2 October: data management workshop at DTL Communities@Work

Margreet Bloemers (ZonMw), Rob Hooft (DTL), Erik Schultes (GO FAIR), and Erik Flikkenschild (LUMC) will organise a workshop ‘Data management: from burden to benefit’ at the DTL Communities@Work conference on 2 October 2018 in Utrecht. ZonMw, ELIXIR-NL, and GO FAIR are involved as co-organiser. In this workshop, we will discuss and practice with new tools for FAIR research data management: the Data Stewardship Wizard and FAIR… Continue reading

George Kowalchuk keynote speaker at DTL Communities@Work 2018

George Kowalchuk is Professor of Ecology and Biodiversity at Utrecht University. He is one of the initiators of the Netherlands Plant Eco-phenotyping Centre (NPEC), which received funding from NWO’s National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure. At the DTL Communities@Work conference, he will give a keynote lecture about ‘Unlocking the power of plants’. NPEC will enable researchers to unravel the genetics… Continue reading

2 October: Modelling Human Metabolism workshop at DTL Communities@Work

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 modelling… Continue reading

2 October: Omics data infrastructure workshop at DTL Communities@Work

Professor Peter-Bram ‘t Hoen (Radboudumc) and Professor Morris Swertz (UMC Groningen and Groningen University) will organise a workshop ‘Shaping the national digital infrastructure for large (cross-)omics projects’ at the DTL Communities@Work conference on 2 October 2018 in Utrecht. The Netherlands X-omics Initiative, ELIXIR-NL, and Health-RI are involved as co-organisers. Are you active in (cross-)omics research projects in the life sciences (e.g.,… Continue reading

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

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

Call for abstracts: Benelux Metabolomics Days 2018

The Netherlands Metabolomics Centre is pleased to invite you to the first Benelux Metabolomics Days, which will be held on 19-20 September 2018 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. You can now submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation.  More about abstract submission. More about registration and more. The conference will feature internationally renowned speakers from all over Europe, as well as junior… Continue reading

14 June: Focus meeting on Electronic Data Capture

On 14 June 2018, DTL and the NFU programme Data4Lifesciences are organising a workshop ‘Electronic Data Capture’. The workshop will consist of presentations by four expert speakers in the field of Electronic Data Capture for health care. After the presentations, there will be an hour-long discussion led by Professor Andre Dekker (MAASTRO). This discussion will focus on ways to improve… Continue reading

NETTAB 2018: Call for abstracts for oral communications

On 22-26 October 2018, the NETTAB workshop will take place in Genoa (Italy). The theme will be ‘Building a FAIR Bioinformatics environment’ and confirmed speakers include Michel Dumontier (Maastricht University), Rob Hooft (DTL, ELIXIR-NL), and Marco Roos (LUMC). The submission deadline for abstracts for oral communications is Sunday 20 May 2018. More information and registration.