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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 […]

BIOF student research presentation agenda – Friday, November 28th‏

Please note that supervisors are expected to attend. If they cannot, they should send a representative from their lab. ************************* Sharon Ruschkowski Bioinformatics Graduate Program Coordinator 100-570 West 7th Avenue Vancouver, BC CANADA

BIOF student research presentation agenda – Friday, March 28th

Nov 2014 Rotation Presentation Agenda

Bursaries available for service learning program‏

Serena from Operation Groundswell here. I just left you a voicemail regarding our international service learning programs and wanted to follow up with more information. Our goal is to facilitate service-learning programs abroad that combine critical learning, cross-cultural dialogue, and community service.  We’ve just received funding to provide bursaries that all students are eligible for and was […]

2015 Friedman Scholars Program

*Deadline: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 4:00pm PST* *Intent to apply deadline: no later than Monday, February 9, 2015*  The Constance Livingstone-Friedman and Sydney Friedman Foundation Scholarships in Health Sciences are named after the first two faculty members in the UBC Faculty of Medicine. Drs. Constance and Sydney Friedman believed that a full well-rounded education […]

Bioinformatics reading group talk

This week Jiarui Ding will present about his research in “Integrating heterogeneous datasets for tumor stratification”. Here is more details about his talk: Abstract: Cancer is a disease of the genome. However, we have observed that tumors show similarity in phenotype (mRNA gene expression) but heterogeneity in DNA mutations. Recent studies have shown that treatments based […]

Paper this week

Hi all, This week Chris Cameron will present “RNA-RNA interaction prediction using genetic algorithm“.  The detail of presentation is as below:   Time: Nov 6, 3:00pm – 4:00pm Place: X530   Here is more material about this presentation: Background RNA-RNA interaction plays an important role in the regulation of gene expression and cell development. In […]