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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, mention them during registration, or send them to us at by 4:00PM on Tuesday, May 17th.




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 paystation located inside the library.


Event Sponsors:

Canexia Health

Canexia Health

Cytapex Bioinformatics Inc.

Cytapex Bioinformatics Inc.

Genome BC

Genome BC

Langara College

Langara College

Stemcell Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

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