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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 BIG Research day is an annual tradition of the Bioinformatics Graduate Program, Interdisciplinary Oncology Program, and Genome Science + Technology Graduate Program from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia. Over 100 graduate students from all three programs gather to present their exciting research projects and attend seminars and workshops by academic and industry professionals. We also invite…Find out more »
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. Founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, the popularity of the competition has steadily increased and 3MT competitions are…Find out more »
ONE SLIDE. THREE MINUTES. CASH PRIZES. Give voice to your thesis in SFU’s annual 3 Minute Thesis competition. The 3 Minute Thesis gives you a fun opportunity to talk about your research in a supportive and engaging environment. Benefits to students: Improve your presentation skills Share your work and make connections with other SFU graduate students Develop knowledge translation strategies…Find out more »