Events/News related to students

Hello, Just a brief follow-up on the social last Friday. It was a huge success! 😀  I hope everyone had fun cooking/eating/making their own crepes and playing boardgames. Special thanks to: Mike for helping to organize the event and logistics Ka Ming for helping me do the shopping Bruno for spearheading the preparation of crepe […]

Bioinformatics Social September

Hello Bioinformaticians, The date for the September social has been decided and the lounge has been booked for this date: September 18th, Friday evening 6pm – 11pm (1125 West 12th Avenue) Here’s a list of boardgames people are bringing to the social: Twister, flux, banagrams, settlers, risk, cards of humanity, Coloretto, Clue, Resistance, Saboteur, and […]

Signing authority for Doctoral CIHR ONLY‏

If you are planning to apply for a Doctoral CIHR and your supervisor and you are off campus, then you can use this attached guideline for people who can sign your signature page for CIHR scholarship. Make sure you do this well in advance, as there usually is a deadline at least 7 working days […]

PhD defense – Katayoon Kasaian – Sept 2, 2015‏

Kasaian Programme

MSc exit seminar -Alice Zhu

MSc exit seminar -Alice Zhu

2016 Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellowship Program – Open for Applications‏

If you are interested in applying for this award (and are eligible – please read eligibility rules carefully and let me know by Sept 15 if you are going to apply) – please have all your applications materials to me by Thursday, Oct 1. I am the one that needs to upload your application materials, […]

MSc Exit seminar Emily Hindalong (BIOF student with Sohrab Shah) – August 7th‏


2016-2017 Vanier Competition – Eligibility rules‏

Please do not apply for this scholarship if you do not have a first class average (80% or higher over last two years of study) or you have completed more than 20 months of  PhD study as of May 1, 2016. Citizenship Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be […]

2016-2017 Vanier Competition – please note the deadline of Vanier competition – August 31‏

If you are planning to apply for this competition, please let me know by August 4th, so I can plan how to best facilitate the process. If you want me to read over and give you any suggestions on your application, you need to send the application to me by August 24th. AND PLEASE READ ELIGIBILITY RULES CAREFULLY […]


Hi All, The program will be hosting a new student MEET & GREET on Tuesday, Sept 8 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in the Lunch room of the BCCRC (675 west 10th Avenue) Pizza and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.  Please make every effort to attend this event to meet the new students and make them feel welcome, […]

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