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2005 Course Information    


The course has been generously supported by the following instances:

A workshop for university teachers (from 04-09 July 2005 at Bordeaux)

This workshop, in English, is open to university staff that teaches the subject of signal transduction and to those involved in the study of pedagogy and didactics. We are keen to welcome young teachers, who have just started preparing their lecture courses, as well as more experienced people, in particular those responsible for teaching modules. We welcome those that teach in biology, medicine, biotechnology or chemistry courses. The number of participants is restricted to 30.

The aim of the workshop is to improve, and update, our signal transduction teaching through the exchange of information between participants from all over the world (peer education). You will have the opportunity to inform us about your lecture content, practicals and tutorials. During this course we are all students of our own subject.

We feel that systems biology offers important new opportunities to the teaching of signal transduction and we therefore give extra attention to this approach of biology. We provide a hands-on bioinformatics practical because we feel that teachers should have a very good understanding of what this new dimension of biology has to offer to education (and research). We also offer you the opportunity to learn more about molecular animations, the illustration of your lectures and the preparation of educational web pages.

The workshop fee is 250 € for which you will get breakfast, lunch, dinner, an evening at Chateau Smith Haut-Lafitte and of course good lectures and practical experience. You will have to sort out your accommodation and organize your travel.

If possible, bring your own laptop computer, we will provide the link with internet through cable or WiFi. If you do not have a laptop, we will provide a computer during the course.


The event takes place at the:
European Insitute of Chemistry and Biology,
2, Rue Robert Escarpit,
F-33600, Pessac, France

The event organizers are:
IJsbrand Kramer, IECB -
Geraint Thomas, University College London
Tel or fax: 00 33 (0)5 4000 8726


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