HUPO 2015 World Congress – September 27-30, 2015‏

HUPO_2015_BCPN_news_2 The upcoming Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) World Congress is in Vancouver 27-30 September 2015. This would be a great opportunity for those who are interested to see and learn the latest in the state of Proteomics. There are a number of options for reduced registration including volunteer opportunities, single day passes and a BC […]

Free Statistical Consultation — UBC Department of Statistics‏

August 2015 SUBJECT: Free Statistical Consultation — UBC Department of Statistics Dear UBC Graduate Students and Faculty: I am writing to let you know that, as in past years, free statistical consultation will be available this fall term, from graduate students enrolled in our practicum course STAT 551 (Statistical Consulting). Students in this course have […]

Call for Consultation on Strategic Framework for Canadian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (B/CB)‏

Call for Consultation on Strategic Framework for Canadian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (B/CB) Over the past 18 months, a Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (B/CB) Advisory Committee assembled by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Genome Canada has been working closely with research funders to develop a strategic framework that will build fully integrated Canadian […]

FoM Graduate Student Awards‏

Please be aware of the deadline for the Faculty of Medicine Graduate Student Awards on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 4:00PM. Full-time graduate students who are registered in any UBC Faculty of Medicine graduate program, or full-time graduate students whose main supervisor has a primary appointment with the UBC Faculty of Medicine are eligible to […]

2016 Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellowship Program – Open for Applications‏

If you are interested in applying for this award (and are eligible – please read eligibility rules carefully and let me know by Sept 15 if you are going to apply) – please have all your applications materials to me by Thursday, Oct 1. I am the one that needs to upload your application materials, […]

Open positions in cancer genomics‏

Opportunities available for students who may have interest in cancer genomics/evolutionary dynamics. More information may be found here: landaulab.org. Dan A. Landau, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medical College. Core Member & Assistant Investigator, New York Genome Center. landaulab.org

Competition Announcement: Tri-Agency/Affiliated Doctoral Competitions‏

Here are the links to the applications for CIHR, NSERC and UBC Affiliated Scholarships. The internal deadline to have your NSERC or Affiliated applications complete is Friday, Sept 25. Please save a copy of it, and scan and email it to me that day. Do not submit it on-line until I tell you, as I […]

MSFSS Fall Competition – deadline Sept 11, 2015‏

Call for applications: Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements, Fall Competition Deadline Friday, 11 September, 2015 Annual Value up to $6,000 for three to six months The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students pursuing exceptional research experiences at research institutions outside of Canada. This program is available […]

CTLT Summer Institute Promotion: TA/Grad Student Sessions‏

Dear Graduate Program Staff, The CTLT Summer Institute is August 24 – 27. The target audience for the following sessions is Graduate Students and TA’s. Please advertise these events to your Graduate Students. Leading Discussions (for TA’s & Grad Students), Tuesday, August 25 TA-Instructor Working Relationship (for TA’s), Wednesday, August 26 Presentation Skills (for TA’s […]

Postdoctoral fellowship in the analysis of genome 3D architecture‏

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the lab of William Stafford Noble in the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. The project involves developing, validating and applying statistical and computational methods for analyzing the three-dimensional conformation of DNA in the nucleus. The research will be carried out in collaboration […]