About Us


For enquiries, information, or assistance; contact the Taxila support desk at
[email protected]

The Team

Project Management
  • Stephanie van de Sandt(VU)
  • Meron Vermaas (VU)
  • Lieke de Boer (RSE NL)
  • Margriet Miedema (LCRDM)
  • Tanya van Goch (SURF)
Software Engineering
  • SURF Research Cloud
  • Eddy Timmer (SURF)
Sounding Board
  • Surf
  • eScience Center
  • RDNL
  • OSC
  • Representatives of users


Taxila is being funded by Euro CC and SURF


The Taxila team would like to acknowledge the help of a number of groups and individuals, and thank them for useful discussions, feedback and assistance in developing Taxila - to name but a few:

  • ELIXIR technical staff and coordinators from the Hub, in particular Rafael Jimenez, Martin Cook and Premysl Velek
  • The ELIXIR Training Coordinators group, particularly Celia van Gelder, Patricia Palagi and Gabriella Rustici
  • The UK structural bioinformatics group, particularly Christine Orengo

Cite us

Niall Beard, Finn Bacall, Aleksandra Nenadic, Milo Thurston, Carole A Goble, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Teresa K Attwood, TeSS: a platform for discovering life-science training opportunities, Bioinformatics, Volume 36, Issue 10, 15 May 2020, Pages 3290-3291, https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btaa047

Taxila Club

Fortnightly meetings, hackathons, shared activities, open priority setting, open contribution to unite the community.

For all the details please visit the TeSS Club Website

The source code for Taxila is based on TeSS