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Bioinformatics Reading Group‏

Re: Bioinformatics Reading Group Actions Fatemeh Dorri 1:03 PM To: BIOINFO-JC@LISTS.UBC.CA Hi all, Thanks everyone participating in doodle poll. According to doodle results, we will have Bioinformatics reading group meetings on Thursdays, 3:00pm-4:00pm. This week on Thursday 25, room X530, we will have organizational meeting, to arrange the talks/papers for the rest of the term. […]

Previous messageNext messageFull view [VanBUG] Reminder: VanBUG Seminar Series September 25th – Dr. Jennifer Gardy‏

Dear all, Our first VanBUG event of the season will be this Thursday, September 25th at 6pm.  Dr. Jennifer Gardy will give a presentation titled: Investigation of a tuberculosis outbreak in a BC homeless shelter: from bunk bed maps to bacterial genomes to Bayesian phylogenetics.   Abstract: In early 2008, an outbreak of tuberculosis began in a […]

Bioinformatics Reading group‏

Hi Everyone, The Bioinformatics Reading Group is back!! I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to attend and participate for this academic year. I hope you have your schedule almost fixed for this term and you can decide about the reading group timing now. The Bioinformatics Reading Group is a biweekly reading […]

VanBUG 2014-2015 Season

Hi all, I apologize for the typo I made regarding our October Talk.  The correct date is Oct 9th (Thursday) for Dave Clarke’s talk. Thank you. Cheers, Will ===== Dear VanBUGger, I hope you had a wonderful summer break.  VanBUG is kicking off its 13th season on Thursday, September 25th at 6pm with Dr. Jennifer […]

NSERC Doctoral Competition: Departmental Deadline Request‏

Hi all,   As you see below, please ensure that your NSERC doctoral application is complete by the program’s internal date of: Friday, September 26th. That means that your reference letters must be submitted on-line, so FoGS can send them to me (or you can also have your referees email them directly to me by […]

Register for your thesis‏

You want to register for term 1 and 3 which is the 003 , unless you are almost finished your thesis, then you want to register term by term, so you don’t have to pay tuition fees for time you are not at UBC. tatus Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments […]

Bioinformatics needs a GSS Councillor!‏

Hi everyone The GSS Council is now accepting applications for a councillors for the new academic year. Each program gets to appoint one student to the GSS Coucil – and we don’t have one! We’d like to have a Bioinformatics representative in the council for next year so that we can get more perks and […]

TA Union Orientation – let me know if you are interested in attending this. by Monday, Aug 25‏

Hi all, For those wishing to TA, or those who already have a TA ship lined up, an orientation is planned by the TA Union rep. Please let me know if you will attend and what time you are available on Monday, Sept 8 – it will be here at the Genome Sciences Centre. Thanks […]

Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Competition Update

Hello, We have received the official competition announcement from the Tri-Agencies for the fall 2014 Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement program. All application forms are now available online. Most details remain the same, as per my earlier announcement, including the deadline for nominations to be submitted to G+PS. Please note the following modifications/clarifications for the […]