BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium
American Society for Microbiology DOE Joint Genome Institute
  


Schedule for the 2008 ASM/BioQUEST Bioinformatics Institute


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Thursday, March 6

6:00 – 7:00

Kick-off Dinner

All

7:00 – 7:30

Welcome & Introductions

Amy Chang
  Director of Education, ASM
John R. Jungck
  BioQUEST, Beloit College

7:30 – 8:15

Molecular Forensics

Sam Donovan
  BioQUEST, Univ. of Pittsburgh

8:15 – 9:30

HIV Problem Space – Lab Work

Tony Weisstein
  BioQUEST, Truman State Univ



Friday, March 7

8:00 – 9:00

Breakfast

All

9:00 – 9:30

Structural Bioinformatics and Tree of Life

Sam Donovan

9:30 – 10:30

Enolase Problem Space & 3-D Viewing – Lab Work

Tony Weisstein

10:30 – 10:45

Break

All

10:45 – 11:45

Molecular Phylogenetics and Tree-building

John R. Jungck

11:45 – 12:15

Overview of BioQUEST

Sam Donovan

12:15 – 1:30

Lunch

All

1:30 – 3:15

Hiram Genomics Project

Brad Goodner
   Hiram College

3:15 – 3:30

Break

All

3:30 – 4:00

Introduction to BEDROCK Workspace and Uploading Projects

Sam Donovan

4:00 – 4:30

Discussion of NSF DUE programs and funding opportunities

Dr. Celeste Carter
   NSF Program Officer

4:30 – 4:45

Break

All

4:45 – 6:00

Group Work

All

6:00 – 7:00

Dinner

All

7:00 – 9:30

Group Work

All



Saturday, March 8

7:30 – 8:30

Breakfast & Group Work

All

8:30 – 10:00

Presentation of Group Work – Poster Session

All

10:00 – 10:15

Break

All

10:15 – 12:00

Sequences and Consequences

Cheryl Kerfeld
  DOE Joint Genome Institute

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch and discussion of curriculum goals

John R. Jungck

1:30 – 2:30

Evolutionary Bioinformatics

Tony Weisstein

2:30 – 2:45

Break

All

2:45 – 3:15

Introduction to West Nile & Phylogeography

Sam Donovan

3:15 – 4:00

West Nile Problem Space – Lab Work

Sam Donovan
Tony Weisstein

4:00 – 7:00

Group Work on Curricular Projects

All

7:00 –

Dinner on your own (you may order food in)

All



Sunday, March 9

7:30 – 8:30

Breakfast

All

8:30 – 9:00

ASM Programs

Amy Chang

9:00 – 10:30

Presentations

All

10:30 – 12:00

Reflection and Discussion: What's next; How to continue collaborating; Workshop feedback; Additional resources

All

*Please do not schedule departures before noon. Participants will be presenting this day.