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With an exciting, full day program centered around Big data in the Life Sciences, the Utrecht Bioinformatics Center celebrated its’ fifth anniversary with fellow bioinformaticians and computational biologists. Relevance of bioinformatics The day was initiated by Berend Snel, chair of the UBC, Gerrit van Meer, former dean...

The Bioinformatics profile introduces life science students into techniques and algorithms that are used in bioinformatics. Students learn more advanced bioinformatics skills by doing an internship in UBC research groups. What are the experiences of our first graduates?  Most of the Master’s profile students want to learn...

Aridaman Pandit works as Assistant Professor in the Laboratory of Translational Immunology at UMC Utrecht, with the goal of having a direct impact on patients suffering from immunological and viral diseases. What are his main immunological and bioinformatic challenges? Dr. Aridaman Pandit is a Computational Immunologist, and...

[caption id="attachment_2120" align="alignleft" width="164"] Jasmin Böhmer[/caption] "As data steward I offer support in composing the data section of the national and international grant applications, as well as penning the required Data Management Plan and achieving FAIR data are part of my occupational portfolio." How can Jasmin support...

Core Life Analytics is a spin-off based on research that Wienand Omta and David Egan carried out at UMC Utrecht, which was part of a collaboration between Cell Biology at the UMC Utrecht and Computing Sciences at Utrecht University. What’s their story? They developed innovative, web-based,...