Events

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.

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.

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.

CBR workshop – #SciComm: More Than Just a Hashtag

CBR workshop – #SciComm: More Than Just a Hashtag

Missed our social media workshop with STEMCELL Technologies? View our learning resources here.

29th European Conference on Biomaterials

29th European Conference on Biomaterials

With support provided by a CBR Post-Doc Travel Award, I attended the 29th European Conference on Biomaterials at Maastricht, Netherlands from Sep 9-13, 2018.

2018-2019 CBR Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Associate Travel Awards

2018-2019 CBR Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Associate Travel Awards

Once a year, the Centre for Blood Research provides travel awards to Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Associates to aid in their travel to conferences and academic events.

Official conference photo
Photo credit: Matrix Biology Europe 2018 Conference

Matrix Biology Europe 2018: Celebrating 50 years of FECTS

The field of extracellular matrix (ECM) biology has come a long way since 1968 – the year of formation of the Federation of European Connective Tissue Societies (FECTS). At this time, only a single form of collagen had been described, and the first DNA cloning methods would not arrive for another five years.

Creation of a Pan-Canadian Airway Network Conference

Creation of a Pan-Canadian Airway Network Conference

Searching for collaborations in hospitals, industry, or academia? Passionate about improving care for patients with airway disease? The ‘Creation of a Pan-Canadian Airway Network Conference’ provided the perfect opportunity to forge connections.

Blood Soccer team picture, posing with the trophy

Bloody Brilliant: CBR Soccer Team, GSS Summer Champions!

While the eyes of the world were turned to the stars competing at the World Cup 2018 in Russia, the CBR soccer team Blood Soccer took to the field in the Grad Student Society (GSS) Summer soccer league.