CMMT Newsletter June 2021

Big Picture Thinking It’s hard not to be impressed by Dr. Michael Kobor.  At once down to earth with a good sense of humour, he is a scientist known for his out of the box thinking.  He began his career studying chromatin biology in model organisms (specifically S. cerevisiae) and has since expanded his research program to answer […]

Dr. Michael R. Hayden – University of Alberta Dean’s Lecture on Precision Health

Title: From Mutations in a few to Drugs for Many – Journey of a Physician-Scientist Objectives: To understand how rare mutations can give insights that have relevance for many To understand the process of drug development To define how precision diagnosis can lead to improved approaches therapy

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Virtual: 2020 Vancouver Gairdner National Symposium

Watch the video of the 2020 Gairdner National Symposium: HERE The Vancouver Gairdner High School & National Symposium is held each fall to give students, teachers, and the academic community the opportunity to hear from two Gairdner award-winning scientists and learn about the BC Children’s Hospital’s research facilities. Time: 2:00- 4:30 pm, Monday, October 26, […]