Centre for Health and Bioinformatics

Centre for Health and Bioinformatics

A Cross-faculty Research Centre

Bringing together researchers in bioinformatics and health informatics.

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The Centre for Health and Bioinformatics (CHaBi) is a Newcastle University research centre, set up to address the following aims:

  • The identification and coordination of local expertise
  • The integration of research teams across the University of Newcastle with common aims towards collaboration
  • Enhance support for bioinformatics and health informatics using mechanisms such as delivery through the Newcastle University Bioinformatics Support Unit (BSU)
  • Train the next generation of bioinformaticians and health informaticians whilst exploring the complementarity between the two fields
  • Raise the national and international profile of Newcastle University bioinformatics and health informatics research

Membership of the centre is open to all. Please sign up to become a member of the centre and receive updates of the centre’s activities.‌

  • Professor Iain Buchan presents: Informatics for Health Needs Informatics of Place

    Date/Time: Thursday 9th June, 13.00-14.00

    Venue: Baddiley-Clark Seminar Room, Ground Floor, Institute of Health and Society, Richardson Road, NE2 4AX

  • CHaBi symposium followed by a lecture by Professor Andrew Morris

    The University Centre for Health and Bioinformatics (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/chabi/) will be holding a symposium immediately prior to Professor Morris’s Academy of Medical Sciences Lecture on 12th September 2016

    Date/Time: 12th September 14.00-19.30

    Venue: David Shaw Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Newcastle NHS Hack Day

    NHS Hack Days are weekend events that bring together healthcare and technology professionals and other “geeks who love the NHS” to help improve NHS IT.

    Date/Time: 1-2 October

    Venue: The Core, NE4 5TF

  • Visiting Speaker - Geoff Barton, Dundee

    Identification of novel functional sites in protein domains from the analysis of human variation

    Date/Time: 2nd March 2017 16.00

    Venue: Medical Sciences, Dental Lecture Theatre F

  • Professor Iain Buchan presents: Informatics for Health Needs Informatics of Place

    Date/Time: Thursday 9th June, 13.00-14.00

    Venue: Baddiley-Clark Seminar Room, Ground Floor, Institute of Health and Society, Richardson Road, NE2 4AX

  • CHaBi seminar - Joris Veltman

    Date/Time: 6th April 2017 16.00

    Venue: Seminar Room – West Wing at ICfL

  • CHaBi symposium followed by a lecture by Professor Andrew Morris

    The University Centre for Health and Bioinformatics (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/chabi/) will be holding a symposium immediately prior to Professor Morris’s Academy of Medical Sciences Lecture on 12th September 2016

    Date/Time: 12th September 14.00-19.30

    Venue: David Shaw Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • CHaBi seminar - Paul Burton

    Date/Time: 18th May 2017 16.00

    Venue: Baddiley-Clark Seminar Room

  • Command line bioinformatics and high-throughput sequencing analysis

    Date/Time: 4th - 6th April 2017

  • Newcastle NHS Hack Day

    NHS Hack Days are weekend events that bring together healthcare and technology professionals and other “geeks who love the NHS” to help improve NHS IT.

    Date/Time: 1-2 October

    Venue: The Core, NE4 5TF

  • CHaBi Seminar - Alexander Henzing

    Date/Time: 26th May 2017 13.00

    Venue: Room G21/22 Devonshire Building

  • Visiting Speaker - Geoff Barton, Dundee

    Identification of novel functional sites in protein domains from the analysis of human variation

    Date/Time: 2nd March 2017 16.00

    Venue: Medical Sciences, Dental Lecture Theatre F

  • CHaBi seminar - Joris Veltman

    Date/Time: 6th April 2017 16.00

    Venue: Seminar Room – West Wing at ICfL

  • CHaBi seminar - Paul Burton

    Date/Time: 18th May 2017 16.00

    Venue: Baddiley-Clark Seminar Room

  • Command line bioinformatics and high-throughput sequencing analysis

    Date/Time: 4th - 6th April 2017

  • CHaBi Seminar - Alexander Henzing

    Date/Time: 26th May 2017 13.00

    Venue: Room G21/22 Devonshire Building