[ 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 (https://thesbn.worldsecuresystems.com/Events/2016-17..


[ SBN Soiree 2017 ]


Upcoming: Wednesday June 7th, 2017 6:00pm-9:00 pm, at TELUS World of Science View Event Details (https://thesbn.worldsecuresystems.com/Events/2016-17/soiree-2017)..


[ 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 ( http://thesbn.ca/Events/2016-17..


[ Career Connect - CDRD ]


Upcoming: Tuesday, March 7 2017 1:30PM - 5:00PM; 2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver View Event Details (http://thesbn.ca/Events/2016-17/career_connect_cdrd)..


[ 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 (http://thesbn.ca/E..


Founding SBN


Dr. Ali Tehrani

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Zymeworks Inc

Dr. Tehrani, co-founder of Student Biotechnology Network, shares his vision of SBN and discusses how being part of SBN has helped him in his Career. Listen here:



The Student Biotechnology Network's vision is to create a thriving biotechnology industry that attracts and retains the best and the brightest science students.


Our mission at the Student Biotechnology Network is to Inspire students to be the next innovative leaders in biotechnology through education about career opportunities and connection with today’s industry leaders.


  • Given the current status of biotechnology in BC the SBN is focused on the following goals:
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the local biotech community
  • Serve as a vehicle and platform for students to explore biotech
  • Bring together students from diverse disciplines and multiple academic institutions
  • Inspire students to launch career paths in biotech


At the Student Biotechnology Network, we embody these values on our mission to accomplish our vision:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Service

[ SBN would not be possible without its generous sponsors ]