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Events 2019

Toronto Bioinformatics User Group

Join us for the first TorBUG event of 2019!

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in the Red Room (CCBR, 160 College St, Toronto), the Toronto's Bioinformatics User Group (TorBUG) will be hosting our next guest speaker: Jennifer Gardy, Associate Professor, UBC School of Population and Public Health.

4 to 4:15 p.m. - Trainee Speaker: James St. Pierre, Masters Student, Parkinson Lab, University of Toronto (CCBR Red Room) will speak on "From relative abundancies to absolute abundances: inproving normalization in quantitave microblome sequencing."
4:15 to 5 p.m. - Guest Speaker: Jennifer Gardy, Associate Professor, UBC School of Population and Public Health (CCBR, Red Room) will speak on "Ten years and two thosand TB genomes laterL lessons learned from public health genomics and bioinformatics."
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!

NOTE: The link to Google calendar of events has changed:

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

For questions or comments contact the TCAG Manager,

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