Bioinformatics Day 2022

The event will start on the 2nd of June at CSC, Keilaranta 14, 02150 Espoo.



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The event is for society members only, free of charge. In case you’re not yet a member, you can join by paying the membership fee (payment info down below). Also, add your info through this form, so you will receive society news.

Bioinformatics Day 2022 schedule

10-10.25 Coffee & sandwich
10.25-10.30 Opening speech
10.30-11.00 Sampsa Hautaniemi, University of Helsinki – Towards precision medicine in ovarian cancer – What’s bioinformatics got to do with it?
11.00-11.15 Sruthi Hundi, University of Helsinki –  TBA
11.15-11.45 Tommi Nyrönen, ELIXIR Finland – CSC health and biological data service development foci in Finland and Europe 2022-2026
11.45-12 Eija Korpelainen, CSC – Single-cell omics: collaborative efforts to tackle data analysis challenges
12-13 Lunch
13-14.05 Winner of the Best Bioinformatics PhD thesis award 2020-2021
14.15-14.45 Annual meeting of the society
14.45-15.15 Ari Löytynoja, University of Helsinki  – What the genomes tell about the history and future of Saimaa ringed seals
15.15-15.30 Leo Lahti,  University of Turku – The Finnish R/Bioconductor community
15.30-15.45 Maria Osmala, Aalto University – ChromDMM: A Dirichlet-Multinomial Mixture Model For Clustering Heterogeneous Epigenetic Data
15.45-16.00 Otto Manninen, Helsinki Biobank – Joys and sorrows of working with real world clinical data
16.00-16.15 Jussi Paananen, Blueprint Genetics
16.15-> After-party + sauna sponsored by Blueprint Genetics!

After the Bioinformatics Day 2022, we will continue the evening with an after-party at the Blueprint Genetics offices on the same building (Life Science Center Keilaniemi, B-building). Drinks and snacks will be provided, and you get a chance to tour Blueprint’s premises and hear more about the exciting world of genetic diagnostics and related bioinformatics. The evening will continue with Sauna, Pizza and Beer at the Life Science Center sauna-area (A-building, bring your sauna gear).
All attendants of the Bioinformatics Day and people interested in bioinformatics are welcome!
TL;DR Come join Bioinformatics Day after-party at Blueprint Genetics offices right after the day program ends! Drinks, beer, pizza, sauna!

Membership fees for the Bioinformatics society

For basic level (e.g. BSc., MSc.) students: 5 euros
For others: 25 euros

Payment details
Pay the fee to the society’s account with the following details.
Bioinformatiikan seura ry
IBAN: FI9780001871150455
Viite/Reference: 2000105