Dear Marie Curie fellows and other interested scientists,

It is a great pleasure to announce the IMPRESS Genomics and Bioinformatics Workshop to be held in Leiden, The Netherlands, from 27 till 30 October 2015.

Aim: Open workshop for Marie Curie fellows and other interested scientists who wish to learn more about the field of genomics and bioinformatics, including sequencing and bioinformatics tools, genomics, transcriptomics and hands-on practice.
Program: A four-day workshop with keynote lectures and hands-on sections on processing of Nextgen sequencing data. A detailed preliminary program is shown on the reverse side.
Accommodation: The venue of the meeting will be the Auditorium and Foyer of the Biopartner 1 building at the Bioscience Park in Leiden. Address: J.H. Oortweg 21, 2333 CH Leiden, The Netherlands. Several excellent hotels are located in close vicinity to the Leiden Bioscience Park. Check e.g. for an up-to-date overview and to make your reservation.
Costs: Registration fee is € 450,00 for IMPRESS Marie Curie fellows and € 600,00 for external participants. The registration fee includes the costs of lunches and coffee/tea breaks (accommodation and dinner are not included).
Registration: The deadline for registration is: 1 October 2015. The capacity for external participants is limited to 15 people. Selection will be on “first come, first served” basis. Please register via e-mail:

Looking forward to your participation in the IMPRESS Genomics and Bioinformatics Workshop.

Kind regards,

The organizers:
• Ron Dirks (ZF-screens BV / Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands;
• Hans Jansen (ZF-screens BV, Leiden, The Netherlands;

Preliminary program of the IMPRESS Genomics and Bioinformatics Workshop 2015

Leiden program 1

Leiden program 2


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