BioSB 2021 – looking back on a successful online edition

We were delighted to meet over three hundred people from both academia and industry during the two-day BioSB 2021 conference on June 15 and 16. Just like last year, BioSB 2021 was held online. The programme included many interesting topics and we again were very pleased to see so many excellent talks and presentations. The…

Joske Ubels winner of the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2021

The selection committee of the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2021 has unanimously selected this year’s award winner! The winner is: Joske Ubels (Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology, Utrecht). Joske Ubels started her bachelor Biomedical Science at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam in 2009. In 2011 she attended Lunds Universitet in Lund, Sweden for her minor in Neurobiology. After completing an…

BioSB Young Investigator Award 2021 – call for nominations

You can now nominate a young researcher for the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2021 (12th edition). The award will be presented during the BioSB 2021 conference. The award ceremony and lecture are planned on June 15, 2021. The award will be given to a promising young researcher in the bioinformatics or systems biology field. The winner will receive a…

Call for abstracts BioSB 2021

You can now submit aan abstract for a presentation at the virtual BioSB 2021 conference on June 15-16. You can submit for a highlight presentation or a regular presentation in one of the parallel session or you can submit for a poster or demo presentation. Read more at the conference website!

Save the date: BioSB 2021 conference

The next Netherlands Bioinformatics and Systems Biology conference is planned on 15-16 June 2021. Save the date! More information will follow soon. The BioSB 2021 conference will be organized as a virtual conference. The conference will feature keynote lectures, parallel sessions featuring selected, highlight and invited talks, poster & demo sessions and network breaks.  BioSB 2020 discusses the latest developments in…

Jasmijn Baaijens winner of the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2020

The selection committee of the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2020 has unanimously selected this year’s award winner! The winner is: Jasmijn Baaijens (Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School, Boston). Jasmijn started her PhD in bioinformatics at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in the group of Prof. Alexander Schönhuth. Her PhD research focused on algorithm development for reconstruction and analysis of…

BioSB 2020: we are going hybrid!

We are very excited to announce that this year’s BioSB 2020 conference on October 27 and 28 will also take place online. Besides the in-person program that we had planned, we are now organizing a parallel online program. This way, we can accommodate more people to this year’s BioSB conference and, should conditions deteriorate, switch…

Call for abstracts BioSB 2020

The call for abstracts for the BioSB 2020 conference is open. Abstracts can be submitted on a number of bioinformatics and systems biology topics. Final abstract deadline is February 15, 2020. Submission topics: Single cell biology Genome regulation Comparative genomics and population genetics 3D bioinformatics and Functional prediction Metabolism Immune bioinformatics & systems biology Precision…

Call for Breakout sessions BioSB 2020

On April 21 and 22, 2020 we are organizing the 6th edition of the BioSB conference: BioSB 2020 at conference center De Werelt in Lunteren.  BioSB 2020 offers a 2-day programme that will be highly diverse, featuring keynote lectures, parallel thematic sessions, poster sessions, and an entertaining evening programme with lots of opportunities for networking.…

New BioSB board member: Ilja Arts

During the BioSB member’s meeting at the BioSB 2019 conference the nomination of Ilja Arts as new board member was approved. She will replace Barbara Bakker, who stepped back after being member of the board from the beginning of BioSB. Ilja Arts is Professor of Molecular Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases at Maastricht University, Scientific Director…

Eva Brinkman winner of the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2019

The selection committee of the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2019 has selected this year’s award winner! The winner is: Eva Brinkman (SciLifeLab, Stockholm, Sweden). Eva joined the group of Prof. dr. Bas van Steensel at the Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek in Amsterdam for a PhD study. As a spin-off of her research, the TIDE and TIDER software…

BioSB 2019: Call for Abstracts

You can now submit an abstract for one of the parallel sessions or poster/demo presentation during the BioSB 2019 conference on April 2-3 2019 in Lunteren. The main programme of the conference will feature several parallel sessions and one HotTopic session that will be filled via abstract selection. You can submit an abstract for an…

BioSB 2019: Call for breakout sessions

Following the success of last year’s BioSB 2018 breakout sessions, we are happy to announce a new call! If you have an interesting idea for a workshop or session during our annual conference, we will arrange for a room, an audience and a nice environment. All sessions will be planned on the second day of…

Communication in Life: brand new life sciences congress

Together with almost twenty researchers, all from different disciplines, NWO is organising the very first edition of Life on 28 and 29 May 2019 in Bunnik: a brand new, unique, national congress covering the Dutch Life Sciences in the widest sense of the word, from femtometer to kilometer, from cell to planet. Life is meant…

Save the date: BioSB 2019 conference!

The 5th edition of the Dutch Bioinformatics & Systems Biology conference will be organised on April 2 and 3, 2019 at the congrescentrum De Werelt in Lunteren. The BioSB 2019 conference 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. The conference…

Soft skill event: Efficient Supervision

On Tuesday December 4th RSG Netherlands/Young CB together with the BioSB Education committee organize a soft skill event on Efficient Supervision. The event is open for students and young researchers in bioinformatics and systems biology. Join if you would like to improve your interpersonal communication and supervisory skills! Program: Dick de Ridder (Wageningen UR): ‘How to…

Lorentz workshop Life Sciences with Industry 2018

Are you a young scientist with a background in the life sciences or a related research field and do you have a creative and inquisitive mind? Do you like to think outside-the-box? Do you want to meet new people from other disciplines, including mathematics, physics, chemistry and engineering? If yes, apply now for the fifth…

Workshop on Modelling human metabolism

Professor Ilja Arts (Maastricht University) and Professor Natal van Riel (TU Eindhoven, AMC) will organise a workshop ‘Modelling Human Metabolism’ at the DTL Communities@Work conference on 2 October 2018 in Utrecht. The BioSB research school and the Netherlands Metabolomics Centre are involved as co-organisers. The Netherlands has a large and strong community of researchers that are involved in mechanistic…