Led by Mark Viant

Theme Partners:

Core Bioinformatics Skills

Led by Conrad Bessant, Queen Mary, University of London

Theme Partners:

Applied Genomics

Led by Neil Hall

Theme Partners:

Clinical Genomics

Co-Led by Anna Schuh and Andy Brass

Theme Partners:

ICT & Software

The ICT and Software sector for ELIXIR-UK focuses on high quality training in software and computing infrastructure skills that are of most use to life sciences researchers and scientists.


Led by Lee Larcombe


Identifying the nature of the skills challenge

As part of the preparatory scoping exercise for ELIXIR-UK's training sectors we surveyed the skills needs of industry as part of our Industry Engagement programme.


The survey results highlighted several areas of need which, along with our other efforts to identify training gaps across our sector topics, helped us prioritise 5 critical thematic areas of need.

Crop Genomics

Led by Vicky Schneider


Software and Data Carpentry

Software Carpentry


Led by Conrad Bessant

The Bioinformatics Training Facility of the School of Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge (UoC) is looking for a Training Impact Co-ordinator.