Bioinformatics Research Centre


2018.01.26 | Research news

Science paper on the Nature of Nurture

Bjarni Vilhjalmsson from BiRC has contributed to a new paper in Science that shows how parental genotypes affect the phenotypes of the children, even those genes that are not transmitted. Read the paper here or a feature on it by Carl Zimmer at New York Times

cover suggestion for Nature article (Illustration: Astrid Reitzel)

2018.01.05 | Research news

Danish pan genome paper pronounced most significant Danish research 2017 by

The readers of has voted the Danish pan genome study to be the most significant Danish research result in 2017. The main project, published in Nature July 2017 (, is a major Danish collaboration where researchers from BiRC played a very central part. The assembly and analysis of the 150…

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2017.10.10 | Research news

The mapping of the shared Danish genome

Danish researchers from three universities have analysed the genomes of fifty families and created access to very precise knowledge about how the genome of a healthy, average Dane looks. The new knowledge is called the Danish Reference Genome and it can increase our understanding of hereditary diseases and support the development of personalised…

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Fri 23 Mar
10:00-13:00 | BiRC, building 1110-223, C F. Møllers Alle 8, 8000 Aarhus C
PhD defense: Maéva Mollion
Title of dissertation: Inference on adaptation from population genomics data
Fri 13 Apr
11:15-14:30 | Aarhus University, Building 1532-116, Lecture Theatre G1, Dept. of Mathematics, Ny Munkegade 120
eLabBook Activity: Final Workshop on Research Integrity and Data Documentation
Wed 23 May
15:15-17:00 | BiRC, building 1110, room 223, C.F. Møllers Allé 8, 8000 Aarhus C.
PhD defense: Dan Søndergaard
Title: Classification and analysis of biological data.
Mon 02 Jul
08:30-15:30 | Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus University
PhD summer school: Next-Generation Sequencing
Thu 16 Aug
09:00-15:00 | Molslaboratoriet, Femmøller, Ebeltoft
BiRC Mols Meeting 2018
The annual 2-day meeting at the MolsLab will take place on 16 - 17 August.


Bioinformatics Research Centre
Aarhus University
C.F. Møllers Allé 8
DK-8000 Aarhus C

Centre director
Christian N. Storm Pedersen
Tel: +45 871 55559

Ellen Noer
Tel: +45 871 55557

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