[ Networking Night ]

26-Jul-2017

Upcoming: Tuesday, July 26th, 2017 6:30-9:00 pm, Steamworks Brewpub View Event Details (http://thesbn.ca/Events/2016-17/networking-night-July-2017)..

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[ Annual General Meeting 2017 ]

27-Jun-2017

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 5:30-7:00 pm, at BC Cancer Research Centre, Dorothy Lam Boardroom, 1st floor View Event Details (https://thesbn.worldsecuresystems.com/Events/2016-17..

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[ SBN Soiree 2017 ]

07-Jun-2017

Wednesday June 7th, 2017 6:00pm-9:00 pm, at TELUS World of Science View Event Details (https://thesbn.worldsecuresystems.com/Events/2016-17/soiree-2017)..

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[ Research Exchange & Poster Competition 2017 ]

25-May-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..

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[ Networking Night ]

20-Apr-2017

Upcoming: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM Central City Brewpub (Central City Shopping Centre, 13450 102 Ave) View Event Details ( http://thesbn.ca/Events/2016-17..

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[ Career Connect - CDRD ]

07-Mar-2017

Upcoming: Tuesday, March 7 2017 1:30PM - 5:00PM; 2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver View Event Details (http://thesbn.ca/Events/2016-17/career_connect_cdrd)..

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[ Biotech Expo 2017 ]

23-Feb-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 (http://thesbn.ca/E..

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Genome BC's 10 Year Anniversary Event: Inaugural Don Rix Distinguished Keynote Address

25-Oct-2010



While DNA can’t talk, the information inside the genome of every living thing, including humans, can say a lot. We’ve heard about successes in sequencing the genomes of certain cancers, global diseases such as SARS, and others. We can even have our personal genome deciphered for a few hundred dollars. But what does this really mean?

Globally, our world faces serious challenges to our health and sustainability. Fields such as genomics open new doors to solving seemingly insurmountable health and resource issues. So what will genomics bring to your health and the health of your family?

Please join us for an evening of engaging and meaningful dialogue at the inaugural Don Rix Distinguished Keynote Address featuring Sir Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust in the UK.

This free public event will provide participants an opportunity to learn where health care is heading in the 21st century from the groundbreaking developments in “cancer genes”, genetic breakthroughs in Parkinson’s, new insights into the aging process, and epidemics that sweep our globe.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

4:30-6:00pm Public dialogue

6:00-7:30pm Reception

Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre

To register visit our website: www.genomebc.ca/10


There will be a post discussion reception with light refreshments for registered guests. There will be an opportunity for dialogue with Sir Walport and some of BC’s top research scientists, policy makers, and physicians. You will have an opportunity to learn more about the relevance of genomics research taking place right here in BC - how it impacts you and your family across every major sector in BC – from health care to forestry and fisheries – and the environment.

This event is proudly sponsored by Amgen, Merck Frosst Canada, BCIC, Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc., Pfizer Canada, sanofi-aventis, LifeSciences BC, Life Technologies, Eli Lilly Canada, HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited, and Richards Buell Sutton.


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