The 2013 NSBM spring meeting was held as a parallel track in the NBIC2013 conference (Netherlands Bioinformatics Conference), April 16, 2013.

At the meeting, Prof. Janet Thornton, director of the European Bioinformatics Centre at Hinxton (near Cambridge), UK, talked about her recent research results. She also gave a keynote lecture at the main NBIC2013 conference.

Other speakers at the spring meeting were Tom Hendriks (Nijmegen), Albert Kooistra (VUmc), Daniel Hoffmann (Universit├Ąt Duisburg-Essen), Wim Vranken (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Scott Lusher (NleSC).

The meetings were attended by 30 people, additional conference attendants walked in and out attending individual lectures.