Profiles

Celebrating the Journeys of our CBR Graduates

Celebrating the Journeys of our CBR Graduates

Congratulations to all our recent CBR Spring 2021 graduates, who walked across the virtual stage and celebrated their UBC convocation in early June! We had the pleasure of talking with some recent grads, undergraduate and graduate students alike, about their research projects, the best part of their student journey, and their words of wisdom to other researchers.

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Peter Schubert

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Peter Schubert

Our writers had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Peter Schubert, a Principal Investigator with the UBC Centre for Blood Research (CBR) and the principal manager of the Blood4Research Facility, about his background, research, and advice for young scientists.

The CBR Celebrates #WomenInScience Day 2021

The CBR Celebrates #WomenInScience Day 2021

This year, we chatted with several women researchers in the CBR community to learn more about their research, share their stories, and celebrate all that they do. Read their stories below.

Q&A with Dr. Stefanie Mak, Recipient of the 2020 Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence Award

Q&A with Dr. Stefanie Mak, Recipient of the 2020 Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence Award

We chatted with Stefanie about her experiences in mentorship, the importance of being a mentor, and important qualities that mentors can carry forward into their work.

When Extraordinary meets Ordinary: Profiling Daniel Luo

When Extraordinary meets Ordinary: Profiling Daniel Luo

Although Centre for Blood Research (CBR) member Daniel Luo describes himself as a “typical 25-year old who plays games, reads books, listens to podcasts and socializes at the pub”, his passion for research, work ethic on committees, and optimistic mindset is anything but ordinary.

CBR Member Series – Episode 2: Diana Canals

CBR Member Series – Episode 2: Diana Canals

The UBC Centre for Blood Research presents a new video series featuring our members and their research. Meet Diana Canals and learn more about the PhD project that she is conducting in Dr. Kelly McNagny’s lab.

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Christian Kastrup

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Christian Kastrup

I had the pleasure to meet Dr. Christian Kastrup at a convening of the NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN), a national association drawn from academia, industry and other enterprises to leverage Canada as a global leader in developing next-generation therapeutics.

CBR Member Feature: Maria-Elizabeth Baeva, B.Sc.

CBR Member Feature: Maria-Elizabeth Baeva, B.Sc.

People who change your opinions about life come in all forms. For me, these forms usually entail lab coats and nitrile gloves. One of these PPE-endowed people is a Master of Science candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Wilfred Jeffries named Maria-Elizabeth Baeva.

Meet the Researcher: Prof. Hongshen Ma CBR Faculty Profile

Meet the Researcher: Prof. Hongshen Ma CBR Faculty Profile

Prof. Hongshen Ma is a principal investigator at the Centre for Blood Research, an Associate Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and School of Biomedical Engineering, Senior Research Scientist with the Vancouver Prostate Centre, and Associate Member of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.