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 […]

Advocacy - Student initiatives

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 […]

Student initiatives

Read our April 2019 newsletter

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CSMB Trainee Response to Budget 2019

On March 19th, the Liberal federal government announced its fourth budget, ahead of the November federal election. After careful reading of this document, the CSMB Trainee Committee published this response.

Advocacy - Student initiatives

CSMB Board of Directors Call for Nominations

Two Regular Board Member positions, and Two Trainee Representative positions are open. Nomination are due April 15, 2019. The CSMB represents Canadian scientists and trainees working in the Molecular Biosciences, including the fields of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Systems biology, and Computational Biology. Board Directors will be asked to participate in advancing the mission […]

Student initiatives

Imogen Coe receives 2019 Angela Hildyard Recognition Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Congratulations to CSMB Vice-President Imogen Coe, who will receive the 2019 Angela Hildyard Recognition Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Imogen R. Coe was the founding dean of the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University (2012-2018). She is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biology, and an affiliate scientist in the Li […]

Advocacy - Awards

Congratulations to 2019 CSMB award winners Sylvain Moineau, Anne-Claude Gingras & Jonathan Schertzer

The Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences is pleased to announce the following award winners: Sylvain Moineau – 2019 Canadian Science Publishing Senior Investigator Award Anne-Claude Gingras – 2019 CSMB Jeanne Manery Fisher Memorial Lecture Jonathan Schertzer – 2019 CSMB New Investigator Award Congratulations to our winners!


New articles on gender equity featuring CSMB Vice-President Imogen Coe

Read two recent articles on gender equity featuring CSMB Vice-President Dr. Imogen Coe: “This is not a woman’s issue; this is a human rights issue”: U of T groups host panel on diversity in STEM Advocates discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in Canadian STEM research in The Varsity, University of Toronto’s student […]