BioSB course: Constraint Based Modelling: introduction and advanced topics

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

BioCafé YoungCB

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Thursday 10 October, 2019 Grand-cafe ZO, Amsterdam

The YoungCB is organizing a BioCafé in Amsterdam this Thursday, co-organized with the Machine Learning course.

BioSB course: Machine Learning for Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

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Monday 07 October, 2019 - Friday 11 October, 2019 AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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.

MGC course ‘ Next Generation Sequencing data analysis ‘

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Monday 26 August, 2019 - Wednesday 28 August, 2019 LUMC, Leiden

The aim of the course is to give a broad overview of the different applications of NGS with a focus on different ways to analyse the data. Presentations will discuss specifically the different choices available for data analysis, why a specific approach was selected and which alternatives are available. The course will, besides discussing and demonstrating some generally applicable tools, not include practical data analysis nor discuss in detail specific algorithms used.

Summer school: Integrative X-omics analyses enpowering personalized healthcare

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Monday 01 July, 2019 - Friday 05 July, 2019 Nijmegen, Netherlands

In this course you will receive high profile lectures and practical training on the integrated use of molecular-omics technologies in personalized prevention, diagnoostics and treatment, to optimize your experimental and analysis strategies.

BioSB/VUmc course: Statistics for Omics

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Monday 24 June, 2019 - Friday 28 June, 2019 VUmc, Amsterdam

This introductory course gives an overview of many statistical tools to analyse omics data. The course can be followed by researchers with a minimum or elementary background in quantitative data analysis.

WIAS course: Survival guide to Peer Review

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Friday 21 June, 2019 Wageningen, Netherlands

This WIAS course will be given in Wageningen by prof. dr. Ulrike Müller from California State University Fresno. She is an active scientist who has published in and reviewed for high-impact journals (Nature, Science). The course ‘Survival guide to peer review’ provides the tools to address the comments of reviewers and editors in a professional way. The quality of a rebuttal can make the difference between a rejection and an acceptance.

WIAS course High Impact Writing in Science

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Monday 17 June, 2019 - Thursday 20 June, 2019 Wageningen, Netherlands

This WIAS course will be given in Wageningen by prof. dr. Ulrike Müller from California State University Fresno. She is an active scientist who has published in and reviewed for high-impact journals (Nature, Science). The High-Impact writing course is not just another writing course; the focus is on high-impact writing rather than more general science communication.

Symposium: Past, Present and Future of Bioinformatics

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Wednesday 29 May, 2019 Utrecht

The RSG (YoungCB) presents a Symposium on the Past, Present and Future of Bioinformatics on May 29th, 13:00 – 17:30u in Utrecht. Featuring speakers: Paulien Hogeweg, Lodewyk Wessels and more. The Symposium is sponsored by the ISCB and The Hyve.

Life congress 2019

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Tuesday 28 May, 2019 - Wednesday 29 May, 2019 Postillion Convention Centre in Bunnik

The first edition of Life, the NWO Life Sciences congress, will take place on 28 and 29 May 2019 in Postillion Convention Centre in Bunnik. Life2019 is meant to inspire and connect researchers covering the broad spectrum of the Dutch Life Sciences.

Deep Learning for Life Sciences

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Thursday 09 May, 2019 SURF, Utrecht, Netherlands

Deep learning has become a really hot topic for different areas of research in order to extract information and correlations between huge amounts of data that are otherwise very difficult or even effectively impossible to process in a purely analytic way. This workshop will begin with a morning session that will be presenting an overview of machine learning techniques, and later on introducing the basics concepts needed to understand artificial neural networks.

Cluster Computing for Life Sciences

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Tuesday 23 April, 2019 - Wednesday 24 April, 2019 SURF, Utrecht, Netherlands

Learn basic skills in high-performance computing. In this workshop you will learn how to work more efficiently with your computer via the command line, how to automate your data analysis pipelines and how to use compute cluster. The workshop content is build around life science and bioinformatics examples.