The Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech will host the third annual High Performance Computing in the Life/Medical Sciences two-week summer institute sponsored by the National Science Foundation from July 29 to Aug. 8.

The intensive course is directed toward eligible undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral students who are interested in further developing expertise in biology-relevant high performance and data-intensive computing fields.

During the course, participants will attend lectures and discussions by leading field members, including academic and industrial affiliates, as well as work on a group research project with three other course participants.

The course is supported by National Science Foundation Award No. OCI-1124123. A travel stipend, including lodging in a Virginia Tech dorm room and meals in Virginia Tech dining halls, is provided.

The application deadline is March 30. Contact Kristy Collins of the institute's education and outreach program for information.



Written by Emily Kale.
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