• Submit your tutorial and workshop proposals

    Posted on 15 November 2022.

    [BC]2 will feature a one-day workshops and tutorials session on Monday 11 September 2023. The call for proposals is now open.

    Are you working in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology, in the academia or the industry, and want to gather an audience of motivated attendees to explore cutting-edge topics in an interactive format? Submit your proposal for a high-quality tutorial or workshop at the [BC]2conference!

    Tutorial and workshop organizer(s) are fully responsible for the scientific content and the organization of their session. [BC]2 workshops will be held on Monday 11 Septe...

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  • Entries open for the 2023 SIB Bioinformatics Awards

    Posted on 1 November 2022.

    Bioinformaticians of the world, it is your time to shine! [BC]2 is the highlight of the year for winners of the SIB Bioinformatics Awards, who will be announced and present their work during a plenary session. 

    To promote excellence, diversity and innovation in the field of bioinformatics, SIB created the SIB Bioinformatics Awards in 2008 to acknowledge a PhD paper, international early career bioinformaticians and ground-breaking resources of national and international standing.

    The Awards honour bioinformatics excellence in three categories and are currently seeking submissions:

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  • Tutorials & workshops: the evaluation team is set

    Posted on 10 October 2022.

    The programme of tutorials and workshops is established by Patricia Palagi (Head of Training, SIB, Lausanne). She has named two members of the SIB PhD Training Network to help her in the task of selecting the tutorials and workshops and ensuring smooth coordination. 

    • Aiswarya Prasad, PhD candidate, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and the Department of Fundamental Microbiology of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    • Tülay Karakulak, PhD candidate, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and Institute of Molecular Cancer Research of the University of Zurich, Switzerland

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  • The Scientific Committee is complete!

    Posted on 3 October 2022.

    The Scientific Committee (SC), composed of 2 session chairs per session, is selected by the Scientific Committee Core Team (SCCT). The session chairs are responsible for selecting the presentations in their session and ensuring consistency in the scientific quality of the presentations.

    It is our great pleasure to announce the name of the selected session chairs:

    • Dynamics of immune processes: from responses to pathogens to immunotherapy
      • Marija Buljan (Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
        St. Gallen )
      • Adrian Egli (Institute of Medical Microbiology, University...

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  • Meet the Scientific Committee Core Team (SCCT)

    Posted on 4 July 2022.

    We are thrilled to announce the members of the Scientific Committee Core Team (SCCT). The SCCT plans and decides on the scientific content of the the conference. It recruits and coordinates the keynote speakers and session chairs, as well as workshops and tutorials. The team is composed of SIB Group Leaders :

    Zoltán Kutalik, chair (CHUV, Lausanne)
    Group Leader, Statistical Genetics Group
    Katja Bärenfaller (SIAF -University of Zurich-, Davos)
    Group Leader, Molecular Allergology Group
    David Gfeller (UNIL, Lausanne)
    Group Leader, Computational Cancer Biology Group
    Patricia Pala...

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