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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 2014 Holiday Party

Hey Bioinformatics enthusiast !! Come join us and mingle this December for the VanBUG 2014 Holiday Party and enjoy FREE Foods and Drinks along with some Lightning Talks.

Date: 12 December 2014, Friday
Location: BCCRC lecture theater and lunch area
Time: 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Deadline for RSVP: 10th December 2014

Lightning talks:
We invite members of the Vancouver bioinformatics community to give 3 minute lightning talks of a non-commercial nature about their research or development work.
There will be cash prizes for the best talks as voted by the audience ($60 / $30 / $20 for first / second / third places).

To register for the lightning talks, please use the link below. All that is needed is a title and a abstract (30 words max). Spaces are limited!

  Deadline for lightning talks registration: 10th December 2014

Holiday Social: Immediately following the talks at 6:30pm, the VanBUG will host a holiday party with free food (not just pizza) and drinks (all drinks will be free). RSVP required so we can estimate the amount of food. Please RSVP by Dec 10th. It’s a great opportunity to hangout with your bioinformatics buddies and meet new people.

Schedule for the Night:
  5:00: Lightning talk speakers to provide slides for loading on the presentation computer
  5:30: Lightning talk session
  6:30: Food and drinks
  7:30: Announcement of prize winners
  9:00: Event ends

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To view previous VanBUG posters and presentations, please see Archives

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CIHR Bioinformatics Training Program

Canadian Bioinformatics Workshops

Genome BC

Proof Centre

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