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[VanBUG] Bioinformatics Event: Training Courses in Web Publishing – Scientific Data and Services‏

Please find below the announcement for our next semantic event in  Vancouver, October 22-23: the SADI workshop,, where you will learn how  to publish scientific data on the web using semantic web services. Thanks to late funding, I am able to offer a limited number of discounted  registrations for local attendees: 125$ instead of […]

CFIS/IRES Professional Development seminar: Pursuing a Career Outside of Academia, Part I‏

Pursuing a Career Outside of Academia (Part I) Date: Wednesday, October 5th 2011 Time: 1:00 – 2:30pm Location: Room 101, Michael Smith Labs (2185 East Mall) Cost: Free! Map:   Interested in a career off the beaten academic track?  Come on out to this workshop to hear from two young professionals who cut loose from academia to embark on […]

Trudeau Scholarships nominations – deadline to Grad Studies 28 Oct 2011‏

Call for Nominations: Trudeau Scholarships The Faculty of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce the 2012-2013 competition for the highly prestigious Trudeau Scholars Programme. These awards are for outstanding doctoral students whose work addresses one of the following four themes: – Human Rights and Dignity – Responsible Citizenship – Canada in the World – People […]

[VanBUG] Thursday, Oct 13, 6pm – Inanc Birol, Haploid Assembly of Diploid Genomes‏

Please post poster available at —————————————————————- Next VanBUG (Vancouver Bioinformatics User Group) talk is on Thursday, October 13 at 6pm. The seminar is followed by pizza, refreshments and great networking. *Intro speaker* (10mins): Olena Morozova, PhD Candidate, Marra Lab, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency A wide spectrum of somatic mutation in high-risk neuroblastoma […]

Let’s Talk Science volunteering recruitment‏

***An Invitation to all UBC graduate students to join Let’s Talk Science*** Interested in Science or Engineering? Enjoy working with kids and youths? Want to give back to your community? Let’s Talk Science is a national volunteering organization that strives to improve science literacy through outreach. We motivate and empower youth to use science, technology, […]

Registration now open for Early November Instructional Skills Workshop‏

Registration for the Early November Instructional Skills Workshop is now open. You can register for the ISW at the following link: The Instructional Skills Workshop is a 3 day, interactive workshop focused on developing teaching abilities. Please note that the workshops are popular, and registration fills up quickly, so please register soon if you […]

September Graduate Pathways to Success Sessions at UBC Faculty of Graduate Studies‏

For full event details and registration information students may also visit: or e-mail .   Registration is now open for the following sessions: Wed, Sept 14th, 2:00 – 4:00 PM: Navigating Your Final Doctoral Exam, registration open at   So, it’s Time to Write a Paper!  This 6 session workshop begins Sept 28th  however to register student MUST be […]

REMINDER: Due on September 14 – CMMT Scientific Symposium – Call for abstracts‏

As part of CMMT’s 15 year anniversary celebrations, we are hosting the first CMMT Scientific Symposium on Monday, November 7, 2011, at 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, at the Child & Family Research Institute (map).  Please Save the Date! We invite you to submit an abstract for presentation during the poster session. The poster session is open to all […]

[VanBUG] reminder Thursday, Sept 8, 6pm – Cedric Chauve, Reconstructing Ancient Genome Architectures‏

Please post poster available at —————————————————————- VanBUG kicks off its 10th season on Thursday, September 8 at 6pm. Seminar is followed by pizza, refreshments and great networking. *Intro speaker* (10mins): Christian Frech, PhD Candidate, Chen Lab,  Simon Fraser University Genome comparison of human and non-human malaria parasites reveals  species-specific genes potentially linked to human disease […]

Workshop Programs for Graduate Students – Spaces Available!‏

This message is to inform you of the programs we offer at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT; formerly the Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth: TAG). We offer various professional development opportunities for Graduate Students who are interested in teaching and learning in higher education and would like time to practice and […]