Invitation to participate in pre-budget consultations by the Department of Finance

Dear CSMB members We would like to bring to your attention that the government is currently soliciting feedback in advance of Budget 2021 and invites all Canadians to fill out the following questionnaire. https://letstalkbudget2021.ca/pre_budget_consultations This consultation is open until February 19, 2021 We encourage you to provide your feedback, and particularly this question: If you […]


Celebrating women and girls in science

To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the editors at Cell Press have curated some of the outstanding science led by the women in our community. All articles are free to access through the month of February. Click the image below to read the featured articles.


Winter 2021 newsletter published

We invite you to read the Winter 2021 Edition of the CSMB newsletter Message from the President The CSMB takes a stand in favour of vaccines Canadian Science Societies statement in support of widespread COVID-19 vaccination #ScienceUpFirst Advocacy updates Participate in Let’s talk budget 2021 Meeting with Parlimentaries in support of science funding Welcome to […]


CSMB President Imogen Coe at the Canadian Science Policy Conference Tuesday November 17 8:30AM

Watch the session Roles & Responsibilities of Academic Science Societies in informing Policy: Lessons & Observations from Around the World – November 17th at 8:30 via zoom, as part of the Canadian Science Policy Conference which takes place virtually this year. Take a look at the whole program here: https://sciencepolicyconference.ca/program-2020-2/ Panel description and participants In contrast […]


Career Development – Creating an effective CV – November 17 11AM

Dear Trainees, The Ryerson Career and Co-op Centre (RCCC), and the Canadian Society for Molecular Bioscience (CSMB) are pleased to announce a Career Development offering to support trainees, graduate, undergraduate students and early career professionals with their career development. The first component of this offering is a “Creating an Effective CV” webinar on Tuesday, November […]

Student initiatives

The 2020 Gairdner Award Winners: Picturing Science in the Classroom

The Gairdner Foundation, in collaboration with CSMB and the Michael Smith Laboratories at UBC, have produced materials to provide a series of articles, comics, videos and accompanying lesson ideas to celebrate the science of a selection of the 2020 Canada Gairdner Awardees. This builds on the Gairdner Foundation’s partnership with CSMB and Michael Smith Laboratories […]


Fall 2020 CSMB newsletter published

Read our latest newsletter  – the Fall 2020 edition Take a look at our latest newsletter – the fall 2020 edition https://csmb-scbm.ca/fall-2020-csmb-newsletter/ Contents (click to view topic) 2019 CSMB Bulletin now available Advocacy & Communications Committee Update CSMB submits a brief for Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations in advance of the 2021 budget Panel […]


COVID-19 Critical reviews in free access

IUBMB Life has recently published two critical reviews on the COVID-19 pandemic, written by James Davie and his team. Both articles are available in free access for one month. SARS-CoV-2 multifaceted interaction with the human host. Part II: Innate immunity response, immunopathology, and epigenetics Tasnim H. Beacon, Ruey-Chyi Su, Ted M. Lakowski, Geneviève P. Delcuve, […]


CSMB submits a brief for Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations in advance of the 2021 budget

Read CSMB’s submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance for Pre-Budget Consultations in advance of the 2021 budget:


Read the latest CSMB newsletter

Click here to read the latest CSMB newsletter – July 2020 You can also click on any link from the table of content here: Table of content Black lives matter. CSMB stands in solidarity with our Black colleagues. Advocacy news CSMB executives travel to Ottawa to advocate for the full implementation of Canada’s Fundamental Science […]