RSG-Sweden

Computational · Biology · Community

RSG-Sweden is a non-profit organisation, for students and researchers from all backgrounds, with a goal to promote and increase knowledge of computational biology and bioinformatics across Sweden.

Our parent organisations are the International Society of Computational Biology (ISCB) and the ISCB Student Council.

Read our code of conduct. | Download our flyer (PDF) to help promote RSG-Sweden.


About Us

Sweden's Computational Biology Organisation


RSG-Sweden was launched in February 2018, and it was first introduced at the Lund University. Our mission is to encourage more students and researchers to get interested in computational biology. By bringing people from life science and computer science areas, we aim to create opportunities for cross-disclipinary collaborations across Sweden.

Our collaborators


We aim to organise social and academic events through collaboration with research organisations (from both academia and industry) and other RSGs across Europe.

In addition, with our concept of branches, we encourage members to join us on our mission to increase visibility of computational biology and bioinformatics communities across Sweden. Find out how to set up a branch!

Core Committee: Members

Suze Roostee

President
MSc Bioinformatics

Lund University

Deborah Oliveira

Secretary
PhD Researcher

Lund University

Martin Rydén

Finance Chair
PhD Researcher, Bioinformatics

Lund University

Nazeefa Fatima

Founder & Advisor
Computational biologist

Uppsala

Dr. Arne Elofsson

Faculty Member
Professor, Bioinformatics

Stockholm University

Join Sweden’s community of computational biologists!

To become a member, just sign-up on Slack (use your university e-mail address). Don't hesitate to introduce yourself!

You are welcome to contribute to any/all of the committees regardless of your academic level and background. We don't ask for experience but willingness and enthusiasm to learn and grow with our amazing team!

Web Committee

We maintain the website and collaborate with other committtes to keep web content up-to-date. Interested in graphic designing and web development? Join our team and let's brainstorm ideas!

Education Committee

One of the RSG-Sweden's goals is to foster a collaborative community where people can share education and training resources, and experiences. We aim to achieve our goal by organising workshops, hackathons, and seminars. Let us know your ideas and/or if you know of any organisations for our future potential collaboration!

Outreach Committee

We organise events (and plan a fika menu!) and come up with ideas on how to get promotion done! You should definitely join us if you are interested in putting together science/tech-themed events.

Finance Committee

We plan and maintain the budget required for RSG-Sweden's events. Interested in giving a helping hand in the area of accounting and finding sponsors? Join our important committee!

Become an affiliated branch of RSG-Sweden!

With our aim to develop computational biology clubs and communities across Sweden, we encourage you to join our growing network! Establishing a branch at your university is a great way to connect with a wider community of people from different fields.

It's easy to get started:

  • Assemble a team of friends/colleagues. We encourage you to involve students from different academic backgrounds (not just bioinformatics and computational biology) to keep a team inclusive and diverse.

  • Make sure your branch team has: i) president/chair(s), ii) a team of students responsible for finance and outreach (event planning), and iii) optional: advisor(s) - only PIs and postdocs are eligible.

Interested in setting-up a branch at your university? Get in touch with us via Slack!

What's next?

Organise local academic event (e.g. seminar) or a social meetup. For ideas and guide, have a chat with our branch teams on Slack! plus we recommend you to check out activities of other ISCB's Regional Student Groups!

Committee in Lund

Our branch is associated with the Lunds naturvetarkår (LUNA). Join to get involved as much as you like. No experience is required but willingness and enthusiasm to help grow our branch!

Note: Only primary positions and advisory team are listed here. We have several positions available, depends on where/how you would like to contribute :)

Deborah Oliveira

President
PhD Researcher

Jon Lim

Outreach Committee
Student, MSc Bioinformatics

Suze Roostee

Secretary
MSc Bioinformatics

Joel Ströbaek

Outreach committee
Student, MSc Bioinformatics

Ninoslav Pandiloski

Outreach committee
Student, MSc Bioinformatics

Dr. Helena Persson

Advisor
Assistant Researcher,
Oncology & Pathology

Raquel Garza

Advisor
PhD Researcher, Molecular Neurogenetics

Dr. Dag Ahrén

Advisor
Bioinformatician, NBIS (SciLifeLab)

Committee in Umeå

Are you based at Umeå University or SLU Umeå? Join our branch to get involved!

Chayan Kumar Saha

President
PhD Researcher (Bioinformatician), Molecular Biology

Firoj Mahmud

Member, Outreach Committee
PhD Researcher, Molecular Biology

Dr. Tõnu Margus

Secretary
Postdoctoral researcher, Molecular Biology

Dr. Gemma C. Atkinson

Advisor
Assistant Professor,
Department of Molecular Biology

Dr. Nicolas Delhomme

Advisor
Researcher at SLU, SLUBI representative for the S faculty & UPSC bioinformatics facility manager

Dr. Uwe Sauer

Advisor
Senior lecturer (Associate Professor), Department of Chemistry

Committee in Uppsala

Are you based at Uppsala University or SLU Uppsala? Join our branch to get involved!

Your Name Here

President
Open position to be filled

Your Name Here

Secretary
Open position to be filled

Your Name Here

Member, Outreach/Finance Committee
Open position to be filled

Your Name Here

Advisor
Open position to be filled

Committee in Gothenburg

Part of the Gothenburg Bioinformatics Network (GOTBIN). Are you based at Gothenburg University and/or Chalmers University of Technology? Join our branch to get involved!

Your Name Here

President
Open position to be filled

Your Name Here

Member, Outreach Committee
Open position to be filled

Your Name Here

Member, Finance Committee
Open position to be filled

Dr. Marcela Davila

Advisor
Head of the Bioinformatics Core Facility
University of Gothenburg

Sri Harsha Meghadri

Member & Former President
MSc Genomics and Systems Biology
Department of Infectious diseases, University of Gothenburg

Committee in Stockholm

Coming Soon!

Are you based at a university in Stockholm? Join our Stockholm branch to get involved!

Your Name Here

President
Open position to be filled

Your Name Here

Secretary
Open position to be filled

Gustaw Eriksson

Member
Bioinformatician

Dr. Maxime Garcia

Advisor
Bioinformatician, SciLifeLab

RSG-Sweden Events

Read our code of conduct before attending online/offline events.

Interested in collaboration? or got ideas for events you'd like us to organise? Let us know via our social media or Slack!

If you'd like to promote your event on our website, send us promotion material at rsg-sweden@iscbsc.org

Upcoming & Past Events: 2020

  • Networking Hour (Online event). Organiser: Core Committee (September 2020)

Past Events: 2019

  • 15th Student Council Symposium, ISMB/ECCB, Switzerland. (21-25 July 2019)

Past Events: 2018

Acknowledgements

We greatly appreciate efforts from all those who contributed towards building the RSG-Sweden. Huge thanks to students and researchers at the:

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License & Attribution

The RSG-Sweden’s website content is licensed under the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
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