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Events 2017

Toronto Bioinformatics User Group

Welcome back to a New Year with many eventful things happening in 2017!

On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in the Red Room (CCBR, 160 College St, Toronto), the Toronto's Bioinformatics User Group (TorBUG) will be hosting our next guest speaker: Katie Pollard, Director and Senior Investigator at Gladstone Institutes.

4 to 4:15 p.m. - Trainee Speaker: Davide chicco, University of Toronto, (CCBR Red Room) will speak on "Siamese neural network for prediction of long-range interactions in chromatin."
4:15 to 5 p.m. - Guest Speaker: Katie Pollard, Gladstone Institutes (CCBR, Red Room) will speak on "Most transcription factors recognize DNA shape."
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!

Link to our Google calendar of events:

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
  • Ann Meyer, OICR
  • Dennis McCormac, TCAG/OGI
  • Francis Ouellette, OICR
  • Nicholas Provart, Cell and Systems Biology, U of Toronto
  • Joseph Somody, OICR
  • Taraneh Zarin, Moses Lab, U of Toronto