Quality assurance, variant interpretation and data management in the NGS diagnostic era, 12-14 October 2020.

Application deadline: 20 July 2020

More information from the EJP RD here.

 

The European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) has published the pre-announcement for the Joint Transnational Call 2020. This call is for proposals on "Pre-Clinical Research to Develop Effective Therapies for Rare Diseases".

For more information please visit the EJP RD website: http://www.ejprarediseases.org/index.php/joint-transnational-calls/

Rare Disease Day 2020 will be celebrated this year on Saturday the 29th of February - a fittingly rare date! Coordinated by EURORDIS in partnership with National Alliances, the aim is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives. Lead-up events throughout the month will be organised by members of the rare disease community including patient organisations, healthcare professionals, researchers, and policymakers across 101 countries.

Rare diseases will affect 1 in 20 people in their lifetime, but their rarity often leads to delays in diagnosis, and means that information and treatment options can be limited. Rare Disease Day is an opportunity to strengthen international cooperation, vital for identifying and classifying these diseases, coordinating research, and providing access to treatment and support for patients, their families, and carers.

For more information, go to the Rare Disease Day 2020 website.

 

The European Rare Disease Models & Mechanisms Network (RDMM-Europe) has been established by Solve-RD – an EU-funded research project. The overall aim is to boost research in rare diseases, discover new disease-causing genes and obtain evidence for pathogenicity through functional validation.

For more information, visit the following website.

CORBEL 1st Open Call for Research Projects

CORBEL 1st Open Call for Research Projects

CORBEL seeks to harmonise access to European research infrastructures joining their various expertise across the range of life science disciplines. This facilitated access is of particular relevance for advanced interdisciplinary research projects, which could highly benefit from the integration of several specialist services and technologies such as biobanking, curated databases, systems biology, mouse mutant phenotyping, marine model organisms, advanced imaging technologies, high-throughput screening or structural biology.

The CORBEL partners now launch an Open Call and thereby offer to all academic and industrial scientists in Europe the chance to accelerate their research project. Through defined pipelines, called Access Tracks, the services of more than 15 CORBEL partner institutes from 8 participating research infrastructures, including BBMRI, will be made accessible to interested scientists. The intention is to provide access to multiple research infrastructure services and benefit from user feedback in order to improve, where transitions between infrastructures are not as smooth as desirable.

Successful applicants will have the unique opportunity to access multiple research infrastructures with just one application. Available services are grouped into four different Access Tracks:
1) Genotype-to-Phenotype analysis
2) Pharmacology for safer drugs/ chemical products
3) Structure-function analysis of large protein complexes
4) Marine Metazoan Developmental Models

Proposal submission for the 1st CORBEL Open Call for research projects will open 5 October, 2016.

For more information, please visit the project website

E-Rare 2012 - Created by Toussaint Biger