ELIXIR-UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabriella Rustici as its new Deputy Head of Node. Dr Rustici is Bioinformatics Training Manager for the School of Biological Sciences of the University of Cambridge and leads on developing standards and best-practice guidelines for the assessment of training quality and impact within ELIXIR-UK. She will take the lead on building the ELIXIR-UK community as well as working closely with Carole Goble (Head of Node) and John Hancock (Node Coordinator) in the day-to-day running of the Node. For more detail about Gabriella see http://www.elixir-uk.info/team/gabriella-rustici.