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CBR Magazine: November 2023

CBR Magazine: November 2023

The Centre for Blood Research (CBR) is excited to share the CBR Magazine: November 2023 issue!

CBR Travel Awards: Attending CROI 2023

CBR Travel Awards: Attending CROI 2023

Loulou Cai, PhD Student in the Côté Lab, attended the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections this year!

Department of Medical Genetics Teaching Award – Dr. Wilfred Jefferies

Department of Medical Genetics Teaching Award – Dr. Wilfred Jefferies

Congratulations to Dr. Wilfred Jefferies for being this year’s UBC Department of Medical Genetics Teaching Award recipien

Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023: Poster Gallery

Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023: Poster Gallery

This gallery showcases posters that were presented at the 17th annual Earl W. Davie Symposium on November 16, 2023, at UBC Robson Square.

Dr. Wilfred Jefferies receives 2023 NSERC Discovery Grant

Dr. Wilfred Jefferies receives 2023 NSERC Discovery Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Wilfred Jefferies who received the 2023 Discovery Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)!

How superbugs get their superpowers

How superbugs get their superpowers

A recent study led by UBC researchers in the Strynadka lab is shedding light on how one of the world’s most notorious superbugs, Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), develops resistance to antibiotics.

Q&A with Dr. Melina Messing – Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award 2023

Q&A with Dr. Melina Messing – Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award 2023

Dr. Melina Messing is the 2023 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award recipient. Learn more about her and her journey!

Q&A with Dr. Gary Cole, Recipient of the 2023 Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence Award

Q&A with Dr. Gary Cole, Recipient of the 2023 Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence Award

Dr. Gary Cole is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Karsan Lab. Grace is the 2023 Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Award recipient. We were able to interview Gary and learn more about them.

CBR Research Day 2023: Celebrating our summer students!

CBR Research Day 2023: Celebrating our summer students!

It’s that time of the year! 23 summer students start to roam the CBR hallways, doing everything from lab, clinical, and computational research – all to get ready for Research Day 2023.

Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award Ceremony 2023: Dr. Melina Messing

Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award Ceremony 2023: Dr. Melina Messing

The Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award recognizes a postdoctoral fellow who reflects Dr. Page’s academic excellence and his passion for life. This year’s Michael John Page Award recipient is Dr. Melina Messing, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the McNagny Lab.