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…

ECCB 2016 presents itself

  During the ISMB/ECCB conference in Dublin this July, the 15th edition of the European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) was officially announced. ECCB 2016, which will take place in the historic city of The Hague in the Netherlands from 3 to 7 September, is the main European computational event in 2016 and will welcome…

BioSB co-organiser of the ECCB 2016!

On 3-7 September 2016 the Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences and the BioSB research school will jointly organise the fifteenth edition of the European Conference on Computational Biology. ECCB 2016 is the main computational event in 2016 and will welcome scientists working in a variety of disciplines, including bioinformatics, computational biology, biology, medicine, and systems…

Annual UBC Bioinformatics (Mini) Symposium – registration open

The Utrecht Bioinformatics Center (UBC) organises her Annual UBC Bioinformatics (Mini) Symposium on Monday September 14th, 2014 in Utrecht. Everyone who is interested in bioinformatics and would like to hear a few great talks is welcome to attend. There is no fee at all, we only ask you to register yourself to make sure that there…

Update from the BioSB board

As the BioSB board we, Barbara Bakker, Lodewyk Wessels and Jaap Heringa, are delighted to present to you the first edition of the newly branded BioSB newsletter, featuring our new logo as presented at the recent BioSB 2015 annual meeting. We hope that all of you who attended the annual meeting in Lunteren enjoyed it…

ERASYSApp Workshop on Citable Data and Reproducible Models

This workshop is for computational biologists and experimentalists who wish to learn about standards, citeable data, about how to make scientific results sustainable, available through open repositories, and about how to find and reuse other people’s works. It comprises of a mixture of lectures and hands-on sessions. We will teach you the major standards and…

BioSB 2015 conference revisited

The BioSB research school and Utrecht Bioinformatics Center (UBC) together organized the BioSB2015 conference on May 20-21 2015 at Congrescentrum De Werelt in Lunteren. The conference once more proved to be a success with over 320 academic and industrial researchers, programmers and students gathered to get a scientific update on their field of expertise and beyond.…

Looking back at recent BioSB courses

Recently three BioSB courses were organised successfully: the 4th edition of the ‘Pattern Recognition’ course in March 2015, the ‘Kick of R’ course in April 2015 and the ‘Advanced de novo assembly’ course in June 2015. The courses received very good reviews and below you can read a short update about each of the courses. Pattern Recognition…

BioSB PI meeting – May 19, Lunteren

BioSB invites all bioinformatics and systems biology PI’s to join the BioSB PI meeting that will be held on May 19 in Lunteren, on the evening preceding the BioSB2015 Conference. On this meeting the BioSB directors (Jaap Heringa, Lodewyk Wessels, Barbara Bakker) will give you an update on the latest developments concerning the BioSB research…

12 PhD positions within the EU H2020 EpiPredict Network

The EpiPredict network is looking for highly motivated and talented scientists (MSc students) to apply in the labs of the EpiPredict network partners: Pernette Verschure (Project Coordinator)/ Hans Westerhoff/ Antoine van Kampen (UvA, NL) Bob Brown / Dr Luca Magnani (ICL, UK) Stefan Wiemann (DKFZ, DE) Lilia Alberghina / Marco Vanoni (UNIMIB, IT) Marianne Rots (UMCG, NL) Antal…

Two upcoming courses about genome assembly

In the upcoming months two courses are being organized related to genome assembly. The course scope and topics as well as the specific target audiences are specified on the respective course page. The Leiden course Advanced de novo assembly and resolving complex genomic regions (1-3 June 2015) offers a wide perspective on genome assembly and…

Call for abstracts BioSB 2015 conference

The abstract submission for the BioSB 2015 conference on May 20-21 in Lunteren, is now open. Abstracts can be submitted for one of the following topics / tracks: Metabolism Gene regulation Networks & Data integration Next Generation Sequencing Bioinf & SysBio in practice: industrial and medical applications (industry track) Statistics & modeling Genotype/phenotype & disease…

Dresden Summer School in Systems Biology 2015

Computational methods are rapidly gaining importance in all fields of biology. Computational data analysis, modeling, and simulation are on the way to become as indispensable to the life sciences as mathematics is to physics. The Dresden Summer School in Systems Biology 2015 (August 2-9, 2015) provides lectures and tutored hands-on training in spatiotemporal modeling and simulation…

Follow us on Twitter!

You can now follow us on Twitter via @BioSB_nl. Via the account we will spread scientific news, upcoming courses and relevant events for bioinformatics and systems biology researchers.

BioSB 2015: registration open!

You can now register for the BioSB 2015 conference on May 20 and 21, 2015. The BioSB 2015 will be the first in a series of yearly organised Dutch Bioinformatics & Systems Biology (BioSB) conferences focusing on both bioinformatics and systems biology research. The BioSB 2015 combines the annual Netherlands Bioinformatics Conference (NBIC) and the annual…

Pre-announcement: First ERACoSysMed Call

Early 2015 ERACoSysMed will launch its first joint call for proposals. That call aims to support the development of proof of concept (demonstrator) projects that will improve our understanding of Systems Medicine and demonstrate the utility of this approach in a clinical setting. About ERACoSysMed The ERA-Net ERACoSysMed “Collaboration on systems medicine funding to promote…

Three upcoming courses of BioSB and BioSB partners: Personalized Medicine, Data Integration and Pattern Recognition

In the first months of the new year, we offer you several interesting courses. The first one, entitled O2 for Personalized Systems Medicine: from inspiration to aspiration is related to the systems-biology of individualized medicine and will be organized in Amsterdam on January 2015. In February 2015, the course Data Integration in the Life Sciences…

ERASysAPP opens second call

Tweede call ERASysAPP open voor aanvragen Het ERA-net ERASysAPP organiseert een gezamenlijke call for proposals op het gebied van systeembiologisch onderzoek aan microorganismen, planten en dieren binnen de levenswetenschappen en biotechnologie. De focus van de call ligt op “Further Transfer of Systems Biology Knowledge into Applications”. Namens Nederland wordt deze call mede-gefinancierd door NWO-ALW. Nederlandse…