CS/Life Sciences Panel

Computer Science/Life Sciences Career Panel
Date: Thurs. Jan. 17
Panel: 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Food & Networking: 6:45 pm onwards  
Location: Life Sciences Centre (2350 Health Sciences Mall) Lecture Hall 3 (LSC 3)
Networking: After the panel, Life Sciences Centre, West Atrium
Description: Join us for a panel to explore careers and opportunities within the combined field of Computer Science and Life Sciences. The event is organized by the Computer Science and Microbiology & Immunology departments. Experts from companies, academia, data sciences and the health care industry will share their knowledge on bioinformatics, entrepreneurship, technology to help patients connect with specialists, science and innovation.
 
Register as soon as possible at https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3xae7UsurAsbL1j to secure your spot. See below and here for a list of the panelists and their workplaces.
 
Panelists:
Dr. Roza Bidshahri, Research Scientist, AbCellera Biologics
Dr. Gabriela Cohen Freue, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, UBC
Dr. Kendall Ho, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UBC
Dr. Bhavjinder (Bhav) Kaur Dhillon, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, UBC
Dr. Steven Pelech, President & Chief Scientific Officer, Kinexus Bioinformatics Corporation; Professor, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, UBC
Dr. Andrew Roth, Assistant Professor, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UBC; Dept of Computer Science, UBC; Dept of Molecular Oncology, BC Cancer Agency