April 20, 2020 update: CBR seminars have gone virtual! Please contact if you’re interested in attending the speaker talks.









2020/21 Seminar Series
Date Name Affiliation Title
September 16, 2020 Dr. Manoj Paul UBC, Kim Lab “The role of gelsolin in modulating platelet aggregation and secretion”
September 23, 2020 Dr. Alex Leatherdale UBC, Conway-Pryzdial Labs “The role of multimerin 1 (MMRN1) in platelet adhesion and characterization of its interactions with fibrillar collagens”
September 30, 2020 Dr. Sarah Hedtrich UBC, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences “Complex tissue models to study inflammatory and genetic diseases of human epithelia”
October 14, 2020 Dr. Ejaife Agbani University of Calgary “Platelet procoagulant membrane dynamics study: mechanistic insights and clinical translation
October 21, 2020 Dr. Lupe Jaraquemada-Peláez UBC, Orvig Lab

“Design: From the Arts to Radiopharmaceuticals”

Michael John Page Award Ceremony

November 25, 2020 Bronwyn Lyons, Jinhong Hu, Dr. Joshua Jenkins UBC, Strynadka Lab “Structural hybrid methods to probe the Type III Secretion System
of Pathogenic Bacteria”
December 2, 2020 Dr. Maha Othman Queen’s University “Hypercoagulability and Thrombosis Risk: Applications for
December 9, 2020 Dr. David H. Farrell Oregon Health & Science University “Gamma’ Fibrinogen: The Clot Thickens…”
December 16, 2020 Dr. Shannon Jackson

UBC, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine

St. Paul’s Hospital

“The value revolution in health care and why it matters to you”
January 27, 2021 Dr. Heather Hume University of Montreal “Transfusion Medicine in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenge and Controversies”
February 3, 2021 Dr. Jill Johnsen Bloodworks Northwest, University of Washington Genetics of hemophilia/TBA TBA