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The Fogarty International Center (FIC) joined forces with China Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China  CDC, Beijing) to host a MISMS Training Workshop in conjunction with the International Forum on  Influenza and  Other Respiratory Infections 2011 at the Crowne  Plaza Parkview in Wuzhou, Beijing, China, on August 2-6, 2011.
Participants from the MISMS workshop

Participants from the MISMS China workshop

Agenda

Workshop Day 1- Thursday, August 4, 2011

1:30-2:30pm Eddie Holmes, Pennsylvania State University (USA); FIC (USA): Phylogenetics 101.
2:30-3:30am Andrew Rambaut, University of Edinburgh (UK); FIC (USA): Practical in Bayesian methods in phylogenetics
3:30-4:00pm Coffee break
4:00-5:00am Andrew Rambaut, University of Edinburgh (UK) FIC (USA): Practical in Bayesian methods in phylogenetics (con’d)

Workshop Day 2- Friday, August 5, 2011

9:00-10:00am Wladimir Alonso, Origem Scientifica (Brazil); FIC (USA): Practical in time-series analysis
10:00-11:00am Derek Smith, University of Cambridge (UK) and FIC (USA): Practical in antigenic cartography
11:00-11:30am Coffee break
11:30am-12:30pm Derek Smith, University of Cambridge (UK) and FIC (USA): Practical in antigenic cartography (con’d)
12:30-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-3:00pm Yiming Bao, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, NIH (USA): The NCBI Influenza Virus Resource
3:00-3:30pm Coffee break
3:30-5:00pm Technical workshop

Workshop Day 5- Saturday, August 6, 2011

Hands-on tutorial, small working groups, flexible schedule
9:00-10:30am Technical workshop
10:30-11:00am Coffee break
11:00am-12:30pm Technical workshop
12:30-1:30pm Lunch