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REMINDER: FW: Travel awards available to non-CIHR training program students – some still available

To all Bioinformatics graduate students: There are 7 travel awards of $500 each available to non-CIHR training program students (that is because CIHR training program students all receive travel awards already in their first 2 years). These are available now and up until April 30, 2015. To qualify: 1) Must be presenting a poster or […]

Invitation to attend BTP/IOP/GSAT Research Day 2015

We would like to invite you to join us on Friday, March 20th, from 9-5pm at UBC Robson Square for the 2015 BTP/IOP/GSAT Research Day. The keynote speaker for this event is not yet confirmed, but we will notify you when one is selected in the new year.

New Group Content: Competition Announcement: Mackenzie King Competition‏

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships Deadline: Monday, 2 February 2014 Amount: $8,500 – $10,500 (subject to change) The Open Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere. One Open Scholarship is awarded each year. The value has recently been approximately $8,500 but is subject to […]

MEDG 505 – seats available for 2014W, term 2

Hi everyone: Sent to MEDG graduate students and faculty Some seats have opened up in MEDG 505: “Genome Analysis Investigation of genetic information as it is organized within genomes, genetic and physical map construction, sequencing technologies, gene identification, database accessing and integration, functional organization of genomes from contemporary, historic and evolutionary perspectives.” Registration for this […]

Open rank statistical bioinformatics position‏

Dear Sharon Ruschkowski, I am trying to reach bioinformatics Ph.D. graduates who may not monitor the usual venues for statistics job ads, yet may qualify for our bioinformatics faculty position. Please share this opportunity with qualified soon-to-graduate or recent graduates of your bioinformatics education program(s). I am chairing the search for an Assistant, Associate, or […]

[VanBUG] Reminder: VanBUG Holiday Social and Lightning Talks – Dec 12th 2014‏

Dear all, A quick reminder to RSVP ( for the Vancouver Bioinformatics Users Group holiday party with lightning talks and free food/drinks afterwards. New participants welcome so tell your colleagues about VanBUG!  We are also still looking for Lightning Talk participants.  If you have a 3 minute presentation to share with other VanBUG members, please […]

[VanBUG] Reminder: VanBUG Social Today‏

Dear all, A quick reminder that the annual VanBUG Social is today. Bring your holiday spirit and hope to see you there! As we only have limited number of speakers signed up for the Lightning Talks, we will start our Food and Drinks at 6pm Date: Friday Dec 12th, 2014 Time: 5pm – 9pm Place: […]

[VanBUG] Re: VanBUG Holiday Social and Lightning Talks – Dec 12th 2014‏

Holiday2014_poster Please note that the registration deadline for the Lightning Talk is Dec 10th 2014 (rather than Dec 1st). My apology for the transcription error. Will On Nov 28, 2014, at 11:35 AM, William Hsiao wrote: Dear all, The Vancouver Bioinformatics Users Group is hosting a holiday party with lightning talks and free food/drinks afterwards. […]

Upcoming Deadline: Travel Funding Opportunity for Conference Travel

Hello, Please send the following competition announcement to your students. The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS) has been offered two free flights for round trip, system-wide travel with Delta Airlines by the UBC Travel Program. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must be: · UBC graduate students during the intended period of […]

New Group Content: Important Note Re: CGSM Portal

Hello, As you are all aware, the deadline for CGS-Master’s applications Canada-wide is *5pm PST Monday, 1 December*. This deadline is inflexible, and UBC has no administrative authority/means to extend the deadline for applicants. This deadline also applies to application materials provided by other parties than the applicant, such as reference letters. Failing to submit […]