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The Final BioS Project Conference: Meet the Speakers and Proceedings

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BioS Final Event took place December 10th 2020 as a fully online, interactive conference. All keynote sessions, panel discussions and workshops were broadcast live online digitally. The texts of all presentations are coming soon online and the Meet the Speakers section is available at

About the BioS Final Conference

BioS stands for “Digital Skills on Computational Biology for Health Professionals” and is co-funded by the European Commission.

Healthcare is undergoing profound changes, driven by Bioscience and technological advancements, demographic shifts, and changing lifestyles throughout Europe, thus requiring health care professionals to expand their skills’ and knowledge.

In response to these challenges, the BioS Project aims at advancing the digital skills of health professionals through the design, development and current delivery of new modular vocational curricula on Computational Biology.

Core topics of the Conference

Opportunities for bioinformatics-based approaches in the diagnostics

Bioinformatics helping to combat COVID19

Bioinformatics in cancer patient treatment

BioS Project overview, Results Policy Briefs and Policy Recommendations

Workshop on: Understanding the genetic basis of diseases for precise, therapeutic recommendations

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