Profiles

Anna Sinova joins the CBR as the Education Program Coordinator

Anna Sinova joins the CBR as the Education Program Coordinator

As you all know, a major objective of the CBR is to enhance educational and research opportunities for all of its members. To achieve that end, we are fortunate in having been able to recruit Anna Sinova to the position of Education Program Coordinator for the CBR. Anna is a UBC Science graduate with strong […]

Jasmine Hamilton – a Global Health Fellow

Jasmine Hamilton – a Global Health Fellow

Jasmine Hamilton, a PhD candidate in Dr. Jay Kizhakkedathu’s lab at the CBR, was accepted into Duke University’s prestigious Global Health Fellowship Program this summer. The CBR was pleased to help support Jasmine. Following is her report of this remarkable experience. “The CBR travel scholarship allowed me to build my knowledge and experience in Global […]

Sung-Hye Grieco’s stay at the CBR

Sung-Hye Grieco’s stay at the CBR

Sung-Hye began her position as the Center for Blood Research (CBR) fermentation facility manager in September of 2006 when the facility opened at the Life Sciences Institute (LSI) building. She designed and constructed the facility with the help of UBC Plant Ops as well as the Workshop Facility at LSI. In total, she installed seven […]

Hemophilia is for Girls! Ryanne tells her story

Hemophilia is for Girls! Ryanne tells her story

Since Hemophilias A and B are bleeding disorders carried by females and manifest in males, we don’t often think of women suffering from hemophilia. However, Ryanne Radford is a young woman with severe hemophilia due to severe factor V deficiency. Ryanne was kind enough to tell Ed Conway, the Director of the CBR, her story […]

An Interview with Gerd Prehna

An Interview with Gerd Prehna

I sat down with Gerd Prehna about his time at the CBR. Question & Answer (Brandy & Gerd) B: Where are you from originally? G: New York, I moved to Vancouver in 2007 B: So you moved to Vancouver for the position with Natalie’s lab? G: Yes, the job is what brought me to Vancouver. […]

Isis Carter

Isis Carter

Q: Why did you decide to study at UBC? A: I decided to study at UBC because Brad and I were moving to Vancouver to be close to family. I had previously worked at the NZ Blood Service  and was very interested in coagulation so when Cedric told me about the CBR it sounded like […]

Jessica Tamura-Wells, Summer Intern 2010

Jessica Tamura-Wells, Summer Intern 2010

Jessica is a second year science student. She worked in the Pryzdial Lab this summer. “I’m learning so much and everyone in the lab is really great,” Jessica said. “I can’t imagine working in the science field without this kind of hands-on experience.

Stephanie Sellers

Stephanie Sellers

My association with the Centre for Blood Research began in 2008, when I started working on my MSc. and was fortunate to receive a two-year studentship. This was a part of the CBR’s Strategic Training Program in Transfusion Science facilitated by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. […]