ISCB - Regional Student Group Brazil

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RSG-Brazil provides a network for students and young research among Brazil, with the mission to develop the local advancement and improvement of bioinformatics and computational biologists research field.



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Upcoming Events

4th ISCB-BR SCS: Women in Bioinformatics Announcement

The RSG-Brazil Team is pleased to officially announce and invite you to the 4th edition of the ISCB - Brazilian Student Council Symposium, with the theme: Women in Bioinformatics.

The 4th BR-SCS is a forward-thinking student conference to discuss the recent advances, existing state-of-the-art techniques, algorithms and applications of bioinformatics and computational biology. This year we will also discuss the challenges of being a woman in Science/Bioinformatics.

The symposium will be held in Campos do Jordão - SP on October 30th, preceding the 15th X-Meeting.

Program at a glance: link

This year, nine selected students will present flash talks about their research in the fields of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

We welcomed abstracts from all levels of research students and early career post-doctoral researchers. All abstracts were considered for poster and oral presentations and the outstanding ones will be awarded.

For registration (It's free) click here.


Besides the students' presentations, we will have a panel session with brilliant Brazilian women with established careers in Bioinformatics to discuss innovations in the field, and debate on the challenges of being a woman in Science/ Bioinformatics.

In the panel discussion, we will have Dra. Sabrina Silveira (UFV), Dra. Glória Franco (UFMG), Dra. Priscila Grynberg (EMBRAPA) and Dra. Nicole Scherer (INCA), besides selected students.

Dra Sabrina Silveira
Dra Glória Franco
Dra Priscila Grynberg
Dra Nicole Scherer

We are looking forward to your participation and also, to welcome you to the ISCB organized and affiliated conferences throughout the coming year (

Liliane Conteville

Chair of the 4th BR-SCS

Fernanda dos Santos

Vice-chair of the 4th BR-SCS

4th ISCB-BR SCS: Women in Bioinformatics Announcement

The RSG-Brazil team is pleased to announce the 4th ISCB-BR SCS chairs: Liliane Conteville (chair) and Fernanda dos Santos (vice-chair).

Liliane Conteville graduated in Biomedicine at the Brazilian Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, received a master’s degree in Computational Biology and Systems and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Computational Biology and Systems from the Oswaldo Cruz Institute - FIOCRUZ, studying taxonomic and functional profiles of human microbiomes.

Fernanda dos Santos graduated in Biological Sciences at Federal University of Minas Gerais, holds a Master degree in Genetics with emphasis in Genomics and Bioinformatics from Federal University of Minas Gerais and is currently a PhD candidate in Genetics at UFMG, working with the genomic variations affecting learning and emotions.

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