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MICROBIOME SEQUENCING WORKSHOP

DMCBH Koerner Labs Conference Centre 8888 University Drive, Vancouver

MICROBIOME RESOURCES & SEQUENCING AT UBC Half day workshop exploring the applications of microbiome research and currently used techniques and tools. Attendees will learn how to sequencing the microbiome and how to apply that data to determine the connection between gene expression and metabolic signatures. Agenda Talk – Kelly McNagny: Overview of the microbiome its applications to disease research (focus hematopoiesis, immune responses, and allergic disease) Talk – Carolina Tropini: Techniques to environmentally alter the microbiome (laxatives, antibiotics). Talk – Tao Huan: Metabolomics / Influence of microbiome on metabolomics analysis BREAK Talk – Lisa Osbourne: Microbiome and germ free mice as [...]

Virtual Writing Workshop

Virtual/Online

THE SURPRISING SECRET FIRST STEP TO SILENCING YOUR INNER CRITIC WITH MELISSA E. ANDERS In our current situation of a global pandemic, suddenly, you have the time to analyze your data and write your paper or grant. And, when you sit down to write, there is an opening for your inner critic. You will know the voice of your inner critic because it is stopping you from taking action. It may be any combination of doubt, questioning, confusion, circling, overanalyzing, perfecting and uncertainty. You also know, that even though it may feel like just a whisper, there is another part of [...]

UBC Faculty of Medicine Virtual Career Week 2020

Virtual/Online

This annual event provides research graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Faculty of Medicine with the opportunity to hear from and network with professionals with advanced degrees in medicine working in a variety of different fields. The UBC Faculty of Medicine Virtual Career Week 2020 is hosted by the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation (St. Paul’s Hospital).

STAT Digital Event: Vaccines. Can They Come Soon Enough?

Virtual/Online

Join STAT for a three-part digital event series covering the race for new medicines that will impact Covid-19. About this Event The pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus has shut down countries around the world. One of society’s biggest hopes is that treatments or even vaccines can be developed. Join STAT for a three-part digital event series covering the race for new medicines that will impact Covid-19. The audience will be joined by executives from companies leading the way in developing treatments, who will come prepared to answer tough questions. They’ll discuss current findings, clinical trials, and efforts to expedite approvals [...]

BCREGMED Quarantine Sessions

Virtual/Online

CALLING ALL TRAINEES BC Regenerative Medicine is going digital and kicking off a reoccurring virtual seminar series organized and operated by trainees! Each seminar will give the trainee 20-25 minutes to present data relevant to their research followed by a 5-10 minute Q & A period. Seminars will be Wednesdays at 12pm and will happen so long as we have content!  MONTHLY CASH PRIZE for best seminar!!  Don’t have data ready to present but still want practice leading a seminar? Lead a Journal Club session instead!

LifeSciences BC Member Coffee with Wendy

Virtual/Online

Join our President and CEO Wendy Hurlburt in a virtual town hall. She will review what LSBC has been working on during the COVID-19 pandemic including taking a leading role in the PPE and other supplies drives. This event is limited to 20 members per session as each member will have three minutes to give an update on how they are dealing with COVID-19 challenges. There will also be a Q & A session at the end.

NIH Online Career Symposium

Virtual/Online

This year we will be moving the NIH Career to an online event. Look for online panels, taped interviews, and Twitter chats to get the same information to plan your career path. We will be posting more information soon! (updated 3-20-19) The NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers.  Whether you are a new graduate student, postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you. We invite any postdoc, clinical fellow or PhD-level graduate student to join us, regardless [...]

Pint of Science Festival

Virtual/Online

Passionate scientists, from Vancouver Island to Switzerland passing by the Yukon and Texas, will be live to speak about some of their surprising discoveries and crazy experiments they do in their lab, in the ocean or on glaciers. We can’t wait to have a chat and a drink with you! Details about the content of each presentation and the scientists who will be on stage are available in the full program here. Each event will feature two scientists and include a trivia quiz. You’ll be able to join us for all the shows from the comfort of your home by clicking here: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Each day, [...]

Women’s Brain Health: Young Investigators Symposium

Virtual/Online

This event features talks from seven winners of the Young Investigator Award and provides a platform for students to showcase their research posters. Posters will be available online prior to the event for registrants and there will be an opportunity for you to discuss your questions with the author before hearing from speakers.

Trainee Seminar Series

Virtual/Online

BC Regenerative Medicine is going digital and kicking off a reoccurring virtual seminar series organized and operated by trainees! Each seminar will give the trainee 20-25 minutes to present data relevant to their research followed by a 5-10 minute Q & A period. Seminars will be Wednesdays at 12pm and will happen so long as we have content! MONTHLY CASH PRIZE for best seminar!! Don’t have data ready to present but still want practice leading a seminar? Lead a Journal Club session instead! A new zoom link will be sent out each week! Sign up here to [...]

ComSciCon 2020

Great Hall @ The Nest 6133 University Blvd. Vancouver, BC, Vancouver

ComSciCon is a unique professional development experience, which will provide graduate student attendees with a fantastic opportunity to convene in Boston, MA to meet young leaders in the communication of science, learn from and interact with a remarkable group of invited experts, and produce an original work communicating complex technical concepts from science and engineering to a new audience. Attendance at ComSciCon is limited to current (or recently graduated) graduate students in residence at US or Canadian institutions. International students who study at US and Canadian institutions are gladly welcomed. We unfortunately cannot accept students traveling to this event from outside [...]

Trainee Seminar Series

Virtual/Online

BC Regenerative Medicine is going digital and kicking off a reoccurring virtual seminar series organized and operated by trainees! Each seminar will give the trainee 20-25 minutes to present data relevant to their research followed by a 5-10 minute Q & A period. Seminars will be Wednesdays at 12pm and will happen so long as we have content! MONTHLY CASH PRIZE for best seminar!! Don’t have data ready to present but still want practice leading a seminar? Lead a Journal Club session instead! A new zoom link will be sent out each week! Sign up here to [...]

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