Awards

Dr. Stefanie Mak and Dr. Ed Conway receive 2020 UBC Science Co-op Supervisor Recognition Awards

Dr. Stefanie Mak and Dr. Ed Conway receive 2020 UBC Science Co-op Supervisor Recognition Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Stefanie Mak and Dr. Ed Conway, whose mentorship excellence was recognized by the UBC Science Co-op Team!

CBR Graduate Awards Program: Riding the COVID-19 Pandemic Rollercoaster

CBR Graduate Awards Program: Riding the COVID-19 Pandemic Rollercoaster

Needless to say, living through the COVID-19 pandemic was not on the GAP 2019-2020 itinerary; however, we had no choice but to face this challenge with our fair share of adaptation, along with the rest of the world.

AABB 2019: Beyond American Association of Blood Banks

AABB 2019: Beyond American Association of Blood Banks

Thanks to the CBR Travel Award and support by Dr. Devine’s lab, I attended the AABB 2019 meeting in San Antonio, Texas, from Oct. 18 to 22 in 2019.

Q&A with Dr. Stefanie Mak, Recipient of the 2020 Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence Award

Q&A with Dr. Stefanie Mak, Recipient of the 2020 Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence Award

We chatted with Stefanie about her experiences in mentorship, the importance of being a mentor, and important qualities that mentors can carry forward into their work.

Reflections of a CBR-SBME Summer Student: Remote Research in the Time of COVID-19

Reflections of a CBR-SBME Summer Student: Remote Research in the Time of COVID-19

To say that the past few months have been “challenging” would be a hefty understatement.

Australian & New Zealand Society for Immunology 2019 in Adelaide, Australia

Australian & New Zealand Society for Immunology 2019 in Adelaide, Australia

Thanks to a travel award from UBC’s Centre for Blood Research (CBR), I was thrilled to attend the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology 48th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASI 2019) in Adelaide, Australia.

Keystone Symposium: Fibrosis and Tissue Repair: From Molecules and Mechanics to Therapeutic Approaches

Keystone Symposium: Fibrosis and Tissue Repair: From Molecules and Mechanics to Therapeutic Approaches

This conference took place from the 19th to the 23rd of February 2020 in beautiful Victoria, BC.

Lay Science Writing Competition Winner: A Story Worth Telling

Lay Science Writing Competition Winner: A Story Worth Telling

On my wedding day, my grandmother was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia. Unfortunately, patients over the age of 50 years old (and especially those over 70 years old), such as my grandmother, have higher needs for support with blood products.

Learning Science by Travelling the World: 2019-2020 CBR Travel Awards

Learning Science by Travelling the World: 2019-2020 CBR Travel Awards

Over the past five years, the Travel Awards provided by the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) have been supporting the ongoing professional development of Postdoctoral Fellows (PDF) and Research Associates (RA).