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14th CFGBC Symposium

14th CFGBC Scientific Symposium taking place on June 11th 2019 at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Symposium - Systems medicine in clinical practice

Symposium "Systems medicine in clinical practice" will take place in June 10th-11th 2019 at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

ELIXIR: European Life sciences Infrastructure for Biological Information

ELIXIR - European Life sciences Infrastructure for Biological Information

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.

ELIXIR Slovenia node

Slovenia has joined ELIXIR as a national node, providing data resources, compute and training provision, and tools infrastructure for specific biological domains.

Slovenian node is represented by members of Slovenian Consortium for Bio-Chips and managed by the Centre for Functional Genomics and Bio-Chips (CFGBC). The Consortium was joined by the Slovenian academic, research and clinical institutions, as well as by pharmaceutical industry (see Consortium members).

Slovenia bacame a full member of the ELIXIR Board after the ratification of the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement (ECA) by the Slovenian parliament on Feb 13th, 2016 and upon approval by the ELIXIR Board on Feb 22nd, 2016.


  • Dr. Brane Leskošek, Head of the Node
  • Dr. Peter Juvan, Training and Technical coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Damjana Rozman, Scientific delegate of ELIXIR Board
  • Dr. Albin Kralj, Administrative delegate of ELIXIR Board


Particular Consortium members will provide e-infrastructure and help desk for genome and transcriptome data, expertise in plant sciences, computation, cheminformatics and molecular modeling, and biomedical sample resources; other Consortium members will represent ELIXIR users.

Our common goal

The common goal of ELIXIR.SI node is to establish the basis of the Pan-European interdisciplinary training center in Slovenia for post-genome technologies, computation and translational medicine based on expertise of the Consortium members.

The training efforts are in concert with the ESFRI activities Infrastructure Systems Biology Europe (ISBE) and European Infrastructure for Translational Medicine (EATRIS), supported by Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport and coordinated by different Consortium members, as well as with Coordinating Action Systems Medicine (CASyM).

It is expected that ELIXIR.SI node will be completed with other potential service providers and users in Slovenia.

2006 - University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Center for Functional Genomics and Bio-chips.