Events

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!

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.