From: "Johan T. den Dunnen, PhD"
To: news2003_02@ArrayNL.nl Subject: upcoming ArrayNL meeting Date-Sent: 03 October 2003 19:29 +0200
Dear ArrayNL platform members, The next arrayNL platform meeting is planned for Tuesday December 9 in Utrecht ("Blauwe collegezaal", hoofdgebouw AZU/UMC Utrecht, foyer, floor 0). The organisation is by Peter Groot (logistics), Frank Holstege, Judith Boer, Ron Kerkhoven and Johan den Dunnen. We plan to start with coffee around 9.30 and close with drinks around 16.30. When sponsors are found, we hope to serve free coffee, tea, drinks and lunch. Registration will not be required. Regarding the upcoming meeting; * people interested in presenting are asked to notify the organisation - send E-mail and ABSTRACT to "meet_Jan2002 @ arrayNL.nl". * for logistic details (sponsoring, space for poster display, etc.) please contact Peter Groot (P.C.Groot @ pharm.uu.nl) * upon request (please contact Peter Groot), poster boards will be available for those interested in displaying their work/ideas using a poster Are you interested in presentations on specific subjects, please let us know. We know many attendants are highly interested in technological issues. For this purpose, we would like to invite specifically to submit short technical contributions (10 min). Details on the program will be displayed on the ArrayNL WWW-site; a final program will be mailed late November / early December. Contributors selected for a presentation will receive a direct E-mail invitation (late November) from the organisation. With the best wishes for the coming year, Johan den Dunnen ArrayNL platform -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- OTHER NEWS EDUCATION / TRAINING Two array-related courses will be organised shortly; * "Micro-array en DNA-chip technologie", Hogeschool Leiden, October 27-31 (details at http://www.hsleiden.nl/hlochemie/stories/storyReader$49). !! Interested - please respond immediately !! * "Towards comprehending scanned arrays; expression profiling", 4rd course, November 2003, Leiden (details at http://www.medgencentre.nl/). COMMERCIAL * Afymetrix Affymwetrix created a Newsletter to keep you informed on new developments. You can sign up to receive this Newsletter via http://www.affymetrix.com/community/newsletters/index.affx. * Agilent Agilent regularly organises on-line Gene Expression e-Seminars. Topics include microarray-based research techniques, RNA QC and labeling advancements. Register at http://www.chem.agilent.com/cag/cabu/e-seminar.htm. SOFTWARE The bioASP provides access to the (expression) array analysis software packages of Sportfire and Rosetta Biosoftware *Rosetta Resolver. For details see http://www.bioasp.nl/. NATIONAL ARRAY FACILITIES The Leiden Genome Technology Center (LGTC) produces micro-arrays for several application, incl. expression profiling (oligonucleotide arrays of human, mouse, rat and zebra fish), PAC/BAC arrays for arrayCGH and arrays for mutation detection/SNP typing. For details see http://www.LGTC.nl/.
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