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SciLifeLab Outreach Day in Umeå

SciLifeLab will launch two Outreach Days per year with the aim to raise awareness of the technologies and expertise that are offered at the SciLifeLab platforms to reserachers from all of Sweden.

We will visit universities around Sweden, two at each occasion, starting with Umeå and Gothenburg. The first Outreach Day will focus on Genomics, Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery and Developemnt with other platforms presenting activities in the form of posters.

If the lecture hall is not full you are welcome to join even without a registration, however no lunch or coffee is included.


Preliminary program

9.30 – 10.15 Welcome and presentation of SciLifeLab including an overview of technical platforms (Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Co-director)

10.15 – 10.45 Presentation of the National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI)

10.45 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 11.30 Presentation of Bioinformatics platform

11.30 – 12.00 Presentation of the Drug Discovery and Development platform (DDD)

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch sandwich and posters

13.00 – 15.00 Time slots available to book meeting with representatives from the Bioinformatics platform and the DDD platform. Posters available.
NOTE – individual meetings with NGI will take place 15.40 – 16.30. Specific NGI program is available under Related Items.

In association with the Poster sessions we welcome input on what you expect from the SciLifeLab National Infrastructure.

Book individual meetings with representatives from the platforms:
Drug Discovery and Development platform:
Bioinformatics platform:
National Genomics Infrastructure:


Location: KBC-huset, Linnaeus väg, Umeå, sal KB3B1