MGC/BioSB Single Cell Analysis Course (2021)

When Where
Monday 18 October, 2021 - Friday 22 October, 2021 Online

This week-long course will cover the practicalities of single-cell sample prep and analysis with a particular focus on single-cell RNA-seq (scRNA-seq) libraries. The course features a mix of lectures and practicals, and you will have the opportunity to perform hands-on analysis of scRNA-seq data in R.

Machine Learning for bioinformatics and systems biology

When Where
Monday 11 October, 2021 - Friday 15 October, 2021 Amsterdam (if possible)

In this one-week course, the foundations of machine learning will be laid out and commonly used methods for unsupervised (clustering, dimensionality reduction, visualization) and supervised (mainly classification) learning will be explained in detail. Methods will be illustrated using recent examples from the fields of systems biology and bioinformatics. Methods discussed in the morning lectures will be put into practice during the afternoon computer lab sessions.

BioSB Member’s meeting

When Where
Wednesday 06 October, 2021 Online/zoom

The BioSB board invites all BioSB members to join the BioSB members’ meeting, where we will inform you about the latest developments regarding BioSB.

BioSB 2021 conference

When Where
Tuesday 15 June, 2021 - Wednesday 16 June, 2021 Online

The BioSB 2021 conference will be organized on June 15-16, 2021 and will most likely be an online (or hybrid) event.

NWO Life 2021

When Where
Wednesday 26 May, 2021 - Friday 28 May, 2021 Online

Life is a unique annual congress covering all disciplines and scale levels in the Dutch Life Sciences, from femtometre to kilometre, from cell to planet. Life stands for high quality science, inspiration, discussion, exploration, connection, networking and knowledge utilisation. The online edition of Life2021 takes place in the afternoons of 26, 27 and 28 May 2021. We are proud to announce our four keynote speakers: Edith Heard, John Cryan, Pablo Tittonell and John Duncan. Keep an eye on our website for more information about the programme and to sign up for the Life newsletter.

BioSB course: Algorithms for biological networks (6th edition)

When Where
Monday 01 February, 2021 - Friday 05 February, 2021 Online

In this course, we will first give a brief overview of molecular biology, the advent of high-throughput measurement techniques and large databases containing biological knowledge, and the importance of networks to model all this…

BioSB course: Integrated Modeling and Optimization

When Where
Monday 14 December, 2020 - Friday 18 December, 2020 online

The students will be provided with a theoretical basis, a variety of methods, and a computational hands-on experience to set-up systems biology models and handle numerical optimization.

BioSB 2020 conference

When Where
Tuesday 27 October, 2020 - Wednesday 28 October, 2020 Congrescentrum De Werelt, Lunteren

The conference addressed the latest developments in bioinformatics, systems and computational biology, and their wide-ranging applications in life sciences & health, agriculture, food & nutrition.

BioSB course: Machine Learning in bioinformatics and systems biology

When Where
Monday 05 October, 2020 - Friday 09 October, 2020 Virtual

After having followed this course, the student has a good understanding of a wide range of machine learning techniques and is able to recognize what method is most applicable to data analysis problems (s)he encounters in bioinformatics and systems biology applications.

X-omics Festival 2020 – The future is now!

When Where
Monday 28 September, 2020 Nijmegen, Netherlands

X-omics Festival 2020: online conference with keynote lecture, lectures from investigators, technology pitches, time for Q&A after presentations!

5th MaCSBio Science Day(s): “Celebrating five years of MaCSBio: Looking back, looking forward”

When Where
Monday 06 July, 2020 - Friday 10 July, 2020 Virtueel

MaCSBio Science Day is the annual event for researchers and students active in systems biology and bioinformatics in the Maastricht region to catch up, and share the great science that is conducted in this area. We will celebrate 5 years MaCSBio with 5 online sessions open to a broad audience of interested laymen, students, scientists, and policy makers.

SYSBIO 2020 – Advanced Lecture Course on Systems Biology

When Where
Saturday 07 March, 2020 - Friday 13 March, 2020 Hotel Grauer Bär, Innsbruck, Austria

This advanced lecture course will cover essential and state-of-the-art aspects of SysBio from principles and methods through the modeling of living systems to applications in biotechnology and medicine.

Health-RI conference 2020

When Where
Thursday 30 January, 2020 Jaarbeurs Supernova, Utrecht

At this year’s Health-RI conference, leading experts will highlight how data is helping us to remain healthy, and how it can drive us towards a healthy future.

BioSB course: Constraint Based Modelling: introduction and advanced topics

When Where
Monday 25 November, 2019 - Friday 29 November, 2019 Leiden University

Constraint-based modeling is a powerful modeling methodology that is being used to model a diverse range of biological phenomena. These include both fundamental and applied questions relevant to biotechnology, microbiology and medicine. Central to constraint-based modeling is the use of genome-scale reconstructions that represent particular cellular functions as a biochemical reaction network. In this course, you will be introduced to …..

Advanced course: Multiscale Computational Methods in Bioprocesses

When Where
Monday 18 November, 2019 - Friday 22 November, 2019 Delft University of Technology

This course brings together contributions from different disciplines, i.e. bioprocess technology, applied physics, transport phenomena, molecular biology and biomedical sciences. They all address different elements on the coupling between several time and length scales in the simulation of different bioprocesses (e.g. bioreactor and bioprocess operation, microbial strain improvement, tissue and organ cultivation, plant design and integration). Computational methods will deepen the understanding of the connecting principles between different scales. The industrial relevance is underlined by the venue being the Biotech Campus Delft.

Dutch Chemometrics Society Masterclass on Data Visualization

When Where
Tuesday 12 November, 2019 Bar Beton, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Masterclass will feature two renown plenary speakers from the data visualization field: Casper Albers (Professor at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in applied statistics and data visualization) and Sara Sprinkhuizen (Data analyst and data visualization expert). Two experts in data science and chemometrics will challenge the talks to trigger discussion. Renger Jellema (Senior scientist at DSM Biotechnology…

Life Science with Industry workshop 2019

When Where
Monday 11 November, 2019 - Friday 15 November, 2019 Lorentz center, Leiden, Netherlands

Register now for the Life Science with Industry workshop on 11-15 November @lorentzcenter Leiden. Join us in solving scientifically challenging R&D problems.

NETTAB / BBCC 2019 Meeting

When Where
Monday 11 November, 2019 - Wednesday 13 November, 2019 Fisciano Campus, University of Salerno, Italy

The next NETTAB meeting will be organised as a joint NETTAB/BBCC meeting from 11 to 13 November 2019  in Fisciano, University of Salerno in Italy. The Call for abstract has been launched! Abstracts for oral communications are due within June 30, 2019 Read more

Helis Academy course: FAIR Data Stewardship – digital data scholarship for life sciences

When Where
Monday 04 November, 2019 - Wednesday 06 November, 2019 Utrecht University, the Netherlands

Did you ever wonder how to improve your data handling in your daily research practice? Are you thinking of a career change or starting a career as a data steward in the life sciences in academia or industry? Join this introductory course to FAIR data stewardship in the life sciences!

BioSB course: Algorithms for Genomics

When Where
Monday 14 October, 2019 - Friday 18 October, 2019 Delft, Netherlands

In this course, we will cover genome analysis, variant analysis, and pangenomics. Core concepts, applications, and future trends will be discussed, with a focus on the algorithms and data structures underlying state-of-the-art methods. The course offers an engaging mix of lectures, paper discussions, hands-on tutorials, and a do-it-yourself project.