We are pleased to announce that “The 9th China-Japan-Korea Bioinformatics Training Course and Bioinformatics Symposium” will be held at Key Laboratory of Systems Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences(LSB), Shanghai, China, from April 20th to April 23rd, 2010.

Dear the participant:
Thank you very much for attending the 9th China-Japan-Korea Bioinformatics Training Course and Bioinformatics Symposium. We hope the course will be helpful for your future careers in bioinformatics.
With best regards


The photo that we took together on the Closing Ceremony (Photo Gallery)

Venue:
Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 319 Yueyang Road, Shanghai,China
• Training Course: Computer Room 2 (307-308), Zhongke Building
• Bioinformatics Symposium: Fl.3, Zhongke Building

Period:
• Training Course: April 20th, 2010 - April 22nd, 2010 (3 days)
• Bioinformatics Symposium: April 23rd , 2010

Organizers:

• Key Laboratory of Systems Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences(LSB)
• Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology (SCBIT)
• Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
• Center for Information Biology and DDBJ (CIB-DDBJ) at the National Institute of Genetics (NIG)
• Korean BioInformation Center (KOBIC) at the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB)

Language:
English

Trainees:
• Ten trainees from each of the three countries, 30 in total.
• The trainee is expected to be either a graduate student or a postdoc in bioinformatic or a related area who is fluent in English.

Cost and facility:
The attendance fee is free. Lecturers and trainees are covered with travel expenses provided by their own country (Japan and Korea this time), lodging and meals by hosting country (China this time). He/She is also provided with a PC linked with Internet during the course.

Abbreviations:
CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences
SIBS: Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, CAS
FU: Fudan University
SJTU: Shanghai Jiaotong University
ICT: Institute of Computing Technology, CAS
NIG: National Institute of Genetics
OU: Osaka University
TMU: Tokyo Metropolitan University
BIRC: Biomedicinal Information Research Center
AIST : National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
KOBIC: Korean Bioinformation Center
KAIST: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
POSTECH: Pohang University of Science and Technology
SSU: Soongsil University