[ Building Biotech-Creating Opportunities in the BC Bioeconomy ]


Building Biotech 2018 Thursday, Sept 27, 6:00pm Coast Coal Harbour Hotel View Event Details (http://thesbn.ca/Events/2018-19/building-biotech-2018)..


[ Genome BC Poster Competition 2018 ]


Upcoming: Thursday, May 24th, 2018 UBC's Pharmaceutical Sciences-Atrium Event details here (http://thesbn.ca/Events/2017-18/poster-competition-2018 )...


[ Networking Night ]


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)..


[ 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 (https://thesbn.worldsecuresystems.com/Events/2016-17..


[ SBN Soiree 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)..


[ 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 ( http://thesbn.ca/Events/2016-17..


[ Career Connect - CDRD ]


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)..


[ 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 (http://thesbn.ca/E..


SBN Mentor in the Spotlight: Natalie Dakers

Uyen Nguyen - Sunday, November 27, 2016


Event Reports

Biotech Expo and Conference 2016

Sophia Peng - Thursday, February 25, 2016

Cody Lo, Feb 25, 2016.  READ MORE

Career Q&A

Vincent Yip

Jessica Zhang - Monday, October 31, 2011

Vincent graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Honours Microbiology and Immunology in 2004, and proceeded to complete his LLB, also at UBC. He is currently working at McCarthy Tétrault LLP, in the field of intellectual property law. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of British Columbia, and is also an affiliate member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, as well as the Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch).  READ MORE

Nightstand Science

The Emperor of all Maladies

Jessica Zhang - Thursday, September 01, 2011

Not a single day that goes by when you don’t hear or read about cancer. Whether you find out about an acquaintance who has recently been diagnosed, or you see an ad for the “Fundraiser for ____ (fill in your cancer of choice)” or you turn on the news to find out that one of the most prominent politicians of this country has succumbed to this all-consuming disease.  And yet despite its apparent omnipresence, there seem to be more questions than answers.   READ MORE

Trials of an Event Law-aison

Fox IP Moot

Sophia Peng - Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Back in mid-February, I participated in the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot in Toronto where we (me along with three other U of A classmates) argued a hypothetical case against other Canadian law schools. It was a really fun experience to meet other students and judges, practice our written and oral advocacy skills, and learn about IP law while doing our moot preparations.  READ MORE

Get Some Perspective

Healthy Appetites

Ashraf Amlani - Friday, July 01, 2011

There is no doubt about the extent to which modern technology influences the way we live. Less than 2 hours after the infamous Vancouver riots started following Game 7 of the Stanley cup finals, a Facebook page was created asking responsible citizens to show up at 7am in downtown Vancouver and clean up the aftermath. 12 hours later, some 10,000 people had shown their support and countless volunteers joined in the efforts to clean up the city. It inspired me to explore a topic I have been pondering for some time now: the smartphone apps revolution within the health sciences industry.  READ MORE

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