Recordings of LSI Virtual Seminar Series presentations made during the 2020-2021 closure of the Institute due to COVID-19.
March 26, 2021: Dr. Kurt Haas
Dr. Kurt Haas, Professor, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences at the University of British Columbia presents “Experience-driven brain circuit development and the impact of disease-associated missense mutations on protein function.” Please click this link to access the recording: https://vimeo.com/531095362
March 12, 2021: Dr. Juliet Daniel
Dr. Juliet Daniel, Professor and Cancer Biologist, and Interim Associate Dean of Research and External Relations with the Faculty of Science at McMaster University presents “Dancing from bottoms up: Kaiso roles in colon and breast cancer, and cancer disparities.” Please click this link to access a recording of the webinar: https://vimeo.com/531085894
February 26, 2021: Dr. Carl Hansen
Dr. Carl Hansen, Director and CEO of AbCellera Biologics Inc. presents “Building a Biotech Powerhouse,” describing the growth and corporate culture of this highly successful Vancouver biotech firm, followed by a live Q & A. To view this video, please click on this link: https://vimeo.com/519186424
February 12, 2021: Dr. Christophe Lamaze
Dr. Christophe Lamaze, Director of Research, PI and Head of laboratory, Cellular and Chemical Biology at the Institut Curie, in Paris, France presents “Mechanotransduction by caveolae.” To view this video, please click on this link: https://vimeo.com/514428609
Bioinformatics, FLOW and High Throughput Biology in the LSI: What can we do for you?
Stephan Flibotte (Bioinformatics), Andrew Johnson (FLOW) and Tom Pfeifer (Bio!), managers of three Core Scientific Facilities in the Life Sciences Institute provide an overview of the essential support and capacity to sustain cutting edge research provided by their respective services.
To view the video, click on this link: https://vimeo.com/506367792
The Long and Winding Road to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
Former LSI Director Dr. Pieter Cullis (UBC Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Scientific Director & CEO, NanoMedicines Innovation Network) presents the January 15, 2021 LSI Virtual Seminar, “The Long and Winding Road to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.” To view the video, click on this link: https://vimeo.com/501285569
Adventures in Insulin: A collaborative journey in the LSI and beyond
LSI Deputy Director Dr. Jim Johnson (UBC Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences and Department of Surgery) presents the January 5, 2021 LSI Virtual Seminar, “Adventures in Insulin: A collaborative journey in the LSI and beyond.” To view the video, click this link: https://vimeo.com/499897089
Cell context, mutation and ovarian cancer
Dr. David Huntsman, professor in UBC’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and co-founder and director of OVCARE, BC’s ovarian cancer research team, presents the May 22, 2020 LSI Virtual Seminar, “Cell Context, Mutation and Ovarian Cancer.” To view the video, click this link: https://vimeo.com/434069951
Regulation of inflammation and immunity
Dr. Lisa Osborne, assistant professor in UBC’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology presents the May 8, 2020 webinar, “Genetic and environmental regulation of inflammation and immunity.” To view the video, click this link: https://vimeo.com/433805235
Gut microbiota and host health
Deanna Pepin, a PhD student in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, is based in the lab of Dr. Carolina Tropini. She presents the May 1, 2020 webinar, “Impact of osmotic preturbations on the gut microbiota and host health.” To view the video, click on this link: https://vimeo.com/433027257