Otto Warburg International Summer School and Research Symposium
on Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics

September 14th to September 21st, 2014


Invited Speakers:

Peter Arndt

Ines Hellmann

Michael Lachmann

Saitou Naruya

Michel Sheinman

Diethard Tautz

Chung I Wu

Scientific Coordinators:

Peter Arndt, Philipp Khaitovich and Shuhua Xu, under supervision of Martin Vingron

CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai, China

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

The school will include tutorial style lectures and research talks by invited speakers as well as contributed talks from selected participants. This year, the focus of the school will be on methods for computational analysis of genetic, epigenetic and transcriptome data conducted in a framework of comparative and evolutionary studies.

The Otto Warburg Summer School format provides ample opportunity for interaction between lecturers and PhD students in a relaxed and friendly environment. Social events help to foster an atmosphere of scientific discussion across disciplines (including molecular biology, bioinformatics, biological physics, mathematics) between PhD students, Postdocs and speakers.

We invite applications from PhD students and Postdocs before the 30th of June .The registration fee is 4800 RMB (approximately 600 Euro). 2000 RMB for china students who don't need a hotel. The registration fee covers daily meals, accommodation, social events at the school but not travel and other personal expenses. Limited number of travel fellowships will be provided upon request.