ComSciCon 2020

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

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 [...]

Recurring

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 [...]

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 [...]

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? [...]

2021 BCRegMed 5th Annual Symposium

Virtual/Online

BCREGMED is proud to host our annual Symposium taking place May 19th and 20th, 2021 from 9AM-1PM both days. In keeping with provincial and federal guidelines, we will be sticking with a VIRTUAL event. 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. As [...]

Recurring

UBC Tissue Clearing and Expansion 2021

Online

BCREGMED and the Dynamic Brain Circuits in Health & Disease team are excited to offer a TWO DAY online workshop to facilitate the use of tissue clearing and expansion techniques in the research lab. September 22nd and 23rd 10AM - 1PM both days ZOOM Purpose Biological specimens are intrinsically difficult to image.  Currently used tools and methods, which cut two-dimensional sections of tissue samples to provide insight into the cellular components, lack in their ability to reveal the systemic nature of tissues and organs which are inherently three-dimensional. On the other hand, imaging deep into intact tissues brings with it [...]

Recurring

UBC Tissue Clearing and Expansion 2021

Online

BCREGMED and the Dynamic Brain Circuits in Health & Disease team are excited to offer a TWO DAY online workshop to facilitate the use of tissue clearing and expansion techniques in the research lab. September 22nd and 23rd 10AM - 1PM both days ZOOM Purpose Biological specimens are intrinsically difficult to image.  Currently used tools and methods, which cut two-dimensional sections of tissue samples to provide insight into the cellular components, lack in their ability to reveal the systemic nature of tissues and organs which are inherently three-dimensional. On the other hand, imaging deep into intact tissues brings with it [...]

Cascadia 3.0

Online

BCRegMed and the Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine at the University of Washington are proud to host the THIRD ANNUAL Cascadia Regenerative Medicine Symposium. The event will take place October 21st and 22nd virtually on both SLACK and ZOOM, 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 some of today’s most challenging and prevalent health care [...]

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