Doxycycline for STI Prevention: Evidence-to-date and overview of the DISCO Study

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Troy Grennan, MD, M.Sc., FRCPC, DTM&HScientist, Advancing HealthPhysician Lead, Provincial HIV/STI Program, BC Centre for Disease ControlClinical Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UBCMember, CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network   This talk will provide an overview of the evidence-to-date on doxycycline for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STI), focused on the DISCO Study, a recently initiated […]

Future of mariculture under climate change

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Aquaculture has shown remarkable growth, averaging about 6.7% per year over the last three decades, making it the fastest-growing agro-food sector worldwide. In 2021, aquaculture accounted for approximately 91 million tonnes, representing 47% of total fish food production. However, mariculture, a sub-sector of aquaculture, faces uncertainties due to climate change's impact on farm species and […]

Indigenous-Italian-Canadian Connections

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Date: October 11, 2023 Time: 3:00-4:30 PM Location: Buchanan Tower, Room 726 Registration: What are some histories of contact between Indigenous Peoples and Italian-Canadians? How have Italian-Canadians contributed to the European colonial project on Turtle Island? What are some paths forward and what are the responsibilities that Italian-Canadians have toward Indigenous Peoples and Nations? Come […]

“I Want to Speak About it in My Language.” A Case Study of a Group Intervention Conducted in the Ojibway Language

Green College 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

In the series: Emeritus College Series at Green College: Psychological Trauma and Resilience Coach House, Green College, UBC A reception follows this event Working from a place of cultural reclamation and trauma informed practice presents psychotherapists with a beautiful challenge and opportunity for knowledge exchange. Anishinaabe (Ojibway) peoples are regarded as grand medicine people due to […]

Earl W. Davie Symposium

UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The 17th Annual Earl W. Davie Symposium is taking place on Thursday November 16, 2023, at UBC Robson Square. This annual 1-day symposium honours Dr. Earl W. Davie’s scientific contributions in hemostasis-thrombosis, which have impacted on the care of patients world-wide.