MBA Housing Available

Dear UBC Graduate Students:   We are happy to invite you to apply to live at the MBA House starting in August – UBC’s newest residence, designed specifically for graduate students (singles and couples).   Designed to be a place where residents can gather together to share their experiences and ideas, MBA House exposes students […]

Google internships in bioinformatics

Google Internships in Bioinformatics The Sjölander lab ( and Google are collaborating in the development of an open-source bioinformatics platform integrating bioinformatics methods and data associated with gene families across the Tree of Life.   Paid internships are available immediately for students with appropriate backgrounds, and additional internships will be available throughout 2012. Students with various […]

NSERC application form now available‏

The application form for the fall 2011 NSERC competition (Form 201) is now available for applicants.  Updated program information and a link to the application form are available at:   The Affiliated Fellowship application and reference forms will be posted on the Graduate Awards website later today.   Regards, Brendan   Brendan Morey Manager, […]

Employment Opportunities in Injury Prevention

On behalf of Dr. Michael Cusimano,  MD, PhD and the Injury Prevention Research Office at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, I am sending you a couple of current job opportunities that we have posted.  Could you please distribute to students within your program/area and to any other contacts for which these might be relevant?  […]

Raymond Lim has successfully defended his thesis!

Raymond Lim B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2008 “Wide-scale comparison of transcriptome data and the role of microRNA in major depression and suicide.” M.Sc. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Pavlidis, Psychiatry and CHiBi, UBC August 19 , 2011

Bioinformatics position: software developer

Our lab is looking for a new bioinformatics developer. I would greatly appreciate it if you could help by distributing this ad among the training program graduates and any other suitable candidates. The ad is also available online at See attachment: Bioinformatics Software Developer

Job Opportunity with Let’s Talk Science‏

Let’s Talk Science is looking for a new member to join our coordinating team!   Let’s Talk Science is a national volunteer outreach organisation that works to improve science literacy in the community through fun, hands-on/minds-on programs. Last year, 350+ UBC volunteers reached over 15,000 youths in BC, donating over 3000 hours of their time! As […]

UBC Post-Doc position on environmental metagenomics

UBC_Post-Doc_Metagenomics   Patrick Tang, MD, PhD, FRCP(C), Medical Microbiologist, Program Head, Mycobacteriology/TB Laboratory, Program Head, Molecular Services Laboratory B.C. Centre for Disease Control Public Health Microbiology & Reference Laboratory Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Faculty of Medicine University of British Columbia 655 West 12th Avenue Vancouver, BC Canada  V5Z 4R4   Tel.: […]

Call for Applications: DAAD Study Scholarship / Research Grant‏

Call for Applications:  DAAD Study Scholarship / Research Grant Study Scholarships and Research Grants are available for highly qualified graduate students, PhD candidates, and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines to study and carry out research at universities or research institutes in Germany. These scholarship provide funds for a period of study and/or research in Germany […]

St. John’s College – Residential Membership September 2011‏

Greetings from St. John’s College! This is to let you know that St. John’s College is still welcoming applications for residential membership for September 2011. If you know of any graduate students – or visiting scholars or post-doctoral fellows – who are looking for on-campus housing and who might be interested in becoming a part […]