Events

Dr. Norman Bethune – A leading figure in transfusion medicine

Dr. Norman Bethune – A leading figure in transfusion medicine

Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939) was a Canadian physician who promoted universal access to health care and created the first mobile blood collection and distribution system, the precursor to MASH units.

A Systems Approach to Conflict: a Workshop with Conflict Theatre

A Systems Approach to Conflict: a Workshop with Conflict Theatre

“You’re a room full of biologists – who can define homeostasis for me?”
Professor Tom Scholte of Conflict Theatre opened his workshop entitled “Difficult Conversations: A Missed Understanding” with this question.

The CBR Outreach Program: Inspiring Generations through Science

The CBR Outreach Program: Inspiring Generations through Science

At the Centre for Blood Research (CBR), a team of dedicated trainees who are passionate about sharing science with others, has the unique opportunity to do just that, through the CBR’s Outreach program.

How to promote yourself to Biotech: 1st Annual Career Connect Day, Vancouver BC

How to promote yourself to Biotech: 1st Annual Career Connect Day, Vancouver BC

On Saturday, January 18th, 2020, LifeSciences BC and BioTalent Canada hosted their 1st Annual Career Connect Day with the aim of introducing life sciences companies and organizations from across the province to talented individuals who attended the conference at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Downtown Vancouver.

American Society of Hematology, 61st Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL

American Society of Hematology, 61st Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL

Thanks to the Centre of Blood Research (CBR) for choosing me to be one of the CBR Graduate Student Travel Award recipients! With this award, I attended the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

The 2019 Earl Davie Symposium – Expanding the horizons of blood research

The 2019 Earl Davie Symposium – Expanding the horizons of blood research

The Earl Davie Symposium is an annual Centre for Blood Research (CBR) event in honour of Dr. Earl Davie, a pioneer in deciphering blood coagulation at the molecular level.

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.