UPCOMING EVENT: Beyond the Human Genome Sequence: 4th Annual SBN Career Expo & Conference

January 26, 2008

You are invited to attend the 4th Annual Student Biotechnology Network Career Expo & Conference. This would be good networking opportunity for those undergraduates looking for a career in the sciences outside of generic laboratory work.

Date: Wed. February 13, 2008

Time: 4:45-9:00 PM

Location: Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouve, B.C.


About SBN:

The Student Biotechnology Network is a not-for-profit organization that provides an autonomous forum for students to discuss and explore interests and opportunities relating to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. The network brings together students from a diverse range of departments and professional schools relating to biotechnology, including the life sciences, engineering, commerce, law and the arts. The network represents the interests of its student members to the university and to those groups in the community that will determine the future of biotechnology in this region.

The Career Expo and Conference offers a mix of both educational seminars and exposure to over 75 industry representatives from 25 participating organizations. Throughout the event, students will be able to visit booths from local and international biotech companies, government organizations and academic institutions.

For more information and to register please visit the SBN website.


Celebrating Research Week – Managing Health Care for the Future

March 3, 2007

March 8, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Join the Sauder School of Business for an exciting panel discussion on the future of health care at UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St. – Room C100. This is a free event and everyone is encouraged to attend. Key note speakers include:  Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t miss this event! What is Bioinformatics? with Dr. Joanne Fox

November 15, 2006

MedFusion Lecture Series

Event Title: What is Bioinformatics?
Guest Speaker: Dr. Joanne Fox

Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Talk 12-12:50pm
with Q&A to follow
Michael Smith Laboratories – Room 101

One day, you’ll be able to walk into your doctor’s office with your genome on a chip and ask, “Tell me what I’ve got, doc!”. In her seminar, Dr. Fox will give a personal view of what it’s like being involved in bioinformatics research. She’ll tell you how she got involved in bioinformatics and how you can combine your interests in computers and biology in this cutting edge field of research. Download poster

Career Fair in the SUB

October 4, 2006

I got this in my inbox this morning..

UBC Career Services is hosting our annual campus-wide Career Fair in the Student Union Building today and tomorrow from 10:00 until 3:00 pm. Over 70 Employers will be at the event from a broad range of industries and sectors with a primary focus on recruiting graduating students. As a third year student, you might be interested in dropping by SUB as part of your career development process to learn about potential career opportunities for you when you graduate as well as industry trends, hiring practices, and summer work possibilities. For a complete listing of the participating Employers/Associations/government organizations visit us on-line at http://www.careers.ubc.ca.

Members Only section

October 1, 2006


So we’re continually updating the site and adding more features! We’ve recently incorporated a Members Only section which you can access by clicking on the link at the the top navigation bar or by going directly to ubcmedfusion.com/members.

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