Highlights

On 2 October, Eileen Furlong joined the annual UBC symposium in Utrecht as keynote speaker, discussing ‘Genome regulation during developmental transitions: generating robustness and precision’. Furlong is the head of the Genome Biology Unit at EMBL in Heidelberg and a pioneer in applying genome-wide approaches...

Patrick Kemmeren obtained a grant of 572 k euro from the Dutch Cancer Society (KWF) to investigate cooperative and mutually exclusive genetic interactions in childhood cancer. Multidisciplinary research Cancers arise and progress through the acquirement of combinations of mutations. Genetic interactions are specific combinations of mutations that...

The Utrecht Bioinformatics Center is very proud to announce that Professor Peer Bork will be receiving an Honorary Doctorate on the occasion of Utrecht University’s Anniversary Day.  A pioneering bioinformatician Peer Bork is a pioneering bioinformatics researcher. He has developed widely used bioinformatic tools and databases. These tools...