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

PhD Exit Seminar – Daniel Lai

Software Carpentry Workshop at UBC, Jan 29 – 30‏

Hi everyone, Interested in learning how to use R and what are best practices for scientific computing? We are organizing a Software Carpentry workshop at UBC on January 29 – 30, 9AM – 4:30PM. Our focus will be on R, Unix Shell and version control with Git. Check out details here: http://lmguzman.github.io/2016-01-29-UBC/ <http://lmguzman.github.io/2016-01-29-UBC/> The workshop […]

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 […]

Introduction to Watson Analytics and data science at UBC‏

Hi all, Here’s an event you may be interested. Introduction to Watson Analytics and data science (IBM), at UBC on Nov 3, 6pm: http://bigdatauniversity.com/events/watson-analytics-and-data-science-vancouver-meetup/ Cheers, Beryl

TA-ships this Jan‏

Is anyone looking for a 6 or 12 hour a week TA ship this January? The course is Scie113 (https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main?pname=subjarea&tname=subjareas&req=3&dept=SCIE&course=113) and it’s at Vantage College (http://vantagecollege.ubc.ca/).

Call for Applications – UBC Sustainability Scholars (Paid Internship Opportunities)‏

The UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) is again offering UBC graduate students the opportunity to work in funded sustainability internship projects, with new projects beginning in February 2016. Current graduate students at UBC Vancouver, from all academic disciplines, are eligible to apply. Further information on the available internship projects can be found at our website: http://bit.ly/ubcsustainabilityscholars. […]

In need of TAs‏

The Zoology graduate secretary has already gone on vacation and we just found out on Thursday that we are short TAs in several courses that could utilize the skill sets of some of your students. All TAships in the Biology program are for 192 hrs -8 hrs for holidays =184 hrs/semester. TAs work an average […]

Bioinformatics Positions available

FUSION GENOMICS job postings

Nominations: Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships – deadline for receipt of application to grad office is Feb 1, 2016

Internal deadline for complete applications to be received by me is:  Monday, Feb 1, 2016 Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship The University of British Columbia offers multi-year fellowships to Master’s and doctoral Aboriginal students. Award winners are selected on the basis of academic merit through an annual competition, administered by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies […]

B&B/GCB faculty position in statistical genetics/genomics

The Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics (B&B) and the Centers of Statistical Genetics and Genomics (StatGen) and Genomics and Computational Biology (GCB) at Duke University are seeking candidates for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates are expected to have a PhD or equivalent degree in a quantitative discipline (statistics/biostatistics, computational biology, computer science, […]