The University of Montana, in collaboration with the University of Putra Malaysia, Perdana University in Malaysia, the National University of Singapore, the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research of Singapore, and the National Super Computing Center of Singapore, is organizing two advanced studies workshops in computational biology. The first workshop will be held in Malaysia in 2022, and the second one in Singapore in 2023. Each workshop will be two weeks long. The workshops will cover topics in analyzing sequence data, molecular modeling, molecular dynamics, and other current and advanced topics. Scientists from the USA, Europe, and Asia will be present as instructors at the workshops.

Hands-On Guidance and Instruction in:

  • Genome Sciences
  • Structure Prediction
  • Molecular Dynamics Simulations
  • Emerging Topics

COMPBIO22 participants will be eligible for continued and more advanced instruction through participation in COMPBIO23 in Singapore.

Travel costs and cultural excursions, food, and lodging (i.e., the registration fee) will be provided for 23 successful applicants from *Asia and 23 successful applicants from the USA (U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents).

*Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, and South Korea. We especially encourage applications from women and students from the first 14 countries listed above (i.e., Afghanistan through Vietnam).

The institutions mentioned above have joined hands with Dhaka University in Bangladesh, Bezmialem Vakif University in Turkey, and PT Riset Perkebunan Nusantara, Indonesia, to organize two additional workshops in Indonesia and Bangladesh for undergraduate and master’s students from *Asia (country names listed above) in the fall of 2022. Please visit this website for updates and the application process for those two satellite workshops.

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Applications open from now till January 12th, 2022. Apply here