Opportunities and Events

UBC Let’s Talk Science SMaRT Program Volunteer Recruitment 2020-2021

Volunteer to be a pod leader with Let’sTalk Science.

Apply via google form, https://forms.gle/ERsnmEZWUNSigURh7 by October 31st.

Scholarship Info Session for CGS-M with G+PS:

October 20, 2020  – CGS-Masters’s Scholarship Workshop: Writing the Research Proposal

October 26, 2020 – CGSM- Scholarship  – Competition Details and Application Procedure

Announcements on Tri-Agencies_meeting

Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS-M) and UBC Affiliated Fellowships-Master’s

The Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarship is open to Canadians and Permanent Residence.  Students must be in a graduate program as of September 2021 to take up the award.

UBC Affiliated Fellowships are open to all students who will be a full time grad program at UBC in September 2021. Please see links in the  Announcement_Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarship and UBC  Affiliated Fellowship, Master’s.

Applicant deadline: 5:00 pm PST on Tuesday, 1 December 2020

If you have questions, contact Doris Metcalf, doris.metcalf@ubc.ca

Research Assistant at St. Paul’s Hospital

Opportunity for a 3rd or 4th year undergrad in Biochemistry. A research assistant position with a focus on biobanking is available in the Clinical Laboratory in the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at St. Paul’s Hospital under the supervision of principal investigator Dr. Mari DeMarco.

The Astell Award

The Astell Award is to recognize trainees at all levels in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UBC for outstanding commitment to activities related to promoting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI).

Postdocs, PhD, Masters and undergraduate students in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology are all encouraged to apply for the Astell Award. To apply, send your 2 page CV with an additional 2-3 sentence description of your EDI related activities to debora.jewitt@ubc.ca by July 31st, 2020 at 5pm PST. Top candidates will be invited to share their experiences in person with the selection committee in August, and awards will be made directly to the trainee (up to 2 awards of $500) at the first fall talk of BMB departmental seminar series. For more information please contact Annie Ciernia annie.ciernia@ubc.ca or Thibault Mayor mayor@msl.ubc.ca.