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.

Conway
Jan 17, 2018 Dr. Robert Nabi Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia Kim
Jan 24 Dr. Calvin Yip Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia Kim
Feb 7 Dr. Douglas Hamilton Western University in London, Ontario Kim
Feb 28 Dr. Paul Santerre University of Toronto Kizhakkedathu
Mar 7 Dr. Elizabeth Rideout Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia Kim
Mar 14 Dr. Michael Gold Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia Kim
Mar 21 Dr. Cal Roskelley Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of Victoria Kim
Apr 4 Dr. Wayne Vogl Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia Kim
Apr 18 Dr. Mei Bissonnette Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia Kim
May 23 Dr. Edwin Moore Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia Kim

 

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