[VanBUG] Speakers Feb 9, Mar 8, Apr 12‏

Mark your calendars with VanBUG talks and networking at 6pm Thurs Feb 9,
Thurs Mar 8, Thurs Apr 12.
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*Feb 9*, 2012
Short Presentation: Warren Cheung, PhD candidate, Wasserman Lab, CMMT
Title: Biomedical Topic Profiles from Bibliographical Literature Evidence

Featured Speaker: William Hsaio, Bioinformatician, BCCDC Public Health
Microbiology & Reference Laboratory
Talk title: Microbial Genomics, Pangenomics, and Metagenomics in Disease
and in Health

William Hsiao completed his PhD in Fiona Brinkman’s lab at SFU, gained
invaluable experience as a postdoc in Claire Fraser-Ligget’s lab at the
University of Maryland and has come back home to Vancouver to a new
position at the BCCDC.

*March 8*, 2012
Short Presentation: Evan Morien, MSc candidate, Pavlidis lab, CHiBi, UBC

Featured Speaker: Nathan Price, Associate Professor, Institute for
Systems Biology, Seattle, WA

*April 12* 2012
Short Presentation: Andrew McPherson, PhD candidate, Sahinalp lab, SFU
and Huntsman lab, UBC

Featured Speaker: Phil Bourne, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of
California San Diego, Associate Director, RCSB Protein Data Bank and
Adjunct Professor, Burnham Institute

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Gordon and Leslie Diamond Family Theatre
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Contact Name:
Stefanie Butland

The VanBUG team:
Stefanie Butland
Cedric Chauve
Bhavjinder Dhillon
Rodrigo Goya
Elodie Portales-Casamar

VanBUG is generously sponsored by the CIHR Bioinformatics Training
Program, MITACS, PIMS, GenomeBC, and the Canadian Bioinformatics Workshops
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