Events

2017 Research Day

Highlighting the 2017 Summer Studentship Program

Though the fall months have arrived, the Summer Studentship Program is a key component of life at the CBR each summer. Find out more about how the program went this year, and read comments from 2017 students about their experiences.

Several members of Team Blood Soccer 2017

CBR Team Blood Soccer Finishes Third in the Graduate Student Society Summer 2017 Soccer League!

Having dominated most of the 2016 Graduate Student Society summer soccer season but narrowly missing the playoffs, the CBR’s team “Blood Soccer” was determined to qualify for the top 4 in 2017. Find out what happened!

CBR Research Day 2017: In Review

CBR Research Day 2017: In Review

Research Day 2017 was a great success! Held on August 17th, we celebrated summer students and graduate students as they showcased their work.

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!

Summer Students Visit NetCAD

Summer Students Visit NetCAD

Summer Studentship students toured the netCAD Blood4Research Facility at UBC and learned about the the cutting-edge services being offered at this facility, putting it at the forefront of transfusion medicine. One blood donation has the potential to help multiple people!

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.

Transfusion Medicine “Boot-Less” Camp

Transfusion Medicine “Boot-Less” Camp

Narrowing the transfusion knowledge gap among physicians and residents is critical to improving patient outcomes. “Transfusion Camp” is a new program that is targeting this gap and having far-reaching effects.

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!