Events

Community Conversations | Café Neuroéthique

2017 What’s New in Stem Cell Research? From the Lab to the Clinic and Beyond Monday, December 11, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Community Centre 2690 Larch St., Vancouver, BC, V6K 4K9 Come join us for a lively discussion with our experts about opportunities and challenges in stem cell research and treatment. FREE ADMISSION […]

Neuroethics Seminar

2017 On ethical and social implications of neurobiological explanations for mental disorders Matthew S. Lebowitz PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow Center for Research on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic and Behavioral Genetics, Columbia University Tuesday December 5, 2017, 10:30AM – 11:30AM National Core for Neuroethics, UBC Hospital Koerner Pavilion, Conference Room S117 Bio: […]

2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Brain Enhancement in the Digital Age

The 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5-7th, 2017) will feature over fifty of the world’s top experts and innovators working on ways to enhance our brain health and performance in light of emerging neuroscience and digital technologies. Click the title for more information.

Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide to Consciousness at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August 2-14, 16-28, 2017 Assembly George Square Studios 54 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2LR, UK Fringe First winner and “peer-reviewed rapper” Baba Brinkman (Rap Guide to Evolution, Rap Guide to Religion) explores the scientific study of consciousness in his latest hip-hop comedy. Baba’s brain consists of roughly 90 billion neurons with trillions of connections, and […]

Interrogating Huntington’s in vivo roles through loss of function experiments

Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Seminar Series Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM LSC 3 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3 Speaker Jeff Carroll, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Psychology Behavioral Neuroscience Program, Western Washington University Abstract Expansion of a glutamine-coding CAG trinucleotide near the 5′ end of the […]

March for Science – Vancouver

The March for Science is a celebration of science. It’s not only about scientists and politicians; it is about the very real role that science plays in each of our lives and the need to respect and encourage research that gives us insight into the world. Click the title to read more.

Café Scientifique: 3D Bioprinting – Shaping the Future of Health

Thursday, May 4, 2017 Telus World of Science, 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, BC, V6A 3Z7 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Imagine a world where drugs are developed without the use of animals, where doctors know how a patient will react to a drug before prescribing it and where patients can have a replacement organ 3D-printed […]

Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture

2017 The lights are off; is anyone home? The ethics of hidden consciousness Thomas I. Cochrane MD, MBA, Associate Neurologist and Senior Ethics Consultant, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of Neuroethics, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School Tuesday, March 14, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Queen Elizabeth Theatre (Salons) […]

The effect of contents in advance directive on decision-making

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 12:00 PM Room 424, School of Population and Public Health 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z3 Website: http://ethics.ubc.ca/events/the-effect-of-contents-in-advance-directive-on-decision/ Dr. Sung Joon Shin Visiting Scholar, W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, UBC On January 26th 2016, a law related to the life-sustaining treatment for terminally ill patients in Korea, […]

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