Stay up-to-date with all of the life science events taking place in Vancouver with the Science in the City events calendar! From academia to industry and biotech to pharma, our events calendar is your complete source for life science conferences, symposiums, networking, and workshops in Vancouver. We even cover science pub nights and science fundraisers!
If you’re interested in promoting your life science event on the Science in the City events calendar, please use our event submission form.
- This event has passed.
Vancouver Nanomedicine Day
September 17, 2020, 2020
It will take place on Thursday, September 17, 2020, organized by The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN), a national Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE).
Due to COVID-19, this year’s symposium will be delivered for the first time as an online event.
However, this new format will not affect Vancouver Nanomedicine Day’s reputation for high quality speakers and leading-edge content.
We are proud to announce that this year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Robert Langer, ScD, from the MIT Department of Chemical Engineering – an icon among nanomedicine innovators.
We will also have a very timely session on COVID-19 treatments using nanomedicine approaches, with speakers from Canadian nanotechnology companies involved in developing COVID-19 therapeutics.
In addition, novel science from the Canadian nanomedicine field will be highlighted. Last but not least, an online poster session with cash prizes will round out the day.
Please save the date – September 17, 2020 – for this exciting one-day online symposium. The program, a call for abstracts and a registration portal will be available shortly.
Vancouver Nanomedicine Day 2020 is an event that is not to be missed!
Dr. Urs Hafeli
Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia
Lundbeck Foundation Joint Professor in Drug Delivery and Nanomedicines, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Copenhagen University
Dr. Pieter Cullis
Scientific Director and CEO, NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN)
Professor, Faculty of Medicine Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia