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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The Training&Teaching group of the BITS proposed to university professors a survey aimed at portraying the current situation of bioinformatics courses within undergraduate curricula in Italy.
The paper is published in Plos Computational Biology journal.
1 December 2023
The BITS Steering Committee updated its Association Rules during the first months of its mandate. more
27 November 2023
Applications are invited for a fully funded 3-year PhD position in "DISTRIBUTED AI FOR HEALTHCARE DATA" at the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, at the Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy. The studenship is associated to the H2020 project "BETTER: Better rEal-world healTh-daTa distributEd analytics Research platform". We encourage applications from outstanding candidates with backgrounds in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering and related fields, and a keen interest in doing basic research in Artificial Intelligence and its scientific applications to healthcare data. more
15 November 2023
A selection process has been called for a 2-years Post-doc Fellowship, titled "Multimodal single-cell analysis of cancer" in the Laboratory of RNA & Disease Data Science, Department of Cellular, Computational and Integrative Biology - CIBIO, University of Trento (Italy). more
16 October 2023
BBCC2023, 18th annual edition of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Conference, is an international Conference that will be held in Naples, Italy, December 4-7, 2023. We return to making an in-person edition after three years of online editions. more
20 November 2023
OPM is a biopharmaceutical company specialized in precision medicine. OPM's mission is to bring innovative therapeutic and diagnostic solutions to treat therapeutic resistance and metastasis evolution. The patient is at the center of our reflection, of our unique innovative model, and our investments. For OPM "our collective success is paramount", there can be no value creation without exchange, without dialogue. The value creation resulting for us from reciprocity, i.e. balanced and fair exchanges at all levels, whether between internal collaborators, or with our partners, therapists, patients, experts and investors. more
5 November 2023
The successful candidate will be trained in supporting our researchers by designing and implementing bioinformatics pipelines on high-performance computing (HPC) clusters and cloud platforms. Activities will include training in the development of Nextflow pipelines and their seamless integration into in-house or commercial servers. more
5 October 2023
We are looking for a junior bioinformatician with expertise in computational biology to join the at the vector integration core at the San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (SR-Tiget), Milan, Italy ( more