Science Guide to Celebrate Research Week

Each year in March, UBC units and partner institutions host discussion forums, lectures, seminars, open houses and symposia on topical and timely issues related to their research.

Almost all of the events are free and open the pubic, students, faculty, staff and school groups. This page lists some of the UBC Science connections in this year's research extravaganza, and points out a few of the noteworthy events.

For a complete rundown of the week, please visit the Celebrate Research Week website.

Celebrate Research at a Glance

March 7, 2009

Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference

This Celebrate Research kick-off event showcases the exemplary contributions of undergraduate research at UBC. More information.

March 9, 2009

Bringing Medicines to the Poor of the World

Celebrated researchers Brett Finlay, Robert Hancock and Kishor Wasan discuss UBC's national leadership role in addressing this global crisis. More information.

March 10, 2009

Outer Membrane Biogenesis in Gram Negative Bacteria

World-renowned geneticist Tom Silhavy looks at the inner working of cells in a special Microbiology and Immunology seminar. More information.

March 10, 2009

Most Exceptional Escapades in Science

Michael Smith Labs conference for high school students features hands-on activities and talks by some of the most prominent scientists in the world. More information.

March 11, 2009

A Number

Critically acclaimed production of Caryl Churchill's award winning play delves into the ethics of cloning. Sponsored by Genome BC. More information.

March 11, 2009

Science and the Future of Medicine

Gairdner Symposium features eight esteemed presenters, including four Nobel Laureates: Carl Wieman, Harold Varmus, Sydney Brenner and Roger Tsien. More information.

March 11, 2009

Personalized Genomics: Hope or Hype?

Michael Smith Memorial Nobel Forum features Nobel Laureate Harold Varmus and is moderated by award-winning former NBC correspondent Charles Sabine. More information.

March 12, 2009

2009 Celebrate Research Gala

Premium evening event honours the accomplishments of UBC’s award-winning researchers: formal, invitation-only. More information.

March 13, 2009

Life Sciences Institute Research Extravaganza

A full day of talks and posters showcasing graduate student research and keynote addresses by Noel Rose and Michael Hayden. More information.