We are excited to invite you to join this year’s annual conference of NORBIS, the national research school in bioinformatics, biostatistics and systems biology. Our fourth conference takes place in alpine surroundings at Voss, along the train track between Oslo and Bergen, on October 17-19. Join us there for great talks by international experts and…Continue reading Registration now open for our 4th annual conference – October 17-19
Do you carry an idea for a course or a workshop within the fields of bioinformatics, biostatistics or systems biology? Want to invite international experts to give lectures at this event? Once again it is time for NORBIS to ask you to propose a course or a workshop to be organised with financial and administrative…Continue reading Want to organise a course or a workshop with support from NORBIS?
We are happy to again offer you the opportunity to attend a Nature Masterclass workshop on scientific writing, in Fredrikstad September 6-7. The training is delivered by two senior editors from the Nature Publishing Group (Nature Biotechnology and Nature Communications), who will teach you how to get the most out of the writing process, to…Continue reading Nature Masterclass on scientific writing, September 6-7
We are happy to announce that registration now is open for this year’s NORBIS summer school, ‘Robust and reproducible practices in bioinformatics programming‘, which takes place in Oslo, August 6-10. Please read more and register here, by June 20.
We are happy to announce that NORBIS will have a number of seats available for our members at the course in ‘Machine Learning in Medical Bioinformatics’, organised by our Swedish collaborators MedBioInfo.se in Linköping, Sweden, June 11-15. NORBIS members may apply for a seat and a travel grant to attend the course, please read more here.
by Chloe Steen, University of Oslo I have always wanted to go abroad for research. I did not know where, or when, I just knew that I wanted to experience a lab in another country, see how they worked, organized their projects, and their everyday life in the lab. Even though I have international…Continue reading Cancer genomics at Stanford
Post-docs working in fields related to those of NORBIS may now sign up as post-doc members and enjoy the benefits of prioritised access to, and the possibility to apply for funding to join, NORBIS courses and workshops. In return, NORBIS expects post-docs to agree to list your project and areas of expertise in a database…Continue reading Apply for post doc membership to NORBIS!
We are happy to announce that the NORBIS board has awarded a total of 275 000 NOK, to support the research exchange of five NORBIS PhD students during 2018. Each student will receive funding corresponding to the NORBIS international travel grant guidelines, which may be found here. The five successful students are as follows:…Continue reading Five international travel grants awarded!
by Vasundra Touré, NTNU I had the chance to do my international exchange in Paris for 6months where I visited two research groups: Pr. Emmanuel Barillot’s group at Institut Curie and Pr. Denis Thieffry’s group at ENS Paris. Both have common domains of interest with my group. With the approval of my supervisor, I did this…Continue reading Integration of knowledge and logical modeling at Institut Curie and ENS in Paris
Newcastle International Centre for Life, Newcastle University by Miriam Gjerdevik, University of Bergen I visited Heather J. Cordell, Professor of Statistical Genetics, and her research group at Newcastle University, Institute of Genetic Medicine, from September 2017 to December 2017. Heather Cordell is a world-leading researcher within the development and application of statistical methodology to…Continue reading Developing new ideas at the Institute of Genetic Medicine in Newcastle