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Norman Bethune Symposium 2022: Personalized medicine in focus

Norman Bethune Symposium 2022: Personalized medicine in focus

The Norman Bethune Symposium 2022 featured a wealth of recent transfusion-related research, with a recurring theme of personalized medicine.

Fine-tuning fibrin(ogen)

Fine-tuning fibrin(ogen)

In a recent paper, Kastrup Lab members have devised a strategy to modulate fibrinogen expression using LNP delivery of siRNAs.

“Accelerating science”: The development of Isolatrix for single cell isolation

“Accelerating science”: The development of Isolatrix for single cell isolation

Researchers from Dr. Karen Cheung’s lab are developing Isolatrix, an innovative instrument that performs highly precise single cell isolation.

A day in the life of a honeybee scientist

A day in the life of a honeybee scientist

With photos and writing, Rhonda Thygesen gives a unique look into the daily life of honeybee scientist Abigail Chapman.

Dr. Reinhild Kappelhoff champions lab sustainability with glove and mask recycling project

Dr. Reinhild Kappelhoff champions lab sustainability with glove and mask recycling project

Dr. Reinhild Kappelhoff has launched a new glove and disposable mask recycling program, thanks to the UBC Workplace Sustainability Fund.

Norman Bethune Symposium 2022 Recording

Norman Bethune Symposium 2022 Recording

Watch the Norman Bethune Symposium 2022 recording. The event features leading experts in bleeding and thrombosis.

Jaya Rastogi

Lay Science Writing Competition runner up: Queer identity and blood donation

Read Jaya Rastogi’s entry to this year’s Lay Science Writing Competition, which seeks to understand the perspectives of young adults on sex and gender questions asked during blood donor screening.

CBR Alumni Journeys: Dr. Katharine Sedivy-Haley is exploring the breadth of science policy

CBR Alumni Journeys: Dr. Katharine Sedivy-Haley is exploring the breadth of science policy

“Exploration has been a big part of my career path,” shares CBR alum Dr. Katharine Sedivy-Haley. Learn about her journey into science policy.

A little look into labwork: Entries from the CBR Cover Art Contest, April 2022

A little look into labwork: Entries from the CBR Cover Art Contest, April 2022

Submissions from the April 2022 CBR Cover Art Contest gave us a sneak peek into labwork from different research groups.

Parth Patel and colleagues from Dr. Jason Acker’s laboratory, Edmonton, AB.

Lay Science Writing Competition runner up: The greatest tool in research 

Read the runner-up entry to this year’s “Science behind the scenes” Lay Science Writing Competition. Parth Patel’s heartfelt piece pays homage to what he describes as research’s greatest tools – his lab mates and colleagues.