Dr. Cenk Sahinalp

Dr. Cenk Sahinalp

B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Bilkent University, Turkey 
Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park

Team: 
Clinical and Research Scientists
Positions: 

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Computational Genomics, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University

 

Dr. Cenk Sahinalp is a Professor and the Canada Research Chair in Computational Genomics at the School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University. He is also the director of the Computational Methods for the Analysis of the Diversity and Dynamics of Genomes (MADD-Gen) Graduate program in Vancouver, the first bioinformatics program focusing on big data challenges in genomics, bringing together more than 20 investigators in SFU, the Vancouver Prostate Centre and the BC Cancer Research Centre.

His research focuses primarily on computational genomics and biomolecular sequence analysis, especially in the context of cancer, as well as non-coding RNA structure and functionality and network biology.

A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.

Events

Robbie Burns celebration

Robbie Burns Gala at the Pan Pacific Vancouver: January 25

The Pan Pacific Vancouver is hosting a celebration of Scotland's most famous poet, Robbie Burns, on January 25.  The event will include fundraising for Prostate Cancer Canada's Plaid for Dad campaign. There will be a traditional itinerary, starting with the official piping in of the guests, with exclusive malt tastings, authentic Scottish cuisine celebrating the haggis and ending the evening with a chorus of Auld Lang Syne. Click here for more information and tickets.

It's a Snow Day poster

It's A Snow Day at Mt. Seymour: March 9

Mt. Seymour is hosting It's A Snow Day, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, on Friday March 9. The event will include slope time, a reception, and a silent auction. Click here for more details including how to register, donate and/or sponsor.

 

 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, January 30, 2017

Dr. Amina Zoubeidi leads identification of gene linked to growth of aggressive neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC)

DNA

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