Date: 9-10 April 2018
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands

The conference broadly focused on computational approaches in virology. Sub-topics included virus discovery, diagnostics, (meta-)genomics, modelling, molecular structure, evolution, and viral ecology.

The second EVBC meeting on Virus Bioinformatics brought together Virologists and Bioinformaticians from across the academic, industrial, professional and training sectors.

Conference report
Organizing Committee
Alexander Schönhuth
Centrum Wisk. & Informatica, Netherlands
Bashar Ibrahim
Bioinformatics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
Ksenia Arkhipova
Utrecht University, Netherlands
Bas E. Dutilh
Theoretical Biology & Bioinformatics, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Manja Marz
RNA Bioinformatics & High-Throughput Analysis, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
  • Susana Posada Céspedes, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • François Enault, Blaise Pascal University, France
  • Arthur Gruber, University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Anne Kupczok, Institute of General Microbiology, Kiel University, Germany
  • Philippe Lemey, Rega Institute, Belgium
  • Alice McHardy, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Germany
  • Dino McMahon, Free University of Berlin, Germany
  • Brett Pickett, J. Craig Venter Institute, USA
  • David Robertson, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Richard Scheuermann, J. Craig Venter Institute, USA
  • Alexandra Zhernakova, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Mark Zwart, Netherlands Institute for Ecology, The Netherlands