NCBI Field Guide Workshop
Sponsored by USC Norris Medical Library and the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) instructors Dr. Peter Cooper and Simin Assadi will present "A Field Guide to GenBank and NCBI Molecular Biology Resources" at the USC Health Sciences Campus. The field guide provides a comprehensive overview on major NCBI databases and software tools, including GenBank, RefSeq, ENTREZ, BLAST, Cn3D, Map Viewer, genomes, etc. Spanning two days, it will consist of a lecture (3 hours, single session) and a hands-on workshop (2 hours, multiple sessions).
Major Topics Covered
A complete course description is available at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Class/FieldGuide/
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Schedule, Location and Workshop Registration
Due to space limitation, registration is required. To register, please select from the available workshop sessions and then follow the corresponding registration links
NCBI Field Guide Workshop at USC-HSC, Part One - Lecture (only one session available)
Thursday, February 21, 2008, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
NCBI Field Guide Workshop at USC-HSC Part Two - Computer Workshops (choose one of the five sessions)
Norris Medical Library Computer Classroom, Upper Level (NML), USC Health Sciences Campus
For further information, contact:
Pamela Corley, MLS, Research Support Librarian, (323) 442-1125 or pcorley (at) usc.edu