Montreal Student Chapter

Canadian Biomaterials Society


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Seminar – Biomaterials for RNA and Drug Delivery

Dear friends and colleagues,

We have the pleasure of inviting you to our next seminar of the Montreal student chapter of the Canadian Biomaterial Society. This seminar will be by two excellent researchers from école polytechnique: Prof Michael Buschmann will be talking about RNA delivery with polymers, and Prof Sylvain Martel will discuss his recent work published in Nature about nanorobots.

Who: Prof. Buschmann and Prof. Martel from École Polytechnique de Montréal

Subject: Biomaterials for RNA and Drug Delivery

Where: Pavillon J-A Bombardier (5155 ch. de la Rampe), Université de Montréal, room 1035

When: November 24th, 4 pm

See our detailed Event Flyer for biographies and abstracts

The event is free, but please sign up to help us estimate the amounts of food.

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Polymeric Drug Delivery in Academia and Industry – CBS Seminar

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We have the pleasure of inviting you to our upcoming fall event on the subject of Polymeric Drug Delivery Systems. This will include presentations from Prof. Mircea Alexandru Mateescu from UQAM and Dr. Wilms Emmanuel Baille from Altus Formulations Inc. on the topics of Polymeric Drug Delivery Systems.

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Bioengineering Seminar and Elections

Dear Friends and colleagues,

It is our pleasure to invite you to our summer event, including a presentation from Prof Showan Nazhat from McGill University, who will be presenting his work on Physiologically Relevant Bioengineered Tissue Equivalents in McGill’s own Macdonald engineering building (MD267). See the Event Flyer for more details.

This excellent academic presentation will be followed by free pizza and drinks and the elections for the Canadian Biomaterial Society Montreal Chapter executive council elections, where CBS members will have a chance to vote for their favourite candidates for the positions of president, treasurer, VP internal, VP external, IT officer, and secretary. Note that the positions of treasurer, VP external, IT officer, and secretary are currently vacant, so send us an email today with your candidacy text!showan-nazhat

Prof Showan Nazhat
Physiologically relevant Bioengineered Tissue Equivalents
July 6, 2016 – 4 pm
Macdonald Engineering – MD267

PDF Flyer – Dépliant PDF VF

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World Biomaterials Congress Call for Volunteers

Dear friends and colleagues,

as many of you are aware, there is the upcoming World Biomaterial Congress occurring in Montreal in a few short months. With thousands of people coming to attend, we will need many volunteers. The combined CBS student chapters will be organizing activities for students during the day and in the evening, and we will be in need of some assistance.

Many of you have already expressed an interest in helping, which is greatly appreciated. For those that would like to help, please fill in the following form that will give us your availability, and we can then place you where you will be most needed.

IMPORTANT – There are two types of volunteers at WBC2016, with each one handling different type of tasks and requiring different application processes:

1) Volunteers for social activities (organized by the CBS student chapters). You can apply by completing the form mentioned above.

2) Volunteers for the conference itself, who will handle tasks such as registration support, direction and technical assistance (under the supervision of the WBC organizing committee). To express your interest in becoming a volunteer for the conference, please write an email to: volunteers.wbc2016@gmail.com

We thank you all for your support, and making all of this possible!