Regenerative Medicine Cluster Initiative in BC
A UBC Research Excellence Cluster


Career Connect : STEMCELL Technologies @ STEMCELL Technologies
Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

We are ecstatic to host another Career Connect event in partnership with STEMCELL, our platinum sponsor! The last time this event happened was last year so don’t wait to apply!

STEMCELL Technologies is Canada’s largest biotechnology company and innovator in products that enable life science research. Specializing in cell culture media and cell isolation products, STEMCELL is in the business of helping life science researchers complete projects more efficiently and make meaningful discoveries. STEMCELL was founded by Dr. Allen Eaves out of the Terry Fox Laboratories in Vancouver in 1993 and has since grown to over 1000 employees globally, with over one-third of those holding an advanced scientific degree. STEMCELL also provides scientists with training resources such as workshops, webinars, newsletters that facilitate the exchange of scientific knowledge to help scientists stay current with the latest innovations in their field.

Through this Career Connect opportunity, students can expect to:

  • Learn about the work STEMCELL is doing and the breadth of opportunities available at Vancouver’s largest biotech company
  • Get a behind-the-scenes tour at STEMCELL’s new state of the art facility
  • Discover new career growth opportunities and how to build skills for a successful career
  • Network with employees and leadership from STEMCELL Technologies

Applying for this event is a two-step process. Failing to complete one of the steps will result in your application being considered incomplete.

  1. Fill and submit this Eventbrite form and complete all the required fields.
  2. Email a PDF version of your resume to

Completion of these steps does not guarantee event admittance. Applications will be reviewed by STEMCELL after April 9th. Successful applicants will be notified by email during the week of April 15th.

CLICK HERE for more information

BCREGMED Trainee Workshop
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Due to overwhelming participation, we are bringing our trainee-led day back this year!

Date: Tuesday May 14th, 2019
Time: 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Forestry Science Center, UBC

*NEW THIS YEAR*: BCREGMED is having a science photo contest to breathe much needed life into our website! Enter HERE for your chance to win $300! Winners will be announced at our workshop! R

Register HERE

BCREGMED Symposium @ University of British Columbia
May 15 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

BCRegMed is proud to present our 3rd annual symposium taking place May 15th, 2019! Every year our symposium brings together individuals from the regenerative medicine and cellular therapy community and highlights exciting research underway on the local, regional, and international stage!

Last year’s event garnered the support of 16 influential speakers with a wide variety of affiliations to the community, as well as the attention of over 220 participants coming from academia, industry, and government. This year we would like to continue the momentum we gained in 2018, make this year’s event even greater, and set the stage for BC as a major player in the regenerative medicine and cell therapy ecosystem!  Check out the flyer HERE!

Confirmed speakers include Dr. Cheryl Wellington, Dr. Freda Miller, and Dr. Zachary Laksman with more to come! Stay tuned!

Register HERE

2nd Annual School of Biomedical Engineering Symposium @ Life Science Institute, UBC
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Patrick H Maxwell (DPhil FRCP FMedSci), Regius Professor of Physic & Head of the School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge.

More information regarding registration and agenda will become available in spring 2019.

International Society for Stem Cell Research 2019 Annual Meeting @ Los Angeles Convention Center
Jun 26 – Jun 29 all day

See the full program and event details HERE 

Summer By Design 2019 @ University of Toronto
Jul 6 – Jul 21 all day

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Till and McCulloch Meeting @ Hotel Bonaventure Montréal
Nov 4 – Nov 6 all day
The 2019 Till and McCulloch Meetings (TMM2019) co-hosted with CCRM will take place November 4-6, 2019 in Montréal, Québec!

The Till & McCulloch Meetings brings together stem cell scientists, clinicians, ethicists, policy makers and industry representatives from Canada and abroad. The event provides a tremendous opportunity for attendees to network and share research in the pursuit of scientific and clinical advancement. 

Important Registration Dates:
Online Registration opens —  April 8, 2019
Early Bird Registration closes —  August 14, 2019

Online Registration closes —  October 9, 2019

For more information about TMM2019 
click here