C. Titus Brown keynote speaker at DTL Communities@Work 2018

C. Titus Brown is an Associate Professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis. At the DTL Communities@Work conference, he will give a keynote lecture about the NIH Data Commons: a vision to support sustainable and innovative knowledge production from the biomedical community. C. Titus Brown works on methods in data intensive research across the biosciences, computer science, and software… Continue reading

DTL Communities@Work 2018: Call for posters

On 2 October 2018, DTL will organise its Communities@Work conference in Utrecht. We invite you to present a poster about your work at the meeting. The overarching theme is ‘shared data solutions in the Life Sciences’ and the submission deadline is 17 September 2018. Read more. The DTL Communicaties@Work conference welcomes all professionals working in the fields of life science and data science… Continue reading

Young eScientist Award 2018: submit your idea

The Netherlands eScience Center awards €50,000 worth of expertise to an innovative eScience idea. Together with the eScience Center’s experts you will further develop your idea into a full project description. Submit your idea before 17 September 2018! More information.

Call for papers SWAT4HCLS

The 11th International Conference on Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Health Care and Life Sciences invites submissions. The conference will take place on 3-6 December 2018 in Antwerp (Belgium). Read more. For over a decade, the SWAT4HCLS international conference has provided an open and vibrant scientific environment, bringing together researchers, developers, and users from many fields to discuss new targets, current… Continue reading

Accelerate your research with CORBEL’s 2nd Open Call for research projects

Are you working on a complex research project in need of multiple, different technologies? Would you benefit from access to state-of-the-art research infrastructures and services that are not available in your current research environment? Would integrated access to multiple research infrastructures take your research project to the next level? If the answer is YES, participation in the CORBEL Open Call… Continue reading

ELIXIR-NL course: Bioinformatics for Translational Medicine using Galaxy: see it, do it, teach it!

Galaxy is an open, web-based platform for data-intensive biomedical research. On 17-19 October 2018, ELIXIR-NL and the BioSB research school will organise a Galaxy course ‘Bioinformatics for Translational Medicine using Galaxy: see it, do it, teach it!’ The course is meant for biomedical & translational medicine researchers who are keen on bioinformatics and for educators in the ‘bio domain’ who would like… Continue reading

14th IEEE eScience Conference: apply for travel and attendance grants

From 29 October – 1 November 2018, the Netherlands eScience Center will host the 14th IEEE eScience Conference in Amsterdam. IEEE eScience 2018 brings together leading international researchers and offers a platform for digital technologies to advance research, from the humanities to the physical sciences. You can apply for conference travel and attendance grants, which are provided by the Moore… Continue reading

ELSI (Ethical, Legal and Social Implications) Servicedesk officially launched

On 9 July 2018, the ELSI (Ethical, Legal and Social Implications) Servicedesk of Health-RI was officially launched. This online servicedesk offers guidance and answers to the ethical, legal, and societal questions around personalised medicine research faced by life sciences professionals, policymakers, and patients. Go to the ELSI Servicedesk website. Personalised medicine is strongly emerging. Treatments are more focused on the… Continue reading

ZonMw-funded project will professionalise the FAIR Data Steward role in the life sciences

ZonMw has announced that it will fund a project entitled ‘Towards FAIR Data Steward as a profession in the Life Sciences’. The project proposal was submitted by DTL’s Celia van Gelder and UMCG’s Salome Scholtens. Scholtens explains: “The overall aim of this project is to professionalise the data steward function within the life sciences domain. The role of data stewards… Continue reading

Toxicology data management tutorials automatically collected by European training portal TeSS

A team including Egon Willighagen from Maastricht University, Niall Beard from ELIXIR’s TeSS team, and Oana Florean from Douglas Connect (coordinator of OpenRiskNet) has used BioSchemas to create a system that automatically pulls toxicology-related training materials from the eNanoMapper project into the European training portal TeSS. TeSS is ELIXIR’s training portal. It provides trainers and trainees with training materials, events… Continue reading