Outreach and Training

The Outreach and Training components of the Fluomics Program will be administered by Dr. Sumit Chanda of SBMRI. Significant efforts will be directed towards educating scientists on the application of systems-based approaches to the study of infectious disease. Importantly, we will leverage existing, well-developed infrastructure, advertising channels/mailing lists and other resources of the NIGMS-funded San Diego Center for Systems Biology (www.SDCSB.org) to facilitate these efforts. Dr. Chanda will lead an Outreach committee that is comprised of Center PIs, which, in conjunction with feedback from the SAB/Steering committee, will ensure that the training program distinguishes itself from SDCSB by providing a specific focus on infectious disease research. The Fluomics Training component will include four areas of educational outreach: