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 & nutrition.


IMG_52491BioSB 2016 will again be a 2-day scientific conference (April 19-20, 2016) with keynote speakers, parallel sessions, an evening poster session and a nice evening programme. The conference will offer lots of opportunities to meet with fellow Bioinformatics and Systems Biology colleagues from academia and industry as well as master students. On April 18, the day preceeding the conference, the YoungCB retreat will be organised.

Confirmed keynote speakers:

  • Jonathan Karr: Fellow in the Institute for Genomics & Multiscale Biology Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
  • Mick Watson: Director of ARK-Genomics. The Roslin Institute, R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Sander Tans: Group leader, FOM-Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics (AMOLF), Amsterdam

As this is the annual conference of BioSB, the national Bioinformatics & Systems Biology research school, BioSB 2016 will offer a programme with a mix of state-of-the-art work in both areas.

Looking back at BioSB 2015


  • Abstract submission deadline for oral presentations: March 1, 2016
  • Abstract submission deadline for posters: April 14, 2016
  • Notification date oral presentations: March 22, 2016

Read more at the conference website!

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