Subject: VPH Newsletter: October 2014

_________VPH News__________
Monthly newsletter of the Virtual Physiological Human 
for Integrative Biomedical Research
October 2014
Leading European biobank establishes collaborative ties 
with computational physiology
In occasion of a satellite symposium during VPH2014, representatives of the VPH Institute and the Hunt Research Centre agreed to work on a common strategy to make computational physiology become an integral part of human biobank concept development.  Read more
POLICY NEWS
Debate on the Horizon 2020 structural shortage of payment
On September 16th, a debate was held in the European Parliament on structural funding for Horizon 2020 during which new budgetary issues were highlighted. Read more
EC Launches PPP on Big Data
On October 13th, the European Commission launched a public-private partnership (PPP) with the European data industry due to start on January 1st 2015. Read more
Parliament and Council Approve new Commission
On October 22nd, the European Parliament approved the new European Commission led by Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker. Read more
VPH COMMUNITY
Third Avicenna Project Meeting
in Sunny Lyon
The Avicenna Project met for their third event on 31st October 2014 in Lyon, France. The group of 50 expert stakeholders, from industry, regulatory affairs and academia, came together to discuss the research challenges of modelling and simulation technologies, in the development of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Read more
Telemedicine: Stuck in the waiting room? - 'The Economist'
Special issue on Computational Systems Biomedicine in Briefings in Bioinformatics
Published the new call for funding H2020 - ICT 2015
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Faculty Position in Complexity Science - Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
A Full Professor position in Complexity Science relating to Urban Adaptive Systems is now available at the Singapore's Nanyang Technological University. 
Application deadline: Dec 31st, 2014  Read more
4 PhD Studentships available at the University of Sheffield (INSIGNEO Institute)
4 PhD studentships for EU students are available at the University of Sheffield in the field of Multiscale Models for the musculoskeletal system (modelling and validation). 
Application deadline: 11 November 2014  Read more
VPHi is now on Facebook: 
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VPH EVENTS
§ 2nd Zing Mathematical & Computational Medicine Conference
1-4 December 2014; Cancun Mexico
§ In Silico Drug Discovery Conference
3-4 December 2014; Durham, North Carolina
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