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Events for March 13, 2019
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Are you ready to navigate the new age of innovation? The world is changing at an unprecedented rate, with new realities introduced every day. How will we use emerging technologies - from AI to Robotics, Quantum to Clean-tech, Blockchain to AR/VR – to solve the biggest challenges facing BC and the world today? Explore the possibilities. Prepare for the future.…Find out more »
This course focuses on hematopoietic progenitor assays for human, mouse and rat samples with an emphasis on applying the colony-forming unit (CFU) assay to your research. Participants will gain confidence in performing the CFU assay, identifying and enumerating hematopoietic progenitor cells. The use of the CFU assay in drug development and predictive toxicity testing is also discussed. Participants will learn…Find out more »
Gain hands-on experience in the set-up, identification and enumeration of hematopoietic progenitor cells using MethoCult™, the gold standard media formulation for hematopoietic colony-forming unit (CFU) assays. Learn to standardize the CFU assay and increase your proficiency and confidence in the CFU assay set up and colony identification. Participants will also be introduced to STEMvision™, an instrument designed for imaging and…Find out more »
The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Microbial Movies invite you to a free sneak preview of the new documentary: Let Them Eat Dirt: The Hunt for our Kids’ Missing Microbes Based on the book by Brett Finlay and Marie-Claire Arrieta, the film connects with young families, researchers, and doctors to sleuth out what’s harming our microbiota and what we can do to…Find out more »
The Outer Space Institute (OSI) will host a free moderated public forum at UBC to discuss the medical challenges of human habitation in space. The talk will feature NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor (recently returned to Earth from the ISS) and radiation physicist Dr. Jeffrey Chancellor. Dr. Auñón was selected in July 2009 as one of 14 members of the…Find out more »