Category: News

Cisca Wijmenga krijgt eervolle leerstoel

  Het College van Bestuur van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen heeft Cisca Wijmenga benoemd als hoogleraar op de Lodewijk Sandkuijl Leerstoel. De universiteit hanteert het instrument van vernoemde leerstoelen om onderzoekers van grote verdienste te eren. Cisca Wijmenga heeft… Read More

Course: SNP’s and Human Diseases. 13 -17 November 2017 – Erasmus MC – Rotterdam

The aim of this advanced course on complex genetics, is to give a broad introduction in SNP techniques and applications. The first part is focused on “learning-by-doing” sessions (“practicals”) on bio-informatic and statistical analysis. On the last part ‘special guests’… Read More

Hands-on Workshop: data management tools for translational research Oct 12 in Utrecht

After a first successful data management workshop in 2016, TraIT, BBMRI-NL and DTL will organize a follow-up on October 12 during the second annual Lygature Partnerships MeetUp.   Together with the joint Health-RI infrastructures TraIT, BBMRI-NL and DTL  … Read More

2017 XNAT Developer Workshop

The XNAT community is happy to announce that the 2017 XNAT Developer Workshop will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from October 16th until October 18th.   The workshop is organized jointly by the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam… Read More

Improving the legal framework for Dutch human tissue research

Research using human tissue specimens greatly contributes to a healthy and innovative research environment and optimal care for Dutch citizens. This requires clear, workable laws and regulations for both researchers, health care professionals, patients and citizens alike. The… Read More

Biobank Quality

Ensuring reproducibility and reliability of scientific work should be at the heart of medi­cal science. It is thus an issue of great concern for BBMRI. In this special issue of the BBMRI-ERIC you can find information about quality… Read More

Report BBMRI-omics: introduction and hands-on application

The house is there, you just have to learn how to use it. In Utrecht, the 2-days BBMRI-Omics event was held with more than 100 participants. The aim was to introduce and to learn how to use the… Read More

Biobanks, collections of human samples and associated health data – how to apply EU GDPR?

  How is the EU General Data Protection Regulation expected to apply to biobanks, collections of human samples and associated health data?   Here you can find an update of answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). The FAQs… Read More

Fast, easy and reliable analysis pipeline for NGS data – also available for you

UMCG’s Genetics department has developed a routine in-house NGS DNA analysis pipeline, which is currently available for everybody. We offer this as a service, where you can easily upload your targeted panel or exome sequencing data (for example… Read More

Why am I shorter than you?

More than 200 scientists co-lead by Erasmus MC researchers assembled a study published in Nature with more than 700,000 participants to study changes in our DNA which lead to differences in height. Encoded Adult height is mostly determined… Read More