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“Integrating multiple types of genomics data to disentangle meaningful associations”

THE BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTRE SEMINAR SERIES “Integrating multiple types of genomics data to disentangle meaningful associations” by Dr. Sara Mostafavi, PhD Assistant Professor, Dept of Medical Genetics and Dept of Statistics Scientist, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics Tuesday, June 2, 2015 9:30am to 10:30am The Biomedical Research Centre 2222 Health Sciences Mall Host: Dr. […]

Kelly McNagny’s Lab in collaboration with Calvin Roskelley’s Lab and CDRD led by John Babcook target protein to stop spread of aggressive tumours

Kelly McNagny’s Lab in collaboration with Calvin Roskelley’s Lab and CDRD led by John Babcook target protein to stop spread of aggressive tumours

A side-by-side comparison of lung metastases showing the control antibody on the left and the podocalyxin antibody on the right. Researchers developed the podocalyxin antibody and found that it slowed tumour growth and spread. UBC Media Release | April 9, 2015 ABSTRACT Researchers target protein to stop spread of aggressive tumours Inhibiting a specific protein […]

Sequencing Made Manageable: Application Seminar at the BRC

Sequencing Made Manageable: Application Seminar at the BRC

Sequencing Made Manageable Applications Seminar at the BRC   Presentation on the virtues of Next Generation Sequencing and information on services and workflow at BRC-Seq. · Sequencing Applications · Sequencing Experiment Design and Q/A · Basic RNA Sequencing Analysis ○ Basespace (free) ○ Partek and Ingenuity (licensed)   Friday April 17th 1pm-5pm Biomedical Research Centre […]

PhD Candidate, Ben Paylor (Rossi Lab) Animated Videos Are Recognized in International Competition

PhD Candidate, Ben Paylor (Rossi Lab) Animated Videos Are Recognized in International Competition

February 21, 2014 Dr. Ben Paylor was a fourth-year PhD candidate in Dr. Fabio Rossi’s lab (Biomedical Research Centre) at the time. He is now a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Center for Biomedical Ethics. A series of animations illustrating the science of stem cells by Canadian scientists has won honourable mention in the 2013 […]

Introducing Next Generation Sequencing at The Biomedical Research Centre

Introducing Next Generation Sequencing at The Biomedical Research Centre

Specializing in fast turnaround time, low sample input, and challenging experiments BRC-Seq is expanding services to accept more samples. From QC to analysis we hope to give sequencing access and new applications to more researchers. For more information contact Ryan Vander Werff at BRCSeq@brc.ubc.ca   http://brc.ubc.ca/next-generation-sequencing-at-the-brc/

After a successful lecture on the Brain here we go with more fun community work with Muscles & Bones

After a successful lecture on the Brain here we go with more fun community work with Muscles & Bones

Thank you Robert Judson and Christine Eisner for your time, the lecture was absolutely brilliant!  It takes a village to raise a child and children in our community seem to be very Lucky to have a bunch of PostDoc and PhD students from the Biomedical Research Centre at UBC volunteering their precious time to teach […]

Fun Community Work by Lab Members

Fun Community Work by Lab Members

Thank you Coral for volunteering your time and for your genuine dedication to science. Coral Ann Lewis dedicated her time to teach grade 5 and grade 6 children from our local elementary school all about the Brain. The lecture was a success! Feb 12, 2015

Drs Judy Illes and Fabio Rossi

“Seduced By False Promise”

In a commentary in the Feb. 5 Vancouver Sun, Faculty of Medicine Professors Judy Illes and Fabio Rossi express concerns about hockey legend Gordie Howe receiving stem cell treatment in Mexico in the hope of improving his recovery from a stroke. Opinion: No miracle therapy for stroke Gordie Howe’s pursuit of stem cell treatment abroad […]

Dr. Fabio Rossi CBC Interview: Why Should the Canadian Government Fund Basic Research?
WAGS Award: Kimberly Snyder

WAGS Award: Kimberly Snyder

January 9, 2015 EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE NEWSLETTER We would like to congratulate Kimberly Snyder, who recently completed her M.Sc. thesis under the supervision of Dr. Kelly McNagny. Kim’s thesis was praised by her examination committee for its potential impact on the field and it was chosen as ExpMed’s nominee for an award from the Western Association […]