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A UBC Centennial Session: Symposium on Health Informatics‏

To Program Contacts:  Please distribute this e-vite to all students, trainees and learners in your units. Event:  A UBC Centennial Session: Symposium on Health Informatics Date:  April 5, 2016 Time:  8:30 am to 4:30 pm Location:  LSC3, Life Sciences Institute, UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver Registration ·         Registration fee is $25 ·         General registration […]

Tuition Payroll Deduction/Fee Deferral for TAs and RAs‏

Please find attached information regarding the 2016/17 Tuition Payroll Deduction/Fee Deferral Application available to graduate students employed as Teaching or Research Assistants.   For graduate students interested in applying for 2016 Summer Tuition Payroll Deduction/Fee Deferral the deadline is March 31st.   If you have any questions you may contact me directly, 2016 Tuition […]

ISMB conference‏

This is kind of last minute, but just in case you didn’t know yet and you want to travel for conferences in the summer, there’s a cool conference happening in Orlando in July.  The early poster submission deadline is tomorrow. After that you’d have to pay $50. This conference is one of the biggest bioinformatics […]

REMINDER: B.I.G. Research Day reminder – Posters

The B.I.G. Research Day is this Friday, March 11th! Here are a few reminders: – If you are printing your poster with our sponsor Save On Stitch, please contact Sulin Cao ( by Wednesday, March 9th at the latest. Check out the website for further instructions (note that, if you choose this option, your poster […]

[VanBUG] Doctor on Demand: Telemedicine in the 21st Century‏

Doctor on Demand: Telemedicine in the 21st Century Imagine having a patient see you from the comfort and convenience of their own home. Having a doctor available at your bedside 24/7 without leaving the house. Through emergent telemedicine technologies, this type of futuristic idea is becoming reality today.This event will bring together a clinician, a policy expert, and an […]

Dinner & Karaoke: Socializing after the research festival‏

Hello bioinformatics folks, Since it’s a busy week for everyone preparing for this Friday, we should totally reward ourselves by having some fun after the B.I.G research retreat ! Doodle Poll : The retreat might end around 4-4:30 since the closing ceremony will be around 3:30pm. We’ll head out to get some dinner and […]

CCS Academy’s Call for the 2016 Have a Heart Bursary Program Applications‏

The call for the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Academy’s (CCSA) Have a Heart Bursary Program applications will open on March 2, 2016! We would greatly appreciate if you could advise any students with an interest in cardiology about this great bursary program. Applications will be accepted until May 4, 2016. The Have a Heart Bursary Program, […]

Advertisement for Bioinformatics, GSAT, and IOP Students‏

2016 MJBissell Biosketch Bennett Lecture Poster Long – Mina Bissell   The BC Cancer Foundation and GrasPods are pleased to be hosting Dr. Mina Bissell from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as this year’s Bennett Family Distinguished Lecturer Series speaker on Monday March 14th, 12:00-1:00pm, in the Diamond Lecture Theatre at the BC Cancer Research […]

New Group Content: Nominating students for the CIHR National Student Research Poster Competition‏

If you are interested in being nominated for this forum, you will need to have your application materials to Sharon by Monday, March 7th, as the deadline is March 9th. _________________________________________________________________________________ Please note that the deadline for nominations is much sooner than usual: Wednesday, 9 March 2016 Entering its 29th year, the 2016 Canadian Student […]

Upcoming External Award Competitions‏

Community Engagement Fellowship Program Community Engagement Fellowship Program offers opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work with northern Canadian First Nations and Inuit communities on four-month long community-identified projects, which will help to provide capacity and respond to challenges facing a community’s health, sustainability, and prosperity. Deadline: Sunday, 06 March 2016 Organization of […]