Calendar Of Events

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April 22, 2014

Next Generation Sequencing Symposium

The Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute is hosting a symposium on Next Generation Sequencing.  Attendees will learn about genomics and its future direction in the fields of science and health care.  Speakers include:

  • Dr. Francois Bernier, Director, Clinical Genetics Unit,
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April 23, 2014

16th Annual LifeSciences British Columbia Awards

The 16th Annual LifeSciences British Columbia Awards will be a celebration of the best B.C. has to offer.  We invite all members of B.C.'s life sciences community to nominate individuals or companies for the 16th LifeSciences British Columbia Awards.  LifeSciences BC proudly hosts this... ... read more

April 23, 2014

Science Leadership Program

Now in its second year, the Science Leadership Program (SLP) aims to provide outstanding academic scientists with the skills, approaches, and frameworks for engaging more effectively with the media, decision makers, and the public throughout their careers.  Designed by Prof. Ray Jayawardhana,... ... read more

April 27, 2014

Genome Variation and Human Health

The Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) is organizing this year's Human Genome Meeting, "Genome Variation and Human Health" which will be held in Geneva Switzerland.  With the recent advances of genome structure and function at the individual basis, the genome analysis is rapidly becoming an... ... read more

May 3, 2014

3rd Canadian Human and Statistical Genetics Meeting

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Genetics (CIHR-IG), in collaboration with the Canadian Gene Cure Foundation (CGCF), is pleased to sponsor the Third Annual Canadian Human and Statistical Genetics Meeting.  

This annual meeting continues to build on the traditions of the...
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May 21, 2014

Western Health Summit 2014

The second Western Health Summit will discuss and explore practical solutions that deliver sustainability in health care.  Topics of discussion will include:
  • Funding health care and where the money is spent
  • Innovation
  • Responding to an aging population
  • Process transformation
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May 24, 2014

Congress 2014 of the Humanities and Social Science

The Annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, known simply as "Congress" is in its 82nd year.  Organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Congress brings together academics, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners to share findings, refine ideas, and... ... read more

June 3, 2014

The Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the RNA Society

The 19th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society will include sessions such as:
  • Splicing mechanisms
  • Alternative splicing
  • Ribosome mechanisms and assembly
  • Translational control
  • RNA silencing
Keynote speakers include:
  • Robert Schneider, Ph.D., NYU
  • Phillip Zamoore, Ph.D., UMass Medical
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June 10, 2014

3rd Annual Clinical Genome Conference

Bio-IT world and Cambridge Healthtech Institute is presenting the 3rd Annual TCGC: The Clinical Genome Conference, which invites stakeholders from all areas impacting clinical genomics to share new findings and solutions for advancing the application of clinical genome medicine.   Topics of... ... read more

June 27, 2014

Genome Alberta Board Meeting

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