Bioinformatics is meant as a multi-disciplinary science for the study of biological systems at the molecular and cellular level by using informatics and computational methods and models.
Main goals of the associations are the study, development and spreading of Bioinformatics in a scientific, academic, technological and industrial environment.
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BITS 2020 POSTPONED
After carefully evaluating the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic the BITS steering committee have made the decision to postpone the BITS 2020 Congress, originally scheduled for July 13-26, 2020 in Verona.
The Congress will now take place on the new dates 6th-9th July 2021 at the same venue in Verona..
BITS4COVID-19 SURVEILLANCE
In this unique situation, the scientific community is tackling the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide with an effort never seen before. The BITS steering committee have decided to help the community sharing all the research activities related to the COVID-19 diffusion that the BITS members are going on.
A dedicated page to collected these initiatives is now active.
NEWS
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24 October 2020
A 2-year postdoc position to work on causal inference (Mendelian randomization) ...read more
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24 October 2020
The European Bioconductor meeting is aimed at biologists, bioinformaticians, statisticians, programmers and software engineers who use or contribute to the Bioconductor project, or are interested in using Bioconductor. The goals are to:

- foster the exchange of technical expertise
- keep contributors up to speed with the latest developments
- coordinate any related efforts ...read more
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29 September 2020
A research fellowship is available at the Institute of Biomedical Technologies (ITB) in the context of the FindingMS project “An integrated approach to predict disease activity in the early phases of Multiple Sclerosis”, funded by the ERAPerMed 2018 Call https://www.findingms.com. ...read more
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21 September 2020
The Giovanni Armenise-Harvard laboratory of Immune Regulation, headed by Luigia Pace at
IIGM in Candiolo (Turin, Italy), is seeking for a highly motivated and skilled bioinformatician. ...read more
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6 October 2020
The Medical Genetics research group of the Maternal and Child hospital-IRCCS Burlo Garofolo /University of Trieste (Director: Prof. Paolo Gasparini) is mainly focused on the study of the genetic basis of monogenic diseases and multifactorial traits and diseases. ...read more
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28 September 2020
The research activity will take place in the context of the FindingMS project “An integrated approach to predict disease activity in the early phases of Multiple Sclerosis”, funded by the ERAPerMed 2018 Call (https://www.findingms.com). ...read more
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3 September 2020
We are looking for a highly motivated and creative candidate to join our lab. The candidate is sought to work in the field of structural bioinformatics, focusing on tandem repeat proteins and non-globular protein phenomena. The biocurator will maintain, expand and improve the data in RepeatsDB and related projects. ...read more