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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 [...]

23rd Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience

Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

Join us for ISDN2020 – the biennial conference of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience (ISDN) – in Vancouver, one of the most outstanding convention cities in the world, surrounded by snow-capped peaks, sun drenched sands and the sparkling Pacific Ocean. The 2020 meeting will feature an exciting and diverse scientific program focused on recent advances and future directions in fundamental and applied developmental neuroscience arranged within the following symposia: Single cell OMIC approaches to study cell lineage and system organization Chair: Dr. Songhai Shi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA Development of the cerebellum and cerebellar tumours Chair: Dr. Dan Goldowitz, University of British Columbia, Canada [...]

Brown Bag: Applied Genome Analysis in Rare Disease Diagnostics

Online

SCWIST BROWN BAG SERIES 2020 Applied Genome Analysis in Rare Disease Diagnostics The talk will feature an introduction in genomics, high-level overview of how genomics tools are utilized in disease diagnostics focusing on rare paediatric genetic disorders and will also include real-life examples where precision health led to improved health outcomes for patients and families affected with rare diseases. Program: 12:00-12:10 Welcome 12:10-12:35 Presentation 12:35-12:55 Q&A 12:55-1:00 Closing SPEAKER : Bhavi Modi, Ph.D. (she/her) Bhavi Modi is a Human Geneticist, currently working as a postdoctoral research scientist at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Originally from Mumbai, India where [...]

Grant Writing Workshop: SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship Applications

Online

Are you a Canadian or Permanent Resident seeking funding for your graduate degree? SCWIST has organized a SSHRC doctoral scholarship grant writing workshop to help you get started on your application! Whether you’re a current doctoral student, finishing your masters, or have been out of school for a while but are interested in returning, if you’re interested in applying for this upcoming funding cycle, we invite you to join us for an afternoon to go over some writing tips and story-telling strategies from a past SSHRC CGS-D recipient. SPEAKER Vienna Lam was a previous SCWIST Board Director of Youth Engagement (2018 – [...]

How to be a Better Ally in Research and Study

Virtual/Online

Building a Respectful Community: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace In this session, participants will learn what it takes to build a respectful and inclusive community by focusing on practices and policies that centre equity and diversity. Beginning with a discussion of the terms equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), the group will explore how EDI matters in the work and research spaces at UBC. This is followed by an examination of bias and microaggressions, how they manifest and what we can do about them. Led by Rachael Sullivan from the Equity and Inclusion office at UBC and taking place September [...]

BCREGMED Media Engagement Workshop

Virtual/Online

News media set agendas, shape policies and impact spending. Issues that are effectively profiled by the news media are seen as more important than those not receiving such attention. However, often the people most expert in a particular field have difficulty translating their deep knowledge into commentary that is accessible and engaging to a lay audience made up of those who don’t have a science background or specialized vocabulary. BCREGMED is providing a two day media engagement workshop for its graduate students, post docs, and PIs. The goal being to provide support with concrete tools and strategies to increase their [...]

2020 BCRegMed 4th Annual Symposium

Virtual/Online

BCREGMED and STEMCELL Technologies are proud to host this year's BCREGMED Symposium taking place September 29th and 30th. In keeping with provincial and federal guidelines, we have decided to take our Symposium VIRTUAL. The ongoing goal of BCREGMED is to provide opportunities for members of the regenerative medicine and cell therapy community to come together, identify existing gaps in the field, pursue new collaborations, and continue working toward effective and permanent solutions to some of today’s most challenging and prevalent health care issues. We believe this goal can be just as effectively realized through our new digital mediums. Last year our [...]

2020 BCRegMed 4th Annual Symposium

Virtual/Online

BCREGMED and STEMCELL Technologies are proud to host this year's BCREGMED Symposium taking place September 29th and 30th. In keeping with provincial and federal guidelines, we have decided to take our Symposium VIRTUAL. The ongoing goal of BCREGMED is to provide opportunities for members of the regenerative medicine and cell therapy community to come together, identify existing gaps in the field, pursue new collaborations, and continue working toward effective and permanent solutions to some of today’s most challenging and prevalent health care issues. We believe this goal can be just as effectively realized through our new digital mediums. Last year our [...]

CASCADIA 2.0

Online

BCRegMed, with the Centre for Biomedical Research at the University of Victoria, and the Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine at the University of Washington are proud to host the SECOND Annual Cascadia Regenerative Medicine Symposium. The event will take place VIRTUALLY November 5th and 6th (9AM-1PM BOTH DAYS) and will provide an opportunity for the rich academic talent pools from BC and Washington to share their knowledge and expertise with the community, generate new collaborative partnerships, identify existing gaps in the fields of regenerative medicine and cell therapy, and continue to work toward effective and permanent solutions to [...]

Scientific Figure Making Workshop

Virtual/Online

This 2 hour workshop provides an introduction to producing effective scientific figures for use in reports and publications. Together we will look at how to design figures clearly to accurately represent your data and conveying your research in an effective manner. The course will encompass principles of visual design and provides strategies for choosing figure elements and composition.

Regenerative Rehabilitation Research Symposium

Online
Online Event

Regenerative Rehabilitation: an emerging field that integrates regenerative medicine with rehabilitation therapies Simon Fraser University and BCREGMED are proud to present a first-of-its-kind, virtual Regenerative Rehabilitation Research Symposium taking place January 19th and 20th, 2021 (10AM-12PM both days)! This unique event seeks to explore the interface of tissue engineering and regenerative therapies with rehabilitation techniques. Background: As most of us know, regenerative medicine involves the regeneration or replacement of diseased cells and tissues using tools such as stem cells, engineered tissues, biomaterials, or molecules. Two pressing questions surround this approach: 1) it is necessary to precondition biological materials prior to implantation? [...]

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