Important Dates

  • Deadline for applications: 31st October 2023
  • Selected participants will be notified by: 6th November 2023
  • ELIXIR Italy All Hands Meeting date: 27-28 November 2023 (lunch-to-lunch)


Aula Marconi
National Research Council (CNR)
Piazzale Aldo Moro, 7 - Rome, Italy (link to the map)
Google maps coordinates 41.900948, 12.512559


As the event venue has a maximum capacity of 100 participants, registration will be open until October 31st, and if more than 100 applications are received, a selection will be made. Applicants will be notified by November 6th whether they will be assigned a seat or placed on a waiting list.

ELIXIR Italy AHM Application Form

Scientific and Organising Committee

  • Valeria Bellettato - ITB-CNR
  • Chiara Bruno - IBIOM-CNR
  • Claudio Carta - ISS
  • Bianca Carulli - ITB-CNR
  • Loredana Le Pera - ISS
  • Luana Licata - University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • Anna Marabotti - University of Salerno
  • Pierluigi Mauri - ITB-CNR
  • Graziano Pesole - University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, IBIOM-CNR
  • Allegra Via - Sapienza University of Rome


For all kinds of queries, please contact the organisers at:

The ELIXIR Italy AHM and the Community workshops

The ELIXIR Italy All Hands Meeting will be an opportunity to discuss and explore Platforms and Communities, their activities and future perspectives. Our primary goal is to foster connections between ELIXIR Italy members, facilitate interactions and broaden awareness of the entire Research Infrastructure and its potential for researchers, providers and other stakeholders

The event will be followed by two parallel workshops on 28th - 29th November 2023 (lunch-to-lunch):

  1. ELIXIR-IT Rare Diseases Community workshop on “Analysis and collection of rare disease data: a joint effort of biomedical and bioinformatics research communities”
    Venue: Sala Lettura (Biblioteca) A, CNR, Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, Rome
    You can find here full details and the link to the application form
  2. ELIXIR-IT Proteomics Community workshop on “ProteomiX – Mix your knowledge to get more!”
    Venue: Sala ex-Biblioteca, Department of Biochemical Sciences “A. Rossi Fanelli”, Sapienza University, Rome
    You can find here full information and the link to the application form

ELIXIR Italy AHM Programme

Day 1 - 27th November 2023

ELIXIR Italy AHM 2023 - Chair: Rita Casadio

14:00 - 14:20 Welcome/Introduction Graziano Pesole (University of Bari "Aldo Moro", CNR-IBIOM, ELIXIR-IT Head of Node)
Giovanni Maga (DSB-CNR Director)
Mauro Bertelletti (MUR)
Maria Chiara Carrozza (CNR President)
14:20 - 14:50 The ELIXIR Scientific Program 2024-2028 Andrew Smith (ELIXIR Hub, Head of External Relations)
14:50 - 15:10 Linking Node Communities to ELIXIR Communities Katharina Heil (ELIXIR Hub, ELIXIR Programme Manager for Communities and Training)
15:10 - 15:30 The ELIXIR-IT strengthening projects: CNRbiomics and ELIXIRxNextGenIT Elisabetta Sbisà (ITB-CNR, ELIXIR-IT Integrative Omics Platform)
Alessandro Cestaro (CNR-IBIOM, ELIXIR-IT Node Coordinator)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:10 Spotlight on ELIXIR-IT Evolution: A Ten-Year Journey Federico Zambelli (University of Milano, ELIXIR-IT Technical Coordinator)

ELIXIR Italy Platforms - Chair: Federico Zambelli

16:10 - 16:25 Data Silvio Tosatto (University of Padova)
16:25 - 16:40 Interoperability Pier Luigi Martelli (University of Bologna)
16:40 - 16:55 Tools Bruno Fosso (Dep. of Biosciences, Biotechnologies and Environment - University of Bari “Aldo Moro")
16:55 - 17:10 Compute Giacinto Donvito (INFN)
17:10 - 17:25 Integrative Omics Ylenia Antonacci (CNR-IBIOM)
17:25 - 17:40 Training Allegra Via (Sapienza University of Rome)
18:00 - 20:15

ELIXIR Italy General Assembly

Venue: Sala Ambrosia - Casa dell’Aviatore - Viale dell’Università, 20 - Rome

Day 2 - 28th November 2023

ELIXIR Italy AHM 2023 - Chair: Graziano Pesole

09:00 - 09:30 The impact of omics and data science in cancer research and patient care Ruggero De Maria (University "Cattolica del Sacro Cuore", Rome)
09:30 - 09:40 Measuring ELIXIR-IT scientific impact via text-mining Francesca De Leo (CNR-IBIOM, ELIXIR-IT Impact, Communication and Industry Lead)

ELIXIR Italy Communities - Chair: Alessandro Cestaro

9:40 - 09:50 The ELIXIR Italy Communities Alessandro Cestaro (CNR-IBIOM, ELIXIR-IT Node Coordinator)
09:50 - 10:10 Proteomics Pierluigi Mauri (CNR-ITB)
Maria Gabriella Giuffrida (CNR-ISPA)
10:10 - 10:30 Metabolomics Daniela Gaglio (CNR-IBFM)
Sergio Giannattasio (CNR-IBIOM)
10:30 - 10:50 Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Silvio Tosatto (University of Padova)
Maria Cristina Aspromonte (University of Padova)
10:50 - 11:10 3D-Bioinfo Manuela Helmer-Citterich (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
11:10 - 11:40 Coffee break
11:40 - 12:00 Rare Diseases Emidio Capriotti (University of Bologna)
Claudio Carta (ISS)
12:00 - 12:15 Federated Human Data Matteo Chiara (University of Milano)
12:15 - 12:35 Galaxy Federico Zambelli (University of Milano)
Marco Antonio Tangaro (CNR-IBIOM)
12:35 - 12:45 Single-Cell Omics Ernesto Picardi (University of Bari "Aldo Moro")
12:45 - 13:00 Microbiome Claudio Donati (Fondazione Edmund Mach)
13:00 - 13:15 Plant Sciences Diego Micheletti (Fondazione Edmund Mach)
13:15 - 13:20 RDM Flavio Licciulli (CNR-ITB)
13:20 - 13:30 Conclusions