Awards

Professor Wilfred Jefferies becomes the first Canadian immunologist to be elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Professor Wilfred Jefferies becomes the first Canadian immunologist to be elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Professor Wilfred Jefferies’ innovative strategies and outstanding inventions that enable cancer immunotherapies and vaccines have been recognized

2019 Gordon Research Conference on Atherosclerosis

2019 Gordon Research Conference on Atherosclerosis

The conference was divided into nine sessions covering subjects like dyslipidemia and diabetes, genetic regulation of vascular and immune cells, and the contribution of non-coding RNA in vascular diseases.

The Inaugural Systems Immunology Conference at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

The Inaugural Systems Immunology Conference at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural meeting on Systems Immunology at the beautiful Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) campus in Cold Spring Harbor, New York.

Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening 2019 (SLAS 2019): 2-6 February 2019

Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening 2019 (SLAS 2019): 2-6 February 2019

SLAS2019 was one of the most innovative, relevant and forward-thinking life science and technology research conferences I have attended.

Dr. Edward Conway (left) presenting Dr. Georgina Butler (right) with the Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence Award. Photo Credit: Kitty Liu

2019 Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence Award

The Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence Award is given annually to a Centre for Blood Research (CBR) member in memory of Dr. Neil Mackenzie, a former postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Dieter Brömme’s lab.

2018 UBC Science Excellence in Service Award Recipient Dr. Erika Siren

2018 UBC Science Excellence in Service Award Recipient Dr. Erika Siren

Congratulations to Dr. Erika Siren, a recent graduate from the Kizhakkedathu lab who received this prestigious award in late 2018! She’s now continuing her education as a Friedman Scholar at Harvard Medical School.

The 2018 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Awards

The 2018 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Awards

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) was established in honour of BC’s first Nobel Laureate Dr. Michael Smith, with the mission to support health research in BC and develop and attract research talent.

29th European Conference on Biomaterials

29th European Conference on Biomaterials

With support provided by a CBR Post-Doc Travel Award, I attended the 29th European Conference on Biomaterials at Maastricht, Netherlands from Sep 9-13, 2018.

2018-2019 CBR Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Associate Travel Awards

2018-2019 CBR Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Associate Travel Awards

Once a year, the Centre for Blood Research provides travel awards to Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Associates to aid in their travel to conferences and academic events.

CIHR Project Grant Recipients

CIHR Project Grant Recipients

The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant competition takes place twice a year for the purpose of supporting Canadian researchers’ innovative ideas that will advance health-related knowledge, health research, health care, health systems and/or health outcomes.