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  • Bring Your Own Data (BYOD) workshop on ciliopathies resources

    10 - 12 May 2017

    Strasbourg, France

    Bring Your Own Data (BYOD) workshop on ciliopathies resources Organised by ELIXIR France.    A 'Bring Your Own Data' (BYOD) event on Ciliopathies resources in Strasbourg, France on 10-12 May 2017. More information at     2017-05-10 09:00:00 UTC 2017-05-12 17:00:00 UTC Strasbourg, France Strasbourg France [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • Benchmarking: Incentives and Best Practises across Scientific Disciplines - Abstracting from Established Evaluations

    12 September 2017

    Basel, Switzerland

    Benchmarking: Incentives and Best Practises across Scientific Disciplines - Abstracting from Established Evaluations The ELIXIR EXCELERATE Framework focuses on key aspects of modern research by bringing together method and infrastructure developers as well as researchers who aim to provide the scientific community with novel scientific tools, and cutting edge research results at the same time. New developments are generally benchmarked during development, with a certain composition of data and methods to benchmark against. Internal benchmarks often suffer from an incompleteness concerning both the test data and competing methods. Independent and community-driven blind benchmarks are addressing these issues and have been shown to be crucial for objectively assessing scientific methods in various communities, including substantial commitment from industry.   CASP is the prime example of community-driven benchmarking activities, with bi-annual editions from 1994. Since then, many other communities have come together to design and run their own benchmarking activities e.g. CAFA and Quest for Orthologs. The main benefit of recurring independent assessments is the task composition, which is varied from what was initially used to develop the methods. Since the tasks evolve over time, new aspects become crucial to be evaluated, reflecting current developments in the community. By being able to compare various methods on the same data set at the same point in time, new methods can prove their superiority in a much more transparent way as past individual benchmarks inherently suffer from the temporal focus on the methods available at that particular time. This workshop integrates experiences from various community-driven benchmarking efforts, illustrating key common elements. More importantly, these examples illustrate how benchmarking activities bring together to their members and foster new interactions and developments. The program comprises two main parts: (1) speakers from diverse communities reporting on successful recurring benchmarking implementations and (2) plenary discussions to identify common approaches, resulting in refined guidelines for establishing community based benchmarking. Further information for this workshop and Call for Abstracts is available at: 2017-09-12 09:00:00 UTC 2017-09-12 21:00:00 UTC University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel Basel Switzerland [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] []
  • ELIXIR HoNs meeting

    13 September 2017

    Basel, Switzerland

    ELIXIR HoNs meeting ELIXIR Heads of Nodes will meet for a one day meeting to held alongside the [BC]2 conference in Basel on 13 September 2017. A full agenda and documents for the meeting will be made available to participants in due course.   2017-09-13 09:00:00 UTC 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC Basel, Switzerland Basel Switzerland [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
  • ISMB/ECCB 2019

    21 - 25 July 2019

    Basel, Switzerland

    ISMB/ECCB 2019 ISMB/ECCB 2019 is the largest and most high profile annual meeting of scientists working in computational biology and provides an intense multidisciplinary forum for disseminating the latest developments in computational tools for data driven biological research. ELIXIR will be present at this year's ISMB/ECCB 2019 conference with three dedicated Tech Tracks on Monday 22 July and a Special Session on Scalable Plant-Research in Cloud Environments on Wednesday 24 July. ELIXIR will also be have a booth (booth numbers 23 and 24) in the exhibition area with information about our services including Global Alliance, Galaxy, Plants, TeSS and Beacons.  Further details about the conference, including how to register, can be found on the ISMB/ECCB 2019 website. 2019-07-21 10:00:00 UTC 2019-07-25 17:00:00 UTC Congress Center Basel, Basel, Switzerland Congress Center Basel Basel Switzerland 4058 [] [] [] meetings_and_conferences [] []
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