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Editor: Bronwyn Carlisle

 
 

 

Latest - December 2001

From your Director
This newsletter has turned into something of annual report for the year 2001 highlighting some of the events of the year and the outcomes of the CGR Committee meetings. Getting a newsletter out seems to have become a huge task -- one put aside pending other more urgent matters. There is the question: Is a newsletter still necessary or relevant given the website, email-lists and discussion groups??? The Centre for Gene Research is a grassroots organisation and like any patch of grass it needs to be watered and fertilised and taken care of otherwise it will become paved over with concrete slabs of bureaucracy. I see this Newsletter as the equivalent of mowing the lawn. ... More

Bioinformatics Club
Ever wanted to get a handle of this bioinformatics stuff or thrash out some ideas of your own? Amonida Zadissa, a Bioinformatics Ph.D. with AgResearch, and Grant Jacobs, formerly a Research Fellow at Biochemistry now operating as BioinfoTools, held the first meeting on Tuesday 12th February at 4.00pm. The venue was the Reading Room on second floor at the Biochemistry Department. The details of remaining meetings will be finalised at this first meeting. Meetings will likely be held every two weeks. You will be informed by email when upcoming meetings are, who is speaking and their chosen topic... More

Real-time PCR News
This year has seen a large increase in the number of users, which is great to see. There has however been a down side in that at times it has been operating 24 hours a day and your have had to book a week or two in advance to get on... More

 

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