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A sweet ‘camo jacket’ for transplant organs Chemical Institute of Canada

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu, Daniel Luo, Dr. Erika Siren (alum)

Kizhakkedathu Lab

September 23
World Sepsis Day: Raising Awareness of a Global Health Crisis UBC Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Dr. Bob Hancock, Andy An

Hancock Lab

September 10
Our Campus: Dr. Leonard Foster is researching a way to develop a more targeted vaccine for COVID-19 The Ubyssey Dr. Leonard Foster, Foster Lab September 2
Novel Coating Might Curb Organ Transplant Rejection HospiMedica

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu, Daniel Luo, Dr. Erika Siren (alum)

Kizhakkedathu Lab

August 31
Immunocompromised British Columbians not yet offered 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose CTV News

Dr. Kelly McNagny

McNagny Lab

August 17
Polymer-mediated "immunocloaking" - A new paradigm for combating transplant rejection? BioWorld

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu, Daniel Luo, Dr. Erika Siren (alum)

Kizhakkedathu Lab

August 16
Vancouver Canucks 'exploring the possibility' of requiring vaccine proof for entry to local games CTV News

Dr. Kelly McNagny

McNagny Lab

August 12
Blood vessel coating could make anti-rejection drugs unnecessary New Atlas

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu, Daniel Luo, Dr. Erika Siren (alum)

Kizhakkedathu Lab

August 10
Meet Evelyn Sun, M&I's Newest Lecturer! UBC Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Dr. Evelyn Sun (alum)

Hancock Lab

August 10
B.C. researchers discover way to reduce organ rejection following a transplant Vancouver Sun

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu, Daniel Luo, Dr. Erika Siren (alum)

Kizhakkedathu Lab

August 9
'It makes sense': Immunologist wants B.C. to follow Quebec on vaccine passports CTV News

Dr. Kelly McNagny

McNagny Lab

August 5
SBME Internal Awards: Dr. Karen Cheung UBC School of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Karen Cheung

Bio-Medical Micro Devices (BioMEMS) Laboratory

August 5
SBME Interfaces with Kelly McNagny and Fabio Rossi UBC School of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Kelly McNagny, McNagny Lab

Dr. Fabio Rossi, Rossi Lab

July 28
Use of Treatment-Focused Tumor Sequencing to Screen for Germline Cancer Predisposition Science in the City Tammy Lau & Dr. Aly Karsan, Karsan Lab July 26
Faculty of medicine students and researchers awarded Vanier Scholarships and Banting Fellowships UBC Faculty of Medicine Shayda Swann, Côté Lab July 16
Faculty members honoured at the Academic and Emeriti Recognition Ceremonies UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. John Wu

Dr. Michael Barnett

July 6
M&I Alumni César de la Fuente Wins 2021 CSM Thermo Fisher Scientific Award UBC Microbiology & Immunology Dr. César de la Fuente, Hancock Lab June 29
2021/22 Killam Doctoral Scholarship Recipients Announced UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Andy An, Hancock Lab

Calem Kenward, Strynadka Lab

Marie-Soleil Smith, Côté Lab

June 18
The future is now: UBC medical-grown marvels — First Aid for Astronauts UBC TREK Magazine

Dr. Christian Kastrup, Lih Jiin Juang

Kastrup Lab

June 18
The future is now: UBC medical-grown marvels — Blood for Every Emergency UBC TREK Magazine

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu

Kizhakkedathu Lab

June 18
Blue & Goldcast profiles researchers’ new platform technology and biosensor and its use as a COVID-19 diagnostic tool UBC Life Sciences Institute

Dr. Karen Cheung

Bio-Medical Micro Devices (BioMEMS) Laboratory

June 10
Blue and Goldcast Episode 22: A new COVID-19 diagnostic tool UBC Office of the President

Dr. Karen Cheung

Bio-Medical Micro Devices (BioMEMS) Laboratory

June 4
Faculty of Medicine researchers receive funding to develop therapeutic approach for inflammatory and immune-mediated diseases UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu

Kizhakkedathu Lab

June 14
A 2nd dose of AstraZeneca, or mix and match? Advice from B.C. immunologists BC CTV News

Dr. Kelly McNagny

McNagny Lab

June 1
CryoEM Structure of the Antibacterial Target PBP1b at 3.3 Å Resolution Science in the City

Dr. Nathanael Caveney , Dr. Sean Workman, and Dr. Claire Atkinson

Strynadka Lab

May 31
COVID-19 research initiatives at UBC among those funded by first-time partnership UBC Faculty of Medicine Dr. Robert McMaster May 21
A novel transcriptome-based clinical assay allows for improved risk group stratification of acute myeloid leukemia patients BC Cancer Research Institute & Genome Sciences Centre

Dr. Aly Karsan and Dr. T. Roderick Docking

Karsan Lab

May 3
CD248 Enhances Tissue Factor (TF) Procoagulant Function, Promoting Arterial and Venous Thrombosis in Mouse Models Science in the City

Dr. Piyush Kapopara and Dr. Ed Conway

Conway Lab

April 27
Combining two kinds of COVID-19 vaccine 'should work quite well': expert News 1130

Dr. Kelly McNagny

McNagny Lab

April 26
New Brunswick man reflects one year after a COVID-19 diagnosis for his entire family Global News

Dr. Dana Devine

Devine Lab

April 23
New data about SARS-CoV-2 virus functions could aid in treatment designs Phys.org

Dr. Natalie Strynadka, Dr. Jaeyong Lee, and Dr. Liam Worrall

Strynadka Lab

April 7
COVID-19: Hints of increased severity of variant disease not evidence enough for B.C. authorities Vancouver Sun

Dr. Leonard Foster

Foster Lab

February 24
Exploring the mysteries of ‘a beautiful system’ Canadian Blood Services

Dr. Ed Pryzdial

Pryzdial Lab

February 22
Dr. Natalie Strynadka at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 with two Rapid Response Grants focusing on potential treatments UBC Life Sciences Institute

Dr. Natalie Strynadka

Strynadka Lab

February 11
Human Organoid Biofilm Model for Assessing Antibiofilm Activity of Novel Agents Science in the City

Dr. Bob Hancock

Hancock Lab

February 8
Experts hope new Eyam–UBC licensing agreement will allow for more affordable COVID-19 vaccine candidates The Ubyssey

Dr. Wilfred Jefferies

Jefferies Lab

January 22
Chief scientist Dr. Dana Devine takes on directorship at Centre for Blood Research Canadian Blood Services

Dr. Dana Devine

Devine Lab

January 18
New Study Sheds Light on the Reproductive Lives of Honey Bees The Science Times

Dr. Alison McAfee

Foster Lab

January 14

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Canadian Blood Services seeking convalescent plasma from those who’ve had COVID-19 Global News

Dr. Dana Devine

Devine Lab

December 24
Leonard Foster, Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Dr. Leonard Foster

Foster Lab

December 9
Mapping the Human Proteome: A Conversation With Professor Chris Overall Technology Networks

Dr. Chris Overall

Overall Lab

December 1
Nurturing New Science Skills: Online Activities on Synthetic Biology, Food Flavours & More Science World CBR Outreach Team November 23
Plasma from COVID-19 survivors desperately needed outside of Quebec as researchers fear second wave shortage Toronto.com

Dr. Dana Devine

Devine Lab

November 20
COVID-19 survivors wanted for convalescent plasma trial CTV News Edmonton

Dr. Dana Devine

Devine Lab

November 18
NMIN research on entrapment of siRNA within LNPs published in Nanoscale Nanomedicines Innovation Network

Dr. Jayesh Kulkarni, Jerry Leung

Kastrup Lab

November 9
Scientists in faculty of medicine receive $2.7M for COVID-19 research projects UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Natalie Strynadka

Strynadka Lab

November 6
Using plasma to treat COVID-19 still in question after clinical trial results CBC News

Dr. Dana Devine

Devine Lab

October 23
Pursuing new COVID-19 drug treatments UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Natalie Strynadka

Strynadka Lab

October 21
M&I Grad Student Morgan Alford Wins CIHR Gold Award With Virtual Research Presentation! UBC Microbiology & Immunology

Morgan Alford

Hancock Lab

October 16
Structural Insight into the Staphylococcus aureus ATP-Driven Exporter of Virulent Peptide Toxins Science in the City

Dr. Natalie Zeytuni, Jinhong Hu and Dr. Liam Worrall

Strynadka Lab

October 13
Joining forces to improve blood research in Canada Canadian Blood Services

Dr. Dana Devine

Devine Lab

Dr. Ed Conway

Conway Lab

September 24
Faculty of Medicine researchers receive $15M from CIHR’s Project Grant program UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu

Kizhakkedathu Lab

Dr. Kelly McNagny

McNagny Lab

September 22
NMIN features prominently in Vancouver Nanomedicine Day 2020 Nanomedicines Innovation Network

Jerry Leung

Kastrup Lab

September 21
BCIT Combined Honours in Biochemistry and Forensic Science student: Navigating the way to success BCIT News Meredith Clark, Kizhakkedathu Lab September 20
BCCRI distinguished scientists Drs. Poul Sorensen and Aly Karsan receive LifeSciences BC Awards BC Cancer Research Institute & Genome Sciences Centre Dr. Aly Karsan, Karsan Lab September 17
Rapid adaptation brings SBQMI teams back to work in support of novel coronavirus diagnostic tool Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute

Dr. Karen Cheung

Bio-Medical Micro Devices Laboratory

September 11
Faculty of Medicine researchers receive $2.8m for equipment and infrastructure UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Christian Kastrup

Kastrup Lab

September 8
From Curtailment to Reopening: A Top-Down to Bottom-Up Process (PDF) UBC Life Sciences Institute

Dr. Ed Conway

Conway Lab

August 24
Saving Graces of Curtailment: LSI' s Wing Managers (PDF) UBC Life Sciences Institute

Scott Meixner

Pryzdial Lab

August 24
The Brown Lab presents: Science At Home - Purple Cabbage Chemistry Cassie+Friends Society

Sarah Bowers

Brown Lab

August 11
Sustained Depletion of FXIII-A by Inducing Acquired FXIII-B Deficiency  Science in the City

Amy Wong Strilchuk

Kastrup Lab

August 7
COVID-19 Testing: FAQs Explained by the Brown Lab Cassie+Friends Society

Sarah Bowers, Dr. Kelly Brown

Brown Lab

August 6
Vancouver-based study to help quickly diagnose patients most at risk of dying from COVID-19 News 1130

Dr. Bob Hancock

Hancock Lab

July 12
Coronaviruses: The Basics Cassie+Friends Society

Sarah Bowers, Dr. Martina Sundqvist, Dr. Kelly Brown

Brown Lab

July 6
Blood Circulation of Soft Nanomaterials Is Governed by Dynamic Remodelling of Protein Opsonins at Nano-Biointerface Science in the City

Dr. Srinivas Abbina, Lily Takeuchi, Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu

Kizhakkedathu Lab

June 24
Aging-associated inflammation as a driver of myeloid malignancies BC Cancer Research Institute & Genome Sciences Centre

Dr. Aly Karsan, Dr. Jennifer Grants

Karsan Lab

May 21
Hashem Etayash, Killam Postdoctoral Fellow UBC Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies Dr. Hashem Etayash, Hancock Lab November 26, 2018