Events/News related to students

ISMB conference‏

This is kind of last minute, but just in case you didn’t know yet and you want to travel for conferences in the summer, there’s a cool conference happening in Orlando in July.  The early poster submission deadline is tomorrow. After that you’d have to pay $50. This conference is one of the biggest bioinformatics […]

REMINDER: B.I.G. Research Day reminder – Posters

The B.I.G. Research Day is this Friday, March 11th! Here are a few reminders: – If you are printing your poster with our sponsor Save On Stitch, please contact Sulin Cao ( by Wednesday, March 9th at the latest. Check out the website for further instructions (note that, if you choose this option, your poster […]

Dinner & Karaoke: Socializing after the research festival‏

Hello bioinformatics folks, Since it’s a busy week for everyone preparing for this Friday, we should totally reward ourselves by having some fun after the B.I.G research retreat ! Doodle Poll : The retreat might end around 4-4:30 since the closing ceremony will be around 3:30pm. We’ll head out to get some dinner and […]

New Group Content: Nominating students for the CIHR National Student Research Poster Competition‏

If you are interested in being nominated for this forum, you will need to have your application materials to Sharon by Monday, March 7th, as the deadline is March 9th. _________________________________________________________________________________ Please note that the deadline for nominations is much sooner than usual: Wednesday, 9 March 2016 Entering its 29th year, the 2016 Canadian Student […]

Daniel LAI – Doctoral Exam Monday, March 7, 2016

Lai (Daniel) Programme

February Social This Sunday!‏

Hello! This month’s social will be at the Vancouver Buddhist Temple for their spring food bazaar on Sunday. Here’s a really sketchy image from their website with details: Meet there at noonish to eat some tasty foods! Yay! -Santina/Mike ===== Here’s a doodle if you want to let everyone know if you are coming or […]

Exam Notification – Emilia Lim‏

Lim (Emilia) Programme

B.I.G. Research Day abstract submission deadline‏

Hello fellow BIOF students, My name is Ka Ming Nip. I am part of this year’s B.I.G. Research Day organizing committee. Just a heads-up that the abstract submission deadline has been postponed (from today) to this Friday. We were supposed to sent out a reminder email last week to students of BIOF/IOP/GSAT, but somehow it […]

B.I.G. Retreat Invitation- March 11‏

Dear students and faculty, Registration is now open for the 2016 B.I.G. Research Day on Friday, March 11th at the UBC Nest! This multidisciplinary retreat is a great opportunity to meet and discuss with other graduate students and faculty, and learn about the exciting interdisciplinary research happening at UBC. The event will include a keynote talk from Dr Lynne Quarmby, […]

iGSN Winterdisciplinary Party‏

Hello Boings, iGSN is organizing a party for grad students next Friday at UBC! It’s a great opportunity to meet students from different departments! See you there! Ka Ming — FYI: “”” Join us for our annual Winterdisciplinary party on Friday, Feb 5th in Thea’s Lounge! As usual, we’ll have free food and cheap drinks, […]

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