Program News

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[VanBUG] Bioinformatics Event: Training Courses in Web Publishing – Scientific Data and Services‏

Please find below the announcement for our next semantic event in  Vancouver, October 22-23: the SADI workshop,, where you will learn how  to publish scientific data on the web using semantic web services. Thanks to late funding, I am able to offer a limited number of discounted  registrations for local attendees: 125$ instead of […]

[VanBUG] Thursday, Oct 13, 6pm – Inanc Birol, Haploid Assembly of Diploid Genomes‏

Please post poster available at —————————————————————- Next VanBUG (Vancouver Bioinformatics User Group) talk is on Thursday, October 13 at 6pm. The seminar is followed by pizza, refreshments and great networking. *Intro speaker* (10mins): Olena Morozova, PhD Candidate, Marra Lab, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency A wide spectrum of somatic mutation in high-risk neuroblastoma […]

REMINDER: Due on September 14 – CMMT Scientific Symposium – Call for abstracts‏

As part of CMMT’s 15 year anniversary celebrations, we are hosting the first CMMT Scientific Symposium on Monday, November 7, 2011, at 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, at the Child & Family Research Institute (map).  Please Save the Date! We invite you to submit an abstract for presentation during the poster session. The poster session is open to all […]

[VanBUG] reminder Thursday, Sept 8, 6pm – Cedric Chauve, Reconstructing Ancient Genome Architectures‏

Please post poster available at —————————————————————- VanBUG kicks off its 10th season on Thursday, September 8 at 6pm. Seminar is followed by pizza, refreshments and great networking. *Intro speaker* (10mins): Christian Frech, PhD Candidate, Chen Lab,  Simon Fraser University Genome comparison of human and non-human malaria parasites reveals  species-specific genes potentially linked to human disease […]

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 […]

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 […]

Open position at SickKids/TCAG: Data Analyst for rare genetic variant pathways‏

Data Analyst for rare genetic variant pathways BACKGROUND Rare variants are being investigated as the genetic basis of inheritable diseases to account for the “missing heritability” problem encountered by common variant studies. However, owing to their rarity, it is hard to achieve statistically significant association at the single variant or single gene level. Testing sets […]

Bioinformatics & Oncology Retreat 2011

Bioinformatics & Oncology Retreat 2011

Summer Karate Classes – Register Soon!‏

Enjoy this summer improving your health, concentration, and self-confidence while you learn an effective method of self-defense. DATES: Mon and Wed; July 4th to August 24th (15 lessons) TIME:    6:00-7:00pm PLACE:  GSS Building (6371 Crescent Rd) FEE:      $100 (UBC grad students); $120 (Non-UBC grads) Please register at the GSS front desk. For inquiries about […]