Call for nominations – 2020 CSMB Awards

Nominations are now accepted for the 2020 CSMB Awards. Deadline for nominations is October 31st, 2019. CSP Senior Investigator Award The award recognizes exceptional Canadian scientists with a record of outstanding achievement in molecular biosciences research who have also demonstrated exceptional teaching, leadership and/or contributions to the broader community. More Arthur Wynne Gold Medal The […]


CSMB Secretary James Davie participates in an IUBMB meeting in Kuala Lumpur

James Davie attended a meeting of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biochemistry (IUBMB), which took place August 19-22 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  He brought his knowledge of CSMB to meetings of the IUBMB executive committee in his capacity as IUBMB General Secretary. One of my IUBMB activities will be to link Trainee Committees […]

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Launch of Dimensions EDI pilot program

The CSMB applauds the launch by Minister Kristy Duncan and Bill Morneau of the Dimensions pilot program, in an event at Ryerson University today. The Dimensions pilot program is intended to publicly recognize post-secondary institutions seeking to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in their environments. The program objective is to foster transformational change within the […]


Launch of the #VoteScience Campaign

We invite everyone to join the #VoteScience campaign, which aims to make science an electoral issue in the upcoming Canadian federal elections. Visit the https://www.votescience.ca/ to see how you can make a difference today! Also view our recent post on Advocating for research funding – Evidence for Democracy – CSMB collaboration


2019 CSMB meeting poster and travel award winners

Congratulations to the 2019 CSMB meeting poster award winners


New opportunity to share your research through CSMB

The CSMB is happy to provide our member with opportunities to publicize their research results through our social media platforms (twitter, facebook, linkedin and instagram) Please send a post about your paper to papers@csmb-scbm.ca, using the following format (please replace content of brackets with your content):


Advocating for research funding – Evidence for Democracy – CSMB collaboration

The CSMB is collaborating with Evidence for Democracy – E4D to ensure that all CSMB members have tools to help them understand the importance of science-informed policy making and to connect with their elected representatives. E4D has prepared two very useful documents on how to connect with your representative (Connecting with Reps – Toolkit), and […]

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Congratulations to James Davie, named Distinguished Professor by the University of Manitoba

Congratulations to James (Jim) Davie, Secretary of the CSMB-SCBM, for his nomination by University of Manitoba as Distinguished Professor for “Outstanding distinction in research and scholarship or in creative professional activity and a significant record in teaching”. Congratulations Jim on this well-deserved distinction!  


Imogen Coe and the CSMB applaud the announcement of the Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada charter

The CSMB applauds the announcement of the Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada charter, which is an important step Canada is making towards fully realising its full research potential across all disciplines, by leveraging all its available talent. Its implementation by post-secondary institutions across the country will encourage the emergence of new ideas, perspectives and […]


Webinar: The Antibody Crisis: Leveraging machine learning for evidence-based antibody search

The CSMB-SCBM trainee committee is partnering with BenchSci for a special webinar. The “reproducibility crisis” has generated much attention in the research community over the past years. While the issue is multifaceted at its core, rogue antibodies have been identified as one of the major culprits. To ensure scientists can find antibodies that have been […]

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