Program News

Any news that is relevant to both faculty and students

The Eleventh Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC2013)‏

Hi all Bioinformatics students:   The Bioinformatics graduate program will pay half of the early bird registration fee for all students who are presenting a poster at the APBC2013.   I will need a copy of your registration, so I can reimburse you.   Thanks, Sharon

[VanBUG] Thursday, Oct 18, 6pm – Robert Balshaw, A Biostatistician’s Take on Biomarkers‏

Please post poster available at http://vanbug.org —————————————————————- Next VanBUG talk is on Thursday, October 18th. at 6pm. Seminar is followed by pizza, refreshments and great networking. *Intro speaker* (10mins): Kieran O’Neill, PhD candidate, Brinkman Lab, BC Cancer Research Centre Deep Phenotyping of Multitube Flow Cytometry Data Reveals New Cell Types Associated with NPM1 Mutation in AML *Featured speaker*: Robert Balshaw, […]

[VanBUG] Bioinformatics Event: Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Rounds‏

The VanBUG team occasionally forwards events of interest to the local bioinformatics community. The upcoming event is posted on the Bioinformatics Event Calendar at: http://www.vanbug.org/calendar/ ———————————————————————- Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Rounds Come, learn, and participate: an informal round table discussion of current NGS issues in gene discovery and constitutional genomics Title: Discovery of Complex Genomic […]

Deadline Extended – APBC2013 (The Eleventh Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference)‏

Dear Colleagues, =================================================================== Due to many requests, the full paper submission deadline is extended to August 15, 2012. *Please send to interested colleagues and students * Deadline Extended: APBC2013 – The Eleventh Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference The Eleventh Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference Vancouver, BC, Canada 21-23 January 2013 お金を借りるなら?お金借りたい人は絶対見るべきサイト Organization Steven Jones (General Chair, BC […]

Edward Tufte, One-Day-Course, Seattle WA, July 23-24‏

Eward Tufte is doing a presentation on “Presenting Data and Information” on July 23-24 in Seattle WA. This would be a good opportunity for any of the students in the bioinformatics training program as there is a sizeable discount for students ($200 which includes all his books). More information on course content can be found […]

[VanBUG] Bioinformatics Event: Privacy-Preserving Sharing and Analysis of Human Genomic Data‏

The VanBUG team occasionally forwards events of interest to the local bioinformatics community. The upcoming event is posted on the Bioinformatics Event Calendar at: http://www.vanbug.org/calendar/ ———————————————————————- *** SFU Computational Biology Seminar special summer meeting *** Speaker: Haixu Tang School of Informatics and Computing Indiana University, Bloomington Title: Privacy-Preserving Sharing and Analysis of Human Genomic Data […]

SAVE THE DATE: Annual Cancer Conference November 29 – December 1, 2012‏

SAVE THE DATE: Annual Cancer Conference November 29 – December 1, 2012‏

2012 BC Cancer Agency Conference Program Driven by Revolutionary Changes in Oncology Dear Colleagues, Please Save the Date for the BC Cancer Agency’s interdisciplinary annual cancer conference, scheduled from November 29 through December 1, 2012 at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver. The most highly regarded meeting of its kind in Canada, the three-day event provides critical […]

[VanBUG] Thurs, Mar 8, 6pm – Nathan Price, ISB – Integrated modeling of metabolic and regulatory networks‏

Please post poster available at http://vanbug.org —————————————————————- Next VanBUG (Vancouver Bioinformatics User Group) talk is on Thursday, March 8 at 6pm. The seminar is followed by pizza, refreshments and great networking. *Intro speaker* (10mins): Evan Morien, MSc candidate, Pavlidis lab, CHiBi, UBC Title: Genomic Expression Patterns in Wild Pacific Salmon *Featured speaker*: Nathan Price, Associate […]

[VanBUG] Bioinformatics Event: New Semantic Web Meetup: SPARQL tutorial‏

The VanBUG team occasionally forwards events of interest to the local bioinformatics community. The upcoming event is posted on the Bioinformatics Event Calendar at: http://www.vanbug.org/calendar/ ———————————————————————- New Semantic Web Meetup: SPARQL tutorial, by Luke McCarthy Where: Dorothy Lam boardroom, BCCRC When: Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 6pm Abstract: RDF (Resource Description Framework) is a language for […]

Reminder: BTP/IOP Retreat registration!

Dear BTP and IOP student, You are invited to our annual Bioinformatics & Oncology Research Day, where you’ll have the opportunity to present your work and find out about the fascinating, interdisciplinary research presently going on around you. Highlights include guest speakers, poster sessions, lunch and dinner buffets, lightning talks, and prizes to be won! […]