[All] SARS-CoV-2 virtual CABANA training workshop in December 2020

Piraveen Gopalasingam piv at ebi.ac.uk
Fri Oct 16 17:14:22 BST 2020


*Dear all,*


We are pleased to announce applications are open for a virtual CABANA 
training workshop in December 2020.

*Scientists from underrepresented ethnic and gender groups are 
especially encouraged to apply for this workshop.*

Title:Applied bioinformatics, molecular epidemiology, and the SARS-CoV-2 


Dates:1-4 December 2020

Deadline for Applications: Monday 16th November


Registration fee:Free

Registration Link:https://forms.gle/wmFCeN7h4ambdCKL7


This workshop will provide training on the use of bioinformatic tools 
for the design and analysis of research and diagnostic molecular assays. 
Trainees will receive training on viral genome assembly, comparative 
viral genomics and downstream applications of this data in research and 
applied contexts. Trainers will focus practical sessions on the analysis 
of Illumina SARS-CoV-2 sequences.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for postgraduate (MSc-level and above) 
scientists within Latin America (excluding Chile and Uruguay) who are 
working with or generating genomic datasets related to SARS-CoV-2. 
Ideally, trainees will be working in the field of virology, and 
performing sequencing and/or analysing viral sequences, especially those 
within the coronaviridaefamily. We welcome applications from 
universities, research centres, hospitals, public health, and private 

Please note this course will be taught in English, however the trainers 
are fluent in either Spanish or Portuguese and can offer language 
support where feasible. Attendance priority will be given to those who 
have not attended a CABANA event yet.

For more information regarding this course, please use the following 

Please also forward this call through your networks and local 
bioinformatics hubs.

We wish you the best with your applications,

Kind regards

Guilherme Oliveira & Piv Gopalasingam, on behalf of the CABANA Consortium


Dr. Piv Gopalasingam AFHEA, BSc(Hons)
Scientific Training Officer
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)
EMBL-EBI South Building, Wellcome Genome Campus
Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, CB10 1SD, UK
T: +44 (0) 1223492548
Skype: piv.1011
www.ebi.ac.uk/training | @Cascade21 | @EBItraining
CABANA: www.cabana.online | @CABANAgcrf
Preferred pronouns: he/him

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