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 weekly series is hosted by CMMTBC Children's Hospital Research InstituteUBC 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.  

Friday, April 27 | 12 - 1 p.m. | Room 2108

Rare Begets Common
Dr. Bruno Reversade
Professor & Research Director
Laboratory of Human Embryology & Genetics
Co-Head of Stem Cell Bank
Branco Weiss & AAA Fellow
EMBO Young & NRF Investigator
Institute of Medical Biology, A*STAR
Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, A*STAR

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.

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