Friday, January 25, 2013

High Performance Computing in the Life/Medical Sciences" two week summer institute

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech is hosting a "High Performance Computing in the Life/Medical Sciences" 2-week summer institute ( http://nsfsi.vbi.vt.edu ) sponsored by the National Science Foundation. This summer 2-week intensive course (July 22- Aug. 2, 2013) is directed towards eligible undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs interested in further developing their expertise in biology relevant high performance and data intensive computing field. During the course, participants will attend lectures and discussions by leading field members including academic and industrial affiliates and work on a group research project with three other course participants.

The course is supported by a NSF Funded Award No. OCI-1124123. A travel stipend, including lodging (in a Virginia Tech dorm room) and sustenance (primarily from the Virginia Tech dining halls) is provided.
Application deadline is March 30th; please see
http://nsfsi.vbi.vt.edu/application.php .