Bioinformatics & Systems Biology Conference 2023


The BioSB 2023 conference was held on 9 and 10 May 2023 in Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee! More than 370 people working in bioinformatics or systems biology gathered together in Egmond aan Zee to discuss the latest research developments in the fields of bioinformatics, systems and computational (systems) biology and their wide-ranging applications in life sciences & health, agriculture, food & nutrition.

The conference was co-organised by the BioSB research school and Wageningen University & Research Centre. 

Photo impression

Supported by Bas van Breukelen, photos were made by the participants. You can find the photo impression here.


Short links to conference documents:


We would like to invite you to BioSB 2023. The conference programme is now online!

BioSB 2023 

The BioSB 2023 conference will be held on 9-10 May 2023 in 
Hotel  Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands. 

Register here!

The Dutch Bioinformatics & Systems Biology conference 2023 (BioSB 2023) 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 research. 

A more detailed programme of the conference is now online!

Call for abstracts

The call for abstracts for poster and demo presentations is still open! The call for oral presentations is closed. You can find the submission topics and the submission key dates here. 

BioSB Young Investigator Award 2023

From the nominations we received, the selection committee of the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2023 chose Soufiane Mourragui as the winner of the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2023! 
Read more

Keynote speakers

We are very happy to announce the keynote speakers of this conference

 Dagmar Iber 

 Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, 
 ETH Zürich


 Johannes Söding 

 Quantitative and Computational Biology
 MaxPlanck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry


 Alexandre Bonvin 

 Bonvin Lab 


 University of Utrecht 



Call for nominations -
Young Investigator Award 2023

During the BioSB 2023, the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2023 will be presented. The winner will receive a voucher of 500 Euros sponsored by
the BioSB research school
 (to be spend on conference or course participation of choice) and will be invited to present an honorary lecture in the plenary programme. Nomination deadline YIA: 24 March 2023!

Find more information here

PhD Retreat May 8 - Getting a FAIR mindset!

YoungCB (ISCB Regional Student Group Netherlands) is excited to announce the annual BioSB PhD retreat! Open to all PhD's, master students and young scientists in the field of bioinformatics and systems biology. The retreat is designed to facilitate connecting with fellow colleagues while providing informative sessions.

This year's focus is on FAIR data. Our aim is to demystify FAIR data and help you understand what it actually means in practice. Read more

Kick-off meeting BioSB Faculty meeting

In the evening of May 8 a kick-off meeting of the BioSB Faculty is planned, inviting leaders/experts from the broad field of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (Academic and Private sector). You can register for the meeting via the conference registration form. Participation is free of charge. Read more

Conference organizers

This year's conference will be co-organised by the BioSB research school, Wageningen University and ResearchDTL and ELIXIR-NLSee organizers.

Should you have any questions, please contact the event manager for support ( 

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BioSB 2022

Last year's BioSB 2022 conference was visited by more than 325 bioinformatics and systems biology researchers, PhD students and students from universities, UMCs and companies.

It was a great pleasure to see you all again at this physical event in beautiful Lunteren after two years of COVID.

Read about the BioSB 2022 edition 

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