Microbiology/Computer Science Combined Major Career Panel

Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 5:15pm to 7:30pm

Microbiology/Computer Science Combined Major Career Panel

Join us for a panel to explore career and research opportunities in the combined field of Computer Science and Life Sciences.  You will have a chance to hear from industry and academic leaders and networking with them in small groups.

The event is for any students who are interested in pursuing a degree and a career combining Computer Science and Life Sciences (Microbiology&Immunology, Biology). 

Date: Wed., Jan 20, 2016

Time: 5:15 – 6:15 pm – career panel

           6:15 – 7:30 pm – food and networking

Location: Life Sciences Centre Lecture Hall 3 (LSC 3), 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Registration: is closed.  https://form.jotform.com/parvinb/combined-degree--career-panel


Dr. Michael Gold, Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology & Immunology


Dr. Rosalia Aguirre-Hernandez, Bioinformatics Scientist, Contextual Genomics Inc.

Dr. Mohammed Alshalalfa, Senior Bioinformatician GenomeDx Biosciences Inc.

Dr. Steven Hallam, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and Founder MetaMixis

Dr. Michael Murphy, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Dr. Paul Pavlidis, Professor, Centre for High-Throughput Biology; Director, NeuroDevNet Neuroinformatics Core, UBC

Dr. Sohrab Shah, Canada Research Chair in Computational Cancer Genomics, Dept of Pathology, UBC; Dept of Molecular Oncology, BC Cancer Agency


For further information & questions about the event please contact:

Dr. Parvin Bolourani:  parvin@mail.ubc.ca

MICB/CS combined Major Liaison, Department of Microbiology and Immunology