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Events 2017

Toronto Bioinformatics User Group

We're back! Be sure and join us for the first TorBUG event of the 2017-18 season.

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in the Red Room (CCBR, 160 College St, Toronto), the Toronto's Bioinformatics User Group (TorBUG) will be hosting our next guest speaker: Ali Mazalek, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Digital Media and Innovation, Ryerson University.

4 to 4:15 p.m. - Trainee Speaker: Roozbeh Manshaei (CCBR Red Room) will speak on "Exploring Structural Features of Biological Networks Using Multi-Surface and Tangible Interactions."
4:15 to 5 p.m. - Guest Speaker: Ali Mazalek, Ryerson University (CCBR, Red Room) will speak on "Grasping the Numerical World: Bringing Bioinformatics Out of the Box"
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:

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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
  • Nicholas Provart, Cell and Systems Biology, U of Toronto
  • Joseph Somody, OICR
  • Taraneh Zarin, Moses Lab, U of Toronto