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Vancouver Bioinformatics Users Group

VanBUG (Vancouver Bioinformatics Users Group) is an association of researchers, other professionals and students in the B.C. Lower Mainland who have an interest in the field of bioinformatics.

VanBUG meets on the second Thursday of every month from September through April. Research presentations by bioinformatics leaders, students and industry representatives are followed by networking over pizza and refreshments

Meetings are held in the Gordon and Leslie Diamond Family Theatre, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Avenue at 6:00 pm and are free and open to all.

As a service to the community, other bioinformatics events are posted to the Calendar
Visit our sister groups for bioinformatics events in Montreal (MonBUG) and now Toronto (TorBUG)!

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VanBUG Career Night & Holiday Social

Our annual holiday social is fast approaching. This year, as with previous years, we will have ample food and drinks for everyone. Additionally, we are happy to announce that our reboot of Career Night will be happening as part of the holiday social.

Ever considered what you want to do after you graduate? Or have you already graduated and want to leave the ivory tower? Come out on December 6th, 2018, and learn about the transition experiences of former academics who have now risen up the ranks in industry and government. We will be hearing from the following speakers, followed by some dedicated time for Q&A:

  • Ms. Maia Smith (Team Lead, AbCellera, and former UBC Bioinformatics Training Program MSc graduate)
  • Dr. Malcolm Moore (President, BC Cancer)
  • Dr. Kristina McBurney (Manager, Scientific Communities and Communications, STEMCELL Technologies, and former UBC Biochemistry PhD graduate)
  • Dr. Catalina Lopez-Correa (Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President, Sectors, Genome BC)

We would like to remind you to save the date and come out to our VanBUG Career Night & Holiday Social to meet your follow VanBUGgers!

Date: 6th Dec. 2018, Thursday
Time: 6:00 PM for the Career Night followed by the reception
Place: BCCRC Auditorium and Lunch Area (675 West 10th – our usual venue)


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To view previous VanBUG posters and presentations, please see Archives

Sponsored by:

NSERC CREATE Bioinformatics Graduate Program


Canadian Bioinformatics Workshops

Genome BC

Proof Centre

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