Master Research Fellowship within the scope of Infrastructure

mf  A call is open for the attribution of a Master Research Scholarship, within the scope of the Portuguese Biological Data Infrastructure -, financed by the Instituto Gulbenkian da Ciência. The candidate will perform activities within the scope of the development of competencies of biological data commissioner (Data Steward) in Portuguese research and innovation organizations, carried out by the Portuguese Node of ELIXIR -

Project Manager Position

pm If you have an academic background in the area of ​​biological/health sciences, are fluent in English, and are interested in pursuing a career in science management, in a dynamic team that responds to one of the biggest challenges in science today - managing and analysing large volumes of biological data - this opportunity could be for you.

Computational Structural Biology Tools

gr Last week, in a two days event that took place at the University of Coimbra, a pipeline of in silico protein-ligand characterization methods was showcased to characterize the interaction of SARS-CoV-2 Mpro with an α-ketoamide inhibitor. A warm thank you to all the speakers and participants for contributing to this event that exceeded all the expectations! 

My data are your data - How FAIR and share can boost scientific discovery

m This Monday, nineteen participants gather for the last event of the year to hear about how data management best practices can boost scientific discovery. In the end, participants were invited to take part in a group session and share their opinions about the topics: sharing data and reusing data from others. Very fruitful discussions came out of these days and, for that, we want to thank all attendees for the interest shown!

CorkOak DB portal

cork Cork Oak has significant relevance in the Mediterranean at both economic and ecological levels due to the sustainable production of cork. The Cork Oak Genome Database Portal (CorkOakDB) emerged, in January 2018, as a joint effort to create a global repository of genomic data for Quercus suber and to serve as a founding platform to boost further research into this species. 

A journey through the RDMkit!

rdm The seventh edition of this cycle of webinars counted with the participation of Daniel Faria. During this session, twenty-one participants join him on a journey through the RDMkit website.


t The Train-the-Trainer programme aims to create a network of trainers that allows them to come together to learn,exchange, and discuss best practices and experiences. Association All Hands!

c It is a great pleasure to share with our users and friends that from September 29th to October 1st took place the first Association All Hands. Casa de Exercícios de Santo Inácio, in Praia Grande, was the scenario chosen for days full of reunions, presentations from associates and formal and informal collective discussions. Many topics lead to moments of very fruitful discussions. 

To Doctor Noémia Afonso...

na It is with deep regret and consternation that we took notice of the death of Doctor Noémia Afonso. Noémia Afonso was a distinguished member of the ELIXIR Portugal ( Science Advisory Board and in this capacity she was contributing with her experience and guidance to the excellence of this Research Infrastructure.