Department News

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Victor Lei a recent Masters Graduate from Dr. Mike Gold's Lab is working as a technician in the lab of Dr. Edward Conway at the centre for Blood Research. They study the molecular links between coagulation and inflammation. ubc_2010_spring_lei_victor.pdf

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Congratulations to Dr. Kathy Tse who successfully defended her thesis last week. Her work in Dr. Mike Gold's lab focused on signal transduction mechanisms during B cell activation and migration. Kathy is currently working as a Post-Doc for the Centre for Drug Research and Development. She is involved in the development of new cell-based assays for future pre-clinic drug selection processes. ubc_2010_fall_tse_kathywankei.pdf

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Dr. Molly Leung, a recent gratuate from Dr. Tom Beatty's lab plans to take eight months to travel throughout South East Asia and then Europe. She has her eye's set on an industrial post doc position in alternative energy research upon her return. ubc_2010_spring_leung_molly.pdf

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Vancouver, BC (Nov. 4, 2009)- Lowly bacteria, it turns out, hold the power to help militaries and munitions manufacturing plants around the world clean up toxic waste on test sites. Compounds known as nitramines, specifically RDX, were invented back in World War II and have been used in military munitions for decades. These high-energy compounds are often used to propel tank shells and act like a more powerful version of TNT. But with increased knowledge of their environmentally harmful effects, Canadian and US militaries, along with others around the world are looking for ways to clean up... Read More

Thursday, December 6, 2007

(Vancouver - Dec. 6, 2007) - A science student who helped to make UBC-patented medicine more accessible in developing countries has been named the 2008 Rhodes Scholar for British Columbia. The scholarship of nearly $150,000 will allow fourth-year student Emma Preston to pursue a masters degree in global health science at Oxford University, starting October 2008. “UBC is extremely proud to have one of our students named to this distinguished scholarship,” says Brian Sullivan, UBC vice-president, Students. “Emma has achieved not only outstanding academic excellence, she has... Read More