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.+ + + →
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 of the CSMB. The current directors of the CSMB are listed here: https://csmb-scbm.ca/about-us/csmb-committees/directors/
The CSMB and its activities are fully run by its board members. We therefore seek individuals who want to actively participate in the mandate of the CSMB.
Candidates must be current CSMB members. To be considered, please submit a CV and an expression of interest outlining your qualities that define you as an appropriate candidate who wants to advance the society and the situation of researchers in Canada. Please forward your nomination package to Dr. Phil Hieter, Chair of the CSMB Nominating committee (email@example.com)
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 Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Keenan Research Centre, at St. Michael’s Hospital, where her research group studies the biology of drug transporters which are proteins that facilitate the entry into cells of anti-cancer and anti-viral drugs. She is also the Vice-President of the Canadian Molecular Biosciences Society. + + + →