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[ Building Biotech-Creating Opportunities in the BC Bioeconomy ]


Building Biotech 2018 Thursday, Sept 27, 6:00pm Coast Coal Harbour Hotel View Event Details (


[ Genome BC Poster Competition 2018 ]


Upcoming: Thursday, May 24th, 2018 UBC's Pharmaceutical Sciences-Atrium Event details here ( )...


[ Networking Night ]


Upcoming: Tuesday, July 26th, 2017 6:30-9:00 pm, Steamworks Brewpub View Event Details (


[ Annual General Meeting 2017 ]


Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 5:30-7:00 pm, at BC Cancer Research Centre, Dorothy Lam Boardroom, 1st floor View Event Details (


[ SBN Soiree 2017 ]


Wednesday June 7th, 2017 6:00pm-9:00 pm, at TELUS World of Science View Event Details (


[ Research Exchange & Poster Competition 2017 ]


Research Exchange & Poster Competition 2017 Thursday, May 25th, 2017 8:30am-4:00 pm, at UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building Main Foyer, 2405 Wesbrook Mall View Event D..


[ Networking Night ]


Upcoming: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM Central City Brewpub (Central City Shopping Centre, 13450 102 Ave) View Event Details (


[ Career Connect - CDRD ]


Upcoming: Tuesday, March 7 2017 1:30PM - 5:00PM; 2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver View Event Details (


[ Biotech Expo 2017 ]


Upcoming: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 5:30PM - 9:00PM Jack Poole Hall at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Center (6163 University Blvd) Event details here (


Research Exchange & Poster Competition 2017

Part of Genome BC 15th Annual Genomics Forum:

The Genome Engineering Revolution: CRISPR and SynBio

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Time & Location
Abstract Guidelines
Competition Details
Poster Guidelines and Contact


The Student Biotechnology Network and Genome BC are pleased to invite BC’s scientific community to our annual Research Exchange & Poster Competition. Students from BC’s academic institutions will have an opportunity to present their research to our province’s scientific community. Cash prizes will be given for the top three posters. Students will have the opportunity to talk with researchers from academia and industry, as well as meet company representatives. Please join us for this great opportunity to showcase your research!

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Time & Location

Date: Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Time: 8:00am-4:30pm
Location: UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building - 1101 Lecture Theatre & Atrium

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Abstract Guidelines

  • Submission deadline: May 19th, 2017
  • Abstracts must be submitted online using the Abstract Submission Form. This can be done via or
  • Authors should be listed on the online registration form in the order they will appear on the poster
  • 300 word limit.
  • The project should include at least some application or reference to genomics techniques or concepts

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Registration for this event is FREE.
Poster Abstracts can be submitted online via Genome BC or through via the form below. Submission deadline: May 19th, 2017.

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Competition Details

Post-doctoral, graduate, undergraduate, as well as project and platform technology research posters from across BC are invited.

Prizes: 1st-$500, 2nd-$300, 3rd-$200

  • All topics in life science, medicine, and biotechnology are eligible for the competition, including pharmaceutical science, social science and humanities approaches to innovation in life sciences. Research posters are encouraged to include a genomics approach, which may be understood broadly to include genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and bioinformatics.
  • Students should be prepared to present for 5-10 minutes (includes Q&A) about their poster to the judges
  • Each poster presentation will be assessed by at least two judges
  • The top three poster presenters may be asked to give a short 2 minute description of their projects at the Genome BC Genomics Forum
  • Breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided by Genome BC

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Poster Guidelines

The poster will be judged on content (e.g. approach to the problem, data, and conclusions) and presentation (e.g. organization, formatting).

Suggested Poster Size (NOT mandatory):
36” by 48” in landscape orientation

Suggested Font Sizes (NOT mandatory):
Main Title: 100pts
Section Headings: 50pts
Body: 25 pts

Suggested Sections (NOT mandatory):


Email info [at] with the subject line “Poster Competition” with any questions.

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