BREW 2015: Bioinformatics Research and Education Workshop

University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, May 22-24, 2015

BREW is a workshop for PhD students in bioinformatics, which aims to give an introduction to scientific conferences, including submission, peer review and presentation of scientific papers. All participants must submit a paper and take part in reviewing papers from other participants in order to attend the workshop. After the review deadline, students have a chance to make alterations to their paper and deliver a final version. All participants will present their paper at the conference-style meeting.


BREW is open for students and supervisors from the PhD programs in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in participating universities. For particular details, please contact the organizers via email.

The workshop is free of charge, and will include lunch, snacks, conference dinner and a social evening. Accomodation is paid for by the local organizing committee. More details are available on the corresponding page.

Registration & Paper Submission

Please register by sending a 100-200 word abstract to

Please, read paper guidelines for more details on what kind of papers we are looking for.

Please send your paper in PDF-format (3-5 pages) to

Official dates

  • February 1 - Registration/Abstract submission deadline.
  • March 20 - Paper submission deadline.
  • April 10 - Review deadline
  • May 1 - Deadline for final version of paper
  • May 22 - Arrival to Tartu
  • May 23-24 - Meeting in Tartu
  • May 25 - Departure