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Events 2016

Toronto Bioinformatics User Group

Welcome back! We trust you had a good summer. We have an exciting line up of speakers to look forward to over the 2016-2017 season.

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016 in the Red Room (CCBR, 160 College St, Toronto), the Toronto's Bioinformatics User Group (TorBUG) will be hosting this season's first guest speaker: Dr. Joseph Ecker, Director of Genomics Analysis Laboratory at Salk Institute.

4 to 4:15 p.m. - Trainee Speaker: Dr. Cristina Baciu, OICR will speak on "PGMLab for Biomarker Discovery in Cancer"
4:15 to 5 p.m. - Guest Speaker: Dr. Joseph Ecker, Salk Institute will speak on "Epigenomic Signatures of Neuronal Diversity."
5 to 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
  • 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