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STAT 540 – TAs Wanted – Deadline for application – October 15‏

STAT 540 (BIOF 540/GSAT 540) requires two TA’s for term 2.  We usually hire one BIOF student and one GSAT student.  If you are interested in this position, please send me your current CV by Oct 15th. Thanks, Sharon ————————————————————————– Professors Sara Mostafavi (course coordinator) and Paul Pavlidis are seeking teaching assistants for STAT 540, cross-listed […]

Statistical Opportunity for Students (SOS)‏

**The Statistical Consulting and Research Laboratory (SCARL) is proud to offer an hour of statistical consulting to UBC graduate students at no charge to the student. The SOS program is designed to help graduate students formulate and understand the statistical issues involved in their research projects. The program is open to all UBC graduate students. […]

Gairdner Symposium – Genomics and Cancer – November 17th‏

Genomics and Cancer – SaveTheDate – November 17   Sent on behalf of Kelly Curwin (Terry Fox Research Institute),    A Canada Gairdner Symposium brought to you by The Terry Fox Research Institute and Genome BC


Hello, Just a brief follow-up on the social last Friday. It was a huge success! 😀  I hope everyone had fun cooking/eating/making their own crepes and playing boardgames. Special thanks to: Mike for helping to organize the event and logistics Ka Ming for helping me do the shopping Bruno for spearheading the preparation of crepe […]

BIOC 421 TA posting‏

BIOC 421 TA posting 2015-2016 TA Application BIOC.421.2015-2016

Deadlines for September 2015 Registration‏

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student’s academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with […]

Genomics post-doc opportunity in prostate cancer research

Wyatt, Alex Post-doctoral Fellow 2015

VanBUG Talk: Fiona Brinkman, September 17, 2015 at 6pm, BCCRC‏

VanBUG is kicking off the 2015-2016 school year with a talk by Dr. Fiona Brinkman on September 17, 2015 at 6pm. Dr. Brinkman’s talk is titled: “Microbes (and why all bioinformaticists should care about them)”. Abstract: As sequencing technology now allows us to rapidly sequence many microbial genomes daily, microbial bioinformatics is facing multiple challenges […]

Bioinformatics Social September

Hello Bioinformaticians, The date for the September social has been decided and the lounge has been booked for this date: September 18th, Friday evening 6pm – 11pm (1125 West 12th Avenue) Here’s a list of boardgames people are bringing to the social: Twister, flux, banagrams, settlers, risk, cards of humanity, Coloretto, Clue, Resistance, Saboteur, and […]

Signing authority for Doctoral CIHR ONLY‏

If you are planning to apply for a Doctoral CIHR and your supervisor and you are off campus, then you can use this attached guideline for people who can sign your signature page for CIHR scholarship. Make sure you do this well in advance, as there usually is a deadline at least 7 working days […]