Don’t miss out on training opportunities for scientists at the annual meeting in Berlin!

22 March 2017


As part of the joint RD-Connect, NeurOmics and EURenOmics annual meeting in Berlin (1-5th of May 2017) RD-Connect will provide a number of training opportunities for rare disease researchers. These sessions will take place on Wednesday 3rd May and are open to all.

  • RD-Connect Platform training: 3rd May, two sessions available at 13:00-15:00 and 15:30-17:30
  • RD-Connect Sample Catalogue training: 3rd May, 15:30-17:30

These interactive hands on training sessions will provide opportunities to discuss how the RD-Connect platform can benefit your research. More information about these sessions is detailed below.

If you are interested in attending and haven’t subscribed for the workshop when registering for the annual meeting then please contact Libby Wood directly .

RD-Connect Genomics Platform Training

The RD-Connect genomics analysis platform is live and being used by researchers across the world for gene discovery and accelerating diagnosis. This training session provides an opportunity to learn about how the platform can be used for you research and how you can contribute data. Some of the new features of the platform will be demonstrated including filtering based on Runs of Homozygosity, OMIM and HPO terms, actionable gene list and gene panel lists as well as filtering across samples for a specific variant, gene or region.

RD-Connect Sample Catalogue and data harmonisation for biobanks

The RD-Connect biobanks infrastructure is now set up and ready to welcome all rare disease biobanks to share data with the centralized Sample Catalogue and be listed in ID-Cards directory.

RD-Connect is pleased to prioritize working with biobanks from NeurOmics and EURenOmics and would welcome anyone working in this area to attend this training session. In this session you will have the opportunity to see a demo of the Sample Catalogue, learn step-by-step on how to share sample data and learn about the process of participation.

You may watch a video describing some of the advantages for rare disease biobanks to participate in RD-Connect Platform.