Events

CBR Postdoctoral Fellow Career Night

CBR Postdoctoral Fellow Career Night

The first CBR Postdoctoral Fellow Career Night, held June 17th, was a great hit! We were fortunate enough to be joined by 15 established industry guests of varying scientific backgrounds, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the event. Each guest had their own unique story and experience to share with the 25 Postdoctoral […]

3rd Annual Norman Bethune Symposium – a Great Success

3rd Annual Norman Bethune Symposium – a Great Success

On April 9, 2014, the CBR hosted the Norman Bethune Symposium, recognizing the self-less contributions to medicine made by Dr. Bethune in Canada, Spain and China in the 1920s and 1930s. The symposium this year, also marked the 10-year celebration of the official formation of the BC provincial programs in hemophilia at St. Paul’s Hospital […]

The 2013 Earl W. Davie Symposium Recap

The 2013 Earl W. Davie Symposium Recap

November 14, 2013 marked the 7th Annual Earl W. Davie Symposium, hosted by the CBR and sponsored by Novo Nordisk. It was a memorable event, hosted in the historic old Bank of Montreal building in downtown Vancouver, with over 180 attendees, a range of entertaining and stimulating speakers, excellent posters, delicious food and fine wine. […]

L-R: Julien Bergeron, Ross MacGillivray, Roger Page

2013 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award

The Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award recognizes a postdoctoral fellow who reflects Dr. Page’s academic excellence and his passion for life. On Friday, October 18th, the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology along with the CBR presented the first-ever Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award to Dr. Julien Bergeron. Julien demonstrated he was worthy […]

The 6th Annual Earl W. Davie Symposium – November 2012

The 6th Annual Earl W. Davie Symposium – November 2012

November 13, 2012 marked the 6th Annual Earl W. Davie Symposium, hosted by the CBR and sponsored by Novo Nordisk. It was a memorable event, with over 200 attendees, a range of entertaining and stimulating speakers, excellent posters, delicious food and fine wine. Arguably, one of the major discoveries in medicine in the latter half […]

Third Annual CBR Student Research Day – Great Success!

Third Annual CBR Student Research Day – Great Success!

A unique and valued feature of the CBR is that it fosters the careers of young scientists to explore translational research opportunities across multiple disciplines, with a focus on solving clinically relevant problems related to blood, blood diseases and blood processes. Each year, with the support of multiple sponsors, CBR investigators and their teams supervise […]

Dr. Norman Bethune – A leading figure in transfusion medicine

Dr. Norman Bethune – A leading figure in transfusion medicine

CBR Norman Bethune Blood Transfusion Symposium is opening in March 2012. “I have an idea – I think we should organize an ambulant blood transfusion service.” Norman Bethune, 1936. Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939) was a Canadian physician who promoted universal access to health care and created the first mobile blood collection and distribution system, the […]

Earl Davie Symposium 2011

Earl Davie Symposium 2011

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Second Annual CBR Research Day

Second Annual CBR Research Day

On August 18, 2011, over 120 students, staff and faculty from the CBR gathered at the Life Sciences Centre at UBC for a stimulating afternoon of science and socializing. All the reserach themes and core facilities of the CBR were well represented from the most fundamental labs to the clinic. Summer students and their ever-supportive […]

CBR Co-sponsors LSI-GSA Annual Research Day

CBR Co-sponsors LSI-GSA Annual Research Day

The LSI-GSA is excited to present the Fifth Annual Research Day on Friday, March 11, 2011.  In the spirit of Celebrate Research Week at UBC, we have organized a great opportunity to showcase the cutting-edge research taking place at the LSI, build connections and collaborations and award the research achievements of graduate and undergraduate students […]