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Announcement - Biomed grid school May 2009: Call for participation

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After the success of the previous two editions of the Biomed Grid School, the thrid edition will be held, again in Varenna on Lake Como, Italy, 10-15 May 2009.

The Biomed Grid School is aimed at biomedical research students, post-docs, and senior researchers from any country with an interest in using or developing biomedical applications for distributed data integration and distributed computing environments.

School dates: 10-15 May 2009

School location: Varenna on Lake Como, Italy

School Web site


Contact email: biomedgrid at

Participation limited to 20 students

The aim of the school is to provide bioinformatics and biomedical developers the opportunity:

  • to learn how to use new services and functionalities made available by gLite middleware releases
  • to implement applications on grid infrastructures (EGEE, EGEE related projects) using gLite
  • to build high level interfaces for data provision and management using web and grid services
  •  to improve skills in Web Services, Workflow technology and Grid services for Bioinformatics e Biomedical applications
  • to learn how to generate complex workflows for Bioinformatics and System Biology analysis

We invite applications from biomed researchers who have recently started or are about to start working on grid projects in the bioinformatics and biomedical fields. Basic programming skills are required.


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