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Halloween and Thanksgiving party – October social‏

Hey guys, Just a reminder that the event is tonight, at around 6pm at Mike&Emily’s (6229 Elm St.). 5pm if you want to help out with cooking and take the first bites of the food. We didn’t get a turkey, but food we are having are still pretty awesome: lentils soup and rice chicken drumsticks […]

VanBUG] Next VanBUG Seminar: Dr. Leonid Chindelevitch Nov 5th 6pm‏

Vanbug_poster_2015_11 Please join us for our next VanBUG seminar with Dr. Leonid Chindelevitch from SFU Dept of Computer Science, who will give a talk titled “Modelling infectious disease epidemics” on November 5th, 2015 at 6pm. Abstract: Infectious diseases continue to affect the lives of millions of people around the world, but we still understand relatively little […]

Teaching a module in PBL‏

Hi All, Dr. Jones has asked me to let you know he is open to a student or student(s) teaching a module for PBL.  If you are interested in doing this, please send me a title of the module and a one or two sentence description of it. Due to me by Monday, Nov 2. […]

TA required for PBL course (Problem-based Learning in Bioinformatics BIOF 505/MBB530) – CVs due Nov 2

Hi All,  Dr. Steve Jones is looking a TA for his course that starts Jan and runs until April 2014.  Part of the duties will include teaching a module, as well as other specified duties, such as marking assignments, depending on who applies for the position. If you are interested in this position, Please send […]

Job Opportunity for graduate students – Visual Communications Manager‏

Dear Graduate Administrators, We are glad to announce another job opportunity for graduate students. Please disseminate the following through your channels. The Graduate Student Society is looking to hire Visual Communications Manager. It is a part-time job which entails providing support in creation and management of the GSS’ visual content across a broad range of media, thereby furthering the […]

[VanBUG] Fwd: eHRR Seminar Series – Thursday Oct 29 4:30PM @ CFRI‏

The VanBUG team occasionally forwards events of interest to the localbioinformatics community. The upcoming event is posted on theBioinformatics Event Calendar at: eHHR-29Oct15

Volunteer Opportunity for Students‏

Genome BC’s Lower Mainland Geneskool Classroom Visits Are you interested in visiting local classes to share your enthusiasm about science with young minds? Sign up as part of our volunteer pool that visits local schools with fun activities. Help teach kids about the hereditary nature of DNA, natural selection and even get them involved in […]

TA workshop‏

Dear graduate program staff and advisors, Would you mind sharing the below information with your graduate students. Adriana Suarez-Gonzalez MSc. PhD candidate, University of British Columbia @AdriSuarezGonz Hi all TAs teaching undergraduate courses in biology! Are you looking to boost your CV with professional development in teaching? Are you passionate about teaching? Do you want […]

Halloween and Thanksgiving party – October social‏

Hi everybody! The most popular day was Friday October 30th, so that’s when we will be having this. One small change, however. The common room at Apt-living was already booked for the 30th, so we’ll be having it at Mike (my) and Emily’s place instead. While it isn’t as swanky as Apt-living, we will have […]

GSS Departmental Representative‏

Hi everyone, The new departmental representative is: Hamza Khan, and the proxy is: Jasleen Grewal. Dmitry, Hamza and Jasleen had responded to the e-mail, and I had them decide among themselves who would like to serve as the GSS rep. Wish you all the very best! Regards, Naman