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[VanBUG] speaker suggestions for 2015-2016 season‏

Dear VanBUG Members, The VanBUG Dev Team is in the process of generating a list of possible speakers to invite for next season.  We’d like to solicit your input for whom you’d like to see in the next season. We are also interested in knowing about new faculty members who have started in BC lower […]

Vacation May 28 to June 10‏

Hi all, I will be away on vacation from May 28 to June 10.  If you have any pressing issues that may arise while I am gone, please let me know in the next couple days, so I can make sure they are taken care of. Thanks, Sharon ************************* Sharon Ruschkowski Bioinformatics Graduate Program Coordinator […]


Name: Paul Pavlidis Project title: Training Program in High-Dimensional Bioinformatics (HDB) Award: $ 1,650,000 (over six years) Project Synopsis: Technological innovation has given scientists the ability to gather and analyze huge quantities of data. This means that informatics, bioinformatics and computational biology data pools are enormous and complex. Therefore, experts who can organize, visualize, analyze, […]

MSc Exit Seminar – Sarah Perez – Friday, May 22‏

MSc exit seminar – Sarah Perez

New Group Content: Call for Nominations: Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Competition

If anyone is eligible for this, let Sharon know by Tuesday, May 19th and she can set an internal deadline. _____________________________________________________________________________ Hello graduate program faculty and staff, Please forward the following announcement to your students, and set an internal deadline. Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Competition The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will match funds […]

Personalized Medicine Summit in Vancouver‏

CDRD Invites You to The Personalized Medicine Summit – Transforming the Practice of Medicine The Centre for Drug Research and Development is a proud partner of the Personalized Medicine Summit. We cordially invite you to register and participate in this important event that aims to make recommendations on the best practices for the implementation of Personalized Medicine (PM) […]

BIOTALK TOMORROW: Calvin Lefebvre – Exit Seminar‏

Genome Sciences Centre Bioinformatics Graduate Program Exit Seminar Cis-Regulatory Somatic Mutations and Gene-Expression Alteration in B Cell Lymphomas Speaker: Calvin Lefebvre   NOTE: This session will take the place of the Friday Bioinformatics Seminar (BioTalk)  Friday, May 8, 2015 12:00 am – 1:00 pm BCCRC Dorothy Lam Boardroom BC Cancer Research Centre 675 West 10th Avenue   […]

[VanBUG] Fwd: Early Bird & Poster Abstract deadline May 7th‏

Early Bird Registration & Poster Abstract deadline is May 7th    The Personalized Medicine Initiative in partnership with Genome British Columbia, UBC Life Sciences Institute, CDRD, PROOF and LifeSciences BC is pleased to invite you to participate in the Personalized Medicine Summit Meeting. The event will be held June 7-9, 2015 in the Life Sciences Institute at UBC. This […]

[VanBUG] Fwd: Dr. Michel Dumontier – Candidate for UBC Faculty of Science CRC Tier 1 Position in Data Science – Monday May 11, 2015 @ 11:00am-12:00pm, LSC3‏

Special VanBUG Seminar, Dr. Temple Smith, May 5, 1PM‏

Dear all, VanBUG is hosting a special seminar for Prof. Em. Temple Smith. Dr. Smith developed the Smith-Waterman algorithm with Michael Waterman in 1981. This algorithm is the basis of sequence comparison, allowing us to identify similar DNA or protein sequences. He will be talking about the molecular evolution of a number of protein families, […]