About Us

TeSS Club

Fortnightly meetings, hackathons, shared activities, open priority setting, open contribution to unite the community.

For all the details please visit the TeSS Club Website


For enquiries, information, or assistance; contact the TeSS support desk at

The Team

  • Carole Goble
  • Hedi Peterson
  • Alexia Cardona
Project Management
  • Munazah Andrabi
Software Engineering
  • Finn Bacall
  • Ivan Kuzmin
Community Engagement
  • Alexander Botzki
  • Olivier Sand
Past Members
  • Aleksandra Nenadic - Project Management/Software Engineering
  • Aleksandra Pawlik - Project Management
  • Teresa K. Attwood - Leadership
  • Susanna-Assunta Sansone - Leadership
  • Niall Beard - Project Management/Software Engineering
  • Milo Thurston - Software Engineering
  • Chris Child - Project Management/Software Engineering
  • Aitor Apaolaza - Software Engineering


TeSS has been funded by:
  • European Commission, Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures programme (ELIXIR-EXCELERATE, grant agreement number 676559);
  • ELIXIR Implementation Study (Registry Integration from a User Perspective);
  • ELIXIR Implementation Study (Learning Paths).
  • BBSRC UK (Delivering ELIXIR-UK grant, grant agreement numbers BB/L005050/1 & BB/L005069/1 ).


The TeSS team would like to acknowledge the help of a number of groups and individuals, and thank them for useful discussions, feedback and assistance in developing TeSS - to name but a few:

  • ELIXIR technical staff and coordinators from the Hub, in particular Rafael Jimenez, Martin Cook and Premysl Velek
  • The ELIXIR Training Coordinators group, particularly Celia van Gelder, Patricia Palagi and Gabriella Rustici
  • The UK structural bioinformatics group, particularly Christine Orengo

Cite us

Niall Beard, Finn Bacall, Aleksandra Nenadic, Milo Thurston, Carole A Goble, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Teresa K Attwood, TeSS: a platform for discovering life-science training opportunities, Bioinformatics, Volume 36, Issue 10, 15 May 2020, Pages 3290-3291, https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btaa047