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3:00 pm

BC Children’s Hospital Discovery Talks

September 20, 2019
BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, 950 West 28th Avenue
Vancouver,
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Discovery Talks are the research community's international seminar series. Featuring influential research leaders from around the globe, the series promotes knowledge exchange, fosters international collaborations and showcases the latest innovations in research. The Healthy Starts Theme and Childhood Diseases Theme at BC Children's Hospital presents: The immune system of human newborns is shaped by environmental exposures early in life Dr. Petter Brodin, MD Associate Professor,…

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4:30 pm

2019 Don Rix Distinguished Keynote Address: “We are not alone: The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease”

September 20, 2019
Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Pl
Vancouver,
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2019 Don Rix Keynote Address

Inside and out, our bodies host trillions of microscopic organisms comprised of bacteria, archaea, fungi, and viruses. This is the human microbiota and your microbiome is all the genes your microbiota contains. We share a symbiotic relationship with these organisms and they play an important role in our health and disease. A pioneer and global leader in genomic medicine, Dr.…

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5:30 pm

2019 SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards

September 20, 2019
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard street
Vancouver,
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2019 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award

Each year, awards are given to outstanding SFU alumni who are making exceptional community contributions both locally and abroad. Join us on Friday, September 20 at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver where there will be an opportunity to hear powerful and inspiring stories from each of the four 2019 Outstanding Alumni recipients: Isabel Ge Mahe - Vice President and Managing Director of…

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