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Events 2013

Toronto Bioinformatics User Group

On Wednesday November 27, 2013 in the Black Room (CCBR, 160 College St, Toronto), the Toronto's Bioinformatics User Group (TorBUG) will be hosting a group discussion session focused on career development. Michael Hoffman, new arrival to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, will discuss stories and share tips on the faculty and post-doctoral fellow search.

Don't miss a great opportunity to hear from Dr. Michael Hoffman, Principal Investigator, at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

This session will be followed by a seminar talk by Dr. Hoffman.

3 - 4 p.m., Informal group session with Michael Hoffman (CCBR, Black Room)
4 - 4:15 p.m., Trainee Speaker: Sarah Gagliano, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto (CCBR, Red Room)
Talk Title: A method to incorporate hundreds of functional characteristics with association evidence to improve SNP prioritization
4:15 - 5 p.m., Guest Speaker: Michael Hoffman, Principal Investigator, at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (CCBR, Red Room)
Talk Title: Semi-automated annotation of the human genome using chromatin and RNA-seq data
5 - 7 p.m., Reception

Come be a part of TorBUG. Visit for more information or to volunteer!

The TorBUG team:

  • Nuno Barbosa-Morais, Blencowe Lab, U of Toronto
  • Michelle Brazas, OICR
  • Robin Haw, OICR
  • Alejandra Medina, Wilson Lab, SickKids
  • Dennis McCormac, TCAG/OGI
  • Alex Nguyen, Moses Lab, U of Toronto
  • Francis Ouellette, OICR
  • Leopold Parts, Boone Lab, U of Toronto
  • Alan Moses, Cell and Systems Biology, U of Toronto
  • Fritz Roth, CCBR, U of Toronto and Lunenfeld Research Institute

For questions or comments contact the TCAG Manager,

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