The Centre for Blood Research Seminars feature acclaimed national/international scientists and/or clinicians who discuss the latest advances in research.  All students, faculty and the public are welcome to attend any of the sessions.

If you are interested in meeting with the speaker, please contact the listed host.

Information about previous seminar series is available on the Seminars Archive page.

All CBR Seminars are held from 12-1pm at the following location (unless otherwise stated):

Room LSC3
Life Sciences Centre at UBC Point Grey Campus
2350 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3


For those who cannot attend, we will be live streaming our weekly seminar series at the following link:  If you do not have Skype for Business installed on your device, please download the Skype Web App (1-2 minutes) and join through your web browser by going to: Try Skype Web App. Please ensure that you have disabled video and microphone throughout the session, and use a wired Internet connection whenever possible.  If you are experiencing audio or visual issues, you may need to switch to a wired internet connection, close the meeting, and then rejoin the meeting.

*Participation in the CBR Seminar Webcast is left to the discretion of each speaker.  As a result, some presentations may not be available for webcast.*

Career Lunches

Postdoctoral fellows and graduate students at the CBR are encouraged to join seminar series speakers for lunch.  The CBR will cover the cost of lunch.  To encourage engagement we would ask that lunches are limited to 6 people (including speaker).

For further information, contact Hana Kim, 604-822-7407.


The weekly CBR Seminar Series is on hiatus over the summer, and will resume in September 2019.

The Summer Seminar Series starts on June 5 and runs every week until the end of August.  Please see our schedule (still in development) for information about upcoming seminar.