CCS Academy’s Call for the 2016 Have a Heart Bursary Program Applications‏

The call for the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Academy’s (CCSA) Have a Heart Bursary Program applications will open on March 2, 2016! We would greatly appreciate if you could advise any students with an interest in cardiology about this great bursary program. Applications will be accepted until May 4, 2016. The Have a Heart Bursary Program, […]

Advertisement for Bioinformatics, GSAT, and IOP Students‏

2016 MJBissell Biosketch Bennett Lecture Poster Long – Mina Bissell   The BC Cancer Foundation and GrasPods are pleased to be hosting Dr. Mina Bissell from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as this year’s Bennett Family Distinguished Lecturer Series speaker on Monday March 14th, 12:00-1:00pm, in the Diamond Lecture Theatre at the BC Cancer Research […]

New Group Content: Nominating students for the CIHR National Student Research Poster Competition‏

If you are interested in being nominated for this forum, you will need to have your application materials to Sharon by Monday, March 7th, as the deadline is March 9th. _________________________________________________________________________________ Please note that the deadline for nominations is much sooner than usual: Wednesday, 9 March 2016 Entering its 29th year, the 2016 Canadian Student […]

Upcoming External Award Competitions‏

Community Engagement Fellowship Program Community Engagement Fellowship Program offers opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work with northern Canadian First Nations and Inuit communities on four-month long community-identified projects, which will help to provide capacity and respond to challenges facing a community’s health, sustainability, and prosperity. Deadline: Sunday, 06 March 2016 https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/community-engagement-fellowship-program Organization of […]

Lead Breast Cancer Bioinformatician at ICR London‏

In case you have anyone interested in heading to London we have this Lead Bioinformatician post available in the Research Centre at the ICR. Please do pass around. Job closes in a couple of weeks. The links to the post are as follows, in the different journals and internally: Nature: http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/572079-lead-bioinformatician-breast-cancer-research Science: http://jobs.sciencecareers.org/job/396889/lead-bioinformatician-breast-cancer-research/ Cell: http://jobs.cell.com/jobs/lead-bioinformatician-london-84147021-d […]

PhD positions in German-Canadian bioinformatics program‏

The International DFG Research Training Group “Computational Methods for the Analysis of the Diversity and Dynamics of Genomes” at Bielefeld University, Germany, offers 6 PhD positions starting October 2016. Research will focus on the development of methods of high importance for the practical comparative analysis of genomes, in particular in view of both the variation […]

B.I.G. Research Day abstract submission deadline‏

Hello fellow BIOF students, My name is Ka Ming Nip. I am part of this year’s B.I.G. Research Day organizing committee. Just a heads-up that the abstract submission deadline has been postponed (from today) to this Friday. We were supposed to sent out a reminder email last week to students of BIOF/IOP/GSAT, but somehow it […]

CeMM PhD Program 2016‏

Soon you’ve got your bachelor’s/master’s degrees in your pockets. But why stop here? Have you thought about doing a PhD in bioinformatics? My name is Binia Meixner, I am the HR manager at CeMM, an international top research center in Vienna, and I would like to draw your attention to the CeMM PhD Program 2016. […]

[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 (https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/history/famous-cases/anthrax-amerithrax). Title: How bioinformatics helped crack the Amerithrax case Abstract: In the fall of 2001, at least five letters laced with deadly anthrax […]

[VanBUG] Be part of VanBUG Dev Team‏

The VanBUG Dev team is seeking one to two volunteers to join our group to help organize VanBUGs. This is a great opportunity for trainees to meet renowned bioinformaticians and to help promoting a tighter bioinformatics community in Vancouver. Specifically we are looking for someone who has an interest to reach out to the greater […]