services/instruction/ncbifieldguide for more information on the course and complete registration information.

Posted by Kevin Messner at May 12, 2006 11:36 AM