Dear Colleugue, This is to bring to your notice, the British Computer Society Summer School on Bioinformatics that is being organised at the University of Exeter (29,August - 3,September). This event is directed to PhD students, academics and industrial participants in the area of bioinformatics. The school involves lectures delivered by leading academics and practitioners in the UK. This is a fully residential summer school for one week and the registration cost covers accomodation, breakfast, tea/coffee and lunch. We would like to specially invite researchers and scientists from your group to attend this event. The registration forms are available at http://www.dcs.ex.ac.uk/bcs-par/bioinformatics04.html. To avail the early bird registration discount, fax us your registration forms to 01392-264067 before 13th August. Also, please circulate this email to interested colleagues in your organisation. There are several other benefits to registering before the 13th of August, 2004 as highlighted below: -- FREE IEEE Computer Society Membership for students for 2005 -- FREE IEEE Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Subscription for 2005 -- FREE 20% discount on all Springer Books till October 2004 -- FREE British Computer Society PAR Specialist Group Membership for 2005 -- Best poster presentation prize of £100 if your poster is judged best at the school -- Guaranteed accommodation on campus close to the venue -- Discounted fee, which increases after the 13th of August We look forward to seing you in the summer school. Harish Bhaskar (H.Bhaskar at ex.ac.uk) Secretary Summer School on Bioinformatics.