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[ Building Biotech-Creating Opportunities in the BC Bioeconomy ]


Building Biotech 2018 Thursday, Sept 27, 6:00pm Coast Coal Harbour Hotel View Event Details (


[ Genome BC Poster Competition 2018 ]


Upcoming: Thursday, May 24th, 2018 UBC's Pharmaceutical Sciences-Atrium Event details here ( )...


[ Networking Night ]


Upcoming: Tuesday, July 26th, 2017 6:30-9:00 pm, Steamworks Brewpub View Event Details (


[ Annual General Meeting 2017 ]


Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 5:30-7:00 pm, at BC Cancer Research Centre, Dorothy Lam Boardroom, 1st floor View Event Details (


[ SBN Soiree 2017 ]


Wednesday June 7th, 2017 6:00pm-9:00 pm, at TELUS World of Science View Event Details (


[ Research Exchange & Poster Competition 2017 ]


Research Exchange & Poster Competition 2017 Thursday, May 25th, 2017 8:30am-4:00 pm, at UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building Main Foyer, 2405 Wesbrook Mall View Event D..


[ Networking Night ]


Upcoming: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM Central City Brewpub (Central City Shopping Centre, 13450 102 Ave) View Event Details (


[ Career Connect - CDRD ]


Upcoming: Tuesday, March 7 2017 1:30PM - 5:00PM; 2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver View Event Details (


[ Biotech Expo 2017 ]


Upcoming: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 5:30PM - 9:00PM Jack Poole Hall at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Center (6163 University Blvd) Event details here (


Careers in Clinical Research

Are you considering getting into Clinical Research?  Overseeing clinical trials requires good scientific understanding of the cutting edge technology. It could be challenging to make the move from academia and bench work to clinical research, however it is possible.

Clinical research is highly regulated, complex and expensive, therefore it is essential that the candidate applying for a position in clinical research meets the following requirements

  • demonstrated organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • superb attention to details
  • strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • willingness to travel
  • ability to multitask and work under pressure

Before applying for a position, one should become familiar with Clinical Good Practices (CGP). To help you get the foot in the door, start networking at the events organized by the organizations listed below:

Student Biotechnology Network thanks Ms. Cindy Trytten, Ms. Colleen Fitzgerald and Dr. Peter Hnik for their contributions to this article.

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