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Events 2018

Toronto Bioinformatics User Group

We are back! Join us for the first TorBUG event of the 2018-2019 season!

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in the Red Room (CCBR, 160 College St, Toronto), the Toronto's Bioinformatics User Group (TorBUG) will be hosting our next guest speaker: Juri Reimand, Principal Investigator, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.

4 to 4:15 p.m. - Trainee Speaker: Ibraham El-Hamamy, Graduate Stuent, Stein Lab (CCBR Red Room) will speak on "Tracing the cellular origins of brain tumours using single-cell RNA-seq."
4:15 to 5 p.m. - Guest Speaker: Juri Reimand, Principal Investigator, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (CCBR, Red Room) will speak on "Discovery of cancer driver mutations in the non-coding genome."
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:

  • Armande Ang Houle, Awadalle Lab, OICR
  • 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
  • Aleksei Shkurin, Hughes Lab, U of Toronto
  • Taraneh Zarin, Moses Lab, U of Toronto