[BiO BB] Great News For BioInformatics Aspirants!!!

Niyati Arora niyati2212 at yahoo.co.in
Thu Jun 20 02:28:41 EDT 2002

	Great News for BioInformatics Students !!!

Hello Friends,

We are the Students of "Post Graduate Diploma in BioInformatics" at "BioInformatics Institute of India".

 This is a One yr Correspondence Course for the students both in India and Abroad. In all there are 8 papers to take up, & a student has the option of taking more papers. This course has to be completed in a maximum of 3 years.

BioInformatics Institute of India(BII) has been setup as a premier Biological, Biomedical, Chemical and Informatics Institution, for the promotion, growth and prosperity of BioInformatics.The institute has been promoted as a nonprofit making scientific educational, R&D and development centre.The aim and vision of this Institute is to provide a platform for individuals, professionals, R&D organisations, Pharmaceutical & Software companies so as to utilize & harness people's potentials.

Some of the main course features are:

Overseas Distance Education Programme Delivery Methodolgy 
-  Study Material for the courses is sent to the students in form of  Books at their postal address. 
-  Students recieve email and Internet support. 
-  Overseas students can interact directly Programme Incharge and a  Technical Support Specialist for any queries and problems. 
-  Support is provided for software usage and applications from BII for succesful practical experience. 
-  Final Assesment is done on the basis of an online exam. 
-  Placement Assistance is provided Globally. 

Fee Structure::
Indian Applicants:
-  Rs.3950/-(for general candidates)
-  Rs.3350/-(for SC,ST,OBC, & Government Employees/physically handicapped)           

Foreign Applicants::
-  US $400
A Brief Overview of Course Contents:
-Introduction to BioInformatics [Compulsory]
-BioStatistics [Compulsory]
-Basics of BioComputing (Office Packages,Internet Architecture & Framework,VisualBasic6.0,Unix O/S)                       
-Molecular Genetics
-BioMarkup Languages  (HTML,CML,XML,BSML)
-Biological Databases & their Management [Compulsory]
(Database Concepts,Biological Database,Sequence Database)

-BioInformatics Softwares (Clustal W,ALSCRIPT,Oligo Primer Analysis Software,Rasmol,MOLSCRIPT,Phylip,Tree View, And many more advanced softwares)

-Computational Biology [Compulsory]
-Genetic Engineering
-Industrial Fermentation Technology
-BioProgramming (C++, BioPerl, BioJava)
-Metabolic Concepts & Bioenergetics

Of these 4 papers are compulsory(as marked) & 4 papers are optional(from the remaining).

If Anybody is interested in joining this course , then please contact us at this address as early as possible.

niyati2212 at yahoo.co.in

or info at bioinformaticscentre.org
and plz visit: www.bioinformaticscentre.org

With Regards
Nitin Johri , Niyati Arora

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