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The 8th Japan-Korea-China Bioinformatics Training Course (February, 2009)

 Announcement

We are pleased to announce that "The 8th Japan-Korea-China Bioinformatic Training Course" will be held at the Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, in February 25-28, 2009.
This time we will also organize a "Bioinformatics Symposium" at which the lecturers of the training course talk about their original research topics. The trainees are expected to attned this Symposium, as well.
If you wish to participate in this training course as a trainee, please apply now (see below for application) !

 What's New

(Feb. 5, 2009) Bioinformatics Symposium program was slightly changed.
(Feb. 19, 2009) Training course rogram was slightly changed.

 Outline

 Venue:
Kyoto University Main Campus, Kyoto, Japan
  • Training Course: South Building, Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies
  • Bioinformatics Symposium: Room 120, Second Building of Faculty of Science
Home Page of Kyoto University http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en
 Period:
  • Training Course: February 25th(Wednesday), 2009 - February 27th(Friday), 2009 (3 days)
  • Bioinformatics Symposium:February 28th(Saturday) , 2009
 Organizers:
  • 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),
  • Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology (SCBIT)
 Program:
See below (Lecture titles are not decided yet. Details will be announced soon.)
 Language:
English
 Trainees:
  • Ten trainees from each of the three countries, 30 in total.
  • The number of the trainees from Japan is limited to 10.
  • The trainee is expected to be either a graduate student or a postdoc in bioinformatic or a related area who is fluent in English.
Fees: 
The attendance fee is free. Moreover, the trainees are covered with travel expenses, lodging and meals. He/She is also provided with a PC linked with Internet during the course.
Application:
Closed
Qualification requirement
:
An applicant should be a Japanese or a non-Japanese person who is studying in Japan as a graduate school student or a post-doctral fellow, formally accepted by a Japanese university or a research institute.
Others:
Reports of the past attendants will be helpful for your application
Related Web sites
== Lecturers ==
      Name (Affiliation) Teaching topics (T: training course, S: symposium)
       Japan
    Dr. GOJOBORI Takashi (NIG) T: Use of Genome Network Project databases and H-inv databases
    Dr. IKEO Kazuho (NIG) T: Use of DDBJ databases and its web services
S: (title to be announced soon)
    Dr. GOTO Susumu (Kyoto U.) T: KEGG as a reference database for omics data analysis
    Dr. KINJO Akira (Osaka U.) T: Use of PDBj databases and related softwares
S: Diversity and Universality of Protein Ligand Binding Sites
    Dr. SAITOU Naruya (NIG) S: Evolution of protein non-coding DNA region in vertebrates
    Dr. TATENO Yoshio (NIG) S: Genome scale construction and evaluation of bacterial phylogeny
 
       Korea
    Dr.Jong Bhak (KOBIC) T: Omics, Interactomics, and Genomics
S: Korean Genome Sequence Analysis
    Dr.Seungwoo Hwang(KOBIC) T: Key concepts in microarray data analysis
S: Reconstruction of vertebrate phylogeny using whole genome data
    Dr.Daehee Hwang(POSTECH) T: From proteomics toward Systems Biology
S: Exosome-based systems biology
    Dr.Heebal Kim(SNU) T: Finding positive selection signature from genome-wide sequence data
S: Improvement of prediction and feature detection of microarray data by regularized variable selection methods
 
       China
    Dr. Li Yixue (SIBS) T: Genome-wide Regulatory Network Analysis
S: Modeling human genome-wide combinatorial regulatory networks initiated by transcription factors and microRNAs using forward and reverse engineering
    Dr. Liu Lei (SIBS) T: Microarray Data Analysis
S: Gene expression module based chemical similarity search
    Dr. Xie Lu (SCBIT) T: Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis
S: The prognostic role of a gene signature from highly tumorigenic liver cancer cells
    Dr. Wei Chaochun (SJU) T: Gene Prediction Methods and Algorithms
S: Estimation of gene numbers in human gut microbiaial communities: overall genes and core genes
 
       NIG: National Institute of Genetics
Osaka U.: Osaka University
Kyoto U.: Kyoto University
KOBIC: Korean BioInformation Center
POSTECH: Pohang University of Science and Technology
SNU: Seoul National University
SIB: Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences
SCBIT: Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology
SJU.: Shanghai Jiaotong University
== Bioinformatics Training Course ==
Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
15:00 - 18:00    Hotel check-in (trainees and lecturers will stay in different but adjacent hotels in Kyoto)   
19:00 - 20:30    Welcome reception
 
Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 : Lectures and Practices
09:00 - 09:30    Move to Kyoto University Campus by bus   
09:30 - 09:45    Business announcement, computer setup  
09:45 - 11:45    Lecture 1: Modeling genome-wide human regulatory network initiated by TFs and miRNAs through forward and reverse engineering Li Yixue (SCBIT, China)
11:45 - 13:15    Lunch
13:15 - 14:45    Lecture 2: Basic Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis in Proteomics Xie Lu (SCBIT, China)
14:55 - 16:25    Lecture 3: Integrative Proteomic Data Analysis Pipeline:From Proteomics toward Systems Biology Daehee Hwang (POSTECH, Korea)
16:35 - 18:05    Lecture 4: Use of PDBj databases and related softwares Kinjo Akira (Osaka U., Japan)
18:05 - 18:30    Move to restaurant on foot   
18:30 - 19:30    Dinner
19:30 -    return to hotel by subway   
 
Thursday, February 26th, 2009 : Lectures and Practices
09:30 - 10:00    Move to Kyoto University Campus by bus   
10:00 - 12:00    Lecture 5: Omics, Interactomics, and Genomics Jong Bhak (KIBC, Korea)
12:00 - 13:30    Lunch
13:30 - 15:00    Lecture 6: Key Concepts in Microarray Data Analysis Seungwoo Hwang (KBIC, Korea)
15:10 - 16:40    Lecture 7: Statistical Analysis of Microarray Data Liu Lei (SCBIT, China)
16:50 - 18:20    Lecture 8: KEGG as a reference database for omics data analysis Goto Susumu (Kyoto U., Japan)
18:20 - 18:30    Move to restaurant on foot   
18:30 - 19:10    Dinner
 
Friday, February 27th, 2009
09:00 - 09:30    Move to Kyoto University Campus by bus   
09:30 - 11:00    Lecture 9: Use of DDBJ Databases and Related Applications Ikeo Kazuho (NIG, Japan)
11:15 - 12:45    Lecture 10: Methods and Algorithms for Gene Prediction Wei Chaochun (SJU, China)
12:45 - 14:15    Lunch
14:15 - 15:45    Lecture 11:Finding Positive Selection Signature from Genome-wide Sequence Data Kim Heebal (SNU, Korea)
16:00 - 18:00    Lecture 12: Hinv databases and Genome Network Project Gojobori Takashi (NIG, Japan)
18:00 - 19:00    Move to reception restaurant by bus   
19:00 - 20:30    Closing reception
 
== Bioinformatics Symposium ==
Saturday, February 28th, 2009
09:00 - 09:30    Move to Kyoto University Campus by bus   
10:00 - 10:10    Opening announcement
Chair: Tateno Yoshio (NIG, Japan)
10:10 - 10:40    Talk 1: Korean Genome Sequence Analysis Jong Bhak (KOBIC, Korea)
10:40 - 11:10    Talk 2: Estimating number of genes in human Wei Chaochun (SJU, China)
11:10 - 11:40    Talk 3: Genome scale construction and evaluation of bacterial phylogeny Tateno Yoshio (NIG, Japan)
11:40 - 12:10    Talk 4:Reconstruction of vertebrate phylogeny using whole genome data Seungwoo Hwang (KOBIC, Korea)
12:10 - 14:00    Lunch
Chair: Saitou Naruya (NIG, Japan)
14:00 - 14:30    Talk 5: Diversity and Universality of Protein Ligand Binding Sites Kinjo Akira (Osaka U., Japan)
14:30 - 15:00    Talk 6: Microarray and Clinical Models: Prognostic and Predictive Xie Lu (SCBIT, China)
15:00 - 15:30    Talk 7: Transcriptomic Profiling of Exosomes Derived From Human Colorectal Cancer Cells Daehee Hwang (POSTECH, Korea)
15:30 - 16:00    Talk 8: The Analysis of Gene Expression by Using of Large Scale Short Reads Ikeo Kazuho (NIG, Japan)
16:00 - 16:15    Coffee Break
Chair: Ikeo Kazuho (NIG, Japan)
16:15 - 16:45    Talk 9: Improvement of prediction and feature detection of microarray data by regularized variable selection methods Heebal Kim (SNU, Korea)
16:45 - 17:15    Talk 10: Gene expression module based chemical similarity search Liu Lei (SCBIT, China)
17:15 - 17:45    Talk 11: Evolution of protein non-coding DNA region in vertebrates Saitou Naruya (NIG, Japan)
17:45 - 17:50    Ending announcement

 Others


 Application:
Closed
 Reports of the past attendants
 Related Web Sites