Awards & Accolades

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu

Federal funding boosts 25 UBC Faculty of Medicine research projects including one CBR member

Congratulations to Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu! His project is one of 25 Faculty of Medicine research projects who are receiving federal funding from the NSERC Discovery Research Program.

Two CBR members are part of the interdisciplinary UBC team to train a new generation of immunoengineers

Two CBR members are part of the interdisciplinary UBC team to train a new generation of immunoengineers

An interdisciplinary UBC team led by Dr. Peter Zandstra has received $1.65 million in federal funding to train a new generation of immunoengineers to innovate, develop and deliver new immunoengineering technologies for commercialization.

Lay Science Writing Competition 2024 – Open!

Lay Science Writing Competition 2024 – Open!

The 2024 Canadian Blood Services’ Lay Science Writing Competition has launched and is open for submissions until Friday, June 14, 2024 at 11:59pm PT.

Two CBR researchers awarded The CFI Innovation Fund

Two CBR researchers awarded The CFI Innovation Fund

Dr. Leonard Foster & Dr. Natalie Strynadka are two UBC researchers that have been awarded The CFI Innovation Fund.

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Megan Barney

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Megan Barney

Megan Barney, MS Medical Student from the Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Medicine shares her experience at the 2023 Earl W. Davie Symposium.

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Nicole Rhoads

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Nicole Rhoads

Nicole Rhoads, Research Technician III from Bloodworks Research Institute shares her experience at the 2023 Earl W. Davie Symposium.

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Sarah Stucky

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Sarah Stucky

Sarah Stucky, Research Coordinator from the University of Washington-Seattle shares her experience at the 2023 Earl W. Davie Symposium.

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Mahsa Yazdanbaksh

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Mahsa Yazdanbaksh

Mahsa Yazdanbakhsh, PhD Student from the University of Alberta shares her experience at the 2023 Earl W. Davie Symposium.

Congratulations 2022-23 CBR Travel Award Recipients!

Congratulations 2022-23 CBR Travel Award Recipients!

This past year, CBR was pleased to support 10 award recipients, who attended and presented at conferences and workshops around the globe.

Canadian Blood Services announce new Dana Devine Award

Canadian Blood Services announce new Dana Devine Award

Canadian Blood Services is proud to announce a new award in honour of Dr. Dana Devine to support early career scientists in a field related to transfusion science and medicine, blood banking and blood biotherapies.