[Bioperl-l] Google Summer of Code

Robert Buels rmb32 at cornell.edu
Sun Apr 4 12:41:31 EDT 2010

Hello Murtaza,

The first point of contact for each project is the relevant project's 
mailing list, which in this case is bioperl-l at lists.open-bio.org.  I'm 
CCIng this there.

Keep in mind that the summer of code application deadline is April 9th, 
19:00 UTC, which is in just 5 days.


Murtaza wrote:
> Dear Robert,
> I am interested in working on the project titled "Perl Run Wrappers for 
> External Programs in a Flash". I am current a student of medicine with 
> an active interest in programming and bioinformatics. I am quite 
> comfortable with learning new languages as need and I have also worked 
> with perl as well as XML in the past. 
> I will really appreciate if you could put me in touch with the right 
> person for this project. If as part of summer of code, my medical 
> background and my skills and interest in computers can be used in a 
> better way besides this project, please do suggest such opportunities.
> My primary objective in applying for summer of code is to experience 
> development of tools for bioinformatics before I go on to do some more 
> research in Cancer Genomics (a program I have been accepted into at the 
> University of Cambridge starting in Fall 2010).
> I will look forward to your advice.
> Best Regards,
> Murtaza
> -- 
> Muhammed Murtaza
> nucleic at gmail.com <mailto:nucleic at gmail.com>
> "Any good poet, in our age at least, must begin with the scientific view 
> of the world; and any scientist worth listening to must be something of 
> a poet, must possess the ability to communicate to the rest of us his 
> sense of love and wonder at what his work discovers."
> -Edward Abbey, The Journey Home

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