[BC]2 is Switzerland's main event in the domain of Computational Biology, and one of the major events of its kind in Europe. The 2021 edition “Harnessing biological data: from molecular processes to human health” will be held on 13 – 15 September, in Basel.

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About the [BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference

The conference unites scientists from academia, industry and healthcare working in a broad range of disciplines: from deciphering spatiotemporal gene expression patterns, to modelling evolutionary dynamics or acquiring a better understanding of how genetics influence human health. [BC]2 features inspiring keynote lectures by international experts, presentations of the latest scientific results and methods in the field, workshops and tutorials fostering hands-on capabilities, and poster sessions along with social and networking activities to refresh the mind and connect with peers in a friendly atmosphere.

Discover the key topics of the conference

[BC]2 features inspiring keynote lectures by international experts as well as presentations of the latest scientific results and methods in the field, around six main sessions. Read more

  • Pathogens, immune systems and host-pathogen interactions
  • Population genomics in human health
  • Cancer biology and precision medicine
  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision
  • Spatiotemporal gene expression dynamics and single-cell approaches
  • Evolutionary dynamics and ecology

Take part in the ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum, bridging academia and industry

In the framework of [BC]2, SIB - as the Swiss node of ELIXIR - will host an ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum entitled « From preventive medicine to treatment follow-up: challenges in data management and analysis » with the aim of providing companies with the opportunity of sharing their bioinformatics needs and vision, learning more about the services available or to be developed to support emerging needs, and fostering collaborations within the Swiss community.