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VanBUG Seminar: Jeff Joy (HIV Centres of Excellence, Vancouver)

VanBUG Feb 2019

Date:

Speaker Info:

Dr. Jeffrey Joy
Research Scientist (evolutionary genetics and bioinformatics)
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BCCfE)

Description

*Note: This session was rescheduled from its original date of February 07*

Dr. Jeffrey Joy is a research scientist (evolutionary genetics and bioinformatics) at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BCCfE) in the laboratory program and an Assistant Professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Joy's work is currently focused on the dynamics of the Canadian HIV and HCV epidemics, development of clinical assays for HIV and HCV drug resistance, within-host viral evolution, rates of turnover in HIV cellular reservoirs as well as rates of migration between them, and development of novel methods for understanding epidemic dynamics based on sequence data.

Abstract:
TBC - see http://www.vanbug.org/schedule/ for details

Introductory Speaker:

  • Kevin Kuchinski (UBC)

Following the presentations, guests are invited to stay for networking over pizza and refreshments.

Webcast Link: 
https://vidyoreplay.computecanada.ca/replay/webcastShow.html?key=OS63GYOfyFK3aRo
(This technology is brought to you by WestGrid and Compute Canada with support from PHSA Telehelath)

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About VanBUG: 

VanBUG (Vancouver Bioinformatics Users Group) is an association of researchers, other professionals and students in the BC Lower Mainland who have an interest in the field of bioinformatics. VanBUG meets on the second Thursday of every month from September through April. Research presentations by bioinformatics leaders, students and industry representatives are followed by networking over pizza and refreshments.

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