SocBiN Bioinformatics 2014, Oslo, 11 to 13 June, 2014


The meeting is organised by the Society for Bioinformatics in Northern Europe (SocBiN) and the Norwegian Bioinformatics Platform / ELIXIR.NO bioinformatics infrastructure program in Norway.

The meeting is hosted by the Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo, Norway. The local organizing committee belong to the Biomedical Informatics Research Group.



You may contact the organisers by email to

You may also contact people in the local organizing commitee directly (see below).


Local organising committee

  • Nils Damm Christophersen
  • Eivind Hovig
  • Jon K. Lærdahl
  • Ståle Nygård
  • Torbjørn Rognes
    Phone: +47 90755587
  • Geir Kjetil Sandve



National Program Committee

  • Finn Drabløs, IKM, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
  • Inge Jonassen, II, UiB, Bergen, Norway
  • Eivind Hovig, IFI, UiO, Oslo, Norway
  • Torbjørn Rognes, IFI, UiO, Oslo, Norway
  • Dag Inge Våge, NMBU, Ås, Norway
  • Nils Peder Willasen, UiT, Tromsø, Norway


Sponsors / financial support

The conference is sponsored by the following organizations:

  • Elixir Norway
  • Research Council of Norway
  • Norwegian University of Life Sciences
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • University of Bergen
  • University of Oslo
  • University of Tromsø



Bioinformatics 2014 is organised by the Society for Bioinformatics in Northern Europe (SocBiN). SocBiN is a non-profit organization for people working with and interested in bioinformatics and computational biology. The organization has predominantly members from the Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) and other countries around the baltic sea (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland) countries, but others are also welcome as members. One task of the society is to arrange annual conferences on Bioinformatics. SocBiN is the affiliated regional group in the Nordic and Baltic regions of ISCB, the International Society for Computational Biology.


Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Elixir Norway
University of Bergen
Research Council of Norway
University of Tromsø
University of Oslo