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Department Outings

The Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics has a very active social life and hosts several annual events such as an retreat, a Pi(e) Day (3/14) potluck, a picnic, industry day, and more.

See below for a list of events and photo albums from recent years.add the retreat in the list of annual events.

DCMB students play bags at the annual picnic Annual Picnic

In June, the department hosts a Summer picnic at the park.

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  • DCMB staff and students make a gingerbread house Winter Holiday Party

    Each December the department hosts an Winter holiday party for students, staff, fellows and faculty. 

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  •  Girls celebrate diversity on Pi Day by decorating balloons. Pi(e) Day

    This event celebrates diversity with a potluck where everyone is invited to bring a dish from their cultural cuisine.

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  • DCMB Industry Day Panel Bioinformatics Industry Day

    Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in the biotechnology industry? Are you interested in hearing from industry insiders about how they got started and what skills employers are looking for today? Each February, the Bioinformatics Master’s Program welcomes DCMB alumni and industry specialists for an exciting panel discussion followed by a Q & A with students. All Bioinformatics students are welcome.

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  • Bioinformatics Graduate Student Association

    Keep an eye on your email for BGSA event notifications! We are looking for students interested in becoming involved and would love to hear your ideas!

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    Bioinformatics Graduate Program Kick-off

    Each August DCMB welcome new students to the Program. Faculty, postdocs, and students are all invited to this annual event, full of scientific discussions, introductions to current research, and a social hour.

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    Annual Retreat

    The DCMB Retreat is a two-day fall event that brings together faculty, students, fellows, and staff for a program of scientific discussion and social interactions.

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