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Virtual Omics Research Symposium

We are glad to announce the upcoming symposium on March 31 & April 01, 2022, bringing together students, researchers, faculty, and industry to discuss recent advances in omics data and bioinformatics. Discussions will highlight challenges involved in research using computational tools for big data, opportunities in this outgrowing field, and applications of the advances in various fields - such as clinical, pharma & biotech, research, and agriculture. The symposium will be accompanied by a poster presentation session and competition, awarding prizes and giving a stage to students, faculty, and research teams to present their research work and get expert feedback.

9th Annual LA Conference on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics - Save the Date

Save the Date! We are pleased to announce the 9th Annual Louisiana Conference on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics will be held from April 21 - 23, 2022 Virtually.

Free Bioinformatic training for LSU and LBRN students

January 19, 2021: For zoom meeting invitation and email notifications about the LSU BIOMMED Spring Bioinformatics & Data Science Programs, click for full PDF.

LBRN Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

December 21, 2021: Gov. John Bel Edwards today extended Louisiana’s Public Health Emergency order related to COVID-19, including a provision allowing all state government agencies to require mask wearing, given the fast-spreading Omicron variant, which is now the dominant strain in the United States and Louisiana according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). State agencies in the Governor’s Cabinet will begin requiring masks of employees and visitors. See Governer’s statement for more information:

20th LBRN Annual Meeting

Greetings!! LBRN team is pleased to announce that the 20th Annual LBRN Meeting will be held virtually on the 28th and 29th of January, 2022. Click this story to view all current information and register for the meeting.

2021 LBRN Works in Progress Meetings

The Work In Progress Seminars are presentations by LBRN PI's where they present their research progress and have an opportunity for input from their peers and mentors in a collaborative setting. Taking place remotely October 5 through November 2, 2021 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon to 1:00 pm.

LBRN announces the following funding opportunities for Network PUI participants.

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, November 10, 2021, Midnight. These proposals have funding start date of 05/01/2022 subject to NIH approval. For more information on each funding mechanism continue to the FULL STORY below.