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Welcome to Pathology's Bi-Weekly Bulletin | February 18, 2022

Latest updates

PathDay Advisory Committee: The PALM Award and Recognition Committee has added several new internal departmental awards to be announced at Pathology Day. These include three 'Trainee Awards', additional awards for Education and Clinical Service, as well as a 'Community Engagement and Philanthropy Award'. For additional information view attached file. Conference awards information with proposed changes for 2022

Funding Opportunities

  • [Notice of intent deadline: April 26, 2022.] New Frontiers in Research Fund has launched Special Call: "Research for Post-Pandemic Recovery," aiming to mobilize Canadian-led research efforts in support of a more equitable, sustainable and resilient postpandemic reality. A commitment of $24 million has been assigned for this special call to support two-year grants valued at up to $500,000. NFRF Call to Support Research for Postpandemic Recovery

Funding Received

Honours & Awards

  • Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman for the renewal of Dr. Chew Wei MBBS [HK] FRCOG [ENG] Memorial Professorship. Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research is given by the University of British Columbia.
  • Zhenwei Ma has been awarded a Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations! As a trainee, she will work independently under the mentorship of Professor Zu-Hua Gao.
  • Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation is proud to recognize Dr. Carolyn Shiau as the 2021 Champion of Philanthropy. A physician lead for the COVID-19 vaccine roll out, Dr. Carolyn Shiau has shown exceptional communication and collaborative skills. She identified opportunities to involve donors in the immunization effort and was outstanding while answering their vaccine questions. Dr. Shiau has taken part in a number of Foundation events and promotions and has represented the Department of Pathology/Lab Medicine compellingly. | video

Career Opportunity

  • [Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2022] The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The University of British Columbia invites applications for an opportunity for a clinically trained and practicing pathologist at Vancouver General Hospital or BC Cancer Agency to be formally engaged in research. Clinical Investigator, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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