Events

2018 Norman Bethune Symposium

2018 Norman Bethune Symposium

The 8th Norman Bethune Symposium was held on April 10, 2018 in Vancouver, BC. This event honours Dr. Norman Bethune, whose medical studies and wartime experiences made him a pioneer in trauma surgery and transfusion medicine, and provides an opportunity for clinicians and researchers to share their ongoing work in these fields.

CBR Career Night: Insight into Science Careers Outside the Lab

CBR Career Night: Insight into Science Careers Outside the Lab

The trainee-organized CBR Career Night on Thursday, February 15 brought together professionals with rewarding careers away from the bench with students eager to learn from their experiences. The CBR has recognized a growing interest by graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in career paths outside of academia.

CBR Step Challenge!

CBR Step Challenge!

The CBR Health & Wellness Committee launched a 4-week personal health challenge: the CBR Step Challenge. CBR members were invited to track the steps they took on a daily basis using a step-tracking app. The goal was to average 12,000 steps per day over the course of 4-weeks. This is no easy feat, as 12,000 steps equates to about 9 kilometers!

CBR Visits STEMCELL Technologies

CBR Visits STEMCELL Technologies

Recently, a lucky group of 26 PhD students and postdocs from the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) attended an all-inclusive tour of STEMCELL technologies to check out the facility, network, and learn what a career with a biotech company could look like.

Winner of the door decorating contest: Scott Lab!

CBR Celebrates the Holidays!

The CBR welcomed the holidays in style this year with the lively annual holiday potluck, infamous gift exchange, and a competitive door decorating contest. See photos of the contest entries and find out the winner!

Earl Davie Symposium 2017: In Review

Earl Davie Symposium 2017: In Review

The 11th annual Earl W. Davie Symposium was a great success! Celebrating the eminent career of Dr. Earl Davie, this annual symposium honours the achievements of a pivotal figure in medicine. This year, Dr. Davie was joined by researchers, students, healthcare professionals, patients, and industry representatives at the Vancouver Sheraton Wall Center.

CBR Labs Attend the 10th General Meeting of the International Proteolysis Society

CBR Labs Attend the 10th General Meeting of the International Proteolysis Society

This fall, the Overall and Bromme labs attended the 10th General Meeting of the International Proteolysis Society, held at the Banff Centre in Canada. Find out about the highlights!

CBR Paddleboarding Extravaganza

CBR Paddleboarding Extravaganza

The CBR had a fun paddleboarding adventure a few weeks ago. The sight of the North Shore Mountains, Vancouver’s skyline, and the setting sun made for a memorable experience on the water.

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!