What a journey this has been!

On May 5th, the Portuguese Node of ELIXIR, so-called, celebrated 5 years in an event that brought together history, experiences, knowledge and vision by the words of some of the many that contributed to the establishment of a biological data management research infrastructure in the Portuguese scientific system. Group

New resource!

Cymon Cox, Gianluca de Moro and João Machado, members of the Marine Resources Community from the Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), have led the effort to develop an online marine genomic resource to aid community-driven annotation of marine eukaryotes in the scope of a EOSC-Life demonstrator project.  eosclifed


New article released!

Ana Portugal Melo, our Executive Director, has recently published an article in the Agronomy journal regarding the impact of rice cultivation and off-season period on the dynamics of soil enzyme activities and bacterial communities in Mozambique.  rice_APM


Discover a new Research Data Management tool — RDMKit

Today, the ELIXIR-CONVERGE project releases one of its main outputs — the RDMkit. Developed and managed by those who work daily with life science data, this research data management kit provides a comprehensive guide with best practices applicable to projects from start to end. RDMkit_logo

GDPR in a nutshell!

The sixth edition of our Talks was held online on the last Wednesday, March 24th. During this session, we had the pleasure of having Hanne Elsen, Data Protection Officer at the University of Ghent, who gave us an insight regarding the application of the General Data Protection Regulation in research especially when involving health data. BDTalks:GDPR

4th General Assembly

On the past February 18th, the 4th General Assembly of the Management Board took place remotely via Zoom.  AG

Take a look at SilicoLife's experience!

The fifth edition of our Talks was held online on the last Tuesday, February 23rd, to an audience of 45 participants. SilicoLifeBD

Last year's annual report is out! has published its Annual Report for 2020!  Here, we highlight the effort of over 60 experts from 12 different institutions towards a new era for bioinformatics and biological data management in Portugal. AnnualReport2020

CorkOakDB article is out!

It is easy to recognize that 2020 was a harsh year in a plethora of ways raising several challenges in the scientific community. Nevertheless, that seemed to become a catalyst for the advancement of cork oak research. This effort was rewarded with the publication of the article “CorkOakDB - The Cork Oak Genome Database Portal” in the DATABASE journal. CorkOakDB


A great kick-start for the Microbiome Community!

It is with great joy that announces the success of the 1st Microbiome PT Summit, an initiative which aimed to gather scientists performing microbiome-related research in Portugal. MicrobiomePT21