Members of Weinberg Laboratory Participate in UBC’s 2016 Vancouver Summer Program (VSP)

The Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) is a four-week academic program offered at the University of British Columbia, Canada for cohorts of international students to study at the University of British Columbia. The program provides the opportunity for cooperating universities to organize groups of students to take two academic courses in various UBC Faculties while learning […]

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Clara Bouhali a Visiting High School Summer Student in the Weinberg Lab

Clara Bouhali, a high school student beginning her final year of study this fall at Lycée Jean-Pierre Vernant in Sèvres, France, joined the Weinberg lab this July as a visiting summer student. During her time in the lab, Clara was able to gain valuable research experience as she worked alongside graduate and undergraduate students in the lab. Clara […]

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Members of Weinberg Laboratory attend 2016 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA

  Members of the Weinberg Laboratory attended this year’s Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) held in New Orleans, LA. Besides presenting original research at symposia, talks, and poster sessions, we also had a chance to catch up with our colleagues and friends during closing banquet. Pictured above with the Weinberg Laboratory […]

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Bodnar receives FASDSG Kenneth Warren Merit Award

Tamara Bodnar, a current PhD candidate in the Weinberg Lab, recently received the Kenneth Warren Merit Award presented by the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Study Group (FASDSG) for outstanding research in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder research. This award is presented each year at the annual FASDSG meeting – this year held in New […]

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Weinberg Lab Members Participate in “Mark Wood RSA 5K Fun Run and Walk”

  At this year’s annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA), members of the Weinberg laboratory & friends participated in the 2nd annual Mark Wood RSA 5K Fun Run and Walk. The race was named in honor of Dr. Mark Wood, a longtime alcohol researcher and race organizer who passed away in April, 2015. Proceeds […]

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Phoebe Ng receives LSI 2016 Fisher Scientific Summer Studentship!

Phoebe Ng was selected to receive a LSI 2016 Fisher Scientific Summer Studentship Award! She will be starting her project entitled “Additive effects of prenatal alcohol exposure and early-life adversity on adult immune function” this month. Congratulations Phoebe!

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Congratulations to Erin Morgan on completing her B.A. in Psychology!

Congratulations to Erin Morgan, who recently graduated from UBC with a B.A. in Psychology! Erin joined the Weinberg Lab in 2013 as a volunteer, and later completed a Directed Studies project analyzing play behaviour in female adolescent animals. We are lucky that Erin is staying with the lab this summer to finish up several exciting […]

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Weinberg Undergraduate Students Present Research at MURC 2016

Each year at UBC, undergraduate students have the opportunity to present original research at the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC). This year, the Weinberg Lab was represented by Melissa Chiu, Lily Takeuchi, Pushpkiran Ubi, & Lisa Wang.

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New Book Chapter – “The effects of alcohol on fetal development”

Check out our chapter “The effects of alcohol on fetal development” in the recently published book Fetal Development: Research on Brain and Behavior, Environmental Influences, and Emerging Technologies. This collaborative effort among the labs of Dr. Joanne Weinberg, Dr. James Reynolds, and Dr. James Brien, reviews recent advances in the field of FASD research and highlights […]

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Vivian Lam selected as UBC Public Scholar

The UBC Public Scholar Initiative is a one-of-a-kind, pan-university initiative to support and encourage public scholarship that has purposeful social contribution. Vivian was selected as one of 39 PhD students to take part as a member of the first cohort. To find out more about the program – as well as Vivian’s research project, check […]

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