Focus on the group's mission

The SIB Training Group coordinates the institute’s bioinformatics training and course offer. Throughout its activities, it ensures that the next generation of bioinformaticians and life scientists make the best of the latest advances in computational biology.

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Addressing training needs

From in-person and streamed classes to openly accessible recordings and e-learning modules, a range of regularly updated contents and topics are provided. They are designed to closely match the bioinformatics training needs of all life science actors, from the academia or the private sector, including PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and health professionals. Discover all upcoming courses and stay informed, and if you need training in an area of bioinformatics that we are not currently covering, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

International collaborations

The Training Group collaborates in pan-European and international training projects, together with the broader bioinformatics community of ELIXIR, GOBLET and ISCB. For instance, the Training group is co-leading the following projects:

Training Advisory Committee

In the Training Committee, the strategic outlook and the concept of the Training activities are discussed and decided upon. It is composed of the leaders of the groups most involved in training activities at SIB, namely:




View our group members here.