We would like to invite you to the 4th European Student Council Symposium
(ESCS) 2016 taking place on *Saturday 3 September* during ECCB 2016 in The
The ESCS is a biennial interdisciplinary symposium that brings together
students and young researchers from computational biology, bioinformatics,
systems biology, and related fields. This symposium offers you a great
opportunity to present your research to an international audience, get
insights into hot topics and newly developed methods and build a network
within the computational biology community of Europe.
We are pleased to announce our confirmed keynote speakers *Kris Laukens*
(University of Antwerp, Belgium), and *Nuria Lopez-Bigas* (Universitat
Pompeu Fabra, Spain).
The symposium includes ice-breaking, *oral presentations*, *keynote
presentations* and an *evening social event* that offer you the opportunity
to get to know fellow young scientists from all over Europe in a casual
Abstract submission will open on Monday 25th April 2016. Please visit our
website http://escs2016.iscbsc.org/ regularily as more information will be
announced soon. For registration details, please visit
We welcome students and young researchers from all areas of computational
biology to join our community. Please help us spread the word by sharing
the event flyer (please find it attached), and using the hashtag #ESCS16 on
We look forward to welcome you in The Hague!
Annika Jacobsen and Kevin Schwahn,
chair and co-chair, ESCS 2016