Events

Health and Wellness Committee Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary!

Health and Wellness Committee Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary!

The Health and Wellness Committee works to support all aspects of health among the CBR members. The committee is looking for new recruits to join in planning and organizing Health and Wellness activities throughout the coming year!

The CBR goes Dragon Boat Racing!

The CBR goes Dragon Boat Racing!

The CBR enjoyed a lively outing on False Creek to go Dragon Boating! Members from the Conway lab and the Hancock lab engaged in close competition during four boat races, after perfecting their rowing techniques.

CBR Amazing Race – one-of-a-kind Science Event

CBR Amazing Race – one-of-a-kind Science Event

Under the slogan “Summer Students Run. CBR Members Host”, fifteen CBR labs on campus united to host a one-of-a-kind science gaming event for the summer students on a Friday afternoon last week.

5 Things I Learned From the 5th Canadian Obesity Summit

5 Things I Learned From the 5th Canadian Obesity Summit

Obesity is a multi-faceted disease with an abundance of overlapping metabolic, genetic and lifestyle factors that contribute to its significant prevalence in the community.

CBR Health and Wellness Committee 2017-18 Health Challenge

CBR Health and Wellness Committee 2017-18 Health Challenge

This year the H&W Committee hopes to channel their energy into creating a stronger, more unified health and wellness program by introducing a Lab Health Challenge!

6th Annual Norman Bethune Symposium

6th Annual Norman Bethune Symposium

Using smart systems for managing blood products and big data analytics for tracking their associated statistics will have a significant potential in rapidly changing the face of transfusion medicine.

CBR Blood Labs Outreach Program: Sparking Curiosity

CBR Blood Labs Outreach Program: Sparking Curiosity

The CBR is actively engaged in outreach activities with high school students to broaden their scope of knowledge and provide them with some insight on the life of a scientist.

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.

UBC Postdoctoral Research Day – An Event hosted by the UBC Postdoctoral Association

UBC Postdoctoral Research Day – An Event hosted by the UBC Postdoctoral Association

The Executive Team of the UBC Postdoctoral Association put on the PDA Research Day on November 24, 2016 in the Life Sciences Centre. This day brings together postdocs from a wide range of disciplines to showcase their cutting edge research in a variety of projects at UBC.

10th Annual Earl W. Davie Symposium in Review

10th Annual Earl W. Davie Symposium in Review

This year celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Earl W. Davie Symposium. We would like to thank everyone who helped made this event possible.