2022-09-01

Imogen Coe appointed first Scholar in Residence for NSERC

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) has announced the appointment of Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) researcher Imogen Coe as its inaugural Scholar in Residence. The CSMB congratulates Dr. Coe on this appointment.

Member news
2022-08-26

Read the 2021 CSBM Bulletin!

The 2021 CSMB Bulletin is now available! In this issue, you can read about CSMB activities, award winners, CSMB meetings, sponsored student events, news from member departments across Canada and much more! Click the image to read it now! Or use the direct link

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2022-08-18

Dive into the world of science of the 2021 Canada Gairdner Awards laureates.

Through a partnership with the Michael Smith Laboratories at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB), the Gairdner foundation have created a series of animated videos and illustrated materials that help explain the work and research that some of our 2021 Canada Gairdner award winners have accomplished.

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2022-06-07

First report of the House of Commons Science and Research Committee

On June 6, the new House of Commons Standing Committee on Science and Research tabled its first ever report, as part of its study on “Successes, Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Canada”. The Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) was one of sixteen organizations that submitted a written submission as part of the consultations. […]

Advocacy
2022-04-26

Recording available: Science Policy Session with Senator Stan Kutcher – April 25, 2022

Science Policy Session with Senator Stan Kutcher Co-hosted by the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences and the Canadian Association for Neuroscience On Monday, April 25, the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences and the Canadian Association for Neuroscience welcomed the Honourable Senator Stan Kutcher for a session on science policy and advice.

Advocacy
2022-04-21

Federal Budget 2022 fails to support Canadian scientists and researchers

The Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences echoes the disappointment being expressed by others in the scientific community in response to Federal Budget 2022. Funding for basic discovery research in the sciences has not received the financial support needed for the creation of new knowledge from Canada’s scientists, despite the pandemic clearly showing the necessity of […]

Advocacy
2022-03-31

Advocacy update from Research Canada

Research Canada has submitted a brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Science and Research – read it here The Science and Research Committee is still accepting formal submissions to this study (Successes, Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Canada), and we encourage our Members to submit as soon as possible if you […]

Advocacy
2022-03-15

The CSMB submits a brief to the Standing committee on Science and Research

The CSMB is pleased to have submitted a brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Science and Research. Read our submission here

Advocacy
2022-03-14

Call for nominations – CSMB Board members and executives

The Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) is requesting nominations for their Board of Councillors. The CSMB represents Canadian scientists and trainees working in the fields of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics and Molecular Biology. Board Councillors will be asked to participate in advancing the mission of the CSMB. The current councillors of the CSMB are […]

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2022-02-18

The CSMB is proud to be a winner of the 2021 Leadership in Advocacy Award.

The Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) is a very proud winner of the 2021 Leadership in Advocacy Award, by Research Canada. Click here to learn more, and stay tuned for the 2022 Call for Nominations, coming to you on March 1! View the message sent by Research Canada

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