September 17 & 18: NCBI Discovery Workshops

Miner Library will host a series of NCBI Discovery Workshops on September 17 – 18, 2012, and registration for these free workshops is now open.

This is a fabulous opportunity to learn more about some of NCBI’s most popular tools. The sessions, taught by Dr. Peter Cooper from NCBI, are hands-on, with detailed handouts. There will be four sessions over two days; you can attend any combination of them. The workshops are open to all URMC faculty, staff, and students.

September 17, 2012:

Sequences, Genomes & Maps  9 am – 11:30 am, Auditorium K-307 (3-6408)

Proteins, Domains & Structures  1 pm – 3:30 pm, Auditorium K-307 (3-6408)

September 18, 2012:

NCBI BLAST Services  9 am – 11:30 am, Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)

Human Variation and Disease Genes  1 pm – 3:30 pm, Whipple Auditorium (2-6424)

Registration is required. Please register at:

Bring your laptop. Each day there will be times reserved for optional individual consultations with the instructor.

Here is a link to additional information:

If you have questions or need to cancel, please contact Donna Berryman at or 585-275-6877. (Please cancel ahead of time if you can’t attend so your seat can be given to someone else.)

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