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Welcome to Pathology's Bi-Weekly Bulletin | September 2, 2022

Callout for Awards Committee Members

We are looking for faculty representatives from Neuropathology and from Microbiology. Faculty who are interested in these roles should contact Cedric Carter or Heleena Mistry.

Pathology Province-Wide Rounds Starting in September

Book off 12-1 pm for every Friday for the Pathology Province-Wide Rounds | Location: (the same URL for all rounds) . For Zoom information or any questions, please email Heleena Mistry. Rounds are recorded and available here.

Friday, September 9, 2022 from 12pm-1pm: *RESEARCH*

Speaker: Dr. Michael S. Kobor, Edwin S.H. Leong UBC Chair in Healthy Aging, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Social Epigenetics, Professor of Medical Genetics, UBC, Senior Scientist, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR)

Topic: A rounds presentation on the topic of "Social Epigenetics and Healthy Aging Program"

Objectives: TBA

Friday, September 16, 2022 from 12pm-1pm: *CLINICAL*

Speaker: Dr. Agatha Jassem, Clinical Associate Professor UBC, Clinical Microbiologist at The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control and Dr. Mark Hull, Research Scientist at the AIDS Research program at the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the AIDS Division in the Dept of Medicine at the UBC

Topic: A rounds presentation on the topic of "monkeypox"


  • review clinical presentation of monkeypox;
  • management options for symptomatic infection.

Funding Opportunities

  • New, timely research funding pool focused on the health care workforce within the Policy Research for Health System Transformation funding opportunity funding opportunity. In urgent response to the unfolding health workforce crisis across the country, CIHR and Health Canada are sponsoring the launch of a new “Healthcare Workforce” funding pool. This new pool provides the opportunity to contribute to evidence-informed policy options and solutions to address the crisis and improve the future of health care in Canada.
  • UBC Health invites faculty members at UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan to submit a proposal for the Health Innovation Funding Investment (HIFI) Awards by October 14, 2022. Read more

LQM 2023 Announcement

The Laboratory Quality Management course is a completely on-line 22-week (January—June) course designed to provide knowledge, discussion, and expertise for those interested in Quality Management for Clinical and Research laboratories. The course is highly valuable for those who are or intend to be laboratory quality managers, and for those that work with quality management issues.

It is appropriate for technologists, physicians, administrators, and other laboratory professionals. Our course has attracted students from across Canada and around the world including the United States of America, Saudi Arabia, China, England and Oman.

Course registration started September 1, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Maggie Ma, LQM — Program Coordinator.

Highlighted events

  • Translational Medicine Research Rounds - Drs. Poul Sorensen and Haifeng Zhang - Monday September 12th 9:30-10:30AM Title: "Adventures in Translational Medicine Research in Germany: The Power of Networks and an Unusual Sabbatical" Read more