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Third edition of Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences announced

13-14 February 2020, Leuven, BE

6 September 2019

After two sold out meetings the third edition of Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (13-14 Feb 2020, Leuven) will host internationally renowned speakers including Diafeng Wang, Roser Vento, Klaus Mayer and many more, who will shed light on the future perspectives of their research in the following plenary sessions:

  • Microbial & plant genomics: from simple to complex
  • Proteomics Structural and Bioinformatics
  • Data integration, machine learning and networks
  • Single Cell Bioinformatics

This conference is organized by VIB, a non-profit life sciences research institute, and will take place on February 13-14, 2020 in the beautiful historic city of Leuven.

Packed program offers new insight in Bioinformatics research

We are honored to showcase the following academic world leaders:

  • Roser Vento, Sanger Institute, UK
  • Klaus Mayer, Helmholtz Zentrum München, DE
  • Thijs Ettema, Wageningen University, NL
  • Rohit Pappu, Washington University, US
  • Patrick Aloy, IRB Barcelona, ES
  • Helen Parkinson, EMBL-EBI, UK
  • Nick Loman, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Daifeng Wang, University of Wisconsin–Madison, US
  • Sushmita Roy, University of Wisconsin, US
  • Olga Vitek, Northeastern University, US
  • Nikolai Slavov, Northeastern University, US
  • Evangelia Petsalaki, EMBL-EBI, UK
  • Aedin Culhane, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, US
  • Ashley Lu, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain & Disease Research, BE
  • Sofia Forslund, Experimental and Clinical Research Centre (ECRC), DE
  • Laurent Gatto, De Duve Institute – UC Louvain, BE
  • Erik Garrison, UC Santa Cruz, US

Submit your abstract before 2 December

To support junior researchers, VIB offers PhD students a special rate when registering before the Early Bird deadline. We also encourage young scientists to show their own research to the international research community during the poster sessions at the conference. The best four abstracts will be selected for a short talk in the plenary program.

Submit your abstract here.

Poster session
Conference dinner - Faculty Club
Old Market Leuven (copyright Rob Stevens KUL)