III Bioinformatics Summer School, 2015
Bioinformatics Summer School is an annual event for 100 undergraduate students, postgraduates and early stage researchers of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Biology majors who are interested in bioinformatics. The school's working language is Russian.
Classes include lectures, intensive courses and workshops. It is also possible to submit an abstract and present your research on one day conference and poster session. In addition, teamwork on bioinformatics research projects will be organised under the supervision of senior bioinformaticians.
There is also an opportunity to participate in discussions with invited experts, workshops on presentation skills and academic writing as well as attend lectures on business in bioinformatics and biotechnology.
Dates and venue
20-25 July, 2015 in Moscow (after MCCMB'15 conference). It took place in a country hotel near the city.
- Nikolay Vyahhi (Bioinformatics Institute, St Petersburg University of the Russian Academy of Sciences), chair.
- Philipp Khaitovich (Skoltech, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences).
- Pavel Pevzner (University of California San Diego).
- Alla Lapidus (St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg University of the Russian Academy of Sciences).
- Mikhail Rayko (SPSU).
- Ekaterina Chaykina (Bioinformatics Institute, St Petersburg University of the Russian Academy of Sciences), co-chair.
- Nikolay Vyahhi (Bioinformatics Institute, St Petersburg University of the Russian Academy of Sciences), co-chair.
- Kirill Grigoriev (Bioinformatics Institute, SPSU).
- Mikhail Rayko (SPSU).
- Natalia Mashianova (Bioinformatics Institute).
The School's topics covered NGS and RNA-seq data analysis, systems biology, assembly and analysis of genome and transcriptome, metagenomics, comparative genomics, molecular evolution, programming, bioinformatics algorithms, and many more. In addition, teamwork on bioinformatics research projects were organised under the supervision of senior bioinformaticians.
- Bioinformatics for mathematicians and computer scientists
- Bioinformatics for biologists
- One-day conference and poster session
- Research projects for experienced participants
- Philipp Khaitovich, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology.
- Alla Lapidus, St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg University of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
- Mikhail Gelfand, Moscow State University, Institute for Information Transmission Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
- Mikhail Rayko, SPSU.
- Alexander Predeus, Washington University in St. Louis.
- Alexey Konrashov, Moscow State University, University of Michigan.
- Max Alexeev, George Washington University.
- Petr Kharchenko, Harvard University.
- Ilya Serebriyskiy, Fox Chase Cancer Center.
- Andrey Zinoviev, Institut Curie.
and many others.
There is no registration fee for participants. Authors of the best applications will receive funding from the organizers to cover accommodation and meals.
How to apply
Application is closed.
More information and detailed report can be found on the School's official web page (in Russian).