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Lead Breast Cancer Bioinformatician at ICR London‏

In case you have anyone interested in heading to London we have this Lead Bioinformatician post available in the Research Centre at the ICR. Please do pass around. Job closes in a couple of weeks. The links to the post are as follows, in the different journals and internally: Nature: Science: Cell: […]

PhD positions in German-Canadian bioinformatics program‏

The International DFG Research Training Group “Computational Methods for the Analysis of the Diversity and Dynamics of Genomes” at Bielefeld University, Germany, offers 6 PhD positions starting October 2016. Research will focus on the development of methods of high importance for the practical comparative analysis of genomes, in particular in view of both the variation […]

B.I.G. Research Day abstract submission deadline‏

Hello fellow BIOF students, My name is Ka Ming Nip. I am part of this year’s B.I.G. Research Day organizing committee. Just a heads-up that the abstract submission deadline has been postponed (from today) to this Friday. We were supposed to sent out a reminder email last week to students of BIOF/IOP/GSAT, but somehow it […]

CeMM PhD Program 2016‏

Soon you’ve got your bachelor’s/master’s degrees in your pockets. But why stop here? Have you thought about doing a PhD in bioinformatics? My name is Binia Meixner, I am the HR manager at CeMM, an international top research center in Vienna, and I would like to draw your attention to the CeMM PhD Program 2016. […]

[VanBUG] VanBUG Seminar: Adam Phillippy – How bioinformatics helped crack the Amerithrax case Feb 11 6pm‏

Dear VanBUGger, Happy 2016.  Please join us next Thursday, Feb 11th at 6pm, to hear about Dr. Adam Phillippy talk about his personal experience using bioinformatics to help crack the Amerithrax case ( Title: How bioinformatics helped crack the Amerithrax case Abstract: In the fall of 2001, at least five letters laced with deadly anthrax […]

[VanBUG] Be part of VanBUG Dev Team‏

The VanBUG Dev team is seeking one to two volunteers to join our group to help organize VanBUGs. This is a great opportunity for trainees to meet renowned bioinformaticians and to help promoting a tighter bioinformatics community in Vancouver. Specifically we are looking for someone who has an interest to reach out to the greater […]

From PhD to Strategic Management Consulting – Informational session BC CRC – Feb 15th at 5:45pm‏

From PhD to Strategic Management Consulting You are invited to an info session about Management Consulting as an attractive field post-PhD! Management Consultants apply critical-thinking skills to solve complex problems faced by businesses, from Banks and Mining companies to  Biotech, Pharma and Health Care. They identify issues, form hypotheses, conduct analyses, formulate recommendations, and discuss them with […]

MURC 2016 Call for Adjudicators‏

MURC, the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference at UBC, is looking for graduate students (M.Sc., Ph.D., Post-Doc) and professors in ALL departments and faculties to participate in ADJUDICATING the poster and oral presentations at MURC 2016! MURC is UBC’s annual conference celebrating undergraduate research across all disciplines. The conference spans 3 days [March 29-31, 2016] and […]

B.I.G. Retreat Invitation- March 11‏

Dear students and faculty, Registration is now open for the 2016 B.I.G. Research Day on Friday, March 11th at the UBC Nest! This multidisciplinary retreat is a great opportunity to meet and discuss with other graduate students and faculty, and learn about the exciting interdisciplinary research happening at UBC. The event will include a keynote talk from Dr Lynne Quarmby, […]


We are opening a call for a Master 2 Research Scholarship Program at Grenoble-Alpes University. The successful candidates will be offered a 8 000 € scholarship in order to cover the academic year from September to June (4 month of courses + 6 month of lab training). Please pass the information to young researchers in your […]