Events

6th Great Wall Symposium – Institut Pasteur (Pasteur Institute), Paris, 2019

6th Great Wall Symposium – Institut Pasteur (Pasteur Institute), Paris, 2019

In late September, I had the opportunity to attend the 6th Great Wall Symposium at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France. This biennial symposium focuses on the study of the bacterial outer envelope, specifically the cell wall.

From Scientists to Dragons

From Scientists to Dragons

Friday, July 26th, a fine summer day at 29 degrees Celsius, we saw more than 40 of our CBR & SBME members travel to Granville Island for a fun afternoon that would set the tone for their weekend.

CBR Research Day 2019

CBR Research Day 2019

Have you ever wanted to learn about the cryopreservation of red blood cells using novel polymers or the future of skin cancer detection? How about social media tips or how many chop sticks get thrown out in Vancouver every year?

CBR-SBME Summer Students Visit AbCellera!

CBR-SBME Summer Students Visit AbCellera!

In the growing field of immunotherapy, it may turn out that we as human beings might hold the cure for dementia or HIV.

Where Will Your Future Take You? Career Night 2019 Gives Students and Postdocs Insights Into Science Careers

Where Will Your Future Take You? Career Night 2019 Gives Students and Postdocs Insights Into Science Careers

On June 13, the Centre for Blood Research and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology teamed up to host another successful career night for UBC students, postdocs and staff.

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.