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2016 CGEMS Summer Training in Genomics, Proteomics, & Bioinformatics for Beginners and Beyond

The JMU Center for Genome and Metagenome Studies is offering a workshop in -omics and bioinformatics for faculty, students, researchers, and teachers. A particular emphasis will be placed on incorporating these skills into course curricula.It will be held on the campus of JMU, in the Bioscience building, on Wednesday, July 20th and Thursday, July 21st. Lunch will be provided both days. There is no charge for the workshop or lunch but participants must secure their own accommodations.

Registration has closed for this year's workshop

Day 1

Genome Solver Workshop

  • Annotating & analyzing microbial genomes

  • Developing undergraduate teaching modules

Day 2

Molecular Modeling in the Undergraduate Classroom

(Dr. Chris Berndsen, JMU Chemistry & Dr. Ray Enke, JMU Biology)

 Genome browsing & DNA sequence annotation

 3D modeling of protein structure and function

 Developing undergraduate teaching modules

Interactive Scientific Data Visualization

(Dr. Steve Cresawn, JMU Biology)

Programming-based data visualization