Awards

Leonard Foster awarded the 2017 Genome BC Award

Leonard Foster awarded the 2017 Genome BC Award

This award honours an individual in B.C. whose work has had a significant impact on advancing the fields of genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics or systems biology.

Canadian Foundation for Innovation Awards

Canadian Foundation for Innovation Awards

Congratulations to the CBR Principal Investigators for receiving the John R. Evans Leaders Fund!

CBR Members Receive Recognition & Awards

CBR Members Receive Recognition & Awards

Congratulations! A CBR Team from the McNagny and Rossi labs received 2nd place at the LSI Start-Up Competition 2017. Dr. Strynadka received a Jacob Biely Award and Dr. Conway was renewed as the Canada Research Chair in Endothelial Cell Biology.

22nd Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium

22nd Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium

With CBR Travel Award, Nestor Solis, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the lab of Chris Overall at the CBR, attended the 22nd Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium to discuss current trends in ‘omics research.

Results are out!  Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Results are out! Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Natalie Zeytuni and J. Andrew Alexander from the Strynadka Lab, have received highly prestigious national awards.

Nominees for the 2016 Neil Mackenzie Excellence Award

Nominees for the 2016 Neil Mackenzie Excellence Award

In honor of Neil Mackenzie, the Centre for Blood Research offers an award in his name to recognize the mentorship excellence in the CBR community. This year, we have received 22 nominations highlighting the incredible efforts and achievements of 16 CBR mentors.

2016 MSFHR Scholar Program Award Recipients

2016 MSFHR Scholar Program Award Recipients

The MSFHR Scholar Program is designed to foster the development of outstanding health researchers in BC. Three CBR current and past members have received this award.

CIHR Foundation and Project Grants Recipients

CIHR Foundation and Project Grants Recipients

Congratulations to the 6 CBR researchers that have received Foundation and Project Grants in the first cycle of CIHR’s brand new funding system: Drs. Christopher Overall, Christian Kastrup, Kelly McNagny, Jay Kizhakkedathu, Robert Hancock, and Wilfred Jefferies!

Meet a 2015 Vanier Canada Graduate  Scholarship Recipient – Farshad Babaeijandaghi

Meet a 2015 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Recipient – Farshad Babaeijandaghi

Farshad Babaeijandaghi, a graduate student in Dr. Fabio Rossi’s lab received the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship in the 2015 competition for his research on fibro-adipogenic progenitors (FAPs).

Dr. Jay N Kizhakkedathu appointed to Full Professor!

Dr. Jay N Kizhakkedathu appointed to Full Professor!

Dr. Jay N Kizhakkedathu has been appointed to a Full Professor of Medicine in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.