Bioinformatics Workshop 2015 - VEME

Event Date(s): 09/08/2015 - 14/08/2015

Location: UWI St. Augustine Campus

The International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME) takes place from Sunday August 9 – Friday August 14.

The International Bioinformatics Workshop on VEME workshop is recognized as one of the best international virus bioinformatics courses in the world and has so far been organized in Belgium, Brazil, Finland, Greece, Portugal, the USA, South Africa, The Netherlands, Serbia and Italy. The workshop will provide 90 participants with intensive training in the mathematical principles and computer applications used in the study virus evolution and for conducting detailed molecular epidemiological investigations. The workshop will include lectures and computer practical session where students will have the opportunity to analyse their own research data. Each student will also present a poster about their research.

For further details, please click here.

On Monday August 10, there will be the Official Workshop Launch and Open Lecture by Professor Edward Holmes of University of Sydney, Australia on the topic, Pandemics Past and Present

This event takes place at 5.30pm at the UWI Teaching and Learning Centre, St. Augustine Circular Road.

To RSVP, please email veme2015@sta.uwi.edu or call 645-8666 or 662-7072 ext. 4643.  

There will also be a free public Open Lecture on August 12, for more information please click here.  

For a more information, please click here.




Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |


  • Dr. Christine Carrington

  • Faculty/Department

    Paraclinical Sciences,  Faculty of  Medical Sciences

  • Tel.: 1-868-645 2640 Ext 4643 or 5012
  • Email: christine.carrington@sta.uwi.edu