## Events

### 2016

- Alex is
*Program Faculty*at the Computational Genomics Summer Institute, at IPAM, UC Los Angeles, running from July 18 until August 12. - Alex gives a
*Keynote Talk*at the International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA) in Minsk, on June 5-8. - Alex visits Tobias Marschall and gives an invited seminar talk at the Department for Applied Algorithms and Computational Biology, Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken on March 7-10.
- Alex is this year's
*Program Committee Chair*of the RECOMB Satellite Conference on Massively Parallel Sequencing, Los Angeles, April 16-17, co-chairing with Carl Kingsford, Carnegie Mellon University. - Jasmijn and Alex attend the Workshop on Data Structures in Bioinformatics in Bielefeld, on February 23-24, where Jasmijn gives a talk about reference free assembly of viral quasispecies.
- Jasmijn and Alex were invited to visit the Cristal Lab, INRIA (host: Rayan Chikhi) in Lille, January 4-8

### 2015

- Alex gives a refereed talk about "Next Generation Cluster Editing" at the German Conference on Bioinformatics (GCB) in Dortmund, on September 29.
- Alex attends the Cancer Genomics conference at EMBL, Heidelberg, on November 1-4.
- Alex presents a poster at the conference on Genomics of Common Diseases at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Center, Hinxton (Cambridge, UK), on September 2-5 .
- Alex chairs a session and gives an invited talk at the Bertinoro Computational Biology conference, which runs from June 14 until June 17.
- Alex is invited to visit the Genscale research team (host: Pierre Pieterlongo) in Rennes, from April 28 until May 1.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Helmholtz Institute for Infection Research (host: Alice McHardy), Braunschweig, on March 26.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the CeBiTec-Symposium, University Bielefeld, on March 23.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Institute for Biophysics (hosts: Axel Mosig, Sven Rahmann), Ruhr-University Bochum, on February 23.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Utrecht Bioinformatics Center (UBC) (host: Berend Snel), Theoretical Biology group, Utrecht University, on February 18.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby (Vancouver), Canada, on January 26.

### 2014

- Jasmijn and Alex attend the Workshop on Data Structures in Bioinformatics in Montpellier, on December 8-9, where Alex gives a talk about viral quasispecies assembly.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Faculty of Technology, University Bielefeld, on 12 November.
- Alex attends the German Conference on Bioinformatics (GCB), from 30 September till 1 October.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Amsterdam Institute for Molecules, Medicine and Systems, on 29 September.
- Alex gives an invited talk at Cancer Research UK (host: Florian Markowetz), on 22 September, while attending Genome Informatics in Cambridge, UK, from 21-24 September
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Bioinformatics Lab of TU Delft (host: Marcel Reinders, Jeroen de Ridder), on 16 September.
- Alex gives an invited talk at ETH Zürich, Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, Computational Biology Group (Niko Beerenwinkel), and is part of the PhD committee of Armin Töpfer, on August 20.
- Alex gives a flash presentation about somatic indel discovery, and Louis presents a poster, at the Biological Sequence Analysis and Probabilistic Models Workshop, Oxford, on July 17.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Department of Computer Science, University Marburg, on 6 June.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Center for Applied Computer Science, University of Cologne (host: Rainer Schrader), on 3 June.
- Alex speaks at the Netherlands Bioinformatics Conference (NBIC) in Lunteren, on 8 April.

### 2013

- Alex gives an invited talk at the Leiden University Medical Center (host: Hailiang (Leon) Mei), on 18 November.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Computational Biology Lab, RWTH Aachen (host: Ivan G. Costa), on 12 November.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the EMBL Conference on Cancer Genomics, special session on "Advances and Challenges in Somatic Variant Calling", on 3 November.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Bertinoro Computational Biology Conference on Cancer Genomics, on 12 September.
- Alex hacks on a Hackathon in Nijmegen, hosted by Gert Vriend, end of August.
- Tobi gives a talk at the ISMB-HitSeq, on 19 July.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the The Genome Institute, School of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis (host: Li Ding), on 18 June.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the IPAM Reunion Retreat of the program on "Mathematical and Computational Approaches in High-Throughput Genomics", on 12 June.
- Alex gives an invited talk in Ben Raphael's lab at Brown University, Providence, on 7 June.
- Alex gives a talk at the Cologne-Twente-Workshop 2013, on 20 May.
- Alex gives an talk at the Ascona Workshop 2013 on "Statistical Genomics and Data Integration for Personalized Medicine", on 17 May.

### 2012

- Alex gives an invited talk at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (host: Alice McHardy), on 23 November.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Saarbrücken (host: Thomas Lengauer), on 22 November.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Delft Bioinformatics Lab at TU Delft (host: Dick de Ridder), on 25 September.
- Alex organizes two sessions on computational genomics and next-generation sequences and Tobias presents CLEVER at the ISMP, 19-24 Aug 2012, in Berlin.
- Alex presents CLEVER at the ISMB-HitSeq, 13-14 Jul 2012, in Long Beach.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the ETH Zürich, Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, Computational Biology Group (Niko Beerenwinkel), 25 Jun 2012, in Basel.
- Alex gives an invited talk at KTH Stockholm, School of Computing Science and Communication, SciLifeLab (Jens Lagergren, Lars Arvestad), 04 Jun 2012.
- Tobias presents CLEVER and Alex chairs a session at the RECOMB-Seq, 19-20 Apr 2012, in Barcelona.
- Alex discusses structural variant discovery at a HotTopics Meeting by NBIC, 16 Apr 2012.
- Alex speaks at the CWI Scientific Meeting, on March, 30th.
- Tobias gives a seminar talk at the AG Genome Informatics (Jens Stoye) in Bielefeld, on March, 2nd.

### 2011

- Alex and Tobias participate in the fall semester program on "High Throughput Genomics" at the Institute for Applied and Pure Mathematics (IPAM), UCLA, from September to December.
- Alex and Tobias speak in the off-week seminar at the IPAM, November, 10th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the School of Computing Science at Rutgers, New Jersey, October, 12th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry, Raleigh, North Carolina, October, 9th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the International Conference on Operations Research, Universität Zürich, on September, 1st.
- Alex speaks at the Cologne-Twente Workshop in Frascati, Italy, on June, 16th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the IPA "Lentedagen" (Spring Days) in Vlijmen, on April, 14th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the NISB symposium in IJMuiden, on April, 8th.
- Alex attends the Recomb in Vancouver, presents a poster and gives an invited talk at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, on April 4th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Korteweg-de-Vries Institute for Mathematics, Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), on March, 23rd.
- Alex gives an invited talk in the Statistics for the Life Sciences seminar in the Department of Mathematics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), on March, 21st.
- Alex attends the workshop on Solving Polynomial Equations, Mittag-Leffler Institute, KTH Stockholm and presents a poster.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Analytic Genomics Lab, Université Marie et Pierre Curie, Paris, on February, 18th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Department of Mathematics, TU Eindhoven, on February, 11th.

### 2010

- Alex speaks at the joint workshop of NKI and CWI in Amsterdam, on November, 12th.
- Phuong and Alex speak at the ECCB, Ghent, Belgium, on September, 27th.
- Phuong speaks in the Life Sciences Seminar at the CWI, on September, 23rd.
- Alex speaks at the WABI, Liverpool, UK, on September, 8th.
- Alex speaks in the Oberseminar of the ZAIK, Universität zu Köln, on May, 7th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the CWI, Amsterdam, on May, 3rd.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Chair of Bioinformatics, Universität Jena, on April, 29th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Toyota Technological Institute, Chicago, Illinois, on April, 2nd.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Annual Meeting of the AMS, Lexington, Kentucky, on March, 28th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Lane Center for Computational Biology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on February, 25th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Division of Biostatistics, University of California at San Francisco, on January, 13th.

### 2009

- Alex gives an invited talk at the annual retreat of the Center for Computational Biology, UC Berkeley, on November 20th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the Institute for Human Genetics, University of California at San Francisco, on November, 10th.
- Alex speaks at the Symposium on Biomedical Computation, Stanford University, California, on November, 7th.
- Alex gives an invited talk at the SIAM Conference on Mathematics for Industry, San Francisco, California, on October, 10th.
- Alex gives an invited talk in the Lior Pachter's Seminar on Mathematical and Computational Biology, UC Berkeley, on September, 9th.
- Alex gives an invited talk in Genome Informatics group, Universität Bielefeld, on March, 30th.
- Alex gives an invited talk in the Seminar on Discrete Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, on February, 24th.

### 2008

- Alex gives an invited talk at the Workshop on Algebraic Statistics at the MSRI, UC Berkeley, on December 16th.
- Alex speaks at the ISITA, University of Auckland, New Zealand, on December, 8th.
- Alex speaks at the RECOMB Satellite on Systems Biology, MIT, Cambridge, Massachussetts, on October, 31st.
- Alex speaks at the WABI, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany, on September, 15th.