News from ACM-W Europe, December 2019

Advances in Computational Biology (AdvCompBio 2019), Barcelona

The first conference on the Advances in Computational Biology (AdvCompBio 2019) was held in Barcelona, November 28 – 29, 2019,  to promote and increase the visibility of the research carried out by women in bioinformatics. The conference was organised by the Bioinfo4Women programme at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS) with the collaboration of IMIM-UPF Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB), the Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB/ELIXIR-ES) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). ACM-W Europe co-organised a panel with the ISCB Regional Student Group Spain (RSG-Spain) to discuss the “Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Research”.  Read more.

Ruth Lennon is the new ACM-W Europe Chair

Congratulations to Ruth Lennon, who has been elected the new ACM-W Europe Chair. Ruth is an enterprise application developer, researcher, and lecturer in the Department of Computing in Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Ireland. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank Natasa Milic-Frayling for her leadership, who will continue to work with ACM-W Europe as Past Chair. 

For more news from Europe, visit the ACM-W Europe December Newsletter https://acmweurope.acm.org/newsletter-december-2019/