TorBUG meets on the last Wednesday of every month from September through April. Research presentations by bioinformatics leaders, students and industry representatives.

Meetings for 2021-2022 will initially be held virtually via Zoom at 4:00 pm and are FREE and OPEN to all.

Join via Zoom
4:00pm – 4:15pmTrainee Presentation
4:15pm – 5:00pmGuest Speaker Presentation
5:00pm – 6:00pmTorBUG Virtual Social

2021-2022 Season

Next Talk: April 27, 2022

Join via Zoom

4:00-5:00 – Main Event on Zoom
Trainee Speaker: Sanjana Bhatnagar, PhD Candidate, Calarco Lab, University of Toronto
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
Title: Spatial profiling of the GBM tumor microenvironment

5:00-6:00 – Virtual Social via Zoom Meeting breakout rooms

Upcoming Speakers 2021-2022

  • 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