VNU Hanoi VNU Hanoi
Sixth International
Conference on Bioinformatics

HKUST, Hong Kong
Hanoi, Vietnam and
Nansha, PR China

An APBioNet Meeting

InCoB Satellite Venue in VNU, Hanoi, Vietnam

InCoB History








HKUST Event 1

Getting around HK


HKSTP GalaDinner

Hanoi Event 2

Nansha Event 3

Call for Participation



Planning your trip:FAQs

Endorsed by

ISCB International Society for Computational Biology



Supported by

HongKong University of Science and Technology

HongKong Event
Sponsored by

KC Wong Education Foundation

Hong Kong Research Grants Council RGC

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks

Inforsense Inc


KOOPrime KOOPrime Consulting

ISCB International Society for Computational Biology

Hanoi Event
Sponsored by

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation

IUBMB International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

FAOBMB Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists

Institute of Biotechnology IBT

Nansha Event
Sponsored by

HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School

Publication Partners

BioMedCentral Bioinformatics

BMF Biomolecular Frontiers

Internet2 Partners

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

TransEurasia Information Network TEIN

UNESCO-IUBMB-FAOBMB-APBioNet Bioinformatics Training Workshop of InCoB 2007
20-31 August 2007

Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Viet Nam.
A satellite event of the 6th InCoB 2007
Sponsored by UNESCO, IUBMB, FAOBMB and APBioNet. Hosted by IBT and VNU, Hanoi.

The First UNESCO-IUBMB-FAOBMB-APBioNet Bioinformatics Training Workshop of InCoB 2007 was held in Hanoi, from 20th to 31st August 2007 at the Cau Giay Campus, Vietnam National University.

This Workshop had two phases: Phase 1 consists of training, tutorial and hands-on conducted by international faculty, and Phase 2 from 27th - 30th August, a videocasting of lectures, keynote sessions and plenary sessions from the InCoB 2007 main conference in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

Registration for the Hanoi Training Course made directly with the Institute of Biotechnology.

The ASEAN COST SubCommittee on Biotechnology (SCB) has endorsed this training course as an ASEAN activity during the 36th SCB Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam. The Conference Component was launched by the Rector, Coltech, VNU, Professor Nyugen Huu Cuc. Joint Opening Ceremony and Welcome Speech (28th August 2007 simultaneously in Hong Kong and Hanoi)

Local Organising Chairman:
Le Tran Binh, PhD.
Institute of Biotechnology (IBT)
18 Hoang Quoc Viet Rd,
Cau Giay, Hanoi, VietNam
Tel./Fax.: +844 7564691

International Course Faculty
USA Dr Chuong Huynh
Senior Bioinformatics Consultant
National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), USA
Email address is huynh --at--
Sweden Dr Martti Tammi
Assistant Professor
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm and National University of Singapore
A member of the S* Alliance
Email address is martti.tammi --at--
Singapore Dr Tan Tin Wee
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry, YLL School of Medicine
National University of Singapore
A founding member of the S* Alliance
Chair, Education Committee, ASEAN Virtual Institute of Science and Technology
Email address is tinwee --at--

Teaching Assistants
Vietnam Vo Cam Quy
Collaborative Bioinformatics Laboratory
Faculty of Biology
University of Natural Sciences
Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City
Email address is vcquy --at--
Vietnam Cam Thi Ngoc Phuong
Collaborative Bioinformatics Laboratory,
Faculty of Biology
University of Natural Sciences
Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City
Email address is ctnphuong --at--

Course Coordination Details

Course Advisory Committee
  • Dr Tan Tin Wee, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore; APBioNet Secretariat; InCoB organiser
  • Dr Khoo Hoon Eng, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore; Immediate Past FAOBMB Secretary General and Chairperson, Education Committee, FAOBMB
  • Dr Le Tran Binh, Director, Institute of Biotechnology, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • Dr Susan Hamilton, Professor, University of Queensland; Chairperson, Education Committee, IUBMB.
HQ Cau Giay Campus College of Science Thanh Xuan Campus

InCoB2007 Satellite Venue in Hanoi

The InCoB2007 conference sessions will be transmitted live from HKUST to Hanoi via the high speed Internet TEIN2 link made possible by AIT Internet video conferencing team led by Asia's Internet pioneer, Professor Kanchana Kanchanasut and AIT visiting researcher, Dr Yasuo Tsuchimoto and Andrey Kuprianov.
This Videocasting forms part of the first phase of events leading to the formation of the ASEAN CanalAVIST, the video channel for science and technology education in ASEAN, a project of the ASEAN Virtual Institute of Science and Technology.
TEIN2 is phase 2 of the TransEurasian Information Network interconnecting Hong Kong with Hanoi and the Asian Institute of Technology.
Contact: Professor Kanchana Kanchanasut.

Technical Coordination Details
Hong Kong Link Mr Charles Choy, Senior Network Engineer
Email address is ccchoy --at--
Tel: +852-23586208
Hanoi Link Prof. Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Binh
Assoc Professor, Dept of Software Engineering, Faculty of IT
Vice Rector of College of Technology (ColTech)
Vietnam National University (VNU), Hanoi
144 Xuan Thuy Road, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +844 7549427
Email: nnbinh --at--
. Professor Le Tran Binh
Director Institute of Biotechnology
Hoang Quoc Viet 18, Cau Giay, Hanoi, VIET NAM
Phone: 84-47564691
Fax: 84-48363144
Email: binh __at__
AIT Engineering Team
Professor Kanchana Kanchanasut
Director, InterLab, Asian Institute of Technology
PO Box 4, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
Telephone: +66 2 524 5703
Fax: +66 2 524 6618
Email:Kanchana --at__, kk --at==
  Andrey Kuprianov
Internet Education and Research Laboratory (IntERLab)
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Email: andrey --at--

Technical Details

VClass Login Details
Before you start, please make sure you have the following set up with the various collaborating parties.

  • How to set up transmission site
    • Sending side needs a CV camera.
    • Attach Firewire cable from camera to PC/Laptop using Firewire Interface (IEEE1394)
    • A small firewire interface is typically found on most DV cameras (looks very much like a small USB interface)
    • Once connected, get the DVTS software from, and install.
    • Start DVTS which will be used to start sending video/audio stream.
  • How to set up a transmission server
    • Use a separate PC and run the following software: DVSEND
  • How to set up a receiver
    • Requirements: Any PC running WindowsX.
    • Software: Download ___ Software from http://________/ and install.
    • Device: a simple web camera. 2 megapx would be great.
    • Configurations: ______
  • Installing Mobile VClass

First Created: April 2007 Tan Tin Wee
Last Updated: 28 Aug; 20 July; 20 Jun; 20 April 2007