Upcoming Schedule

The TGIF seminar series takes place 12:00 p.m - 1:15 p.m on Fridays (September-May) in Room 2108 at the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute (Map). Please note video conferencing is not available. 

Interested in presenting? Would you like to nominate a member of the research community or visiting faculty member to present? Contact reseduc@bcchr.ca for details.

The purpose of TGIF is to provide the research community with an opportunity to present and discuss the latest developments in research and methodology in a welcoming and interactive setting. Speakers are selected based on their ability to promote research excellent on the Oak Street


2017 - 2018 Schedule

The schedule below is subject to change. To receive notification on the latest TGIF updates contact reseduc@bcchr.ca.

 Friday, September 22
  Jenny Fairthorne, UBC Postdoctoral Fellow, Oberlander Research Team
Special Presentation: Stefanie Cheah, Project Manager, BC Health Research Connection Project
 Friday, September 29
  Giulia Muraca-Muir, UBC Graduate Student, Joseph Research Team
Elizabeth M. Simpson, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Professor, UBC Department of Medical Genetics,; Associate Member, UBC Department of Psychiatry; Associate Member, UBC Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
 Friday, October 13
  Christina Michalski, UBC Graduate Student, Lavoie Research Team
Special Presentation: Update on BCCH BioBank and BioBank services
 Friday, October 27
  Robert Selles, UBC Postdoctoral Fellow,  Pediatric OCD Program 
Sarah Moore, UBC Postdoctoral Fellow, Kobor Research Team
 Friday, November 3
  Samantha Wilson, UBC Graduate Student, Robinson Research Team
Faculty Presenter TBA   
 Friday, November 10
  Special Event: UBC CELLS Seminar Series, presented by the Cell and Developmental Biology Graduate Program
**Session will be moved to 4:00 p.m- 5:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend**
 Friday, November 17
  Gabriela V. Cohen Freue, Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Statistics
Mohamed Bedaiwy,  Investigator, BCCH; Division Head and Professor, UBC Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
 Friday, November 24   Bahaa Abu Raya, UBC Clinician-Scientist, Sadarangani Research Team  
Jaime Guzman, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital;  Staff Rheumatologist, BC Children’s Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, UBC Department of Pediatrics
 Friday, December 1   Phillip Richmond, UBC Graduate Student, Wasserman Research Team
Faculty Presenter TBA