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VanBUG 2015-16 Season Opener: Dr. Fiona Brinkman – Sept 17th 6pm‏

VanBUG is opening its 2015-2016 season 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 in large […]

UBC MD/PhD Open House‏‏‏

Dear professors, administrators and students, We would appreciate you distributing the following announcement for our upcoming event to the undergraduate and Master’s students in your school/program: UBC MD/PhD Program Open House Friday Sept 11th, 2015 1:30PM-4:30PM Location: Michael Smith Lab, 102 Lecture Theatre, G/F, 2185 East Mall, UBC Campus Speakers: Amanda Dancsok, Adam Ramzy, and […]

HUPO 2015 World Congress – September 27-30, 2015‏

HUPO_2015_BCPN_news_2 The upcoming Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) World Congress is in Vancouver 27-30 September 2015. This would be a great opportunity for those who are interested to see and learn the latest in the state of Proteomics. There are a number of options for reduced registration including volunteer opportunities, single day passes and a BC […]

MSc exit seminar -Alice Zhu

MSc exit seminar -Alice Zhu

Free Statistical Consultation — UBC Department of Statistics‏

August 2015 SUBJECT: Free Statistical Consultation — UBC Department of Statistics Dear UBC Graduate Students and Faculty: I am writing to let you know that, as in past years, free statistical consultation will be available this fall term, from graduate students enrolled in our practicum course STAT 551 (Statistical Consulting). Students in this course have […]

Call for Consultation on Strategic Framework for Canadian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (B/CB)‏

Call for Consultation on Strategic Framework for Canadian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (B/CB) Over the past 18 months, a Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (B/CB) Advisory Committee assembled by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Genome Canada has been working closely with research funders to develop a strategic framework that will build fully integrated Canadian […]

FoM Graduate Student Awards‏

Please be aware of the deadline for the Faculty of Medicine Graduate Student Awards on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 4:00PM. Full-time graduate students who are registered in any UBC Faculty of Medicine graduate program, or full-time graduate students whose main supervisor has a primary appointment with the UBC Faculty of Medicine are eligible to […]

2016 Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellowship Program – Open for Applications‏

If you are interested in applying for this award (and are eligible – please read eligibility rules carefully and let me know by Sept 15 if you are going to apply) – please have all your applications materials to me by Thursday, Oct 1. I am the one that needs to upload your application materials, […]

Open positions in cancer genomics‏

Opportunities available for students who may have interest in cancer genomics/evolutionary dynamics. More information may be found here: Dan A. Landau, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medical College. Core Member & Assistant Investigator, New York Genome Center.