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VanBUG 2014-2015 Season

Hi all, I apologize for the typo I made regarding our October Talk.  The correct date is Oct 9th (Thursday) for Dave Clarke’s talk. Thank you. Cheers, Will ===== Dear VanBUGger, I hope you had a wonderful summer break.  VanBUG is kicking off its 13th season on Thursday, September 25th at 6pm with Dr. Jennifer […]

NSERC Doctoral Competition: Departmental Deadline Request‏

Hi all,   As you see below, please ensure that your NSERC doctoral application is complete by the program’s internal date of: Friday, September 26th. That means that your reference letters must be submitted on-line, so FoGS can send them to me (or you can also have your referees email them directly to me by […]

Post-doc positions available in Ireland

JD for PD2 Level Appointment JD for PD1 Level Appointment I am looking for a postdoc who has a background in machine learning and/or statistics for an EU project ( where we are looking to identify patients at risk of cardiovascular disease and find new targets for treatment based on -omics profiling. A job description […]

PhD Exit Seminar – Kieran O’Neill – Thursday, Sept 4‏

Time: Thursday, September 4th, 4pm  Place: Gordon and Leslie Diamond Family Lecture Theatre, BCCRC (675 W 10th Ave Vancouver) Title: Automated Analysis of Single Cell Leukemia Data

IHR Information Sessions for Students on Awards in Health Research

Hello,   CIHR will be offering information sessions to students and university staff about CIHR award programs as well as recent improvements made to these. Information will also be provided on relevant CIHR policies, tips for applicants, and guidelines on how to submit an application. These sessions will be interactive and there will be plenty of opportunities […]

Register for your thesis‏

You want to register for term 1 and 3 which is the 003 , unless you are almost finished your thesis, then you want to register term by term, so you don’t have to pay tuition fees for time you are not at UBC. tatus Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments […]

Post-doc opportunity

Dear Madam/Sir We are looking for independent, dedicated Bioinformaticians as post-doctorate fellows for a project aimed at revealing the mechanisms of cancer-resistance and anti-cancer activity of the hypoxia-tolerant subterranean, blind mole-rat, Spalax (if you wish to have a clue you can watch the links down in my signature. More info in the attached ad). Our […]

Bioinformatics needs a GSS Councillor!‏

Hi everyone The GSS Council is now accepting applications for a councillors for the new academic year. Each program gets to appoint one student to the GSS Coucil – and we don’t have one! We’d like to have a Bioinformatics representative in the council for next year so that we can get more perks and […]

TA Union Orientation – let me know if you are interested in attending this. by Monday, Aug 25‏

Hi all, For those wishing to TA, or those who already have a TA ship lined up, an orientation is planned by the TA Union rep. Please let me know if you will attend and what time you are available on Monday, Sept 8 – it will be here at the Genome Sciences Centre. Thanks […]

Affiliated Fellowships Forms and Instructions Posted‏

Hi All, The Doctoral affiliated awards are for students who cannot apply for the tri-agency awards, because of eligibility. i.e. – not a Canadian citizen or been in their program too long. The completed application is due in my office by 4:00 pm on Friday, Sept 26. Thanks Sharon