Utrecht Bioinformatics Center
The Utrecht Bioinformatics Center (UBC) is a center that brings together a large number of internationally leading research groups with a strong bioinformatics component. They are located within Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, Hubrecht Institute and Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology. Whether you are a student looking for bioinformatics courses, a bioinformatician who wishes to come into contact with fellow bioinformaticians, or a life science researcher seeking bioinformatics advice, the UBC offers you the opportunity and information to get into contact with the right person(s).
In the spotlight
The Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) announced that two out of the five ASDI projects will be awarded to scientists from the Utrecht Bioinformatics Center this year. ASDI projects aim at accelerating scientific discovery by means of eScience innovations. Both research groups receive 500 k€; 50% direct funding and 50% in kind
Prospective students were offered a virtual reality (VR) experience allowing them to “dive” into a protein structure in 3D. During the open days of Utrecht University (November 18/19) this was a new experience for most of the teenagers. Inside and from the outside The task for the students was to explore hemoglobin,