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 : http://doodle.com/poll/dpwr5bbv44santgd 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 https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/community-engagement-fellowship-program Organization of […]

Daniel LAI – Doctoral Exam Monday, March 7, 2016

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February Social This Sunday!‏

Hello! This month’s social will be at the Vancouver Buddhist Temple for their spring food bazaar on Sunday. Here’s a really sketchy image from their website with details: http://www.vancouverbuddhisttemple.com/sites/default/files/legacy_files/images/2016.02%20Spring%20Bazaar-page-2.jpg Meet there at noonish to eat some tasty foods! Yay! -Santina/Mike ===== Here’s a doodle if you want to let everyone know if you are coming or […]

Exam Notification – Emilia Lim‏

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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: http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/572079-lead-bioinformatician-breast-cancer-research Science: http://jobs.sciencecareers.org/job/396889/lead-bioinformatician-breast-cancer-research/ Cell: http://jobs.cell.com/jobs/lead-bioinformatician-london-84147021-d […]

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 […]