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single cell genomics job posting‏

We are seeking a Bioinformatician to provide computational support to the Bigelow Laboratory Single Cell Genomics Center (SCGC) and research projects conducted by Stepanauskas’ group and collaborating scientists. Requirements: * BS or higher in bioinformatics or life sciences with strong bioinformatics component and 2 years of relevant, post-degree experience * Solid knowledge of next-generation sequencing […]

[VanBUG] VanBUG speakers series – Michel Dumontier, 6pm, March 13 2014‏

The next VanBUG event is on Thursday, March 13th at 6pm. Dr. Michel Dumontier will give a presentation titled: “Powering Scientific Discovery with the Semantic Web” Abstract: “In the quest to translate the results biomedical research into effective clinical applications, many are now trying to make sense of the large and rapidly growing amount of […]

[VanBUG] Bioinformatics Training Needs Survey‏

Hi all, Our sponsor and sister organization ( is conducting a survey to improve our understanding of bioinformatics training needs in Canada. It’ll be great if you can spare a few minutes to help out. Please contact Michelle Brazas (below) if you have any questions or comments. Thank you. Cheers, Will —————————————– participates in […]

BIOF/GsAT/IOP retreat – Friday, March 28th‏

Hi All, Please save Friday, March 28th for the first annual BIOF/GSAT/IOP retreat. Second, third and fourth years are required to attend and present a poster. First Years are required to attend, but are not required to present a poster. ************************* Sharon Ruschkowski Bioinformatics Graduate Program Coordinator 100-570 West 7th Avenue Vancouver, BC CANADA V5Z […]

Call for Registration & abstract submission – 4th IOP/BTP/GSAT Research Day‏

Dear IOP/BTP/GSAT students, You are invited to our 4th Annual IOP/BTP/GSAT Research Day (mandatory for students of 2nd year and above to do a poster)! This year, we get together students from 3 graduate programs (Interdisciplinary Oncology, Bioinformatics Training Program and Genome Science + Technology), making it the largest event so far! You will have […]

Bioinformatics job opportunity‏

Contextual Genomics Bioinformatics Job Summary_January 2014 I am a consultant scientist working with a new genomics company here in Vancouver called Contextual Genomics ( We are currently looking to fill a full time Bioinformatician position. My colleague Dr. Sohrab Shah and I (Sohrab is one of the founders of the company) want to extend the […]