SLU’s Day of Bioinformatics

Terrestrial and aquatic communities, breeding, crop production, animal health, automatization – bioinformatics can also be for you! Listen to exciting SLU projects and be inspired.



September 29, 2023

Monday, 25th of September 2023, 09:00 - 15:00
Campus Ultuna, in person, VHC, plan 2, sal Särimner
Campus Alnarp, remotely, Horticum, sal Triticum
or via Zoom

Registration is now closed!
Thank-you for everybody who attended and made the day as successful as it was.


Start Speaker Title
09:00 introduction
09:15 Gabriella Lindgren An endothelial regulatory module links blood pressure regulation with elite athletic performance
09:30 Göran Andersson Bioinformatics analyses of genomics, epigenomics and transcriptomics data of complex diseases
09:45 Jan Ingemar Ohlsson Bioinformatics R-ABCD: Research Acceleration with Big Cow Data in Gigacow
10:00 Micael Landi Utilizing cassava genomes for genomics-assisted breeding
10:15 break
10:45 Alvaro Martinez Barrio 20 years of computational biology: where the road has taken us and the highway is leading
11:30 Olga Vinnere Pettersson Genomics for agriculture - two cases
11:45 Girma Gebresenbet Digitalization in agricultural practices
12:00 lunch
13:00 discussion Bioinformatics in Agricultural Sciences
13:30 Sara Hallin Microbes driving nitrogen losses and retention in soils
13:45 Shrikant Sharma Genome editing in potatoes
14:00 break
14:15 Salme Timmusk Plant-root microbiome interactions
14:30 Moritz Buck Microbial diversity and nutrient cycling in the central arctic ocean
14:45 Anna Szekely Environmental virus sequencing and genotyping as a tool of epidemiological monitoring
15:00 closing and fika