BINF faculty among those helping the COVID-19 fight

Dr. Wei Zhang, a UofG Bioinformatics faculty member who is an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is part of a team that will use protein engineering technology to find new treatments for COVID-19.

BINF Info Session

University of Guelph students can join us this week to learn more about graduate studies in Bioinformatics at one of our information sessions:

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 and Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:30PM
Location: SSC1504

Pizza will be provided!

Hope to see you there!

Congratulations to 2019 Research Excellence Awards recipient, Dr. Angela Canovas

Bioinformatics faculty member, Dr. Angela Canovas (Department of Animal Biosciences), is one of five early-career researchers awarded 2019 Research Excellence Awards from the University of Guelph.

Her research aims to improve the beef industry through efficient livestock feeding that reduces methane emissions. By identifying pertinent genes, she will help producers breed their herds for more efficient, less emissive cattle.

Bioinformatics Seminar Series Fall 2019

Tuesday, October 1
Dr. Lila Kari
Professor and University Research Chair, School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
Tuesday, October 22

CIHR Postdoc Award

Congratulations to Dr. Anjali Silva (Ph.D. Bioinformatics, 2018) on receiving a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) fellowship! Dr. Silva also got accepted into Vector Institute's artificial intelligence affiliate program.

Bioinformatics faculty among 2019 CEPS faculty award recipients

Several members of our bioinformatics faculty have been recently recognized for their excellence in teaching as well as for undergraduate and graduate supervision.

Congratulations to Dan Ashlock for being awarded the CEPS Excellence in Undergraduate Research Supervision Award. Dan additionally makes significant contributions to graduate-level education, through teaching, supervision, and serving on the Bioinformatics Steering Committee.

Congratulations to Hermann Eberl, recipient of a CEPS Excellence in Graduate Supervision Award.

Classification Society Distinguished Dissertation Award 2019

Dr. Anjali Silva (Ph.D. Bioinformatics, 2018) is the recipient of the 2019 Classification Society Distinguished Dissertation Award. This award is for the dissertation that presents a substantial contribution to the area of classification and cluster analysis. Congratulations, Anjali!

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