BREW 2020: Bioinformatics Research and Education Workshop

UPDATE: Due to situation related to COVID-19 this event will happen in virtual environment (e.g. Zoom).

University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, May 21-22, 2020

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 and a social evening. Accomodation is paid for by the local organizing committee. More details are available on the corresponding page.

Registration by March 1, 2020

For the registration you only need the title of the paper you intend to write. Submission of your title can be done through this "BREW2020 Registration Form"

Paper submission by March 29, 2020

Please submit a 4-6 page PDF of your paper. Submission of your paper will be done through EasyChair Please, read paper guidelines for more details on what kind of papers we are looking for. Please contact us under if you have problems with EasyChair or any other questions.

The program schedule can be found here

Official dates

  • March 1 - Registration/Title submission deadline.
  • March 29 - Paper submission deadline.
  • May 10 - Review submission deadline
  • May 21-22 - Virtual meeting via Zoom