B&B/GCB faculty position in statistical genetics/genomics

The Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics (B&B) and the Centers of Statistical Genetics and Genomics (StatGen) and Genomics and Computational Biology (GCB) at Duke University are seeking candidates for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates are expected to have a PhD or equivalent degree in a quantitative discipline (statistics/biostatistics, computational biology, computer science, […]

Grants available for service learning programs‏

BACKPACKING WITH A PURPOSE  Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs international volunteering programs, focusing on social justice issues and working alongside local activists, organizations, and communities. We are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to spend their summer exploring some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world!  If […]

Andrew Roth – PhD exit seminar‏

What     BIOINFORMATICS SEMINAR When    Friday, November 6th, 2015              11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Where   Gordon & Leslie Diamond  Family Theatre   Who     Andrew Roth Topic    “Probabilistic models for identification and interpretation of somatic single nucleotide variants in cancer genomes.”              Next      2nd Pivotal Training “Insights from Pivotal Hadoop Training: Part 2”                  This presentation will be available from the […]


Hello Boings, A few of us from yesterday’s BIOF social are planning to go karaoke (again) next week! Date: Friday, November 6th at 6pm (to 7pm/8pm depending the number of people we have) Place: Fantacity 1133 Robson St, Vancouver, BC Please let me know if you plan to join us. Sorry for those interested but can’t make […]

Halloween and Thanksgiving party – October social‏

Hey guys, Just a reminder that the event is tonight, at around 6pm at Mike&Emily’s (6229 Elm St.). 5pm if you want to help out with cooking and take the first bites of the food. We didn’t get a turkey, but food we are having are still pretty awesome: lentils soup and rice chicken drumsticks […]

VanBUG] Next VanBUG Seminar: Dr. Leonid Chindelevitch Nov 5th 6pm‏

Vanbug_poster_2015_11 Please join us for our next VanBUG seminar with Dr. Leonid Chindelevitch from SFU Dept of Computer Science, who will give a talk titled “Modelling infectious disease epidemics” on November 5th, 2015 at 6pm. Abstract: Infectious diseases continue to affect the lives of millions of people around the world, but we still understand relatively little […]

Teaching a module in PBL‏

Hi All, Dr. Jones has asked me to let you know he is open to a student or student(s) teaching a module for PBL.  If you are interested in doing this, please send me a title of the module and a one or two sentence description of it. Due to me by Monday, Nov 2. […]

TA required for PBL course (Problem-based Learning in Bioinformatics BIOF 505/MBB530) – CVs due Nov 2

Hi All,  Dr. Steve Jones is looking a TA for his course that starts Jan and runs until April 2014.  Part of the duties will include teaching a module, as well as other specified duties, such as marking assignments, depending on who applies for the position. If you are interested in this position, Please send […]

Job Opportunity for graduate students – Visual Communications Manager‏

Dear Graduate Administrators, We are glad to announce another job opportunity for graduate students. Please disseminate the following through your channels. The Graduate Student Society is looking to hire Visual Communications Manager. It is a part-time job which entails providing support in creation and management of the GSS’ visual content across a broad range of media, thereby furthering the […]

[VanBUG] Fwd: eHRR Seminar Series – Thursday Oct 29 4:30PM @ CFRI‏

The VanBUG team occasionally forwards events of interest to the localbioinformatics community. The upcoming event is posted on theBioinformatics Event Calendar at:  http://www.vanbug.org/calendar/ eHHR-29Oct15