Awards

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.

Lay Science Writing Competition Winner: What does it take to make a life-saving drug?

Lay Science Writing Competition Winner: What does it take to make a life-saving drug?

Read the entry that was awarded first place in this year’s “Science behind the scenes” Lay Science Writing Competition! Alexandra Witt identified high school students as her target audience and wrote an engaging piece that sheds light on the questions scientists ask when developing a new drug.

Aly Karsan awarded a UBC Killam Research Prize for 2021

Aly Karsan awarded a UBC Killam Research Prize for 2021

Dr. Aly Karsan has been awarded a UBC Killam Research Prize for 2021, which is among one of the prestigious UBC Faculty Research Awards.

Science behind the scenes: Lay Science Writing Competition winners announced

Science behind the scenes: Lay Science Writing Competition winners announced

We are pleased to announce the 2022 Lay Science Writing Competition winners, for the theme of “Science Behind the Scenes”!

Dr. Manoj Paul awarded a first-place research award, to represent Canada at international competition

Dr. Manoj Paul awarded a first-place research award, to represent Canada at international competition

Dr. Manoj Paul won a CADR-NCOHR Student Research Award and placed first in the Senior Basic Science Research Category.

Reflections on the Entomological Society of America 2021 Conference

Reflections on the Entomological Society of America 2021 Conference

Dr. Alison McAfee reflects on attending the Entomological Society of America 2021 Conference, and presenting her research on honeybee drones.

CBR researchers awarded CIHR Fall 2021 Project Grants

CBR researchers awarded CIHR Fall 2021 Project Grants

CBR researchers Drs. Kelly Brown, Ed Pryzdial and Natalie Strynadka were awarded CIHR Fall 2021 Project Grants.

Dr. Alison McAfee receives the 2021 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award

Dr. Alison McAfee receives the 2021 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award

Congratulations to Dr. Alison McAfee of the Foster and Tarpy labs, who received the 2021 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award.

Dr. Dana Devine inaugurated as AABB President, recognized for her leadership

Dr. Dana Devine inaugurated as AABB President, recognized for her leadership

The 2021 AABB Virtual Annual Meeting was marked by two highlights for the CBR: the inauguration of our Director, Dr. Dana Devine, as AABB president, and Dr. Devine’s recognition with a prestigious AABB leadership award.

CBR scientists explore crucial health questions with 2021 MSFHR Research Trainee awards

CBR scientists explore crucial health questions with 2021 MSFHR Research Trainee awards

Congratulations to Drs. Anna Herrmann, Grace Cole, Julyanne Brassard, and Katherine Badior, 4 CBR scientists who received 2021 MSFHR Research Trainee awards!