Today the Aachen event in the byteMAL - Bioinformatics for Young international researchers Expo conference series took place. The byteMAL conferences are directed especially at young researchers in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology and aims to provide a new networking platform for the exchange of knowledge and expertise across borders in the Euregio.
The byteMAL Aachen conference, hosted by JRC-COMBINE took place in Couven-Halle of the RWTH Aachen, Germany on 17th June 2016. The program featured keynote presentations by Prof. Dr. Ben MacArthur from University of Southampton, Prof. Dr. Ines Thiele from University of Luxembourg and Prof. Dr. Olaf Wolkenhauer from University of Rostock. Furthermore, participants had the chance to present their projects during the poster session or their newly developed tools during the application showcase session. A select number of posters was selected for flash talks.