Get Into Grad School Night

March 2, 2007


Get Into Grad School Night! Dreaming about grad school? Wondering what to do after undergrad? Come out to the Get Into Grad School Night!
Date: Wednesday March 14
When: 5:15 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30 – 7:00 pm Get Into Grad School Workshop
7:00 – 8:00 pm Information Fair in IRC Lobby
Where: Woodward IRC # 6
Register at


Science Career Expo: Hear from Alumni working at some of the well known , cutting edge centres

October 25, 2006

Wednesday, November 1
5:30 – 8:00
Visit for more details and how to register

If you’re interested in computational biology, don’t miss this panel!

Scott Zuyderduyn BSc (Hon.) ’99 (Biology & Chemistry), PhD Candidate, BC Cancer Research

Scott graduated from UBC in 1999 with a B.Sc.(Hon.) in Biology & Chemistry. He worked at Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre as a computational biologist for a year and half, and then took up management responsibility for a division of staff involved in gene expression bioinformatics. He returned to UBC as a PhD student in January, 2004. Scott is currently undertaking graduate study at the BC Cancer Research Centre, jointly with its Dept. of Cancer Genetics and the UBC Dept. of Biochemistry. His research focuses on finding computational approaches to identify genetic factors that influence response to chemotherapy.

Introducing… the “Health & Medical Informatics Education in Canada” Series

May 25, 2006

For all those interested in learning more about health & medical informatics education in Canada – including myself 🙂 -, I will posting an overview of the programs offered at the following Canadian universities, every week for next four weeks:

Biomedical Engineering Mini Symposium

May 11, 2006

This might be for senior undergrads which want to consider grad schools but hey, I think they let everyone in.

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

May 18th 2006
8:30 am to 12:00 pm (CHBE 101)

8:30-9:00 am Coffee and Refreshments

9:00-9:15 am Profs Ezra Kwok and Savvas G. Hatzikiriakos

  • Introductions Graduate Programs in Biomedical Engineering at UBC

9:15-10:00 am Dr. Robert DiRaddo Industrial Materials

  • Institute/Institut des Matériaux Industriels NRC/CNRC
  • Use of CAE in interventional medicine: angioplasty and tissue engineering

10:00-10:30 am Prof. Chun Seow (UBC)

  • Plasticity in cell structure

10:30-11:00 am Mr man Brouwer Industrial Materials

  • Institute/Institut des Matériaux Industriels NRC/CNRC
  • Haptics technology and surgical simulation

11:00-11:30 am Prof. Tom Oxland (UBC)

  • Spinal cord injury: what happens in the blink-of-an-eye?

11:30-12:00 pm Prof. Antony Hodgson (UBC)

  • Assessing and improving processes in orthopaedic and general surgery