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News and Events

Annual events & ongoing projects

Team Ian Ride - supporting Ian Lawson Van Toch Cancer Informatics Fund at PMCF

In our 7th Team Ian ride from Kingston to Montreal we raised over $100,000 and crossed an important milestone both on fundraising and research side.

See some pictures from 2016 ride.

Please, join or support the Team Ian

Ride to Conquer Cancer

The Toronto to Niagara Annual Ride to Conquer Cancer
This is an epic cycling event to raise money benefiting Princess Margaret Hospital for cancer research. Our team called the "IBM-OCI-Roche Integrative Discovery Team", raised over $285K in 2008-2013 RtCC in Ontario.

Picture Gallery

Ian Lawson Van Toch Seminar Series

Ian Lawson Van Toch Memorial Annual Seminar Series in Computational Biology
Keep a tab on lectures held annually on various topics in Computational Biology. Past lectures covered "Interactome Networks", "Short-RNAs", "Network and state space models", "Biomedical discovery acceleration", "Dynamic protein interaction networks", "The evolution of the p53 genes and proteins", and "Multi-dimensional analysis of lung cancer" were very insightful.

Help Conquer Cancer Project on World Community Grid

Help Conquer Cancer Project on the World Community Grid
This was our first project on the World Community Grid.

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Current events

Our new World Community Project - Mapping Cancer Markers - has successfully started in November 2013.  Details...

New update posted on March 2017.



News at a glance

ISMB 2016 presented the seventh Ian Lawson Van Toch Memorial Award for Outstanding Student Paper to Yaron Orenstein, MIT for the paper RCK: accurate and efficient inference of sequence- and structure-based protein–RNA binding models from RNAcompete data


Ian Lawson Van Toch Internship Award in Cancer Informatics

Two recipients in 2017: Andrea Rosssos  and  Elina Kadriu

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