TGIF is the research community's signature seminar series. Every week, this event brings together established investigators and up-and-coming trainees from across the Oak Street campus to share their research findings, exchange ideas and foster collaboration.

This week at TGIF -

Friday, September 30 | 4:00 - 5:00 pm | Room 2108

Safe closed-loop control of anesthesia

Mahdi Yousefi, UBC Ph.D. Candidate, Electrical & Computer Engineering in Medicine Research Team

Sex differences in utero: The genomic perspective

Dr. Wendy Robinson, Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital; Professor, UBC Department of Medical Genetics; Assistant Dean, UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Education


TGIF is accredited as a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 

This weekly series is hosted by CMMT, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute, UBC and the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, and is organized by co-chairs Dr. Sara Mostafavi and Dr. Alexander Beristain, with the support of our Research Education team.  

If you have any feedback, comments or suggestions regarding individual speakers or the TGIF Seminar Series please email