TOG Seminar Series

The TOG monthly seminar series is a great opportunity for everyone to present their data, get feedback and network with fellow trainees and faculty!

If you are interested in presenting (this can be work-in-progress, practice for an upcoming conference, exit seminar, …), email us at

Upcoming Seminar Series Dates

Joint Seminar BC Cancer BSG & BCCH TOG
Jun 15, 2021 1 p.m. Pacific Time (US and Canada)

For this month, we will have one speaker from TOG and one speaker from BSG. This month’s speakers are: 

  • Samantha Schaffner (PhD candidate, Kobor lab at BCCHR)
    Model selection, data integration, and sensitivity analysis: Dissecting potential epigenetic biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease 
  • Chris Rushton (PhD candidate, Morin lab at SFU)
    From exomes to genomes to panels: Tools, best practices and quality control for somatic SNV calling

Past Seminars

March 23, 2021

Martin Krzywinksi (Staff Scientist, Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer): “Practical Design Guidelines for Concept and Data Graphics"