Participate in the government of Canada consultations in advance of Budget 2019

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) has released its report of pre-budget consultations held this Fall. The full report, titled Cultivating Competitiveness: helping Canadians succeed, is available here: http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/FINA/report-27/ We invite you to read this document, as it is instructional on how to position science, research funding, universities and research institutes in […]

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#NextGenCanScience twitter campaign re-launch for Banting’s birthday – November 14

In Budget 2018 released earlier this year, the Canadian research community saw – and celebrated – a substantial increase to federal funding supporting basic science research. However, this increase was not extended to the number of studentships and fellowships supporting trainees. In response, the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences is re-launching our Twitter campaign #NextGenCanScience […]

Student initiatives

Tarik Moroy named fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Congratulations to CSMB President Tarik Moroy, who was elected fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences for his exceptional contributions to health research in Canada. His studies revealed novel genes and proteins implicated in the regulation of blood cell production opening new avenues in molecular hematology and contributing insight into blood diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma for […]

Member news

Science advocacy training for CSMB members

In anticipation of Budget 2019, CSBM-SCBM has partnered with Evidence for Democracy. We will be hosting a webinar for all CSMB-SCBM trainees on the nitty gritty of science advocacy.

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CSMB submission to FINA committee consultations in advance of budget 2019

Read our submission to the House of Commons Permanent Committee on Finances (FINA) consultations in advance of budget 2019 2018-08-04_Submission of the CSMB for Pre-Budget Consultations


Dr. Michael J. Strong appointed as new President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

The members of the CSMB Board of Directors wish to extend their congratulations to Dr. Michael J. Strong for his appointment as the new President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Dr. Strong’s leadership comes at a critical time, in which the Government of Canada has made a substantial re – investment in […]


Results of the trainee questionnaire

View the results of the trainee committee questionnaire here (click to view/download a PDF version)

Student initiatives

The 2018 Federal Budget supports key recommendations of the Fundamental Science Review

The Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) applauds the Government of Canada for its substantial reinvestment into fundamental research in Budget 2018. Federal support of discovery-focused research generates the ideas and new knowledge that fuel innovation and is therefore essential to realization of long-term societal benefits in health, agriculture, climate, and industry –as well as […]


CSMB Awards 2018: Mona Nemer, Jim Woodgett, Richard Rachubinski, and Katey Rayner

The CSMB is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 CSMB Scholarly Awards The CSMB New Investigator Award has been bestowed on Dr. Katey Rayner, Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Department of Biochemistry, to recognize outstanding research in one or more of the fields of biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology in not more […]

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CSMB: Ensuring a Strong Future for Science and Scientists

Read an article in Research Futures about the CSMB, featuring an interview with President Phil Hieter: As scientists make fast and concerted advancements in life-saving technologies, the squeeze on funding could threaten their momentum. That’s where Dr Philip Hieter, President of the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB), comes in. To get the ‘biggest bang […]

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