EMBL-EBI Open Day - 07 November 2013
Our next open day will take place on Thursday 7 November. This is the perfect opportunity for young scientists who are considering a career in bioinformatics, a PhD or a postdoc to find out more about opportunities at Europe's main centre for bioinformatics. You will learn about cutting-edge research projects, get an overview of one of the world's most important collections of biological databases and tools, and be given time to talk one-to-one with the experts who develop and curate these services.
The provisional programme is below.
|09:45 – 10:00||Registration and refreshments|
|10:00 – 10:10||Welcome to EMBL-EBI's Open Day||Katrina Costa|
|10:10 – 10:50||Introduction to EMBL-EBI||Rolf Apweiler|
|10:50 – 11:30||Research talk||Nick Goldman|
|11:30 – 12:00||EMBL PhD programme and postdoctoral opportunities||Helke Hillebrand|
|12:30 - 13:30||Lunch and demonstrations of EMBL-EBI's core resources|
|13:30 – 13:50||Life as a PhD student||Ewan Johnston|
|13:50 – 14:10||Life as a Postdoc||Emily Wong|
|14:10 – 14:30||Life as a Scientific Database Curator||Sandra Orchard|
|14:30 – 14:50||Life as a Software Developer||Andy Jenkinson|
|14:50 – 15:10||Life as a Bioinformatician||Blaise Alako|
|15:10 – 15:25||Refreshments|
|15:25 – 15:55||Group Leader talk||Sarah Teichmann|
|15:55||Closing remarks and gathering feedback||Katrina Costa|
Registration now closed
Please note that the day includes:
- Lunch and refreshments during the day
- A USB stick with PDFs of EMBL-EBI literature
- Use of EBI IT training room
- Networking opportunities
If there is sufficient interest, we will arrange for a bus from Cambridge rail station to EMBL-EBI and a return bus after the event (for a small fee to cover the transport). Bus departure from Cambridge Train Station: 09:00 and 16:15 departure from Hinxton back to Cambridge Train Station.