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VanBUG Seminar: What do we mean by differential expression?

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Speaker Info:

Lior Pachter
Professor of Computational Biology and Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Caltech

Description

Lior Pachter received a B.S. in Mathematics from Caltech in 1994, then went to MIT where he was awarded a PhD in applied mathematics in 1999. He then moved to the University of California at Berkeley where he was a postdoctoral researcher (1999-2001), assistant professor (2001-2005), associate professor (2005-2009), and until 2017 the Raymond and Beverly Sackler professor of computational biology and professor of mathematics and molecular and cellular biology with a joint appointment in computer science. Since January 2017 he has been the Bren professor of computational biology at Caltech. For more information, visit the VanBUG website.

Introductory Speaker:

Shaun Jackman
PhD Candidate, BC Cancer Agency Genome Sciences Centre, Inanc Birol’s Lab 
“Assembling genomes using 10x Genomics linked reads”

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

Trainees are invited to meet with the VanBUG speaker from 5:00-5:45pm for open discussion of both science and career paths. Following the presentation, guests are invited to stay for networking over pizza and refreshments.

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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.