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About Training and Education

Modern life sciences call for advanced data and technological expertise. Researchers and programmers need training to acquire such skills. The DTL-associated professionals jointly identify training needs and develop new courses. DTL’s training and education activities are incorporated in the DTL Learning programme, which has four action lines: Developing courses, People, Course overview, and Outreach.

Train-the-trainer workshop: Using clouds and VMs in bioinformatics training

This international ELIXIR EXCELERATE workshop enables bioinformatics trainers and infrastructure specialists to share their experiences and knowledge on using clouds, virtual machine (VM) images and Docker, and it brings everybody abreast with the full potential of these technologies (see the programme). Bioinformatics analysis typically involves a large number of software and reference data, making the installation process a time-consuming task. This… Continue reading

We are hiring!

DTL seeks two Software Engineers Linked Data to provide leadership and innovative software development services. Candidates will be working in our small core agile development team architecting and developing software in an international collaboration with as goal to make all scientific data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR). Read more in the job description and apply now!

Computational job scheduling with AT Computing

R&D customers usually have computational jobs that are processor-, memory- and IO-bound. This complicates job scheduling; how to find the “right” machine for the job? The machine needs to fit the requirements and has to be available as well. Maurice Verheesen of DTL Partner AT Computing: “AT Computing helps in these situations with our knowledge of orchestrating job scheduling and our computational optimization… Continue reading

Outreach activities

There are several outreach projects in the Netherlands, all aiming to promote life sciences to a broader public. The outreach activities target two specific audiences: high school pupils & teachers, and the general public. DNA labs on the road The ‘Reizende DNAlabs‘ (DNAlabs on the road) are an excellent means for high school pupils to get acquainted with DNA, genes, genomics… Continue reading