ISCB Student Council: Next Generation Computational Biologists

Welcome to the ISCB Student Council, the student organization of the International Society for Computational Biology.

Our mission is to promote the development of the next generation of computational biologists. We achieve our goal through provision of scientific events, networking opportunities, soft-skills training, educational resources and career advice, while attempting to influence policy processes affecting science and education.

The Student Council website is a resource for the global computational biology student community and we offer many features that allow you to get in touch with your peers and to find out about events and initiatives for computational biology students - no matter where in the world you are. If you have questions or comments don't hesitate to contact us.

Read on below for the latest news on everything Student Council-related.

Internship at EMBL-EBI, UK: Assessing the consistency of protein domain assignments across orthologous families using InterPro.

The ISCB Student Council is pleased to announce a 3-month internship position with Bateman group at EMBL-EBI, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK. The internship, slated for May or June 2014, is available to undergraduate students from developing nations. Students in computational biology or related areas are welcome to apply.

We recommend reading our FAQs at the end of this page which may answer your questions regarding this position.

About the group

RSG Article series

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The RSG Article series is an attempt by the Student Council to document lessons and insights gained from the Regional Student Groups program. The articles of this series has now been published in PLOS Computational Biology and BMC Bioinformatics journals. Read more here