Seminars

Held on Wednesdays from 1-2pm PT, CBR seminars feature insightful scientific talks, with speakers from a range of clinical, industry and academic backgrounds.

Seminars are held in a hybrid format in LSC3 and via Zoom! 

  • Know a speaker, or want to present at a CBR seminar? Contact Dr. Ed Conway (ed.conway@ubc.ca), Mira Milutinovic (mira.milutinovic@ubc.ca) or Kaitlyn Chuong (kaitlyn.chuong@ubc.ca).

See below for the seminar schedule. Recordings for select past seminars are also available below and on YouTube.

Upcoming Seminars

Date

Name Affiliation Title
Abstract Recording Host
June 26, 2024 CBR Summer Seminar Series UBC Biochemistry “Duong Lab research at the cell surface: Application to liver disease, small binders and antigen detection”   Duong Lab
July 3, 2024 CBR Summer Seminar Series Pacific Hematology Iron Overload in MDS: It’s Getting Molecular     Dr. Heather Leitch
July 10, 2024 CBR Summer Seminar Series UBC Pathology “TBD”     Cote Lab
July 17, 2024 CBR Summer Seminar Series BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute “TBD”     Brown Lab
July 24, 2024 CBR Summer Seminar Series VGH Hematology “TBD”     Dr. Benjamin. Lai
July 31, 2024 CBR Summer Seminar Series UBC Biochemistry “TBD”      Strynadka Lab

Date Name Affiliation Title
Abstract Recording Host
June 12, 2024 CBR Summer Seminar Series UBC  Cellular & Physiological Sci "Identifying Regulators of an Altered Glycopeptide On the Surface of Tumor Cells" Red video icon Roskelley Lab
June 5, 2024 CBR Summer Seminar Series UBC Zoology "Mechanisms of Frizzled localization and its function in synapse formation in C. elegans" N/A Mizumoto Lab
May 22, 2024 Dr. Khash Khazaie Mayo Clinic Arizona "Regulatory T-cells and inflammation in colorectal cancer" N/A Dr. Kelly McNagny
May 8, 2024 Dr. Chris Power University of Alberta "Innate immunity in the brain: induction of the inflammasome-pyroptosis axis (IPA) by neurotropic viruses" Red video icon  Dr. Chris Overall
May 1, 2024 Dr. Tony Dufour University of Calgary "Keeping up with the TEMPO in the omics era." Red video icon Dr. Chris Overall
April 24, 2024 Dr. Jason Acker University of Alberta "Precision Transfusion: Unique Donors; Unique Recipients." Red video icon CBS
April 17, 2024 Dr. Eleanor Fish University of Toronto "A disruptive antiviral strategy: protection from infection, not treatment to cure." N/A Dr. Chris Overall
March 27, 2024 Dr. Pascal Bernatchez UBC "Endothelial caveolae, nitric oxide and cholesterol in vascular diseases and muscular dystrophy: from bench to bedside." Red video icon Dr. Ed Conway
March 20, 2024 Dr. Arinjay Banerjee University of Saskatchewan "Using One Health to study highly pathogenic coronaviruses: interactions with mammals and development of countermeasures" Red video icon  Dr. Chris Overall
February 28, 2024 Dr. Hilla Weidberg UBC, Cell & Developmental Biology Research Group "Being at the wrong place at the wrong time- when mitochondrial proteins cannot reach their destination" Red video icon Dr. Hugh Kim
February 21, 2024 Dr. Megan Levings UBC "Engineering Tregs for Tolerance Induction" Red video icon Dr. Hugh Kim
January 24, 2024 Dr. Alan Lazarus University of Toronto "Innovative Strategies for Replacing IVIg in Autoimmune Disease: The Role of Fc Receptor Blockade" Red video icon

Dr. Ed Pryzdial

December 6, 2023 Dr. Kevin Wei UBC Zoology "The Genetics Backgrounds Shaping Genome Complexity and Developmental Processes."  N/A

Dr. Chris Overall

November 22, 2023 Dr. Nabil Seidah University of Montreal "The unexpected twists and turns of the proprotein convertases: targeting in cardiovascular diseases and cancer/metastasis." Red video icon

Dr. Chris Overall

November 15, 2023 Dr. Kayla King UBC "Evolution and virulence in the symbiotic world." N/A 

Dr. Chris Overall

November 8, 2023 Dr. Maria Tokuyama UBC "Interplay between endogenous retroviruses and inflammation." Red video icon

Dr. Chris Overall

November 1, 2023 Dr. Liz Conibear UBC "A firehose for lipids: Bridge-like lipid transfer proteins at membrane contact sites." N/A

Dr. Hugh Kim

October 25, 2023 Dr. Jessica Rosin UBC “New insights into immune regulation of development during the embryonic period. N/A 

Dr. Hugh Kim

October 18, 2023 Dr. Selena Sagan UBC “Calling the shots: micro(RNA)-management of viral infection” Red video icon

Dr. Chris Overall

October 4, 2023 Dr. Melina Messing UBC "Michael Page Award Ceremony & Presentation" Red video icon

Dr. Ross MacGillivray

September 20, 2023 Dr. Nathanael A. Caveney UBC “Imaging and Engineering Cytokine Signalling” N/A  

Please visit our Seminars Archive page for seminars held in the previous years.