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

Watch the X-omics video

X-omics
The Netherlands X-omics Initiative aims to radically improve technological approaches to study biomolecules. This will help researchers understand the fundamentals of life, which is crucial to unravel mechanisms of health and disease. NWO recently allocated EUR 17 M of Roadmap funding to the initiative. Watch the video to learn more.

Seventeen million euros for Netherlands X-omics Initiative

X-omics
The Netherlands X-omics Initiative has received 17 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The funding is part of the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Research Facilities. The X-omics initiative aims to radically improve technological approaches to study biomolecules such as DNA, RNA, proteins, and metabolites. Read the NWO press release. See which other Roadmap clusters were awarded. Visit… Continue reading

11 April: ELIXIR Webinar on the Proteome Implementation Study

On Wednesday 11 April 2018, 14:00 GMT, Juan Antonio Vizcaino (EMBL-EBI) will present the outcomes of the Proteome Implementation Study, to develop robust and automated proteomics analysis pipelines that can be deployed in a cloud environment and be reused openly by the scientific community. Read more.

11 April: ELIXIR webinar on the Proteome Implementation Study

In an ELIXIR webinar on 11 April 2018 14:00 GMT, Juan Antonio Vizcaino (EMBL-EBI) will present the outcomes from the Proteome Implementation Study, to develop robust and automated proteomics analysis pipelines that can be deployed in a cloud environment and be reused openly by the scientific community. Join the webinar. ELIXIR Webinars usually take place every third Wednesday of the… Continue reading

New Implementation Study on metabolite identification

ELIXIR-NL will coordinate a new Implementation Study on metabolite identification. The study will start on 1 June 2018 and run for a one and a half year period. Merlijn van Rijswijk (DTL Technologies Programme Manager) explains: “The Implementation Study aims to deliver a metabolite identification workflow. It is led by Thomas Hankemeier of Leiden University and coordinated by me. Egon Willighagen and… Continue reading

Enabling Technologies Hotels Programme: looking back and into the future

ZonMw has recently announced which projects will be funded in the fourth call of the Enabling Technologies Hotels (ETH) programme. Dr Martijntje Bakker (ZonMw) and Professor Alain van Gool (Radboudumc) comment on the results of the call. View the list of 60 awarded projects. Find a Technology Hotel. Van Gool explains: “Technology Hotels are expert groups that offer their high-end technologies… Continue reading