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Rodrigo Goya
B.Sc. Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Montrerrey, Mexico, 2000

“Bioinformatic approaches for identifying single nucleotide variants and profiling alternative expression in cancer transcriptomes”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Marco Marra, Genome Science Centre, BCCA
November 22, 2017

Post-graduation: Working for Industrial company in Vancouver, B.C.

 

Rachelle Farkas
B.Sc.Queen’s University, 2012

“Bioinformatics design of cis-regulatory elements controlling human gene expression”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Wyeth Wasserman, Centre for Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics, BC Children’s Hospital
October 5, 2017

Post-graduation: Working as a bioinformatician in Dr. Wyeth Wasserman lab – CMMT

 

Ka Ming Nip
B.Sc. University of British Columbia , 2011

“RNA-Bloom: de novo RNA-seq assembly with Bloom filters”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Inanc Birol, Genome Science Centre, BCCA
August 4, 2017

Post-graduation: Undertaking Ph.D. degree at UBC in the Bioinformatics graduate program.

 

 

 

William Evan Durno
B.A., University of British Columbia, 2012

“Precise correlation and metagenomic biomining uncovers fine microbial community  structure”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Hallam, Microbiology & Immunology, UBC
June 2, 2017

Post-graduation: Working in Industry.

 

Wenqiang Shi
MSc., National University of Defense Technology, China, 2011
B.Sc.,  National University of Defense Technology, China, 2009

“Revealing the impact of sequence variants on transcription factor binding and gene expression”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Wyeth Wasserman,  Children & Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC
May 23, 2017

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies.

 

Hamid Mohamadi
MSc., McMaster University, 2012
B.Sc., Sharif University, Iran, 2004

“Parallel algorithms and software tools for high-throughput sequencing data”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Inanc Birol,  Genome Science Centre, BCAA
May 23, 2017

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies.

 

Kyle Lesack
BSc., University of Calgary, 2013

Nomenclature errors in public 16S rRNA gene databases: strategies to improve the accuracy of sequence annotations”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Inanc Birol, Genome Science Centre, BCAA
May 9, 2017

 

Alborz Seyed Mazloomian
MSc., Sharif University, Iran, 2010
B.Sc., Sharif University, Iran, 2008

“A systems biology study of alternative splicing regulations and functions”

Ph.D. Supervisors: Drs. Sohrab Shah and Irmtraud Meyer, BC Cancer Research Centre, BCCA
March 10, 2017

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies.

 

Erdi Kucuk
BSc., Bilkent University, Turkey 2013

“Kollector: transcript-informed targeted de novo assembly of gene loci”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Inanc Birol, University of British Columbia
April 10, 2017

Post-graduation: Doctoral studies in Turkey.

 

Beryl Zhuang
BSc., University of British Columbia 2009

“Meta-analysis of gene expression in mouse models of neurogenerative disorders”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis, University of British Columbia
March 24, 2017

 

Fong  Chun Chan
MSc., University of British Columbia 2011
B.Sc., Simon Fraser University, 2009

“Analysis of cancer genomes and transcriptomes”

Ph.D. Supervisors: Drs. Christian Steidl and Sohrab Shah, BC Cancer Research Centre, BCCA
March 10, 2017

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies in the UK.

 

Celia Siu
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2013

“Characterization of the human thyroid epigenome”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Jones, Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA
February 28, 2017

Post-graduation: Data Manager Engineer at Visier, Vancouver.

 

Santina Lin

B.Sc., McGill University, 2014

“Latent semantic analysis for retrieving related biomedical articles”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Jones, Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA
February 22, 2017

 

Dmitry Tebaykin
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2013

“Exploring sources of variability in electrophysiology data of mammalian neurons”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis, Michael Smith Labs, UBC
December 12, 2016

 

Michael Gottlieb
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2014

“Text-based methods of variant prioritization for TIDE BC”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Wyeth Wasserman, Child & Family Researcgh Institute, BCCH
December 8, 2016

Post-graduation: Undertaking a Ph.D.

 

Hamza Khan
B.Tech. VIT University, India, 2014

“De Novo annotation of non-model organisms using whole genome an transcriptome shotgun sequencing”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Inanc Birol, Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA
December 7, 2016

 

Naman Paul
B.Tech (Hons) Amity University, Rajasthan, India, 2013

“The use of cheminformatics methods to predict adverse drug responses by human androgen receptor”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Artem Cherkasov, Vancouver Prostate Centre, VGH
November 8, 2016

 

Julie Chen
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2002
M.Sc. National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, 2005
M.Sc. University of Toronto, 2011

“Computational analysis of transcriptional regulation from local sequence features to three dimensional chromatin domains”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Wyeth Wasserman,  CFRI, UBC
September 8, 2016

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies.

 

Maia Smith
B.Sc. Simon Fraser University, 2014

“E-scape: interactive visualization of single cell phylogenetics and spatio-temperal evolution in cancer”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Sohrab Shah, BC Cancer Research Centre, BC Cancer Agency
August 29, 2016

Post-graduation: Working for AbCellera, Vancouver, BC.

 

Rosemary McCloskey
B.Sc. Simon Fraser University, 2014

“Phylogenetic estimation of contact network parameters with approximate Bayesian computation”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Art Poon,  BC Centre of Excellence in HIV/AIDS
July 26, 2016

Post-graduation: Working for Google- Bay Area, California.

 

Thuy Nguyen
B.Sc. University of Toronto, 2013

“Overcoming missing data in phylogenetic analysis of shotgun sequencing to detect HIV adaptation to immune response”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Art Poon,  BC Centre of Excellence in HIV/AIDS
June 10, 2016

 

Casper Shyr
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2010

“Development and evaluation of software interface for applied clinical genomics”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Wyeth Wasserman,  CFRI, UBC
April 21, 2016

Post-graduation: System Analyst for Fraser Health Authority.

 

Dean Attali
B.Sc. University of Waterloo, 2013

“Automatic analysis of dual-channel droplet digital PCR experiments to detect BRAF-V600 mutations”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Jennifer Bryan (Statistics, UBC)
April 21, 2016

 

Lauren Chong
B.Sc. University of Waterloo, 2013

“Detection of genomic rearrangements in archival lymphoma tissues using targeted capture sequence”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Drs. Christian Steidl (Pathology, UBC) and Ryan Morin (MBB, SFU)
March 23, 2016

Post-graduation: Research assistant in Christian Steidl lab.

 

Daniel Lai
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2010

“Computational analysis of ribonucleic acid basepairs in RNA structure and RNA-RNA interactions”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Irmtraud Meyer & Paul Pavlidis,  CHiBi, UBC
March 7, 2016

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies in Sohrab Shah lab.

 

Emilia Lim
B.Sc. University of Alberta, 2009

“miRNA sequence analysis reveals cancer subtypes that correlate with tumour characteristics and patient outcomes”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Marco Marra,  Genome Sciences Centre, BCAA
March 4, 2016

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies in Marco Marra lab.

 

Sohrab Salehi
B.Sc. Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2011

“dd-PyClone: Improving clonal sub-population inference from single cells and bulk sequencing data”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Sohrab Shah,  Genome Sciences Centre, BCAA  & Dr. Alex Bouchard, Statistics, UBC
December 14, 2015

Post-graduation: Undertaking a Ph.D. with Dr. Sohrab Shah & Dr. Alex Bouchard, Bionformatics graduate program.

 

Andrew Roth
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2009

“Probabilistic models for the identification and interpretation of somatic single nucleotide variants in cancer genomes”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Sohrab Shah,  Genome Sciences Centre, BCAA
November 26, 2015

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies.

 

Katayoon Kasaian
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2005
B.CS. University of British Columbia, 2009

“Genomic analysis of head and neck endocrine glands”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Jones,  Genome Sciences Centre, BCAA
September 2, 2015

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

Alice Zhu
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2011

“Beyond the one-sequence one-structure dogma: predicting and analyzing transient and alternative RNA secondary structures that are evolutionarily conserved”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Irmtraud Meyer,  Computer Science, UBC
August 28, 2015

Post-graduation: Ph.D. in Genome Science & Technology, UBC.

 

Emily Hindalong
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2011

“A study of methods for learning phylogenies of cancer cell populations from binary SNV profiles”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Sohrab Shah,  Computer Science & Pathology, UBC
August 10, 2015

Post-graduation: Ph.D. in Computer Science, UBC.

 

Huifang Li
B.Sc. China Pharmaceutical University, 2007
M.Sc. China Pharmaceutical University, 2010

“Discovery of novel androgen receptor inhibitors as prospective therapeutics for advanced prostate cancer ”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Art Cherkosov,  Urological Sciences, Medicine, UBC
July 16, 2015

Post-graduation: Computational chemist at a company in Montreal, Canada

Sarah Perez
B.Sc. McGill University, 2012

“Exploring microbial community structure and resilience through visualization and analysis of microbial co-occurrence networks ”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Hallam,  Microbiology & Immunology, UBC
May 22, 2015

Post-graduation: Teaching

 

Calvin Lefebvre
B.Sc. University of Toronto, 2011

Cis-regulatory somatic mutations and gene expression alteration in B cell lymphomas”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Sohrab Shah,  Computer Science and Pathology, UBC
May 12, 2015

Post-graduation: Working at a fusion energy company in Burnaby, BC.

 

Niels Hanson
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2011

“MetaPathways: A module pipeline for the analysis of environmental sequence information”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Hallam,  Microbiology and Immunology, UBC
April 1, 2015

Post-graduation: Working as a Data Scientist at 42 Technologies, Inc, San Francisco, California.

 

Alvin (Xi) Tian
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2011

“The use of high-throughput amplicon deep sequencing to explore aquatic virus communities”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Curtis Suttle, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, UBC
March 20, 2015

Post-graduation: Working as a computer  software engineer in Japan.

 

Tyler Funnell
B.Sc. University of Northern British Columbia, 2009

“Transcriptomic consequences of RNA processing disruption via a novel CDC-like kinase inhibitor”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Sohrab Shah, British Columbia Research Centre,  BC Cancer Agency
December 2, 2014

Post-graduation: Undertaking a PhD at UBC with Dr. Sohrab Shah.

 

Christine Rebecca Hunt
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2003

“Improving the detection of transcription factor binding regions”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Wyeth Wasserman, Child & Family Research Institute, UBC
November 24, 2014

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies at Max Delbruck Centre, Berlin, Germany

 

Adriana Estela Sedeño Cortés
B.Sc. National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2012

“Identification and exploration of gene product annotation instability and its impact on current uses ”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis, Centre for High Through-put Biology, UBC
October 9, 2014

Kieran O’Neill
B.Sc. University of Natal, 2002
B.Sc.(Hon) University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2004
M.Sc. University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2008

“Bioinformatics of flow cytometry and other high through-put single cell methods ”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Brinkman, BC Cancer Research Centre, BC Cancer Agency
October 8, 2014

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies with Aly Karsan, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency

 

Gavin Ha
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2008

“Probabilistic Approaches for profiling copy number aberrations and loss of heterozygosity landscapes in cancer genomes ”

Ph.D. Supervisors: Drs. Sohrab Shah and Sam Aparicio, BC Cancer Research Centre, BC Cancer Agency
June 27, 2014

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies at Broad Institute, MIT and Harvard.

 

Melanie Courtot
B.Sc. Universite Louis Pasteur, 2000
M.Sc. Universite Louis Pasteur, 2002

“Semantic models in Biomedicine: Building interoperating ontologies for biomedical data representation and processing in Pharmacovigilance”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Brinkman, BC Cancer Research Centre, BC Cancer Agency
May 12, 2014

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies at Simon Fraser University.

 

Carolyn Ch’ng
B.Sc. University of Michigan, 2011

“Meta analysis of gene expression in individuals with austism spectrum disorders”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis, CHiBi, UBC
August 16, 2013

Post-graduation: Working as a bioinformatician at the Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA.

Soroush Samadian
B.Sc. Sharif University of Technology, 2001
M.Sc. University of Tarbiat Modares, 2003
M.Sc. University of Sheffield, 2005

“Constructing and applying semantic models of clinical phenotypes to support web-embedded clinical research”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Mark Wilkinson, Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics, Polytechnic University of Madrid.
June 14, 2013

Young Song
B.Sc. University of Waterloo, 2009

“Exploring microbial controls on methane cycling using MLTreeMap”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Hallam, Microbiology & Immunology, UBC
April 17, 2013

Post-graduation: Working as a bioinformatician at the Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA.

Patrick Tan
B.Sc. Simon Fraser University, 2010

“Gene expression analysis of human and rodent brains”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis, CHiBi,UBC
November 22., 2012

Post-graduation: Working as a bioinformatician in Dr.Paul Pavlidis lab, UBC.

Nima Aghaeepour
B.Sc. University of Tehran, 2008

“Computational exploratory analysis of high-dimensional flow cytometry data for diagnosis and biomarker”.

Ph.D. Supervisor, Dr, Ryan Brinkman, BC Cancer Research Centre, BCCA
November 19, 2012

Post- graduation: Post doctoral studies at Stanford School of Medicine, California.

Jeff Proctor
BSEng., University of Victoria, 2010

“CoFold : an RNA structure prediction method that takes co-transcriptional folding into account”.

MSc. Supervisor: Dr. Irmtraud Meyer, Computer Science, UBC
September 24, 2012

Evan Morien
BSc. SUNY, Buffalo, NY, 2007

“Characterization of wild salmon transcriptome”

MSc. Suprvisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis, Psychiatry and CHiBi, University of British Columbia
August 29, 2012

Warren Cheung
B.Sc., UBC, 2003
M.Sc. UBC, 2007

“Inferring novel relationships through over-representation analysis of medical subjects in biomedical bibliographies”.

Ph.D. Supervisors: Dr. Wyeth Wasserman, CMMT, UBC and Frances Ouellette, Ontario Cancer Institute, University of Toronto
July 27, 2012

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies.

Meeta Mistry
B.Sc. (Hons). McMaster University, 2005

“Meta-analyses of expession profiling data in the postmortem human brain”.

Ph.D. Supervisor, Dr. Paul Pavlidis, Psychiatry & CHiBi, University of British Columbia
July 6, 2012

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies.

Ryan Giuliany
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2010

“Probablistic modeling of RNA-editing in human cancers.”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Drs. Sohrab Shah and David Huntsman,  BC Cancer Agency
July 5 , 2012

Post-Graduation: .Design Analyst at Riot Games in Santa Monica, California

Olena Morozova
B.Sc. Honours, University of Toronto, 2006

“Genomic studies of the normal and malignant neural crest.”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Marco Marra, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
May 1 , 2012

Post-Graduation: Postdoctoral Scholar with David Haussler at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; University of California, Santa Cruz

Anthony Fejes
B. Sc. University of Waterloo, 2000
B.I.S., University of Waterloo, 2001
M.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2004

“Algorithms and Applications of Next-Generation of DNA Sequencing”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Jones, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
March 30, 2012

Post-graduation: Working for a Bioinformatics company in Denmark.

Kendric Wang
B.Cmp. Honours, Queen’s University, 2009

“A Systems Biology Approach for Identifying Predictive Markers of Chemotherapy Response”

M.Sc. Supervisors: Dr. Colin Collins, Prostate Centre, Vancouver General Hospital and Dr. Cenk Sahinalp, Computing Science, SFU
March 13, 2012

Leon French
B.Sc. Computer Science, University of Windsor, 2003
M.Sc. Computer Science, University of Windsor, 2005

“Bioinformatics for Neuroanatomical Connectivity”

Ph.D. Suprvisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis, Psychiatry and CHiBi, UBC
January 27, 2012

Post-graduation: Post-doctoral studies in Neuroanatomy, UBC.

Fong Chun Chan
B.Sc. Simon Fraser University, 2009

“Detection of differentially expressed alternative transcripts using conventional microarrays”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Randy Gascoyne,  BC Cancer Agency
December 16 , 2011

Post-Graduation: Undertaking PhD at University of British Columbia.

Ryan Morin
B.Sc., Simon Fraser University, 2003
M.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2007

“Mutation discovery and characterization in lymphoid neoplasms using massively parallel RNA an DNA sequencing”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Marco Marra, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
December 15, 2011

Post-Graduation: Assistant professor at Simon Fraser University.

Yvonne Li
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2003

Bioinfomatics Approaches to drug Repositioning”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Jones, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
November 21, 2011

Post-Graduation: Post-doctoral studies at the Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA, Vancouver, BC.

Raymond Lim
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2008

“Wide-scale comparison of transcriptome data and the role of microRNA in major depression and suicide.”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis, Psychiatry and CHiBi, UBC
August 19, 2011

Post-Graduation: Bioinformatician in Dr. Randy Gascoyne’s lab,  BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC.

Ben Vandervalk
B. Math. (Computer Science), University of Waterloo, 2004

“The SHARE System: A Semantic Web Based Approach for Evaluating Queries Across Distributed Bioinformatics Databases and Software”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Mark Wilkinson, Medical Genetics, UBC
February 3 , 2011

Post-Graduation: Bioinformatician in Mark Wilkinson’s lab, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

Adam Hall
B.Sc., University of Cambridge, 2007

“Short-read DNA sequence alignment with custom designed FPGA-based hardware”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Jones, Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA
November 3, 2010

Post-Graduation: Undertaking a PhD at Cambridge Computer Lab, UK.

Varun Ramraj
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2008

“Computational analysis of clinical practice guidelines”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Kendall Ho, Emergency Medicine, UBC
September 17, 2010

Post-Graduation: Undertaking a Ph.D. with Dr. Robert Esnouf at Oxford University, UK.

Anamaria Crisan
B.Comp., Queen’s University, 2008
“Mutation discovery in regions of segmental cancer genome amplifications from next generation sequencing of tumours”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Drs. Sam Aparicio and Sohrab Shah, Pathology, UBC
September 14, 2010

Post-Graduation: Computational biologist at a Vancouver genomics company.

Nicholas Wiebe
B.Sc. Honors, University of Alberta, 2007

“Transat: a method for detecting evolutionarily coserved helices in alignments of RNA sequences and its application in identifying transient or alternative structures”.

MSc. Supervisor: Dr. Irmtraud Meyer, Computer Science, UBC
August 30, 2010

Elizabeth (Hye-Jung) Chun
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2004

“Bioinformatics approach to investigate genetic differences underlying breast tumours with specific outcomes of adoptive T-Cell therapy using a mouse model”

MSc. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Jones, Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA
August 17, 2010

Post-Graduation: Computational biologist at the Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA.

Kelvin (Xi) Zhang
B.Sc. Honors, East China Normal University, 1998
M.Sc. University of Windsor, 2004

“Knowledge Discovery from Large-scale Biological Networks and their Relationships”

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Francis Ouellette, Informatics and BioComputing, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
March 30, 2010

Post-Graduation: Post-doctoral studies.

Adrian Cortes
B.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2006

“Automated Analysis of High-Throughput Flow Cytometry Data from Hemoatopoietic Stem Cell Experiments”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Brinkman, BC Cancer Research Centre, UBC.
February 11 , 2010

Post-Graduation: Undertaking a Ph.D in Brisbane, Australlia.

Michael Hsing
M.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2005

“Developing Bioinformatics Tools and Analyses on Protein Indels and Protein-Protein Interactions – Novel Applications for Drug Discovery in Staphylococcus aureus

Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr. Artem Cherkasov, Urologic Sciences, UBC
January 13, 2010

Post-graduation: Undertaking a Post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School.

Vaneet Lotay
B.Sc. University of Manitoba, 2006

“Evaluating co-expression analysis for gene function prediction”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis – Centre for High Through-put Biology, UBC
December 17, 2009

Post-graduation: Working as a bioinformatician.

Kaida Ning
B.Sc. Zhejiang University, China, 2007

“Biological Insights of Transcription Factor through Analyzing ChIP-Seq Data”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Raphael Gottardo – Statistics, UBC
September 21, 2009

Post-graduation: Working as a bioinformatician.

Daniel Horspool
B.Sc., University of Victoria, 2005

“Gene Synthesis by Assembly of Short Oligonucleotides”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Rob Holt – Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
August 6, 2009

Post-graduation: Undertaking a Medical degree at McGill University, Montreal.

Benjamin Good
M.Sc., Univerisity of Sussex, 2000
B.Sc. University of California at San Diego, 1998

“Strategies for amassing, characterizing, and applying third-party metadata in bioinformatics”

PhD. Supervisor: Dr. Mark Wilkinson, Medical Genetics, iCapture Centre, St. Paul’s Hospital
April 3, 2009

Post-graduation: Undertaking a Post-doctoral fellowship at Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation, San Diego, California.

Tang Lee
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2006

“Outcome prediction and genome-transcriptome correlation analysis in classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Randy Gascoyne, Clinical Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia
March 23, 2009

Post-graduation: Working as a bioinformatician in Dr. Randy Gascoyne Lab at the BC Cancer Agency

Xiaohui Chen
B.Sc., Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2006

“Comparisons of Statistical Modeling for Constructing Gene Regulatory Networks”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Raphael Gottardo & Kevin Murphy – Statistics, UBC
August 12, 2008

Post-graduation: Undertaking a Ph.D. in Dr. Z. Jane Wang’s lab – Electrical & Computer Engineering, UBC.

Nels Thorsteinson
B.Sc., Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, 2005

“Computational Ligand Discovery for the Human and Zebrafish Sex Hormone Binding Globulin”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Artem Cherkasov – Medicine, University of British Columbia
May 26, 2008

Post-graduation: Working as a bioinformatician at chemical company in Montreal, Quebec.

Simon Chan
B.Sc. Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, 2005

“A Bioinformatics Meta-Analysis of Differentially Expressed Genes in Colorectal Cancer”

MSc. Supervisor: Dr. Steven Jones – Medical Genetics, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
November 27, 2007

Post-graduation: Working as bioinformatician in Dr. Steven Jones’ lab at the Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA.

Ryan Morin
B. Sc. Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, 2003

“Application of Massively Parellel Sequencing to MicroRNA Profiling and Discovery in Human Embryonic Stem Cells”

MSc. Supervisor: Dr. Marco Marra – Medical Genetics, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
October 4, 2007

Post-graduation: Undertaking a Ph.D. in Boinformatics graduate program, UBC. in Dr. Marco Marra’s lab- Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA.


Siddhartha Srivastava

B.Sc., Computer Science & Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 2005

“D-Grip: DNA Genetic Risk Information Profile”

MSc. Supervisor: Dr. Wyeth Wasserman – Medical Genetics, Centre for Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics, University of British Columbia
September 28, 2007

Post-graduation: Undertaking a Medical degree at the University of Calgary, Alberta.


Jessica (Shang-Jung) Lee

B.Sc. Honors, Biochemistry, Queens University, 2003

“Prediction of Graft-versus-Host Disease based on Supervised Temporal Analysis on High-Throughput Flow Cytometry”

M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Brinkman- Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia
April 24, 2007

Post-graduation:
Undertaking a PhD in Dr. Robert Kearney’s lab in dept of Biomedical Engineering at McGill University, Montreal.

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