Bioinformatics & Systems Biology Conference 2019


The 5th edition of the Dutch Bioinformatics & Systems Biology conference will be organised on April 2 and 3, 2019 at the congrescentrum De Werelt in Lunteren.

The BioSB 2019 conference discusses the latest developments in bioinformatics, systems and computational biology and interrelated disciplines, and their wide-ranging applications in life sciences & health, agriculture, food & nutrition.

The conference will feature keynote lectures, parallel sessions featuring selected and invited talks, breakout sessions, a highlights session, poster & demo sessions, network breaks and a conference dinner and social event

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Latest news

  • Third keynote speaker confirmed: Michal Linial (Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Israel Institute for Advanced Studies)
  • Extended deadline Call for Abstracts: 8 February 2019! Read more
  • Registration is open! Register here
  • Call for Abstracts is open! Read more
  • Call for Breakout sessions is open! Read more
  • Call for BioSB Young Investigator Award 2019 is open! Read more
  • First keynote speakers confirmed: Eran Segal (Weizmann Institute) & Mustafa Khammash (ETH Zürich)

Keynote speakers


  Eran Segal, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel



  Mustafa Khammash, ETH Zürich, Switzerland


Conference topics

Parallel sessions are organised based on abstract submission. Topics will include a.o.:

  • Single cell biology (incl. microscopy, sequencing, etc)
  • Metabolism (experiments and modeling)
  • Medical biology (personalised medicine, medical bioinformatics)
  • 3D bioinformatics / Functional prediction
  • Microbial ecosystems (microbiome, etc)
  • Immunology
  • Data integration & network biology 
  • Education/training
  • Tools & resources
  • Genomics and genome bioinformatics
  • Working with Data Resources! Quality, Future, Access to.

The conference will also offer a track organised by ELIXIR Netherlands.

It is still possible to submit an abstract for a poster presentation!

Go to the abstract submission page

BioSB 2018

Last year's conference was visited by more than 400 bioinformatics and systems biology researchers, PhD students and students from universities, UMCs and companies.

Read about last year's edition 



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