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.

Paul Kim, Summer Student in Hancock Lab

CBR Summer Student receives 3M National Student Fellowship

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.

CBR members receive prestigious CIHR Grants and Awards

CBR members receive prestigious CIHR Grants and Awards

Congratulations to James Baylis, Steve Woosuk Hur, John Andrew Alexander and Dustin King on receiving the CIHR award.

UBC 3MT Runner-Up Calls for More Science Communications

UBC 3MT Runner-Up Calls for More Science Communications

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.

Dr. Leonard Foster Receives UBC Killam Research Prize

Dr. Leonard Foster Receives UBC Killam Research Prize

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.

The CBR Rises to the Top in UBC 3 Minute Thesis Competition

The CBR Rises to the Top in UBC 3 Minute Thesis Competition

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.