2020-03-02

CSMB executives travel to Parliament Hill in Ottawa to promote the full implementation of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

CSMB executives Tarik Moroy, Imogen Coe, Paola Marignani, Katey Ryner and Vincent Archambault visited Senators, Members of Parliament and staff on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on February 24 and 25 to promote the full implementation of the recommendations of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review (Naylor report). It was an opportunity of our executives to talk about […]

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2020-02-28

#MySTEMJob featuring CSMB VP Imogen Coe

If I can see her, I can be her. Developed by Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Canadian Museum of Nature, #MySTEMjob tells the stories of twenty inspiring women from across Canada through video shorts View a short about Imogen […]

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2020-01-06

Read the latest issue of IUBMB News

We invite you to read the latest issue of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – IUBMB Newsletter, now available online on the IUBMB website.  

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2019-12-09

Read our December 2019 newsletter

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2019-12-06

CSMB statement on the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique de Montréal massacre

The Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences is currently holding its annual board meeting in Montreal on December 6th, 2019. This is the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique de Montréal massacre, where young women pursuing education in engineering were targeted specifically because they were women in a field that the shooter felt should be reserved […]

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2019-11-28

How to continually make the case for fundamental science: Arthur Wynne Gold Medal talk by Jim Woodgett

Read “How to continually make the case for fundamental science: from the perspective of a protein kinase”, a summary of Jim Woodgett’s Arthur Wynne Gold Medal talk presented at the Canadian Society of Molecular Biosciences annual meeting held in Banff in April 2018. This summary was published in Canadian Science Publishing’s Biochemistry and Cell Biology, one of the […]

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2019-11-01

Science was not an Election 2019 issue – but it should be a priority for the next Government

By Tarik Möröy and Katalin Tóth — published in National Newswatch — Oct 25 2019 During Election 2019, the issue of poorly funded scientific research in Canada was not addressed by the major Parties and their leaders. Now, scientists across the country are concerned that they will not have the needed Federal support to make groundbreaking […]

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2019-10-18

Gairdner week: A Canadian celebration of science

In celebration of Gairdner week, CSMB, the Michael Smith Laboratories at UBC, and the Gairdner Foundation have collaborated to produce a series of documents celebrating the science of this year’s Gairdner Award winners.  These resources, aimed at middle/high school students and the general public, are designed to explain the breakthrough research behind each Gairdner Award […]

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2019-10-10

Imogen Coe, Farah Qaiser and more on rawtalk podcast #66: Investing in Tomorrow: Why Are You Voting Science?

Why are we voting science? Listen to Imogen Coe (CSMB VP), Farah Qaiser (at-large member of the CSMB trainee committee), Molly Shoichet, David Naylor & Amanda Veri give advice on how we can speak up for science in the upcoming federal election, on the rawtalk podcast. Click here to listen: https://www.rawtalkpodcast.com/episode/66

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2019-10-09

Science should be an election issue

Read an Op-Ed published this morning in LeDevoir newspaper, signed by CSMB President Tarik Moroy and the President of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience, Katalin Toth, explaining why science should be an election issue. Scientific research is important for all Canadians – it is how Canada can face the issues and challenges we face today. […]

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