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Second BioMedBridges Annual General Meeting | BioMedBridges

Second BioMedBridges Annual General Meeting

The second BioMedBridges AGM took place on


10-11 March 2014

in Florence, Italy

Florence View


Photos of the meeting are now available!

Download the meeting presentations and posters here

Full agenda


Day 1: Frontier science presentations

Monday 10th March (09:00 - 19:00) - open session

  • Morning: Frontier science presentations - renowned speakers will give presentations on their research and how tools and services developed by BioMedBridges may facilitate this. Speakers have been nominated by each BMS RI (see list below).
  • Afternoon/evening: Bio-NMR satellite meeting "Strengthening links with other BMS Infrastructures" ;Networking session: during the networking session, all BMS RIs will present the services they will offer to scientists. Meeting participants will be able to talk to BMS RI staff and identify possible areas of collaboration.

Day 2: The science of BioMedBridges

Tuesday 11th March (09:00 - 20:00) - open session

  • Morning and afternoon: BioMedBridges scientific presentations
  • Late afternoon: workshops and poster session
  • Evening: Meeting dinner

Day 3: Project mid-term review

Wednesday 12th March (09:00-15:00) - closed meeting for project partners only

  • Project mid-term review
  • Late afternoon: Parallel WP meetings (to be confirmed; organised by the work packages) 


Day 1 Speakers

Speaker Affiliation Nominated by BMS RI
Robert Gentleman    Genentech    ELIXIR
Anna Tramontano    University of Rome    INSTRUCT
Stefan Knapp    University of Oxford, SGC    EU-OPENSCREEN
Peter Friedl    Radboud University Nijmegen/Anderson Cancer Center, Houston    Euro-BioImaging
Catherine Boyen    Station Biologique de Roscoff    EMBRC
Hans Haering    University of Tübingen    Infrafrontier
Dipak Kalra    University College London, EHR4CR, EuroRec    ECRIN
Peter Boyle    IPRI BBMRI
Olli Kallioniemi   FIMM EATRIS
Tim Brooks Public Health England ERINHA
Richard Frackowiak   Human Brain Project École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne