Workshop on Education
in Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology

An IUBMB-FAOBMB-APBioNet Workshop

  


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National Yang Ming University


Workshop Format

FORMAT OF THE WORKSHOP

TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THE WORKSHOP

  1. Top Biological Challenges which are open to impact from Bioinformatics and Computational and Quantitative Biology
  2. Key Bioinformatics and Computational Techniques for the New Biology
  3. Minimum skill set for the new biochemist and molecular biologist to cope with learning the bioinformatics and computational aspects of the New Biology
  4. New pedagogical tools and techniques for teaching Bioinformatics and Computational Biology to Biologists
  5. Terms of reference for an IUBMB/FAOBMB Education taskforce on curriculum
    review for introduction of bioinformatics and computational topics in the biochemistry and molecular biology syllabus.

OUTPUT OF THE WORKSHOP

  1. Formation on a task force on bioinformatics education in Asia
  2. White paper on the New Bioinformatics, Computational Biology curriculum for life science teaching
  3. Proposal for implementing core bioinformatics and computational biology skills in Asian undergraduate biological curriculum
  4. Proposal for Procurement of Resources for supporting bioinformatics and computational biology teaching in Asia Universities


Last Updated: 25 September 2008
First Created: 26 Aug 2008 Tan Tin Wee