Category: Newsletter September 2018

Poster Prize at Europe Biobank Week 2018

Collecting ideas with an interactive poster presentation and being awarded a poster prize? Rogier van der Stijl from BBMRI-NL did it! At the Europe Biobank Week in Antwerp (4-7 September 2018), he presented his poster ‘Sustainable biobanking in… Read More

Enabling FAIR data management

MOLGENIS Research can help even non-bioinformaticians (!) enabling FAIR data management and is freely available. Many clinical professionals and biomedical researchers without a bioinformatics background are generating big ’-omics’ data, but do not always have the tools to… Read More

Cisca Wijmenga appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion

At the Lodewijk Sandkuijl Symposium, Prof. dr. Cisca Wijmenga, Scientific Director of BBMRI-NL 2.0, was appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion. This Dutch order of chivalry is awarded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands for… Read More

Development of an extensive OMICs Atlas

Since the start of BBMRI, extensive datasets have been generated at genome, epigenome, transcriptome and metabolome level for 10 thousand of individuals from tens of Dutch biobanks. By screening this wealth of omics data in large-scale analyses, BBMRI… Read More

Launch national Servicedesk personalized medicine

Today, the ELSI (Ethical, Legal and Social Implications) Servicedesk is officially launched. This online Servicedesk offers guidance and answers to the ethical, legal and societal questions around Personalized Medicine research faced by life sciences professionals, policymakers and patients…. Read More