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December 2013, Volume 6, Number 10

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Financed by:

New Collaboration Grants

Bioinformatics Workshop

Grants are available to encourage the formation of new collaborations between RQR members. 30 000$ is available for the 2014 competition. Each grant attributed will be to a maximum of 7 500$.

Conditions:

· Collaborations must be between two or more researchers, all members of the RQR

· The researchers can come from the same institutions but the collaboration must be new.

· Only for new collaborations. Applicants must have no common projects, no joint grants, no publications as co-authors, for the last 10 years.

Additional information:

· A maximum of one grant can be given per researcher per competition (as principal applicant or collaborator)

· The grant must be used to buy consumables or equipment only (No travel fees, salaries or scholarships).

· Collaborations with junior researchers are encouraged.

· If awarded the grant, you will be asked to submit a short summary of your project and results in lay terms to the RQR by February 1, 2015.

 

Deadline: February 1, 2014

 

Application form: Click here

You must send your application form to eliane.auger@umontreal.ca

Please note that all applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

A two day workshop on bioinfomatics will be presented by the RQR. Some of the topics that will be discussed are:

 

· Bioinformatics resources

· Statistical considerations  and validation of bioinformatic procedures

· Demonstrations of bioinformatic platforms, for RNA sequences and microarray,

· Platforms for genomic analysis, SNPs etc.

· Finding patterns in global analysis data.

· Hands-on workshop on Gene Ontology (guided demonstrations-how to go from excel output to analysis)

· Hands-on workshop on genomic analysis (guided demonstrations)

 

Tentative date: End of February

Venue: To be determined

 

More information in the next bulletin!

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