bioinformatics hackathon

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BioHack 2019 is currently under preparation.

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About previous BIOHACK edition

Join us to hack your future!


Biohack is a competition in a form of hackathon within bioinformatics field. Competitors formed teams to take part in the first hackathon aimed for bioinformaticians/biologists/programmers/geneticists in Poland. Each of competing teams received genetic and phenotypic data gathered from all around the country. During BioHack Łódź 2018 sessions the teams sought answers to real-world problems.

Read more about Biohack 2018 on Boostbiotech webite(Polish version)[click]

Biohack 2018 - picture of participants

During Biohack Łódź 2019 hackathon you will:

  • form cross-functional teams(4-5 persons) bridging biology and informatics
  • work on data provided by BioBank Łódź and our partners
  • be provided with an experienced mentor during the project
  • have a great time at our afterparty

Why should you participate in Biohack  2019 bioinformatics hackathon?

  1. Work with interesting people making interesting projects
    The Human genome and patient data with its’ local and regional variability are hugely underexplored. In the age of rapidly growing computational potential, at last, we are able to stand up to the challenge. Analyze increasing genomic data even faster. Come up with scientifically sound solutions.
  2. Find a job in bioinformatics
    BioHack will have a special platform to connect industry with new talent. You will have a chance to present yourself to regional and global leaders in the field, headhunters, meet and work with interesting people, and most of all to give it a try in fast-growing interdisciplinary area.
  3. Get a prize
    Three best projects will be awarded financial prizes, as well as there is an opportunity for the sponsors to endow particular project with a special individualized prize. Best solutions to given problems will be judged by the board of experts.

Here you can find Biohack exemplary tasks that may appear on the hackathon.

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Rules and Regulations (wersja polska)



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Biohack - bioinformatics hackathon