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ELIXIR-SI Slovenian Tools & Data Services

ELIXIR-SI Resource Hackathon (Ljubljana, 8 April 2016) was aimed at the member of the Slovenian ELIXIR node to add their resources to the ELIXIR Tools & Data Service Registry ( and to create a national catalogue of life science tools and data services.

Slovenia becomes ELIXIR member

Slovenia is the latest country to join ELIXIR, after the ratification of the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement by the Slovenian parliament on Feb 13th, 2016 and its approval by the ELIXIR Board on Feb 22nd, 2016.

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Bridging research and the clinic

May 3-7 2016, Hotel Histrion, Portorož

Consortium survey 2016

Consortium members are asked to submit the annual work plan and survey of the projects held at CFGBC by January 31st, 2016.

RNA-seq course using Chipster

ELIXIR.SI has organised RNA-seq course using Chipster

ELIXIR-GOBLET ELearning Workshop

ELIXIR Slovenija has organised a workshop related to the EXCELERATE project in Ljubljana.



The 10th CFGBC Symposium has been organised together with ISBE and CASyM workshops and a 3-day hands-on tutorial Systems Biology/Medicine between June 30 and July 3, 2015. More information here.

Book of abstracts (PDF)

ELIXIR Partners Team Up For Success

ELIXIR Slovenia Node team up with experts from EMBL-EBI to help create a Centre for Excellence in Translational Medicine. Read more...

CFGBC at Institute of Biochemistry, MF, Ljubljana

Centre for Functional Genomics and Bio-Chips

Centre for Functional Genomics and Bio-Chips (CFGBC) was opened in June 2005. It was established by the Slovenian Consortium for Biochips, the network of Slovenian academic institutions, research institutes, clinical centers and pharmaceutical industry. CFGBC is a part of Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana located at Zaloška 4 in Ljubljana (see the map). Center is opened to all members of the Slovenian Consortium for Biochips and is working within the Network of research infrastructure centers at University of Ljubljana (Mreža raziskovalnih infrastrukturnih centrov Univerze v Ljubljani – MRIC UL).

The Center is partially financed by ARRS infrastructure programme.


ESFRI – Research Infrastructures

ELIXIR: European Life sciences Infrastructure for Biological Information

ISBE: Infrastructure for Systems Biology Europe

ELIXIR unites Europe's leading life science organisations in managing and safeguarding the massive amounts of data being generated every day by publicly funded research. It is a pan-European research infrastructure for biological information. ISBE is a large-scale European Research Infrastructure project on the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) Roadmap coordinated by Imperial College London.


International Collaborative Projects

CASyM: Coordination Action Systems Medicine - Implementation of Systems Medicine across Europe


CASyM FightingDrugFailure
CASyM is a 22 partner Coordinating and Support Action FP7 - HEALTH - 2012 project under the theme "Preparing for the future research and innovation activities in systems medicine" coordinated by Forschungszentrum Juelich Gmbh in Germany.
2006 - University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Center for Functional Genomics and Bio-chips.