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New head at IBC

Since the appointment of O. Gascuel at Pasteur Institute in Paris, E. Rivals leads the Institute of Computational Biology and has been appointed head of IBC. An opportunity to thank Olivier for launching successfully the IBC.

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IBC at the Next Generation Sequencing Sy…

IBC at the Next Generation Sequencing Symposium in Strasbourg

IBC takes part at this year Next Generation Sequencing symposium which is co-organised by the French Bioinformatics Institute (IFB) and the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC) in Strasbourg. E. Rivals (WP1) will present a...

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Ecole thématique "MoDyn"

Ecole thématique "MoDyn"

Dernier rappel pour s'inscrire à l’École thématique "Modélisation et Dynamique Moléculaire (MoDyn - 2016)" qui aura lieu à Montpellier-Juvignac du 26 au 29 septembre 2016. Ouverte à tous ceux qui souhaitent s'initier ou approfondir leurs connaissa...

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The Computational Biology Institute (IBC) aims at the development of innovative methods and software to analyze, integrate and contextualize large-scale biological data in the fields of health, agronomy and environment.  Scalable computational solutions able to handle this ever-increasing volume of data constitute the present and future bottleneck that may limit their economic impact. Several branches of research will thus be combined: algorithmics (combinatorial, numerical, highly parallel, stochastic), modeling (discrete, qualitative, quantitative, probabilistic), and data management and information retrieval (integration, workflows, cloud). Concepts and tools will be validated using key applications in fundamental biology (transcriptomics, structure and function of proteins, development and morphogenesis), health (pathogens, cancer, stem cells), agronomy (plant genomics, tropical agriculture), and environment (population dynamic, biodiversity).The project is divided into five complementary work-packages that include the main aspects of processing biological data on a large scale:

IBC is a multidisciplinary project center supported for five years (2012-2017) by the French "Investissements d'Avenir" Call and its trustees. IBC currently involves 65 permanent researchers with broad multidisciplinary spectrum, based in one company and fourteen laboratories of  Montpellier. IBC should become a privileged meeting place for computational biology and bioinformatics researchers, not only bringing together those involved with the original project, but also a large community of academic and industry researchers on regional, national and international levels. IBC activity will invite world-class researchers to collaborate with, organize scientific events, train young researchers, and promote results and exchange information with industrial partners.

On the  17-18 th January 2017, The "Institut de Biologie Computationnelle" organises its Annual Scientific Meeting. Book these dates!

Next seminar

Invited seminars
Marta Mattoso
COPPE/UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro
Friday November 4th, 2pm, IBC (LIRMM Bat 5) room 01/124 (see map)

Recent publications

RADIS: Analysis of RAD-seq data for...

Cruaud A, Gautier M, Rossi JP, Rasplus JY, Gouzy J
Bioinformatics, 2016...

Deciphering the wisent demographic and adaptive...

Gautier M, Moazami-Goudarzi K, Leveziel H, Parinello H, Grohs C, Rialle S,...


Mathematical and Computational Evolution…

MCEB 2016 - Mathematical and Computational Evolutionary Biology
12-16 June 2016 - Hameau de l'Etoile, Montpellier, South of France.

Official webpage:

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