Tag: Research

BCCDC Foundation as a Connector: Grand Rounds

The BCCDC has been hosting ‘Grand Rounds’, a series of knowledge translation sessions, with internal and external speakers and guests for over 15 years. This program is accredited as a Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The BCCDC Foundation provided funding in 2013 to support an …

Celebrate Research Week – A Success!

Research Week for 2016 has wrapped up-an entire week of events that highlighted the excellence in research being done at the BC Centre for Disease Control. Two days of symposia presentations, plus two riveting keynote speakers, plus two great workshops, thirty posters and one reception equals an entire week celebrating BCCDC research. The BCCDC Foundation …

BCCDC Research Week is here!

The 9th annual BCCDC Research Week is taking place October 24-28, 2016. Join your colleagues for an action-packed week of workshops, presentation of fascinating and leading-edge research and of course some vital networking time. This year’s theme is Public Health: Global Challenges, Local Solutions; and we’ve integrated it into all aspects of the programme. From the …

9th Annual Research Week at BCCDC – the Countdown is On!

The BCCDC Foundation is pleased to once again sponsor Research Week at BCCDC. To be held October 24-28, this year marks the 9th annual event and the Foundation is thrilled to say this will be our 6th year as sponsor! Another great week is shaping up, guided by the theme Public Health: Global Challenges, Local Solutions. …

BCCDC Foundation Sponsors Another Successful Research Week at BCCDC

From October 19th to the 22nd, BCCDC held its eighth annual Research Week, with four days of activities including informational and fun workshops and a variety of research presentations, and about 200 people in attendance through the week. The BCCDC Foundation both sponsors and helps coordinate the Research Week initiative and this week was another great …

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Gardy

Please join us in celebrating 2015 UBC Faculty of Medicine Award Recipient Dr. Jennifer Gardy. Dr. Gardy, with support from fellow BCCDC researchers Dr. Patrick Tang and Dr. Jay Johnston, has developed new innovative methods of genomic sequences. Her award recognizes her recent work to successfully conduct genomic sequencing of the measles virus. This work …