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Swiss Prot / South Africa Protein Bioinformatics Workshop
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Registration Form

Background

The
Swiss Prot / South Africa Protein Bioinformatics Workshop

will take place
from Wednesday 17 November 2010 to Thursday 18 November 2010 in Durban
and on Tuesday 23
November in Cape Town.

IMPORTANT DATES



5 November 2010

Deadline for Registration



17
-
18 November

Workshop at MRC, Durban



23 November

Workshop at UCT, Cape Town.


Funders

Swiss South African Joint Research Programme (SSJRP), a programme leaded by
the Univer
sity of Basel in Switzerland and the Council for Scientific and
Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa. The SSJRP grant funding this
workshop was awarded to the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies,
University of KwaZulu
-
Natal (UKZN),
Comput
ational Biology Group
University of
Cape Town (UCT) and Swiss
-
Prot group at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
(SIB).

MOTIVATION

The number of people who can be accommodated at the Workshop is limited.
Preference will be given to
post
-
gradute students
and researchers working on
protein annotation, proteomics and HIV drug resistance studies in Southern
Africa
. Please could you write a few lines, below, explaining your experience
and/or interest in this workshop:





















CONFERENCE ATTENDANC
E DETAILS

The conference registration fee is funded for all delegates and includes
participation in the event, all lunches and refreshments during the day.


Please indicate days you wish to attend the conference:

17 Nov. (Durban)

18 Nov. (Durban)

23 Nov.
(Cape Town)


Dietary Preferences:

None:

Kosher

Halaal

Vegan

Vegetarian

Registration Forms to:

Dr. Tulio de Oliveira

(Durban workshop)

Tel: +27 35 550 7542, Fax: +27 35 550 7565

Email
: tdeoliveira@africacentre.ac.za


Prof. Nicola Mulder

(Cape Town work
shop).

Tel:+27 21 406 6058, Fax:

Email: Nicola.Mulder@uct.ac.za


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Pr
eliminary Agenda



Day 1


Morning

1


Introduction: UniProtKB, an encyclopedia for proteins.

2


Sequence curation at UniProtKB

3


Biological data curation at UniProtKB (which kind of data are integrated,

from what sources ?).


Day 1


Afternoon

4


Access to UniProt (detailed view of the website)

5


UniProt statistics.

6


ViralZone (this part could be optional at Nicky’s place in the case we
organize two workshops).



Day 2


Morning

1


Introduction: U
sage of HIV proteins for the detection of drug resistance to
anti
-
retroviral therapy (ART).

2


HIV Drug resistance databases and interpretation programs.

3


HIV biological data curation using RegaDB for the Southern Africa HIV
Treatment and Resistance N
etwork (SATuRN).

4


Practical exercise: HIV drug resistance analysis using RegaDB.


Day 2


Afternoon

5


Introduction: the Southern Africa mirror of the Stanford HIV Drug
Resistance Database.

6


Stanford HIVdb data curation and SATuRN.

7


Introduction
: Surveillance of ART drug resistance mutations.

8


Practical exercise: Access to Stanford HIV drug resistance databases and
software applications.