Program News

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Invitation to attend BTP/IOP/GSAT Research Day 2015

We would like to invite you to join us on Friday, March 20th, from 9-5pm at UBC Robson Square for the 2015 BTP/IOP/GSAT Research Day. The keynote speaker for this event is not yet confirmed, but we will notify you when one is selected in the new year.

MEDG 505 – seats available for 2014W, term 2

Hi everyone: Sent to MEDG graduate students and faculty Some seats have opened up in MEDG 505: “Genome Analysis Investigation of genetic information as it is organized within genomes, genetic and physical map construction, sequencing technologies, gene identification, database accessing and integration, functional organization of genomes from contemporary, historic and evolutionary perspectives.” Registration for this […]

Upcoming Deadline: Travel Funding Opportunity for Conference Travel

Hello, Please send the following competition announcement to your students. The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS) has been offered two free flights for round trip, system-wide travel with Delta Airlines by the UBC Travel Program. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must be: · UBC graduate students during the intended period of […]

New Group Content: Important Note Re: CGSM Portal

Hello, As you are all aware, the deadline for CGS-Master’s applications Canada-wide is *5pm PST Monday, 1 December*. This deadline is inflexible, and UBC has no administrative authority/means to extend the deadline for applicants. This deadline also applies to application materials provided by other parties than the applicant, such as reference letters. Failing to submit […]

Travel awards available to non-CIHR training program students‏

There are 7 travel awards of $500 each available to non-CIHR training program students (that is because CIHR training program students all receive travel awards already in their first 2 years).These are available now and up until April 30, 2015. To qualify: 1)      Must be presenting a poster or a talk at the conference (some […]

[VanBUG] Gairdner Symposium – October 27 4-6pm‏

The VanBUG team occasionally forwards events of interest to the local bioinformatics community. The upcoming event is posted on the Bioinformatics Event Calendar at: ———————————————- Gairdner Symposium Date: Monday, October 27,  4– 6pm Location: Life Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall   Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to two dynamic and high […]

Bioinformatics reading for this week‏

Hi all, This week, we will have our first bioinformatics reading group discussing the following paper: Paper: “Bayesian Inference for Tumour Subclone Accounting for Sequencing and Structural Variants” Place: X530 Time:  Thursday oct 9, 3:00pm – 4:00pm I will lead the discussion and every one is welcome to join! Thanks, Fatemeh

November 2014 Graduation Deadline.‏

I have been advised of an error in my previous message.  Please disregard my previous message.   Friday, October 24, 2014   Last day for degree conferral and Congregation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in November. Application is made through the Student Service Centre. […]

Previous messageNext messageFull view [VanBUG] Reminder: VanBUG Seminar Series October 9th – Dr. Dave Clarke‏

Dear all, Our next VanBUG event of the season will be on Thursday, October 9th at 6pm.  Dr. Dave Clarke will give a presentation titled: The systems biology of cell signal transduction.   Abstract: Receptor-mediated signal transduction pathways promote cellular homeostasis by sensing local environmental conditions, integrating this information, and determining the subsequent adaptations. Mutations within these pathways […]