Look at the EMRI Committees in the EMRI homepage to see the Bioinformatics and Statistics (B&S) Committee membership. Please feel free to contact the B&S Committee Chair, Heroen Verbruggen ( with any suggestions and ideas for this page.

Sign up to the EMRI Slack workspace on bioinformatics and statistics.

Bookmark the Computational Biology Research Initiative (CBRI) webpage for updates on their seminars, courses and workshop. Also subscribe to the CBRI newsletter run by Andrew Siebel.

**MEcoStat 2019** Workshop (R-based statistics in microbial ecology workshop), 14-15th February, 2019 (immediately following the 2nd AusME conference), The University of Western Australia. Register here.

**MixOmics Workshop** for beginners in microbiome data analysis, 15-17 April, 2019 in Melbourne and hosted by Melbourne Integrative Genomics, University of Melbourne. The pre-requisite is a good working knowledge in R programming (handling data frame, perform simple calculations, display simple graphical outputs). Sign up with your expression of interest here.