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CMMT Newsletter March 2021

The Man Behind IT Jonathan Chang is the CMMT’s Information Technology (IT) specialist. In fact, he’s the only IT person at the CMMT, a one-man shop for all things IT, and he loves it. But becoming an IT specialist was not the path he expected to take. A self-confessed computer geek, Jonathan began tinkering with […]

Simpson Lab paper in Nature’s Gene Therapy

Read the new paper from the Simpson lab in Nature’s Gene Therapy: Human MiniPromoters for ocular-rAAV expression in ON bipolar, cone, corneal, endothelial, Müller glial, and PAX6 cells, here:

Virtual: CMMT 2021 Spring Symposium

Thursday, March 4, 2021 | 10:00 – 11:30 am Join trainees from the UBC Centre for Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics (CMMT) to learn more about genetic research and the translation of basic knowledge into new therapies. Trainees will demo a lab experiment, talk about their personal journey into science, talk about what drew them to UBC, talk about challenges […]

Gairdner Highschool Symposium: Trainee Event

The Gairdner High School Symposium is a half-day event held each fall that gives secondary students and teachers the opportunity to hear from Gairdner award-winning scientists and attend a behind-the-scenes tour of BC Children’s Hospital’s research facilities. This event is hosted in conjunction with the Center for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics (CMMT) and the Canada Gairdner Foundation, recognizing the world’s most creative and […]

2020 Gairdner Highschool Symposium: Morgan Towriss – Mental Health

This is the recording of the Morgan Towriss, Honours Thesis Student – Jan Lab. Please enter any questions you may have for Morgan below and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

2020 Gairdner Highschool Symposium: Vaishnavi Sridhar – Cells

This is the recording of the Vaishnavi Sridhar, PhD Student – Conibear Lab. Please enter any questions you may have for Vaishnavi below and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

CMMT Newsletter January 2021

Bruce’s message Happy new year all! I hope everyone had a restful holiday season and was able to connect with family and friends in some way, even if not in person. Like all of you, I am glad to see 2020 in the rear-view mirror and am looking forward to a much more productive and […]