New CompBioMed Associate Partner: H-ITS

We are delighted to announce that the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (, represented by its Molecular and Cell Modelling Group (, led by Professor Rebecca Wade, who is also the Scientific Director of HITS, has joined CompBioMed as an Associate Partner. We welcome them on board and look forward to extensive and fruitful collaborations…

EMBC ’17 & NBC ’17

The joint conference of the European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC) and the Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC) is taking place in Tampere, Finland, in June 2017: The meeting is endorsed by IEFMBE ( as we as EAMBES ( The topics of the conference include all traditional Biomedical Engineering…

Theme Issue in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A

Peter Coveney is the co-editor of a Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A Theme Issue ‘Multiscale modelling at the physics–chemistry–biology interface’. Read more at the link. Included in the issue are two pieces from Coveney: “Bridging the gaps at the physics–chemistry–biology interface” and “Big data need big theory too”, both available at the link.

Workshop: HTMD 2016

The 3rd Workshop on High-Throughput Molecular Dynamics (HTMD) 2016 takes place on Thu 10th – Fri 11th November 2016 in Barcelona at the Barcelona biomedical research park (PRBB). Read more about the workshop here.

WIRED Article

Roger Highfield has published an article with “WIRED” on Why we can’t trust ‘blind big data’ to cure the world’s diseases.

Chemistry World Article

Roger Highfield and Peter Coveney have published an article on the Chemistry World website, titled Big data needs big theory”. You can view the article here.

New Journal Issue on Multiscale Modelling to be Published

A new theme issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A journal will be published on 3rd October. Entitled Multiscale Modelling at the Physics–Chemistry–Biology Interface, the issue has been compiled and edited by P. V. Coveney, J. P. Boon and S. Succi. The issue addresses one of the most important questions in modern…