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Canada-China Symposium on Atherothrombosis, Diabetes and Obesity
Date: July 20-21, 2013
Location: Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre
Early-bird registration: May 15, 2013
Due to the popularity of the first China-Canada Symposium held in Beijing in the Fall of 2011, this second even is intended to continue to enhance communication and further collaboration among Canadian and Chinese researchers and trainees. This event will appeal to academics and trainees interested in the biology of atherothrombosis, diabetes and obesity.
This will be a great opportunity to network with like-minded researchers from both countries in an intimate setting. Dr. Scott Lear, Pfizer/Heart and Stroke Foundation Chair in Cardiovascular Prevention Research at St. Paul's Hospital, will be helping to organize this event.
For more details about this symposium, including the preliminary program, please visit the Canadian Society of Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (CSATVB) website.
Canadian Pharmaceutical Sciences Symposium
Date: June 11-14, 2013
Location: UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, Vancouver, BC
The Canadian Pharmeceutical Sciences Symposium is a joint conference between the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS) and the Canadian Chapter - Controlled Release Society (CC-CRS).The conference will concern all aspects of personalized medicine and its anticipated impact on the health system, along with parallel sessions focused on issues related to challenges for individualized products, biopharmaceutics, nanomedicines and gene delivery and protein drug delivery systems and devices.
For more information on the event, please visit the event website by clicking here.
Joint UBC-SFU Human Frontier Science Program Talk and Workshop
Date: May 15 and 16, 2013
Location: IRMACS Centre, SFU Burnaby
Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia will be co-hosting Dr. Carmen Gervais, Director of Fellowships and Career Development Awards for a series of talks and a workshop on the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP).
Please see the event poster for more information.
CIHR Open Operating Grant and New Investigator Salary Award Workshops
Date: May 21 (New Investigator Salary Award workshop), and May 23 (Operating Grant workshop)
Location: UBC Point Grey Campus
These workshops, co-hosted by SPARC and the UBC Faculty of Medicine, may be useful for those who are looking to apply for . The following are details and links for online registration to these workshops.
- Operating Grant & Common CV Workshop: Thursday, May 23 from 1:30-4:30pm at UBC Point Grey Campus
- New Investigator Salary Award Workshop: Tuesday, May 21 from 1:00-4:00pm at UBC Point Grey Campus
Who should attend?
- All faculty researchers considering a CIHR Open Operating Grant and/or a CIHR New Investigator Salary Award application(s)
- Others (e.g., grant facilitators)
For questions regarding these workshops, contact Christy McTait at
604-827-5615 or email@example.com.