At the Frontier of Genetic Research: Recent Advances and Future Possibilities

    Marco Marra, OBC, Department of Medical Genetics, UBC

    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC
    Saturday, March 5, 8:15-9:30 pm
    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
  • Marco Marra

    Dr. Marra received the Frontiers in Research Award from the BC Innovation Council in 2008, and was appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2007. In 2004, he received a Terry Fox Young Investigator Award and BC Biotech’s Innovation and Achievement Award (together with the entire GSC staff) for sequencing the SARS coronavirus genome. In February 2013, under the directorship of Dr. Marra, the Genome Sciences Centre was ranked in the top 5 best research facilities in Canada by Backbone magazine. In June 2014, Dr. Marra was listed in the 2014 World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds by Thomson Reuters. Dr. Marra was featured in the July 4, 2014 issue of The Globe and Mail as the second most highly cited scientist in Canada.

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March 5th, 2016 from  8:15 PM to  9:30 PM
Lecture Hall No. 2
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
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