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[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

B.I.G. Retreat – call for volunteers‏

Hi All, If you would like to volunteer for the annual B.I.G. retreat (BIOF, IOP and GSAT programs), please send me your name by Monday, October 19th.  This is a great way to get to know people in the program (s) and also have a volunteer experience for your CV.  Please do not volunteer if […]

Halloween and Thanksgiving party – October social‏

Hello people of bioinformatics, We are so glad that people had fun last time, but there’s more fun coming this month! This time it’s a Halloween + Thanksgiving party for people who want to try dressing up and for people who don’t have a family here in Vancouver but want to enjoy a warm and […]

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[VanBUG] Next VanBUG Talk: Dr. Tamara Munzner Oct 8th 2015‏

Dear VanBUGger, Following our successful season opener (sorry we ran out of pizza, but I trust everyone had at least a slice or two), Dr. Tamara Munzner from UBC Dept of Computer Science will give a talk titled “Visualization Analysis and Design for Biology” on October 8th, 2015 at 6pm. Abstract:Computer-based visualization systems provide visual […]

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 […]