Genomics, Proteomics, Bioinformatics

ESA Space Omics Hackathon

By Keith Cowing
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May 20, 2024
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ESA Space Omics Hackathon
ESA Space Omics Hackathon — ESA

Join ESA for a 5-day virtual ESA Space Omics Hackathon to tackle space exploration challenges using NASA GeneLab omics datasets. Don’t miss this chance to shape the future of space biology.

When and where?

From 23rd to 27th of September 2024 Online.


Teams will utilize publicly available omics datasets to address challenges aligned with ESA HRE Exploration 2040 Strategy on the following topics:

  • Reproducibility and open science in space omics
  • Space multi-omics and data integration 
  • Meaningful experiment design for space biology 
  • Applied Space Biology Research  
  • Bioengineering and Synthetic Biology – Making Space Exploration Sustainable
  • Planetary Protection: Preventing Contamination of Celestial Bodies

More information

Astrobiology, space biology, omics, genomics,

Explorers Club Fellow, ex-NASA Space Station Payload manager/space biologist, Away Teams, Journalist, Lapsed climber, Synaesthete, Na’Vi-Jedi-Freman-Buddhist-mix, ASL, Devon Island and Everest Base Camp veteran, (he/him) 🖖🏻