Bioinformatics: Merging Biology & Computer Science
October 16-18, 2000 North Carolina A & T University, Greensboro, NC
workshop presented by:
SWBIC Educational Resources
The Bioinformatics: Merging Biology and Computer Science workshop was held
on the North Carolina A & T State University campus October 16-18, 2000.
It attracted university faculty, staff and graduate students in the areas
of molecular biology, biochemistry and animal science, as well as faculty,
staff and graduate students from other North Carolina universities. This
workshop provided an overview of the bioinformatics/computational molecular
biology tools available for use over the Internet.
The workshop enabled participants to:
become familiar with the most commonly used nucleic acid and protein databases
and analysis tools on the Internet.
participate in hands-on computer labs to practice the use of these tools.
learn skills that will allowed them to explore and exploit the more specific
tools that may be useful to their own projects.
Evaluations indicated that the majority of the participants felt the workshop
was either "excellent" or "good". The following are comments from participants
regarding the workshop:
"The workshop was useful"
"Really enjoyed the seminar!!"
"I really loved the workshop!! I look forward to hearing from you in the
future. More workshops like this should be conducted!"
"As a whole it's a wonderful experience for me"
"Hope you will bring the workshop back in the future - thanks for your help"
"Wonderful presentation. Very informational and useful!"
"The presenters were very knowledgeable and were helpful in suggestions and
Workshop Photo Album