Events/News related to students

Halloween and Thanksgiving party – October social‏

Hey guys, Just a reminder that the event is tonight, at around 6pm at Mike&Emily’s (6229 Elm St.). 5pm if you want to help out with cooking and take the first bites of the food. We didn’t get a turkey, but food we are having are still pretty awesome: lentils soup and rice chicken drumsticks […]

VanBUG] Next VanBUG Seminar: Dr. Leonid Chindelevitch Nov 5th 6pm‏

Vanbug_poster_2015_11 Please join us for our next VanBUG seminar with Dr. Leonid Chindelevitch from SFU Dept of Computer Science, who will give a talk titled “Modelling infectious disease epidemics” on November 5th, 2015 at 6pm. Abstract: Infectious diseases continue to affect the lives of millions of people around the world, but we still understand relatively little […]

Teaching a module in PBL‏

Hi All, Dr. Jones has asked me to let you know he is open to a student or student(s) teaching a module for PBL.  If you are interested in doing this, please send me a title of the module and a one or two sentence description of it. Due to me by Monday, Nov 2. […]

TA required for PBL course (Problem-based Learning in Bioinformatics BIOF 505/MBB530) – CVs due Nov 2

Hi All,  Dr. Steve Jones is looking a TA for his course that starts Jan and runs until April 2014.  Part of the duties will include teaching a module, as well as other specified duties, such as marking assignments, depending on who applies for the position. If you are interested in this position, Please send […]

Halloween and Thanksgiving party – October social‏

Hi everybody! The most popular day was Friday October 30th, so that’s when we will be having this. One small change, however. The common room at Apt-living was already booked for the 30th, so we’ll be having it at Mike (my) and Emily’s place instead. While it isn’t as swanky as Apt-living, we will have […]

GSS Departmental Representative‏

Hi everyone, The new departmental representative is: Hamza Khan, and the proxy is: Jasleen Grewal. Dmitry, Hamza and Jasleen had responded to the e-mail, and I had them decide among themselves who would like to serve as the GSS rep. Wish you all the very best! Regards, Naman

B.I.G. Retreat – call for volunteers‏

Hi All, If you would like to volunteer for the annual B.I.G. retreat (BIOF, IOP and GSAT programs), please send me your name by Monday, October 19th.  This is a great way to get to know people in the program (s) and also have a volunteer experience for your CV.  Please do not volunteer if […]

Halloween and Thanksgiving party – October social‏

Hello people of bioinformatics, We are so glad that people had fun last time, but there’s more fun coming this month! This time it’s a Halloween + Thanksgiving party for people who want to try dressing up and for people who don’t have a family here in Vancouver but want to enjoy a warm and […]

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 […]

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