Upcoming Events

April 27, 2022 on Zoom

Trainee Speaker: Sanjana Bhatnagar, PhD Candidate, Calarco Lab, University of Toronto

Talk Title: A parallelized reporter screen to uncover tissue-specific splicing activator and repressor sequences in multicellular organism

Guest Speaker: Dr. Sorana Morrissy, Assistant Professor, University of Calgary and Canada Research Chair Tier II in Precision Oncology

Talk Title: Spatial profiling of the GBM tumor microenvironment

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Guest Speaker Suggestions

We are always looking for new presenters.

If you would like to suggest someone, please let us know info@torbug.org.

Trainee Speaker Opportunities

TorBUG provides opportunities for local trainee speakers to present on their work. Submit an abstract of your work for consideration. Submissions can be made to info@torbug.org.

Proposals for 2020-2021 season being accepted at info@torbug.org

TorBUG (Toronto Bioinformatics Users Group) is an association of researchers, other professionals and students in the Greater Toronto Area who have an interest in the field of bioinformatics.

TorBUG meets on the last Wednesday of every month from September through April, except holidays. Research presentations by bioinformatics leaders, students and industry representatives are followed by networking over pizza and refreshments.

Meetings for 2021-2022 will initially continue virtually via Zoom and are FREE and OPEN to all.

VIRTUAL Meeting Format

Join via Zoom


2021-2022 Season

  • September 29, 2021 – Rahul Satija, Principal Investigator, New York Genome Center
  • October 27, 2021 – Pamela Hoodless, Director & Distinguished Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory
  • November 24, 2021 – Juan C. Caicedo, Schmidt Fellow & Principal Investigator, Broad Institute, MIT
  • January 26, 2022 – Lorin Crawford, Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research New England, and Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at Brown University
  • February 23, 2022 – Smita Krishnaswamy, Associate Professor of Genetics and Computer Science, Yale
  • March 30, 2022 – Brenda Andrews, Director and Principal Investigator, Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto
  • April 27, 2022 – Sorana Morrissy, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Calgary

As a service to the community, other bioinformatics events are posted to the calendar.

For bioinformatics events in Vancouver and Montreal, visit our sister groups, VanBUG and MonBUG.

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