Entries by Domenica Delia

Andrea Mihajlović is the winner of the Aleksandar “Saša” Popović Award For Best Student Paper 2022

Andrea Mihajlovic is a Mathematician and Data Science researcher, currently a PhD student in Informatics at the Faculty of Sciences, Novi Sad, Serbia. We are thrilled to announce that thanks to the research work carried out during an ML4Microbiome STSM in Bari, at the Department of Computer Science and under the supervision of Michelangelo Ceci & […]


One position for a doctoral researcher or research assistant is open in statistical and computational microbial ecology

The Department of Computing at the University of Turku is opening a full-time position for a doctoral researcher or research assistant in statistical and computational microbial ecology. The starting date is 1.3.2023 or later, to be set by mutual agreement. The fixed-term contract will be made for 24 months, after which a possible continuation is […]

ML4Microbiome FINRISK DREAM Challenge launched!

  Can you predict heart failure time-to-event by using clinical and microbiome data? If yes, don’t forget to pre-register(*) here: https://synapse.org/finrisk   TIMELINE   *Note: While ML4Microbiome WG3 members will participate non-competitively, researchers directly associated with the ML4microbiome COST action are not eligible to participate in this DREAM challenge.  

Published the Editorial of the Frontiers in Microbiology Volume Edited by ML4Microbiome

ML4Microbiome is glad to announce the publication of the Editorial that concludes and closes the  Frontiers in Microbiology volume Edited by Isabel Moreno-Indias,  Aldert L. Zomer, David Gómez-Cabrero and Marcus J. Claesson on behalf of ML4Microbiome. Research Topic “Microbiome and Machine Learning”   Front. Microbiol., 05 July 2022 Sec. Evolutionary and Genomic Microbiology https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2022.964921   […]


INSPIRE Fellowship available at APC Microbiome Ireland, Cork

A prestigious INSPIRE Fellowship, which is a Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie co-funded postdoctoral fellowship programme, is available. The first call will be on the 30th of June and the successful applicant will be based in APC Microbiome Ireland, Cork, one of the world’s leading microbiome institutes. The successful applicant would carry out a bioinformatics-based project on […]


STSM call – ML4Microbiome seeking for a researcher visiting the Department of Computing, University of Turku, Finland

The research team of associate prof. Leo Lahti is seeking a researcher willing to support the development and benchmarking of data analysis techniques in human microbiome studies to accomplish the objectives of ML4Microbiome WG2. The collaboration can be carried out by submitting a request for a Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) or Virtual Mobility (VM) […]


Get the chance to apply for an ML4Microbiome grant: calls open!

Each year ML4Microbiome offers a variety of grants for our researchers and innovators from COST member countries. Visit the ML4Microbiome website to find out more about the following grant opportunities: – Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) – Conference grants for Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) – Virtual Mobility grants – Dissemination grants ALL CALLS ARE ALWAYS […]

Job Position available as Postdoctoral Assistant in Bioinformatics & Genomics

The laboratory of Prof. Alexandre Kuhn at the Institute of Life Technologies is seeking a motivated and experienced bioinformatician with a strong background in the analysis of high-throughput DNA sequencing data. Deadline for application: 5 December 2021 Selection criteria PhD degree and strong track record in Bioinformatics, Computational Genomics or equivalent Previous experience with the […]


PhD position available at the University of Fribourg from February 2022

Would you like to learn how to prepare and analyse different human samples using whole-genome sequencing? Are you interested in developing pipelines and analysing microbiome data? Do you want to learn how to correlate microbiome with clinical data? A combined laboratory and bioinformatic PhD position is available at the University of Fribourg from February 2022 […]

YouTube Play Lists of the ML4Microbiome Symposium and Workshop held on October 2021 now available

Recorded presentations of speakers at the ML4Microbiome Symposium “Grand Challenges of Data-Intensive Science in Microbiome & Metagenome Data Analysis and Training” and Workshop “Statistical and Machine Learning Techniques for Microbiome Data Analysis” are now available on YouTube. ML4Microbiome Symposium 2021 – YouTube ML4Microbiome Workshop 2021 – YouTube