Events

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.

CBR Hosts: The First World Thrombosis Day in Vancouver

CBR Hosts: The First World Thrombosis Day in Vancouver

On October 13th, the CBR hosted the first World Thrombosis Day event in Vancouver in hopes to educate the public and raise awareness about thrombotic disorders: deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and venous thromboembolism.

Get the Scoop: What is the Health and Wellness Committee?

Get the Scoop: What is the Health and Wellness Committee?

The Health and Wellness Committee was formed to improve the psychological and physical well-being of CBR members, by exposing them members to new skills, new ideas, and physical activities to help elevate stress and expand social networks.