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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 third Wednesday 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 currently online, from 11:00 am to 12:30 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)!

next speakers:

Career Panel

Careers in Bioinformatics

& The Pandemic Impact


Registration for the event is closed

Please inquire at to see if any seats have become available.
This event will be in-person only.

Event date/time:
Thursday, May 19th, 2022 @ 6:00pm ~ 8:30pm (Pacific Time)

Langara College – Science & Technology Building (T Building) – Lecture Theatre T001 (Level 0), 170 W 49th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 2Z6, Canada. Located within the traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

T001 Lecture Theatre on Level 0 – Venue Map

Event Description:
VanBUG is hosting a Career Panel to give current and future students an opportunity to learn and explore bioinformatics career paths from experienced representatives of the bioinformatics community. This is also a unique opportunity to hear panelists’ first hand experiences working in the field before and during the pandemic and their thoughts on the future of working in bioinformatics.

The event will include a one-hour moderated panel discussion that will be followed by networking over free food and refreshments (donations optional). Please bring your questions to the event or send them to us at




Parking & Directions

There is parking outside and under the library campus map or in Lot #1426 along the southeast of the campus. The library parking is closest to the T building. Click here for parking rates*. Click here for transit directions.

For parking outside the library, you can pay for parking via the paybyphone app (available on Google play and Apple app store) – location 1426 – or use the pay station located inside the library.


Event Sponsors

RSVP = Répondez s’il vous plaît / Please respond
TBD = To be determined
UBC = University of British Columbia

To view previous VanBUG posters and presentations, please see Archives

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