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A Plug for the Leaky Pipeline

A Plug for the Leaky Pipeline

Prof. Strickland was awarded the Nobel Prize for her Doctoral thesis work on chirped pulse amplification, a methodology now used in corrective eye surgery and medical imaging.

Keystone Symposia: Single Cell Biology, Breckenridge, Colorado

Keystone Symposia: Single Cell Biology, Breckenridge, Colorado

Single cell biology has revolutionized biomedical research. I had the amazing opportunity to absorb some of the innovative emerging technologies, methodologies and computational approaches driving this field forward at the Keystone Single Cell Biology Symposium in Breckenridge, Colorado.

CBR Member Feature: Dr. Andrew Shih

CBR Member Feature: Dr. Andrew Shih

Dr. Andrew Shih is a staff hematopathologist at Vancouver General Hospital. He is also the Medical Director and Regional Medical Leader of Transfusion Medicine at Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.

Dampening the Inflammatory Response to P. aeruginosa Infection using a Synthetic Immunomodulatory Peptide

Dampening the Inflammatory Response to P. aeruginosa Infection using a Synthetic Immunomodulatory Peptide

Antibiotic resistance and the lack of novel antibiotics pose a real threat to health, and therefore new solutions to fight resistant bacteria are required.

CBR-Genome BC Collaboration at Girls and STEAM Symposium and Showcase

CBR-Genome BC Collaboration at Girls and STEAM Symposium and Showcase

On Saturday November 3rd, 2018, aspiring young scientists, engineers, and thought leaders came from all across BC for the Girls and STEAM Symposium and Showcase.

Self-propelled Hemostatic Particles Find a New Home in Gauze and Spray Cartridges

Self-propelled Hemostatic Particles Find a New Home in Gauze and Spray Cartridges

Self-propelled particles—What started as a “wouldn’t that be cool” idea has become a real technology that has gained the support of many groups that hope to some day see this product, on the front of both military and civilian lines, saving lives.

Marketing Your Published-To-Be Paper

Marketing Your Published-To-Be Paper

Finally conquered that PhD?  Your paper just got accepted? Is your manuscript weeks away from being published? Now what?

22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences

22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend The 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2018) hosted by Taiwan’s National Tsing Hua University in Kaohsiung.

Creating Platelets 2.0: Stronger, Faster, and with Twice the Life-saving Power

Creating Platelets 2.0: Stronger, Faster, and with Twice the Life-saving Power

The ability to genetically modify a cell is a powerful tool. Genetically modified cells have advanced our understanding of how the body works and how diseases develop.

Norman Bethune Symposium 2019: In Review

Norman Bethune Symposium 2019: In Review

The Centre for Blood Research’s annual Norman Bethune Symposium was held on April 3rd, 2019 at UBC Robson Square in downtown Vancouver, BC.