[rat-forum] Short Course on Integrative Systems Pharmacology

Tyra Young Tyra.Hanson at jax.org
Thu Mar 31 14:57:24 CST 2005


Important Notice to all Interested Applicants:

Please be advised that the "Short Course on Integrative Systems Pharmacology" will be held from September 6 - 18, 2005 at The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine. 


This exciting new short course brings together leading experts in pharmacology, toxicology, physiology, genetics and genomics, to train students in several areas that are key to understanding and appreciating the importance of integrative and organ systems biology approaches to the development of safe and effective pharmaceuticals. This is an intensive two-week course for up to 36 students chosen for their outstanding research potential. Students will interact with a group of prominent pharmacologists, toxicologists, physiologists, geneticists and other biologists both from The Jackson Laboratory and other institutions. The course will be held at Highseas, the Jackson Laboratory's seaside conference center, which serves as the site both for the didactic course presentations and residential accommodations for the students and faculty. 

Lectures, discussions, workshops, and demonstrations will be held mornings,afternoons, and evenings for a total of approximately 100 hours of didactic and hands-on training.

APPLICATION PROCESS (application deadline 7/6/2005):

If you would like to apply, please submit the following materials to Tyra Hanson, Course Coordinator (electronic mail and mailing address provided below):

1.  CV

2.  A cover letter briefly describing your institutional affiliation, and why you feel you would benefit from attending.

3. If you are a student, you must send a recommendation letter from your advisor.

Enrollment is limited to 35. Applications by women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Modest stipends are available on a limited basis to help pre- and post-doctoral students with travel expenses. Stipend requests must be accompanied by a letter of support from the applicant's advisor.

Applications will be reviewed on a competitive selection basis.  Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Tyra A.Hanson, Course Coordinator

Courses & Conferences

The Jackson Laboratory

600 Main Street

Bar Harbor, Maine  04609

Email: tay at jax.org

Phone:  207 288-6419

Fax: 207 288-6080

See our entire season of course offerings at


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