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Norman Bethune Symposium 2024: Poster Gallery

Norman Bethune Symposium 2024: Poster Gallery

This gallery showcases the posters that were presented at the 12th Annual Norman Bethune Symposium on April 18, 2024, at UBC Robson Square.

This is a painting representing Alzheimer's transmissibility as reported in this Stem Cell Reports study. Credit: Chaahat Singh.

Familial Alzheimer’s disease transferred via bone marrow transplant in mice

In a recent study, Dr. Wilfred Jefferies & Dr. Chaahat Singh show that familial Alzheimer’s disease can be transferred via bone marrow transplant.

Targeting a hitherto enigmatic protein could help to treat people with insulin resistance

Targeting a hitherto enigmatic protein could help to treat people with insulin resistance

A new study highlights the CD248 protein as potentially being key in combatting insulin resistance, a core problem in type 2 diabetes.

Modifying Material Surfaces for Biomedical Applications

Modifying Material Surfaces for Biomedical Applications

In this piece, Erik Lamoureux introduces the unique challenges associated with biomaterial surface modifications in a biomedical setting, and a recent publication on studies by the Kizhakkedathu group.

Two CBR researchers awarded The CFI Innovation Fund

Two CBR researchers awarded The CFI Innovation Fund

Dr. Leonard Foster & Dr. Natalie Strynadka are two UBC researchers that have been awarded The CFI Innovation Fund.

BIOCAPS Spotlight: Marija Vuckovic

BIOCAPS Spotlight: Marija Vuckovic

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology is delighted to feature one of their outstanding members. Please meet Marija Vuckovic, Lab Manager at the Strynadka Lab!

SLAS Grant Advances Translation Technology for CAR-T Cell Research – Samuel Berryman

SLAS Grant Advances Translation Technology for CAR-T Cell Research – Samuel Berryman

In less than a year after receiving his SLAS Graduate Education Fellowship Grant, Samuel Berryman moved from grant winner to Innovation AveNEW exhibitor.

CBR Graduate Profile – Rhonda Thygesen

CBR Graduate Profile – Rhonda Thygesen

We had the pleasure to profile Rhonda Thygesen, CBR graduate from Dr. Leonard Foster’s lab. Rhonda shares her experience as a grad student.

Research That Makes You Want to Smile: Novel Role for Granzyme B in Periodontal Inflammation

Research That Makes You Want to Smile: Novel Role for Granzyme B in Periodontal Inflammation

Researchers in the Kim lab have discovered a new role for serine protease Granzyme B (GzmB).

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Megan Barney

CBR External Travel Awards: Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023 – Megan Barney

Megan Barney, MS Medical Student from the Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Medicine shares her experience at the 2023 Earl W. Davie Symposium.