Scientists join UBC as new Canada Excellence Research Chairs
Two internationally recognized researchers join the University of British Columbia as Canada Excellence Research Chairs, bringing international talent in the fields of forest bioproducts and precision cancer drug design.
Apr 17, 2019
Renowned quantum physicist joins UBC from Harvard as new Canada Excellence Research Chair
UBC welcomed quantum physicist Jennifer Hoffman today as its newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC). She joins a team of leading-edge quantum matter researchers at UBC, building a critical mass of expertise in this emerging field.
Jun 26, 2015
Quantum matter scientist joins UBC as new Canada Excellence Research Chair
The Government of Canada will announce UBC’s newest Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC). The event will begin with a tour of UBC’s quantum matter research facilities and follow with a formal announcement.
Jun 25, 2015
UBC gains two new Canada Excellence Research Chairs
The University of British Columbia will be home to two more Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC), valued at $20-million over seven years, in the areas of quantum materials and devices and digital media research and innovation.
Nov 8, 2012
Parkinson’s disease gene identified with help of Mennonite family: UBC-VCH research
An international team led by human genetic researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health has identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinson’s disease (PD), with the help of a Canadian Mennonite family of Dutch-German-Russian ancestry.
Jun 27, 2012
Newly identified gene mutation linked to Parkinson’s: UBC research
A team of researchers at the University of British Columbia has identified a genetic mutation that causes late-onset Parkinson’s disease, paving the way to a new target for potential treatments that may halt or cure the debilitating neurodegenerative disease.
Jul 14, 2011