BioSB HotTopics meeting: Single Cell Analysis – 21 September

On September 21, 2017 a BioSB HotTopics meeting will be organized about Single Cell Analysis at the LUMC in Leiden. Registration is now online! High-throughput single-cell technologies are developing rapidly, providing new insights into development, differentiation and cellular decision making at an unprecedented resolution. Through advancements in single-cell sequencing and mass cytometry, researchers can now…

Register now: Quantitative & Predictive Modelling course

The next edition of the BioSB course Quantitative & Predictive Modelling will be held from June 26 to 30, 2017 in Wageningen. In this Quantitative and Predictive Modelling course the participants learn how to describe the dynamic behaviour of biological systems and to integrate experimental data. Concepts of modelling in terms of differential equations are…

Still some seats available for Kick start R course!

You can still register for the one-day BioSB introduction course: ‘Kick start R’ (4th edition) that is planned on May 19, 2017 at the VU University in Amsterdam. It is a one-day introduction to the possibilities of the statistical calculation environment R for those who would like to use it, or have already started using R…

BioSB 2017 conference: award winners

At the BioSB 2017 conference last week on April 4 and 5 2017 in Lunteren, two researchers have been awarded with prizes. BioSB Young Investigator Award 2017 The BioSB Young Investigator Award 2017 was awarded to Ahmed Mahfouz, LUMC. Ahmed received the award at the award ceremony held on April 4, 2017 during the first day…

BioSB HotTopics: ONT Nanopore sequencing

On April 20, 2017 we are organising the first edition of the new series of HotTopics meetings that were previously organised by the Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre. BioSB HotTopics: ONT Nanopore sequencing April 20, 2017, TU Delft Nanopore sequencing has been revolutionizing the sequencing arena for the last few years. The last decade, sequencing went from…

Call for abstracts BioSB 2017 conference is open!

You can now submit an abstract for an oral presentation or a poster presentation at the BioSB 2017, which will be held on April 4-5 at Congrescentrum De Werelt in Lunteren. Extended abstract subission deadline for oral presentations: February 19, 2017 Submission topics Below you can find the list of topics/tracks for which you can…

Save the date: BioSB 2017 conference

Save the date for the 3rd edition of the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology conference organised by the BioSB research school, Groningen University and UMC Groningen. The conference will be held on April 4-5, 2017 at the conference center De Werelt in Lunteren. Read more at the conference website!

What was the buzz at ECCB 2016?

  On 3-7 September 2016, about 1200 experts in bioinformatics, biology, computational biology, medicine, or systems biology met in The Hague for the 15th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB 2016). The conference organised by BioSB en DTL was a great success. “ECCB 2016 has set a new standard,” says Torsten Schwede, Chair of the ECCB steering…

Last seats workshops & tutorials ECCB 2016!

You can still register for the ECCB 2016 that is organised from 3-7 September 2016 at the World Forum in The Hague, The Netherlands. BioSB is one of the co-organising organisations of the conference. In the weekend preceding the 15th Conference on Computational Biology a number of very interesting tutorials and workshops is organised. There are…

Looking back to a vibrant BioSB 2016

On 19 and 20 April, more than 350 people working in bioinformatics or systems biology gathered in Lunteren for the annual Dutch Bioinformatics & Systems Biology conference. This year’s programme was highly diverse, featuring keynote lectures, parallel thematic sessions, an evening poster session, three ELIXIR-NL tracks and an entertaining evening programme. The participants discussed the latest…

Full programme BioSB 2016 now online!

The full programme of the BioSB 2016 conference is now online. We are happy to announce that we again have an interesting programme to offer for our bioinformatics and systems biology community, with a set of international keynote speakers, parallel sessions offering the latest research updates in bioinformatics and systems biology, poster sessions and of course a…

Call for abstracts BioSB 2016

Today the abstract submission and the registration for the BioSB 2016 conference opened. The main programme of the conference will feature several parallel sessions with thematic topics that will be filled through abstract submission. A separate 2-day technology track is organised by ELIXIR Netherlands. The track will also feature ISBE. Furthermore we will again have a session on Metagenomics and Structural…

Announcing the BioSB 2016 conference

The second edition of the Dutch Bioinformatics & Systems Biology conference will be organised on April 19 & 20 2016, at Congrescentrum De Werelt in Lunteren, the Netherlands. BioSB 2016 discusses the latest developments in bioinformatics, systems and computational biology and interrelated disciplines, and their wide-ranging applications in life sciences & health, agriculture, food &…

Call for Workshops/SIGs & Tutorials ECCB 2016 now open!

You can now submit proposals for workshops/SIGs or Tutorial for the ECCB 2016. We invite proposals for workshops/Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and tutorials preceding the ECCB 2016. Accepted workshops, SIGs and tutorials are to be held on September 3 and 4, preceding the main conference. Workshops & SIGs The workshops are expected to provide participants with…

BioSB/Lorentz Workshop: Life Sciences with Industry 2015

We invite PhD students and postdocs from all branches of the life sciences that like to participate in the one-week Life Sciences with Industry 2015 Lorentz workshop in Leiden: November 16 – 20, 2015. During the workshop, the about 40 participants tackle in groups of eight six scientifically challenging and commercially important problems formulated by…

Symposium on the occasion of the inauguration of Berend Snel

On October 9 2015, Berend Snel will give his inaugural lecture as professor Bioinformatics at Utrecht University. On the occasion of the inauguration, a symposium is organised with the title “Hidden stories in DNA: how bioinformatics tracks evolution and function”. There is no entrance fee for this symposium. Please register by sending an email to…