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 program included many interesting topics and we again were very pleased to see so many excellent talks and presentations. The keynote lectures by Kathleen Marchal, Edda… Continue reading

Vacancy DTL Projects: Bioinformatician/Data Steward

Are you joining our team to strengthen FAIR data stewardship and analysis in Dutch life sciences research? Are you experienced in data interoperability in life sciences research? Here is your chance to join our team and help build the capacity in FAIR-based data stewardship in the DTL and Health-RI network.   Towards a national FAIR-compliant data infrastructure for life sciences… Continue reading

Registration Open: Health-RI meeting on Thursday 1 December

On Thursday 1 December DTL, ELIXIR-NL, BBMRI-NL, EATRIS-NL, FHI and FMS host a joint conference entitled ‘Health-RI, Empowering Personalized Medicine and Health Research’. After a very successful first conference in 2015 we are now preparing the second edition, in which developments towards one nation-wide Research Infrastructure for Personalised Medicine and Health (Health-RI) will be central in the programme. We will take you from… Continue reading

Health-RI partner in first Dutch Health Deal

Dutch Ministers Schippers (Health) and Kamp (Economic Affairs) and many other parties signed a ‘Health Deal’ on June 8, 2016. This Health Deal aims to bridge the innovation gap that exists in personalised medicine and health, focusing on decision support systems in oncology as a use case. Currently, a structured and controlled embedding of newly developed medical treatments and technologies… Continue reading

DTL Health care data team extended with two people

Recently, two people have joined the DTL Health Care Data Team: Péter Horvatovich (RUG) has joined the team to intensify the contacts to national and international proteomics projects in health care Stefan Klein (Erasmus MC) will represent the clinical imaging community and is directly involved in the development of the XNAT software used in TraIT. The Health Care Data Team… Continue reading

Competition online visualisations Dutch Science Agenda

Recently, the Dutch Science Agenda announced a public call for the submission for questions to science. In the Dutch Science Agenda the themes and research questions that science will focus on in the coming years are being brought together. A total of 11,700 questions have been submitted, which have been clustered in 250 overarching themes. To disclose the material collected… Continue reading

Researchers develop neural model for working memory

DTL’s partner Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) and the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN) have developed a biologically plausible neural network model for working memory. The model tries to answer the question how memory cells can learn to remember task related information. The results were published in the March edition of PLoS Computational Biology Scientists understand how neurons, the smallest… Continue reading