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The Centre for Blood Research Summer Seminar Series: Exciting transfusion research from the Devine Lab

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

From the lab of: Dr. Dana Devine, Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UBC, Centre for Blood Research, Canadian Blood Services

Presented by: Dr. Dana Devine, Wayne Zhao, Elyn Rowe, Nicolas Pereyra and Dr. Narges Hadjesfandiari

In this seminar, the Devine Lab will share a breadth of exciting projects that aim to improve the transfusion system, from developing better platelet products to studying donor factors that impact blood quality:

– Dr. Dana Devine: Introduction to the Devine Lab
– Wayne Zhao: “An in vitro transfusion model to assess cold-stored platelets in trauma”
– Elyn Rowe: “Contribution of donor factors to product quality”
– Nicolas Pereyra: “Modified platelet storage devices to improve quality during storage”
– Dr. Narges Hadjesfandiari: “Heavy metals in blood donors in Canada”

Hybrid: Life Sciences Centre Room 1003 (LSC3) & Zoom

In-person: Life Sciences Centre, Room 1003 (LSC3)*
* Lunch will be provided in LSC3
Virtual via Zoom: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/69021663938?pwd=SFc4MzViRXluMzZRY1JCaHBpQU1KZz09 | Password: 371605