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Duchenne Awareness Day – Sept 7

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a degenerative genetic condition which causes weakness and eventual loss of use in muscles of affected boys because of the absence of the dystrophin protein. September 7 is World Duchenne Awareness Day. On this day World Duchenne Organization raises awareness for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy around the globe. Every year, Read more about Duchenne Awareness Day – Sept 7[…]

ICCBH Virtual Forum – Bone Fragility Disorders in Children

The ICCBH biennial conference is firmly established on the international meeting calendar and regularly attracts audiences in excess of 600 delegates to hear about and discuss the latest research into paediatric bone disorders. This year, in addition, ICCBH will organise a virtual meeting on bone fragility disorders on the 18-20 November 2020. The Virtual Forum Read more about ICCBH Virtual Forum – Bone Fragility Disorders in Children[…]

European Research & Innovation Days: Science is Wonderful! 2020

The online science exhibition will take place online between 22 and 24 September 2020 and is part of the European Research & Innovation Days. Slowing down global warming, improving our cities, preventing hunger and drought, fighting cancer… It’s all part of the topics that schools, youth, citizens and stakeholders will discover through Science is Wonderful!, a Read more about European Research & Innovation Days: Science is Wonderful! 2020[…]

FAIRplus: Fellowship Programme

The FAIRplus Fellowship Programme is a comprehensive training programme in FAIR data management. The programme will run for a period of approximately 8 months, starting in April 2021 and will guide its fellows through a series of modules combining online learning, ‘training on the job’ and short face-to-face meetings. After completing the programme, the fellows will Read more about FAIRplus: Fellowship Programme[…]

EJP RD General Assembly and Consortium meeting

The EJP RD is glad to announce its second General Assembly (GA) and Consortium meeting that will take place from 14 to 18 September 2020.  Due to Covid-19, the 2020 GA meeting will be held online. The GA meeting will be the perfect occasion to bring together all EJP RD members to have an open discussion on the work Read more about EJP RD General Assembly and Consortium meeting[…]

Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB): A guided tour through neXtProt streamed

The event organized by the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) will be held on 22 September from 1 pm to 5 pm and it will be online. neXtProt is a platform developed at SIB that helps researchers answer questions relevant to human proteins. It provides a comprehensive set of high quality, fully traceable and standardized Read more about Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB): A guided tour through neXtProt streamed[…]

EMA and HMA: Launch of public consultation on joint network strategy to 2025

EMA and the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) have developed a joint strategy for the next five years that is released for a two-month public consultation. The draft strategy details how the European medicines agencies’ network can continue to enable the supply of safe and effective medicines that meet patients’ needs in the face of challenges posed by Read more about EMA and HMA: Launch of public consultation on joint network strategy to 2025[…]

EATRIS: Translational Medicine Explained (TMex) digital course

Interested in discovering the landscape of Translational Medicine? Learn from scientists in academia, industry and regulatory agencies and join the 2020 TMex winter school!  EATRIS has organized the TMex (Translational Medicine Explained) Winter School that is targeted to PhD students in the second half of their PhD, early postdocs and other young scientists who are involved in Read more about EATRIS: Translational Medicine Explained (TMex) digital course[…]

ELIXIR: 3rd Biohackathon Europe is going virtually

Following the success of the past Biohackathons (2018, 2019), and building on the Biohackathons organised by National Bioscience Database Center (NBDC) and Database Center for Life Science (DBCLS), ELIXIR is running Biohackathon Europe 2020 virtually this year. The hope is to build on the previous success and encourage more ELIXIR and non-ELIXIR participants to take Read more about ELIXIR: 3rd Biohackathon Europe is going virtually[…]

INB/ELIXIR-ES & BSC: 19th European Conference on Computational Biology

The Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB/ELIXIR-ES) and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) organize 19th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB2020), this year the motto is Planetary Health and Biodiversity. The ECCB2020 is the main computational biology and bioinformatics conference this year in Europe and will take place from August 31st until September 8th, 2020. Due to the Read more about INB/ELIXIR-ES & BSC: 19th European Conference on Computational Biology[…]