Seminars

All CBR Seminars are held from 12-1pm at the following location (unless otherwise stated):

Room LSC3
Life Sciences Centre at UBC Point Grey Campus
2350 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z3

If you would like to arrange a meeting with one of our speakers, please contact Mira Milutinovic, Office Manager at mira.milutinovic@ubc.ca.

Link to Live Online Seminar: We use Adobe Connect web conferencing to broadcast our seminars online. Please ensure that you have the most recent version of Flash Player.

Career Lunches

Postdoctoral fellows and graduate students at the CBR are encouraged to join seminar series speakers for lunch. Please contact mira.milutinovic@ubc.ca to arrange lunch with a speaker – the CBR will cover the cost of lunch. To encourage engagement we would ask that lunches are limited to 6 people (including speaker).

2017/18 Seminar Series
Date Name Affiliation Title Abstract Host
Sep 20 Dr. Catherine Poh Faculty of Dentistry “Translational research in Oral Cancer Control – Early Detection, Risk Assessment, and Management” pdf icon Kim
Oct 4 Dr. Kevin Bennewith Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia “Enhancement of mammary tumour metastasis by immune suppressive cells” pdf icon Pryzdial
Oct 18 Dr. Karla Williams Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia “Extracellular Vesicles for ‘Liquid Biopsy’ Development in Cancer” pdf icon Kim
Oct 25 Dr. Humaira Gowher Department of Biochemistry and Purdue Center for Cancer Research
Purdue University
“Biological outcomes of the catalytic specialization of DNA methyltransferases” pdf icon Overall
Nov 1 Dr. Abby Collier Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia “Drug Development and Toxicity in Children – where are we going and where have we been?”  pdf icon Kim
Nov 6 Dr. Vincent Dive Department of Molecular Engineering of Proteins at the CEA Life Science Division in Saclay “Detection of active forms of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) by activity-based probes and applications to nanomedicine.”  pdf icon Overall
Nov 8 Dr. Tamer Mohamed Aspect Biosystems, University of British Columbia “Tissue engineering with next generation Lab-on-a-Printer bioprinting technology. “  pdf icon Kizhakkedathu
Nov 29 Dr. Tatiana Kutateladze  Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado School of Medicine  “Targeting epigenetic readers”.  pdf icon Kim/Yip
Dec 8 Dr. Rafick Sekaly

Co-director and Scientific Director of VGTI-Florida and Director of the Laboratory of Microbiology and Immunology for the University of Montreal Hospital Centre’s Research Centre.

“OMICs unravel novel mechanisms for immunotherapy of HIV and Cancer.”  pdf icon  Cote
Jan 17, 2018 Dr. Robert Nabi Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia “Cancer Cell Biology: Below the Diffraction Limit”  pdf icon Kim
Jan 24 Dr. Calvin Yip Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia “Molecular architecture of the enigmatic Elongator complex”  pdf icon Kim
Feb 14 Dr. LeAnn Howe Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia “Maintenance of transcriptional states”  pdf icon Kim
Feb 28 Dr. Paul Santerre Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
and Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
“Biomaterial design for blood contact applications, inspired by protein-material interactions and enabled by block co-polymeric polyurethanes”  pdf icon Kizhakkedathu
Mar 7 Dr. Elizabeth Rideout Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia “Sex differences in Drosophila triglyceride homeostasis”  pdf icon Kim
Mar 14 Dr. Michael Gold Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia “B cell activation in space and time”  pdf icon Kim
Mar 21 Dr. Cal Roskelley Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia “Multi-Modal Cell Motility – Does It Play A Role In Cancer Metastasis?” Kim
Mar 22 Dr. Maria-Grazia De Simoni Laboratory of Inflammation and Nervous System Diseases Pharmacological Research Institute Mario Negri, Milano, Italy “The lectin complement pathway in ischemic stroke”  pdf icon Conway
Apr 4 Dr. Wayne Vogl Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia “Internalization of ‘intact’ intercellular junctions in the testis by clathrin/actin-mediated endocytic structures – Tubulobulbar complexes”  pdf icon Kim
Apr 18 Dr. Mei Bissonnette Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia “Translational Research in Medical Renal Diseases:  A Role for Molecular Methods”  pdf icon Kim
Apr 25 Dr. Matthew Flick Division of Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital “Fibrin mediates metabolic changes that promote diet-induced obesity”  pdf icon Conway
May 9 Dr. Chris Bond Juno Therapeutics Juno Therapeutics, Seattle

“Direct detection of CD19 CAR-T Cells by PET Imaging”

 

pdf icon Conway
May 23 Dr. Edwin Moore Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia “Rapid Ultrastructural Changes Regulate the Function of Cardiac Ryanodine Receptors “ pdf icon Kim
May 31 Dr. Hamilton Douglas Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Anatomy & Cell Biology, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON “Periostin as a Modulator of Wound Healing and Fibrotic Processes in Connective Tissues” pdf icon Kim

 

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