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Walking the Tightrope

Walking the Tightrope

Imagine, you are walking on a tightrope. If you fall to one side of this narrow line, zombies are waiting to eat you up. On the other side, it is a fall into a crazy deep canyon.

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Secret lives of CBR researchers: Episode 2. Dr. James Baylis

The Centre for Blood Research has many talented graduate students, postdocs and faculty doing cutting edge research in important fields, but they also have exciting lives outside of the lab.

Blood is Bonding

Blood is Bonding

February is “The Month of Love” and CBR’s Overall lab took the opportunity for an alternative lab bonding experience.

CBR Member Series – Episode 1: Dr. Erika Siren

CBR Member Series – Episode 1: Dr. Erika Siren

The UBC Centre for Blood Research presents a new video series featuring our members and their research. In our first video, meet Dr. Erika Siren and learn more about the PhD project that she conducted in Dr. Jay Kizhakkedathu’s lab.

37th World Congress of the International Society of Hematology

37th World Congress of the International Society of Hematology

The 37th World Congress of the International Society of Hematology (ISH) was hosted by the Canadian Hematology Society in Vancouver, British Columbia on Canada’s magnificent west coast, from September 13 to 16, 2018.

Winning Science Research Writers Announced

Winning Science Research Writers Announced

To give our research trainees an opportunity to showcase their research, while honing their writing skills, Canadian Blood Services teamed-up with Science Borealis and the Centre for Blood Research, to launch our first-ever Lay Science Writing Competition.

2018 UBC Science Excellence in Service Award Recipient Dr. Erika Siren

2018 UBC Science Excellence in Service Award Recipient Dr. Erika Siren

Congratulations to Dr. Erika Siren, a recent graduate from the Kizhakkedathu lab who received this prestigious award in late 2018! She’s now continuing her education as a Friedman Scholar at Harvard Medical School.

Scientists Wanted: Influencing Science Policy at the Canadian Science Policy Conference

Scientists Wanted: Influencing Science Policy at the Canadian Science Policy Conference

Academics are often billed as top-notch problem solvers; however, the task of translating their work into policy is a challenge that can leave even the best researchers stumped.

Can Dysfunctional Clotting Contribute to Neurological Disorders?

Can Dysfunctional Clotting Contribute to Neurological Disorders?

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating neurological disorder with no known cure. Characterized by gradual cognitive decline, its effects are felt throughout Canada. Over half a million Canadians are living with dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease is a major contributor to this number.

CBR Magazine April 2019

CBR Magazine April 2019

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