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May 21, 2019
Here are the winners of the BCRegMed 2019 Symposium.
Rapid Fire Presenters:
1st Place: Ashani Montgomery (Choy Lab)
2nd Place: Breanna Borys (Kallos Lab)
3rd Place: Effimia Christidi (Brunham Lab)
1st Place: Jeremy Lotto (2nd year in a row!) (Hoodless Lab)
2nd Place: Joel Ostblom (Zandstra Lab)
3rd Place: Stephanie Campbell (Hoffman Lab) + Colin Hammond (Eaves Lab)
Thank you again to all of our judges, and to STEMCELL Technologies for their generous support!
June 26, 2018
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June 7, 2018
Yonatan Lipsitz became a biomedical engineer because he wanted to “see patients cured by new stem cell therapies.”
“That’s a real motivating factor for me,” says Lipsitz, a recent University of Toronto graduate whose PhD focused on growing stem cells in the lab on a much larger scale.
Continue reading at UofT News.
April 10, 2018
Peter Zandstra is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, the Chief Technology Officer of ExCellThera, and the Chief Scientific Officer of the Center for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM). He is a renowned stem cell scientist and has recently joined the University of British Columbia to lead the School of Biomedical Engineering and as the Director of the Michael Smith Laboratories. BCREGMEDa s Trainee Steering Committee sat down with Dr. Zandstra to discuss his scientific career, his vision for the new school of biomedical engineering and the future of regenerative medicine in BC. What follows is a paraphrased transcript of their conversation.
Continue reading at BCREGMED.