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.

Friday, January 13
4:00 - 5:00pm, Room 2108 (BCCHR)

Functional Brain Mapping of Networks Underlying
Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia
Nicole Sanford,
UBC Graduate Student, Woodward Research Team

Harnessing the Power of Data to Improve Pediatric Diabetes Care in BC
Dr. Shazhan Amed, Investigator & Endocrinologist, BC Children’s Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, UBC Department of Pediatrics; Founder & Lead, SCOPE Initiative


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