Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 12 - 14 Nov 2014
Deadlines Application closed Abstract submission closed

Coronavirus information for participants

The onsite course and conference programme at EMBL has been paused until the end of June 2020.


We aim to continue offering our advanced training for the scientific community however we safely can. While some events have been cancelled, many have been rescheduled for a later date and others will be delivered as virtual events.


Registration is open for onsite courses and conferences starting after 1 July and for the virtual events. All registration fees for any events which don’t take place due to the COVID-19 disruption are fully refundable.


More information for participants of events at EMBL Heidelberg can be found here.

Abstract Submission

The course is limited to 24 participants. For selection purposes the applicants are requested to answer the following questions:

  • What is your current regular use of computers?
  • How would you like to improve your skill?

After you have completed your application you will receive a link in the confirmation page/ e-mail.  Please submit your answers via this link.

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