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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 […]

Journal club paper

Hi all, This week Jolande will present and lead the discussion with the following paper: Paper: “Cerebral: Visualizing Multiple Experimental Conditions on a Graph with Biological Context” Place: X530 Time: Thursday Oct 23, 3:00pm-4:00pm Everyone is welcome to join. Thanks, Fatemeh

Travel awards available to non-CIHR training program 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 a talk at the conference (some […]

[VanBUG] Gairdner Symposium – October 27 4-6pm‏

The VanBUG team occasionally forwards events of interest to the local bioinformatics community. The upcoming event is posted on the Bioinformatics Event Calendar at: ———————————————- Gairdner Symposium Date: Monday, October 27,  4– 6pm Location: Life Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall   Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to two dynamic and high […]

Unique Opportunity for Students and Researchers to Win $150K

I am a Canadian graduate student currently studying at Stanford and am helping to lead an initiative designed to engage students, researchers and postdocs in life science entrepreneurship. OneStart, now in its third year, is a business plan competition and accelerator program for burgeoning bio-entrepreneurs (and non-research students interested in entrepreneurship). The grand prize is […]