The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) presents Principles of PubChem, a two-day series of lectures and labs about using the PubChem system. Each session runs for three hours (one hour lecture plus two hour hands-on lab).
PubChem Essentials (August 1)
Content: Understanding the content and organization of the PubChem databases and finding links from a given compound to related data including bioactivity studies, literature abstracts, protein sequences, protein structures, genes, and diseases.
PubChem Powertools (August 2)
Content: Finding structurally similar chemicals to a given compound and finding sets of compounds with defined bioactivity profiles.
While registration is free, space will be limited. Look for online registration (soon) at the Ebling Library home page.
For more information about the PubChem product, visit: http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/