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[VanBUG] VanBUG Seminar: Adam Phillippy – How bioinformatics helped crack the Amerithrax case Feb 11 6pm‏

Dear VanBUGger, Happy 2016.  Please join us next Thursday, Feb 11th at 6pm, to hear about Dr. Adam Phillippy talk about his personal experience using bioinformatics to help crack the Amerithrax case ( Title: How bioinformatics helped crack the Amerithrax case Abstract: In the fall of 2001, at least five letters laced with deadly anthrax […]

B.I.G. Retreat Invitation- March 11‏

Dear students and faculty, Registration is now open for the 2016 B.I.G. Research Day on Friday, March 11th at the UBC Nest! This multidisciplinary retreat is a great opportunity to meet and discuss with other graduate students and faculty, and learn about the exciting interdisciplinary research happening at UBC. The event will include a keynote talk from Dr Lynne Quarmby, […]

iGSN Winterdisciplinary Party‏

Hello Boings, iGSN is organizing a party for grad students next Friday at UBC! It’s a great opportunity to meet students from different departments! See you there! Ka Ming — FYI: “”” Join us for our annual Winterdisciplinary party on Friday, Feb 5th in Thea’s Lounge! As usual, we’ll have free food and cheap drinks, […]

January Social – Eat you some Hon’s for great good‏

Hi All, With cauliflower at $8 a head, getting your vitamins and minerals is more important than ever.  In the interest of stretching our meager budget as far as possible and making as many of you as full as possible, we would like to get everyone together for a quantity over quality type meal at […]

February 2016 Degree Conferral Deadlines.‏

Dear Graduate Program Staff and Graduate Advisors Can you please forward this information to all Graduate Students that are hoping to have their degree granted in February 2016.  Congregation ceremony will be in May, 2016.  Please advise students that Enrolment Services will not accept any late applications for graduation, and there will be no exceptions […]

PhD exit semininar – Daniel Lai – BIOF – Friday, Jan 22

PhD Exit Seminar – Daniel Lai

2016 Friedman Scholars Program

I am very pleased to announce that the 2016 Friedman Scholars Program competition is now open. This program is open to any UBC graduate student or UBC Medical Resident Trainee in the health-related sciences (broadly interpreted). I ask that you please disseminate this announcement among the graduate students in your program:   2016 Friedman Scholars […]

Bioinformatics go Bowling ~‏

Hello bioinformaticians, The November social will be happening this week. We’re going bowling at Revs!!! It will be so fun!!!  Please complete the doodle below by Tuesday. Mike and Santina

B.I.G. Research Day Technology Talks Invitation‏

Hello all, My name is Veronique and I am a member of the organizing committee for the upcoming BTP/IOP/GSAT Research Day, which will be held on Friday, March 11th. For those of you who haven’t attended one of these yet, this is a yearly event for students and faculty from the three graduate programs mentioned […]