JOHOR BARU, Malaysia--Could virtual courses offered over the Internet help boost bioinformatics education around the world? Chin Hoon Lau thinks so.

The Malaysian researcher--founder of Lagenda Knowledge Systems, an internet informatics company here--is also the passionate force behind Bioscience Resources on the Internet (BRI), an innovative course that uses the net to bring students and faculty from around the world together for classes http://emile-21.com/BRI/welcome.html.

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