UBC Life Sciences Institute

at 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, V6T 1Z3 Canada

The Life Sciences Institute (LSI) is an innovative multi-faculty, multi-department research institute. The LSI is a superb training environment for undergraduate, medical, graduate, and post-graduate students. Membership includes 87 Principal Investigators (PIs) from 10 departments in the faculties of Medicine and Science, organized into eight interdisciplinary, interdepartmental, theme-based research groups. Researchers work in open-concept labs. The organizational structure promotes collaborative projects, increased communication across disciplines, and economical use of shared equipment. The total number of LSI research and support staff is more than 850, including more than 260 graduate students, 90 post-docs, 62 research associates, 277 research staff, more than over 100 undergraduates. The LSI is a superb training environment for undergraduate, medical, graduate, and post-graduate students, offering many interdisciplinary research opportunities in Science and Medicine research labs. LSI undergraduate students gain hands-on experience in a broad range of world-class research labs, using state of the art technology. The LSI is also home to students enrolled in 12 different life science graduate programs, both departmental and interdisciplinary, including the new program in Cell and Developmental Biology. The LSI is also home to the Life Sciences Post-doc Club, which promotes the interests and careers of emerging post-graduate research scientists. LSI Research Groups1 focus on eight major themes: blood research; cardiovascular systems; diabetes; cell and developmental biology; molecular epigenetics; infection immunity and inflammation; chemical biology; and bacterial regulatory networks.

UBC Life Sciences Institute
2350 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver , BC V6T 1Z3
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#LSIPublicTalks on Autism: @ShernazBamji, Suzanne Lewis @CFRI, Derrick MacFabe @sergiococchia of @pacificautism RSVP ow.ly/Cfvx2

Published on 2014-10-03 16:53:04 GMT

LSI Townhall today at 10am in LSC3. Come hear what we have been up to and where we are going. Ask questions and give your input.

Published on 2015-04-30 14:51:56 GMT

Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Dr Ali Tehrani of Zymeworks. Today! 12PM LSC3 ow.ly/LjsOM

Published on 2015-04-13 15:55:18 GMT

Speak up at the LSI Graduate Students Town Hall. Thurs, May 22, 10am in LSC3. Pass it on!

Published on 2014-05-20 17:01:27 GMT

Announcing two new partnerships for UBC Life Sciences Institute #LSIPublicTalks with @VPL and @IKBLC_UBC [1/3]