Friedman Scholars Program – deadline is March 31‏

About the Program:   The Friedman Scholars Program is open to any UBC graduate student or UBC Medical Resident Trainee in the health-related sciences or complementary disciplines. Friedman Scholars are expected to travel to other areas of the world to seek new perspectives and learn from experts in their fields. In order to be considered, […]

New Group Content: Call for Nominations: Spring Graduate Awards Competition‏

If you are interested in any of these awards (check for eligibility first), please have completed applications in my office by Tuesday, April 7 by 4 pm. We are therefore pleased to announce the Spring Graduate Awards competition; please forward the following announcement to your students: Spring Graduate Awards Competition Each year, the Faculty of […]

CMMT Cup challenge

CMMT Cup challenge

The latest CMMT Cup challenge was completed with the Leavitt lab competing against the Wasserman/Mostafavi lab in the hot new sporting craze BUBBLEBALL Soccer. After a fiercely contested match the Leavitt lab eventually came out on top to capture the cup. A great time was had by all! A big thank you to everyone for […]

Call for Nominations: Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship – Friday 10 April 2015 (my deadline is March 30th)‏

If you are interested in being nominated for this award, please have all your application materials to me by March 30th. See link for instructions and eligible countries. ________________________________________________________________________________ The Graduate Global Leadership Fellowships enable promising leaders from developing countries to pursue doctoral studies at UBC. The fellowships are to support international students showing outstanding […]

Three Minute Thesis Semi-Final Info + Graduate Pathways to Success updates‏

Dear graduate program staff and advisors, Please forward the below information to your graduate students: The Three Minute Thesis semi-finals are tomorrow, the final on Thursday! Join us to learn about the diverse research discoveries of UBC graduate students. All events are open to the public. These are like mini-TED talks well worth watching! Semi-finals: […]

Seminar Talk on Genomic Data Privacy‏

The VanBUG team occasionally forwards events of interest to the local bioinformatics community. The upcoming event is posted on the Bioinformatics Event Calendar at: ——————————————————————————————————— — Seminar Talk on Genomic Data Privacy Sean Simmons, Ph.D. candidate, Berger Lab, MIT Friday March 13 , 2015, 10:30am to 11:30am. SFU Burnaby Campus, Applied Science Building, Room 9896 […]

UBC Public Scholars Initiative for Doctoral Students‏

Dear PhD students and supervisors, There is a growing wave of interest at UBC (and elsewhere) in broadening our ideas of what doctoral education can encompass, especially to include more diverse and career-relevant forms of scholarship. In recognition of these new directions, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is very pleased to announce a pilot support and […]

Student printing posters – please respond to this email by March 11

CM_poster guidelines Hi All, The program has some extra money that it needs to spend before the end of March, so the program will pay for the retreat posters for those that are having new ones printed. If you are having a poster printed for the retreat – let me know by this Wednesday, March […]

Extended deadline March 2nd (Monday)- Annual BTP/IOP/GSAT Research Day

Dear all, We have extended the abstract submission and registration deadline for a week to March 2nd (Monday). Faculty can register there as well. Just need to fill out name, email. Check “other” for Program and leave it blank for Year. Or you can RSVP directly with contact person for each program from now […]