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Past Newsletters

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2014

November/December
Watch a video on our g.e@UBC defines “entrepreneurship,” read about Dr. Guarna of Bee IPM and our animation intern Katia Truong’s first-place award at the Entomological Society of America’s YouTube competition for their video, find out what is new with our partner projects, meet Iain Verigin in our LLP Instructor Feature and Dominique Williams in our LLP Alumni Spotlight, and more!

October
Find out what is new with TAIGA, Lignin, AdapTree and Bee IPM projects this month. Join our Lean Launch Pad for Genomics program. Meet Daniel Terpstra in our LLP Alumni Profile series and our Creative Team of interns.

September
Lots of GREAT news this month! Pia Smets of AdapTree shared her storytelling reflections, Dr. Hennie van Vuurren of UBC Wine Research Centre will co-host our upcoming logic model workshop, Dr. Marta Guarna and our animation intern Katia Truong entered a video competition by the Entomological Society of America, Dr. Steven Hallam co-published a new paper, the Bee IPM project is providing outreach activities, Samantha Turner of the Grape and Wine Genomics project received the UBC President’s Staff Award of Emerging Leadership, Lean Launch Pad alumni MetaMixis wins a BC Bioenergy Network prize! Meet Blair Simonite in our new Lean Launch Pad Mentor Profile and our newest intern, Danie EAston.

August
The GREAT program receives a “no cost extension” approval from Genome Canada! Discover some more news from our interns, the world of genomics, our partner projects, the Lean Launch Pad program and more!

July
Read some great news from our partner projects and of the Canadian government’s commitment to leading genomics research, meet Jennifer Thompson in our new Lean Launch Pad Mentor Profile Series and our new interns, and see went on in our Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting and the UBC Tree Genomics Symposium.

June
Read the Lean Launch Pad teams’ reflections on their progress through the program, discover what’s new in genomics and our partner projects, and find out how the Evaluating Genomic Science event with Dr. Samantha Evans of Genome Canada went down.

May
More GREAT news in the Lean Launch Pad front and an upcoming event on Evaluating Genomic Science. Check out what our partner projects are up to and meet the new AdapTree Research Assistant Intern.

April
We’ve launched a new Lean Launch Pad Alumni Spotlight feature on our website and will be offering a Genomics 101 “Crash Course.” Find out what’s new with the Bee IPM, AdapTree and SMarTForests projects, and meet our newest interns.

March
Find out how our Leach Launch Pad program went down as it wraps up, read the exciting news from several of our partner projects, and check out our upcoming workshop on digital storytelling.

February
Read about project leader Angus Livingstone new appointment as UBC’s Innovation Catalyst, discover exciting news from the AdapTree and TAIGA camp, meet our intern Molly Moshofsky, and see what upcoming events we are offering.

January
Watch GREAT Project Leader Angus Livingstone’s presentation at Genome BC’s 2014 Winter Symposium, learn more about this offering of the Lean Launch Pad program, discover what’s new with TAIGA, Watershed Metagenomics and the Bee IPM projects, check out how our 6 Minutes of Passion…for Science went down, and more!

2013

November/December
Read the latest happenings in the SMarTForests project in its latest newsletter, as well as two new papers published by Tria project researchers. Check out our commercialization analyst’s experience with his internship with the Lignin project, find out what went down in some of our recent events and join our upcoming Lean Launch Pad program.

October
The GREAT program has been selected as a case study in the European Commission’s Guiding Framework for Entrepreneurial Higher Education Institutions. Read the two new papers published by AdapTree members, discover our apicultural researcher’s amazing internship with beekeepers this summer, and attend some of our upcoming workshops!

September
Learn more about the Hive’n & Thrive’n in BC conference, see what our interns are up to and join us in our Stakeholder Engagement Sharing Session.

August
Read Dr. Sally Aitken’s new paper, learn how innovation in wine research can transform the Canadian wine industry, discover if the Lean Launch Pad will work in the life sciences sector, find out more about our video intern and check out some of our upcoming events.

July
Follow the Forest Genetics 2013 Conference, learn more about Genome BC and its projects, read about the experiences of one of our interns, find out more about our Social Media workshop and discover some new events!

June
Read more about Angus Livingstone’s IP presentation with the Watershed team, meet our newest interns, discover how the Lean Launch Pad program went and find out more about our social media workshop.

May
Read more about SMarTForests project’s sequencing of spruce genomes, meet our new commercialization analyst and apicultural researcher interns and find out more about our Lean Launch Pad program.

April
Read more about the Tria team’s study of the mountain pine beetle and how its genome can help with pest management, meet our newest video intern, find out more about our Fundamentals of IP presentation and check out our Lean Launch Pad program.

March
Watch our video teaser for our Watershed project, check out a useful forestry tool to visualize climate change, meet more of our interns and learn more about intellectual property.

February
Check out the new Bee IPM website, watch presentations from our Partner Projects at the Genome BC Winter Symposium 2013, meet our new video intern and find out more about the Interacting with the Media workshop.

January
Discover how our new Partner Project protects the health of our water resources, watch the Bee IPM videos created by our video intern, learn to interact with the media and meet two of our newest interns.

2012

December 2012
Meet our Steering Committee, watch the AdapTree video created by one of our interns, find out more about our Genomics 101 and Clear Writing workshops and meet our new Program Manager and Program Assistant.

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