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

Meetings for 2023-2024 will be held in-person at CCBR Black (2023) and Red (2024) Room (limited capacity), and virtually via Zoom at 4:00 pm and are FREE and OPEN to all.

Join via Zoom
4:00pm – 4:05pmIntroduction
4:05pm – 4:20pmTrainee Presentation
4:20pm – 5:00pmGuest Speaker Presentation
5:00pm – 6:00pmTorBUG Social, CCBR Black room (limited capacity)

2023-2024 Season

Next Talk: February 28, 2023

Join via Zoom

4:00-5:00 – Main Event in-person at CCBR, Black room (limited capacity) and on Zoom
Trainee Speaker: Yiyan Wu, PhD Candidate
Title: Dissecting neuron-tumor crosstalk and neuronal mechanisms facilitating brain invasion.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Josh Welch, Associate Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan
Title: Bayesian inference of RNA velocity from multi-lineage single-cell data.

5:00-6:00 – In-person social in White Room (limited capacity).

Upcoming Speakers 2022-2023

  • September 27, 2023 – Artem Babaian, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto
  • October 25, 2023 – Carl de Boer, Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of British Columbia
  • November 29, 2023 – Dana Pe’er, Chair, Computational and Systems Biology Program, Sloan Kettering Institute
  • January 31, 2024 – Philip Awadalla, Director of Computational Biology, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
  • February 22, 2024 – Josh Welch, Assistant Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan Medical School
  • March 27, 2024 – Sara Mostafavi, Associate Professor, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington College of Engineering
  • April 24, 2024 – Mike Schatz, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Biology, Johns Hopkins University