Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Abbreviated name SIB
Country Switzerland
Languages English
Contact email
Description The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is an independent, non-profit foundation that includes some 60 bioinformatics research and service groups and some 750 scientists from the major Swiss schools of higher education and research institutes. SIB provides world-class bioinformatics. The decentralized, federating organizational structure of SIB is a model for countries setting up their own bioinformatics infrastructure, as well as for the European bioinformatics programme ELIXIR, which has adopted the hub and nodes model. SIB helps shape the future of life sciences through excellence in bioinformatics, by providing life scientists and clinicians in academia and industry with world-class bioinformatics resources and services, and by leading and coordinating the field of bioinformatics in Switzerland.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Non-Governmental Organization
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Social media, Professional online network
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Students, Scientists, Researchers
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Fundamental studies, Method development, Funding, Education and training, Documentation and information
Technology/Tools Non-testing methods (in silico), Omics