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Advanced Genomics and Bioinformatics Application Form
Please complete all the fields with asterisk (*) :

Personal Details

* First name * Surname
* Nationality * Country where you are currently employed or residing
* Date of Birth * Email
* Office telephone number * Mobile telephone number
* Gender Male: Female:

Employment/Professional Details

* Name of Institue/Organisation and Department
* Your current position (e.g. Student, Postdoc, Scientist, Others (please specify))
Link to Institutional website
(if available)
* Full institute/Organization mailing address
* Are you currently studying for a higher degree? State which degree (e.g. : MSc. or PhD.)

Rank your proficiency in the below skills

* English language proficiency-Written
* English language proficiency-Spoken
* Molecular Biology Laboratory skills
* Basic Bioinformatic Skills
Research speciality and Publications

* Briefly describe your speciality / research area
(70 words maximum)
* Please describe your motivation & expectations in joining this workshop:
(260 words maximum)
* Please state which sequencing platforms you have data from. Example: Illumina DNA/RNA-seq, 454 or Ion Torrent Amplicon seq :
(260 words maximum)
* Please state some of the bioinformatics tools you have used :
(260 words maximum)
* Please list the titles and funding sources of research projects that you are currently working on:
(260 words maximum)
* Describe your role(s) at your institution/organization and how exactly this training would benefit your research programme, department and institution as a whole (e.g., how will you use the skills in research or in training):
(260 words maximum)
Examples of your recent publications:
(5 maximum)

* Have you previously attended a BecA workshop or received a BecA-Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund Fellowship?
Yes: No:
If so, give details:

CV and Recommendation

*Curriculun Vitae
Upload CV using the attached format. Workshop Applicant CV Format (click to download)

(maximum 1500 words or 2MB):

*Letter of nomination/recommendation
Please upload a signed and dated letter of nomination/recommendation for your application, obtained from the head of your department or institute.

(maximum 1500 words or 2MB)

The letter must:

• Include an institute/organization letterhead;
• Confirm that the applicant is a full-time member of staff or have a strong affiliation with the institute;
• State the role of the applicant at the institute/organization;
• Describe how Genomic and Bioinformatic skills would benefit the applicant, their research program, and    their department and institute/organization;
• State that the head of the department or institute/organization has read and understood this application in its    entirety;

Please name the file ‘LoN’ and include your name, e.g. LoN-Mercy Kenga.pdf

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