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Thanks to all who joined us for the Day 1 of our cryopreservation workshop. Success in establishing a stable Canadian biomanufacturing sector poised for growth will only be achieved with a research community versed in these fundamentals. https://stemcellnetwork.ca/training/workshops/cryopreservation-for-regenerative-medicine/
It is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek so this week & every week, mental health matters. SCN, together with @BioCanRx recently hosted a webinar focused on the challenges many in academia face - now amplified by the pandemic. #ICYMI check it out: https://youtu.be/HURufjA4sgY
We are kicking off our Cryopreservation workshop today, cohosted by The Society for Low Temperature Biology. We are excited to welcome a huge global turnout! Let the learning begin! #ChooseScience
Amazing! Thanks to the entire team and all of the participants for making this event such a success!
Whether you're from a galaxy far, far away, or from right here on earth, submit your entry for the 2021 #CellsISee Art #Contest. Send us what new frontier YOU see under the microscope & enter to win! https://cellsisee.ccrm.ca/ #Maythe4th #MayThe4thBeWithYou @CCRM_ca
Seeking an exciting #RegMed career opportunity? Alberta Cell Therapy Manufacturing is seeking a Cell Processing Specialist. Candidate will be responsible for GMP manufacturing of cell therapy products for early phase clinical trials & more. Apply Today! https://careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/S100744901/
Are you a #regenerativemedicine scientist looking to commercialize your technology or product but not sure where to start? SCN together with @CCRM_ca has developed the #PIToolkit to help get you to market! https://stemcellnetwork.ca/research/resources
This 2-day workshop features Canadian and international experts talking in sessions focused on “Cardiac lineage differentiation and validation”, “Disease modeling and precision medicine” and “The road to the clinic”. For more information and to register: https://stemcellnetwork.ca/training/workshops/advancing-ipsc-derived-cardiomyocyte-translation-workshop/
Today we are launching another #20Q20 with Janet Rossant, a world-renowned expert and rockstar in developmental and stem cell biology! Learn about her upbringing in the UK, why she pursued the stem cell field, and much more! https://stemcellnetwork.ca/about-us/20-years-of-scn/ #NationalSuperheroDay
The Early Career Investigator (ECI) Speaker Competition deadline is this Friday, April 30 at 11:59 p.m. PT. This abstract competition will provide up to 3 ECI's with the opportunity to present progress from their research programs at #TMM2021. To apply: https://custom.cvent.com/D4F7EB4EBBC64CA9A254FDF18BAC5AFC/files/event/812fbb6514754683a05d12443f7e5340/46257ca7bc644777a5b4e489b0c1f3ad.pdf
Apply Today! The Alberta Cell Therapy Manufacturing is seeking a Cell Processing Specialist. The candidate will be responsible for manufacturing cell therapy products in compliance with GMP for early phase clinical trials & more! For details & to apply: https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/S100744901/
The spring issue of Insights Magazine is now available! Read more about SCN and how Regenerative Medicine is the Next Frontier of Modern Medicine - pg 70! @BIOTECanada
Insights Spring 2021
In a world where one week feels like a year, there is no telling just how or when the COVID-19 crisis will ...
It's National Immunization Awareness Week #NIAW2021!
This year, more than ever, we must recognize how important it is to #GetVaccinated. #COVID19
We asked CIHR Scientific Directors what they want people to know about immunizations. Here’s what they said: http://ow.ly/LNYO50Ewtxk
Celebrating 10 years of the Till & McCulloch Meetings! Join us this fall for #TMM2021 - Virtual Ottawa! Early bird discounts are available to all those who register by October 13, 2021. For more information and to register: https://www.tillandmcculloch.ca/event/812fbb65-1475-4683-a05d-12443f7e5340/summary
Today Canada delivered on innovation: #Budget2021 put real weight behind the #BioTech #LifeSciences industry through a $2.2B investment over 7 years. Thank you to the federal government for supporting adMare & our partners in building the Canadian life sciences industry. #cdnpoli
#Budget2021 announces $400M for a new Pan-Canadian Genomics Strategy, including $136.7M for @GenomeCanada to kickstart the Strategy, with further investments to be announced in the future: https://bit.ly/3eds4fv
Last year, #MedicinebyDesign challenged its researchers to think boldly about how they would solve #regenmed’s #GrandQuestions. Now, we are investing $3 million in some of their most ambitious ideas. Join us May 7 at 10 a.m. to learn more: https://mbd.utoronto.ca/event/grand-questions-glimpse-the-future-of-regenerative-medicine/
It is National Volunteer Week & we want to take an opportunity to thank all of the amazing volunteers - academics, students, HQPs and more - who donate their time and expertise to make the Canadian stem cell research community great. Thank you! #NVW2021
Thanks to Dr. Judith Laposa @camh @UofT, Jessica Bou Nassar @DSP_SPE, Dr. Teresa Evans @TiER1says & Dr. Nathan Vanderford @universityofky and all those who participated in the #BioCanRx & @StemCellNetwork discussion on #mentalhealth & #wellness in #academia! Great insights.
Stem cells are our bodies’ building blocks. They are different from other cells because they have the potential to differentiate into any cell type and can renew themselves, which means they can heal blood, tissue and organs.
Stem Cell Network Welcomes a New Federal Investment of $45 Million Over Three Years
OTTAWA (April 19, 2021) Canada’s Stem Cell Network (SCN) welcomes Budget 2021 entitled “A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience” and its continued commitment to supporting high quality health research. The budget announcement of funding of $45 million over three years for the Stem Cell Network is of vital importance as our research community …Read more