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Events 2016

Toronto Bioinformatics User Group

Happy New Year to all

Kicking off the 2016 year, on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in the Red Room (CCBR, 160 College St, Toronto), the Toronto's Bioinformatics User Group (TorBUG) will be hosting our guest speaker: Dr. Melissa Haendel from the Oregon Health & Science University.

4-4:15 p.m. - Trainee Speaker: Coby Viner from Michael Hoffman's Lab will speak on "Modeling methyl-sensitive transcription factor motifs with an expanded epigenetic alphabet"
4:15-5 p.m. - Guest Speaker: Dr. Melissa Haendel, Associate Professor, Oregon Health & Science University will speak on "The Monarch Initiative: An integrated genotype-phenotype platform for disease discovery."
5-7 p.m. Reception

Come be a part of TorBUG. Meet new colleagues, discuss current hot topics over pizza and refreshments, enjoy and partake in your community's bioinformatics network!

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Visit for more information or to volunteer!

The TorBUG team:

  • Michelle Brazas, OICR
  • Albi Celaj, Roth Lab, U of Toronto
  • Benjamin Haibe-Kains, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN & Dept. Medical Biophysics, U of Toronto
  • Robin Haw, OICR
  • Michael Liang, Wilson Lab, SickKids
  • Dennis McCormac, TCAG/OGI
  • Francis Ouellette, OICR
  • Evangelia Petsalakis, Roth Lab, U of Toronto
  • Nicholas Provart, Cell and Systems Biology, U of Toronto
  • Taraneh Zarin, Moses Lab, U of Toronto