June 9, 2016
Paul Kim, currently a summer student in Dr. Hancock’s Lab, is one of the 10 recipients who have received the $5 000 3M National Student Fellowship.
May 19, 2016
Congratulations to James Baylis, Steve Woosuk Hur, John Andrew Alexander and Dustin King on receiving the CIHR award.
April 21, 2016
Diana Canals never liked public speaking. “I panic, I get really stressed out, and I can’t sleep for days leading up to it.” As the runner-up prize winner of the UBC Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final competition held on March 10, the young researcher has certainly changed for the better.
April 1, 2016
Dr. Leonard Foster, Director of the Centre for High-Throughput Biology, and an Investigator with the Centre for Blood Research, has been awarded a highly prestigious UBC Killam Research Prize, recognizing his outstanding research and scholarly contributions.
March 16, 2016
Diana Canals from the CBR was victorious over other excellent contestants from many UBC Departments and won the second place at the UBC 3MT Finals! This is the first year that the CBR hosted a 3MT Heat.
Killing us with Sweetness: Understanding the Role of Protein Glycosylation in Bacteria-related Sepsis
January 18, 2016
A. baumannii infections cause ventilator-associated pneumonia and wound infections, leading to life-threatening bacteremia/sepsis. How does it resist the host’s immunological response?
October 8, 2015
Ed Conway, the Director of the UBC Centre for Blood Research (CBR), will co-lead the translational/basic science platform of a new national research network focused on venous thromboembolism (VTE) — the first such network in the world.
September 2, 2015
There were also talks on the development of protease inhibitors (small molecules, peptides and monoclonal antibodies) and how to apply this knowledge in translational research. The topics ranged from bench side to bed side and how these proteases modulate all aspects of biology and human diseases by precisely cutting specific portions of proteins to either activate or inactive them.
August 27, 2015
The annual CBR Research Day is held to celebrate the end of the Summer Studentship Program, wherein undergraduates embarked on a research project under the expert guidance of the CBR members. This year, the day began with enthusiastic summer students gathering
August 6, 2015
Only one month ago, the Centre for Blood Research announced a new award in honor of Neil Mackenzie, recognizing mentorship excellence in the CBR community.