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October 2018

Gairdner Symposium

October 22, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Life Sciences Institute, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver,
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This free inspiring public lecture will feature: Prof. Azim Surani Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award 2018 “For the discovery of mammalian genomic imprinting that causes parent-of-origin specific gene expression and its consequences for development and disease.” Director of Germline and Epigenetics Research, Wellcome Trust Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute; Marshall-Walton Professor, University of Cambridge Dr. Christopher Murray Recipient of the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award 2018 “For ground-breaking work in conceptualizing and quantifying the Global Burden…

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June 2019

CPTP Webinar: One billion pieces of data and growing: Canada’s Living Population Laboratory Overview, Case Studies & Access Guide

June 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP) —Canada’s largest population study of more than 320,000 Canadians in six regional cohorts across the country — that allows researchers to explore how genetics, environment, lifestyle and behaviour interact and contribute to the development of cancer and other chronic diseases.   The CPTP is a population study that maintains harmonized and de-identified self-reported data, physical and biochemical measures, and includes genomic profiles from participants who have…

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October 2019

Gairdner Symposium

October 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Life Sciences Institute, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver,
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Hosted by Dr. Michael Hayden, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia This free inspiring public lecture will feature: Dr. Ronald Vale Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award 2019 “For the landmark discovery of the motor protein kinesin and pioneering the understanding of its mechanism of action in driving cellular movement processes including cell division and intracellular transport.” Professor, Cellular Molecular Pharmacology University of California, San Francisco; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Dr. Bruce Stillman Recipient…

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