International de.NBI Symposium "Bioinformatics for Human Health & Disease"

Mon 7 November 2016 to Wed 9 November 2016
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg, D-69120, Germany

The Heidelberg Center for Human Bioinformatics will be hosting an International de.NBI Symposium, "Bioinformatics for Human Health and Disease"  in Heidelberg, Germany, 7-9 November 2016.

This international symposium will mark the launch of a series of annual international conferences on bioinformatics by the German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure (de.NBI) and covers a diversity of topics concerned with human bioinformatics in disease related contexts, such as:

  • Clinical genomics
  • Human microbiomes in health and disease
  • Integrative omics analyses
  • Systems biology
  • Epigenetics
  • Functional annotation and understanding of normal and cancer genome variants
  • Bioimage informatics of cellular and tissue model systems
  • Bioinformatics as a service in biomedical research
  • Collaborative development and interoperability

Confirmed speakers include ELIXIR Director, Niklas Blomberg and ELIXIR Head of Human Genomics and Translational Data, Serena Scollen.