Federated Human Data in EU Projects and Activities / Federated EGA Node

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We warmly invite you to a two-day intensive workshop focused on the European Genomics projects and activities including 1MG, GDI, Genome-Phenome Archive (EGA) and Federated European Genome-phenome Archive (FEGA). This event is dedicated to providing deep insights into the managerial and technical aspects of these pivotal platforms, aiming to enhance collaboration and knowledge sharing within the Federated Human Data community.


Day 1 – Afternoon: Exploring Implementation Projects – starting 13:00

Session 1: Genomic Initiatives in Europe and ELIXIR’s Leading Role (ELIXIR Hub) – 30 min

  • Dive into the landscape of genomic initiatives in Europe.
  • Understand ELIXIR’s pivotal role in shaping these initiatives.

Session 2: Recapitulation of the 1+MG Initiative and Its Implementation Projects (ELIXIR Hub) – 30 min

  • Revisit the 1+MG initiative, exploring its goals and impact.
  • Examine the implementation projects stemming from this initiative.

Session 3: GDI Project Unveiled – 45 min

  • A comprehensive look at the Genomic Data Infrastructure (GDI) project.
  • Understand the project’s objectives, key pillars, and work packages.

Coffee Break

Session 4: ELIXIR CZ’s Role and Activities in Genomics Initiatives and GDI – 90 min

  • 1+ Million Genomes Initiative and related European projects, National Genmoc Platform – Š. Pospíšilová 
  • European project Genome of Europe –H. Svozilová, K. Plevová, J. Horák, B. Tichý, Š. Pospíšilová 
  • Czech Genomic Initiatives – outcomes of ACGT project – V. Bystrý 
  • GDI project, StarterKit and role of Elixir – L.Matyska

Discussion – 30 min

  • Split discussion for technical and scientific/management staff to address diverse needs.

Day 2 – Morning: Navigating the EGA/FEGA Landscape (starting 9:00)

Session 1: StarterKit Presentation and Demonstration – 40 min

  • Introduction to the StarterKit, focusing on its workflow and applications. (TBA)
  • Detailed guide on technical prerequisites, installation, and use cases in rare disease and cancer research. (TBA)

Session 2: EGA, FEGA – General Overview – 30 min

  • Comprehensive overview of EGA and FEGA (ELIXIR Hub)
  • Discussion on core functionalities, administrative requirements, and technical aspects.

Coffee break – 30 min

Session 3: Setting Up Local EGA Node and Building FEGA – 45 min

  • Step-by-step guidance on establishing a local EGA Node. (ELIXIR SE)
  • Insights into building FEGA, including practical demonstrations and technical requirements.(ELIXIR SE)

Session 4: FEGA in the Federated Human Data Community – 30 min

  • Exploring the role and impact of FEGA within the Federated Human Data community. (ELIXIR HUB)
  • Real-world use cases and insights from successful implementations in Finland and Sweden. (ELIXIR SE)

Join us for this enriching experience where experts and practitioners from various fields come together to delve into the cutting edge of genomics, phenomics, and collaborative data initiatives.


Based on email communication with organizers.


IOCB Prague
Flemingovo náměstí 542/2
160 00 Praha 6
Czech Republic


Jiří Vondrášek
Phone: +420 220 183 267
Anna Strachotová
Project Manager ELIXIR CZ
Phone : +420 220 183 201

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