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Monday
Sep082014

UCSC Genome Browser Road Show!

For 14 years the UCSC Genome Browser (http://genome.ucsc.edu) has been providing a visual display for genomic data from human and other organisms, now numbering more than 80. Serving nearly 200,000 different users monthly, the Browser has grown to be a collection of bioinformatics tools useful for many applications in biomedical research.

Dr. Robert Kuhn, Associate Director of the UCSC Genome Browser, will be visiting Australia this September, and will deliver a series of seminars and workshops around the country on the use and applications of the Browser.

Registration:

The seminar sessions are free and no registration is required - just turn up. Workshop places are limited, please register at http://www.qfab.org/event/ucsc-genome-browser-roadshow-2014/

Meet the presenter:

Dr Kuhn will be available for meetings with individual researchers and groups on the day after the workshop sessions. Please contact Mark Crowe at QFAB (m.crowe@qfab.org / 07 3346 2095) If you would like to organise a time to speak with him.

Dates, times and venues:

Brisbane

Seminar - 0900-1030, Monday 8th September, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) seminar room, QUT Kelvin Grove campus

Workshop - 1400-1700, Monday 8th September, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) seminar room, QUT Kelvin Grove campus

Sydney

Seminar - 0900-1030, Wednesday 10th September, Seminar room 356, UNSW Biological Sciences Building, Kensington

Workshop - 1400-1700, Wednesday 10th September, Computer suite G08, UNSW Biological Sciences Building, Kensington

Melbourne

Seminar - 0900-1030, Tuesday 16th September, Lecture Theatre, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne

Workshop - 1400-1700, Tuesday 16th September, Human Resources Training Room, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne

Perth

Seminar - 0900-1030, Thursday 18th September, McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, QEII Medical Centre, Nedlands

Workshop - 1400-1700, Thursday 18th September, Seminar room G24, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, QEII Medical Centre, Nedlands

Adelaide

Seminar - 0900-1030, Monday 22nd September, LG29 Lecture Theatre, Lower Napier Building, North Terrace

Workshop - 1400-1700, Monday 22nd September, Collaborative Teaching Suite 2.18, Ingkarni Wardli, North Terrace