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Charmo University Held A Workshop on Bioinformatics and Metagenomic Bioinformatics

posted Apr 16, 2016, 9:29 AM by Charmo University
Under patronage of the President of Charmo University, Professor Dr. Salah Raza Saeed with the leadership of Professor Dr. Shwan K. Rachid (Vice President of Scientific Affair), and Dr. Ali Wahab Karim (Dean of the College of Basic Education), the Scientific Research Center at Charmo University has conducted its first Scientific Workshop on “Bioinformatics and Meta-genomics” started from 12-14 April 2016. The workshop included three days introductory course to Bioinformatics, Bioinformatics tools and database. Within the course, several concepts were covered including: designing PCR primer/probes, homologous sequence searching tools, multiple sequence alignments and generating phylogenetic tree. Furthermore, listing the recent approaches for analyzing data from next generation sequence was presented. In addition to the Charmo University staff, a number of lecturers, researchers, and PhD students from other Universities, the research centers and clinical staff from hospitals have participated in this workshop. Upon the end of the workshop participants have provided their good feedback on the courses and certificates have been awarded to the participants confirming their attendance.
The workshop was coordinated by:
  1. Dr. Ibrahim HAMAD (MSc/PhD in Metagenomics) (Workshop Coordinator and Lecturer) 
  2. Dr. Dana Khdr Sabir (MSc/PhD in Microbiology) (Workshop Coordinator and Lecturer)
  3. Mr. Farman Osman Shareef (MSc in Microbiology)(Workshop Coordinator)
  4. Mr. Aso Mohammed Aladdin (MSc in Software System) (Workshop Coordinator)