Events

Keystone Symposia: Single Cell Biology, Breckenridge, Colorado

Keystone Symposia: Single Cell Biology, Breckenridge, Colorado

Single cell biology has revolutionized biomedical research. I had the amazing opportunity to absorb some of the innovative emerging technologies, methodologies and computational approaches driving this field forward at the Keystone Single Cell Biology Symposium in Breckenridge, Colorado.

CBR-Genome BC Collaboration at Girls and STEAM Symposium and Showcase

CBR-Genome BC Collaboration at Girls and STEAM Symposium and Showcase

On Saturday November 3rd, 2018, aspiring young scientists, engineers, and thought leaders came from all across BC for the Girls and STEAM Symposium and Showcase.

22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences

22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend The 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2018) hosted by Taiwan’s National Tsing Hua University in Kaohsiung.

Norman Bethune Symposium 2019: In Review

Norman Bethune Symposium 2019: In Review

The Centre for Blood Research’s annual Norman Bethune Symposium was held on April 3rd, 2019 at UBC Robson Square in downtown Vancouver, BC.

CBR Postdoc and Research Associate Retreat at Loon Lake

CBR Postdoc and Research Associate Retreat at Loon Lake

If you didn’t go, you missed groping around in the dark with a dozen RAs and postdocs from the CBR. Perhaps I should explain …… this year’s Postdoc and Research Associate Retreat at Loon Lake near Maple Ridge, BC included a scavenger hunt that culminated in an escape room.

Achieving Health & Wellness One Step at a Time

Achieving Health & Wellness One Step at a Time

The Health & Wellness (H&W) Committee decided that March was the best time for our members to get active and accumulate their steps as the spring weather was warmer, brighter and fresher than ever!

Blood is Bonding

Blood is Bonding

February is “The Month of Love” and CBR’s Overall lab took the opportunity for an alternative lab bonding experience.

37th World Congress of the International Society of Hematology

37th World Congress of the International Society of Hematology

The 37th World Congress of the International Society of Hematology (ISH) was hosted by the Canadian Hematology Society in Vancouver, British Columbia on Canada’s magnificent west coast, from September 13 to 16, 2018.

Winning Science Research Writers Announced

Winning Science Research Writers Announced

To give our research trainees an opportunity to showcase their research, while honing their writing skills, Canadian Blood Services teamed-up with Science Borealis and the Centre for Blood Research, to launch our first-ever Lay Science Writing Competition.

Scientists Wanted: Influencing Science Policy at the Canadian Science Policy Conference

Scientists Wanted: Influencing Science Policy at the Canadian Science Policy Conference

Academics are often billed as top-notch problem solvers; however, the task of translating their work into policy is a challenge that can leave even the best researchers stumped.