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Press Release - ISMB/ECCB 2019 Child Care

ISCB is pleased to announce the arrangement of childcare services provided by profawo Basel (to be named Familycare Basel July 1, 2019) for registered delegates’ attending the ISMB/ECCB 2019.  Slots are limited and may be reserved on a first come first serve basis for the duration of the event July 21 - 25, 2019.

profawo Basel (short for “pro family and work”) has been the competent solution provider in Switzerland since 2000 for all questions concerning the balancing of work and family life. profawo Basel is operating seven daycare centers and a day kindergarten.  

During the ISMB/ECCB 2019 meeting, childcare will be offered for children aged 3 months to 12 years for registered congress delegates during the following hours:

Sunday, July 21   9:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Monday, July 22  8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Tuesday, July 23  8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday, July 24  8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Thursday, July 25 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM

The children will be looked after in Basel Congress Center by specialized caregivers with proven qualifications and experience. The program includes indoor activities as well as excursions and strolls (depending on the age of the children, the composition of the groups and weather conditions).

Age-appropriate food, diapers (Pampers), hygiene articles as well as age-appropriate toys, board games and DVDs will be provided by profawo Basel. Should special hygiene and care articles or a special diet be necessary for the child, we ask you to contact us at an early stage.

Registration details will be available online at www.iscb.org/ismbeccb2019.

ISCB would like to thank the following groups for their generous support of this initiative making childcare possible in 2019!

The International Society for Computational Biology F1000 Calico LLC
Greene Lab
Harvard Medical School - Biomedical Informatics