APT Research Day 2019


On behalf of the APT Research Day Organizing Committee, we are pleased to wish everyone a happy new year and announce our Department’s 13th Annual Research Day!

As per the previous years, graduate students, residents, post-doctoral & clinical fellow from our Department will have an opportunity to showcase their work as oral presentations or posters with monetary prizes and bragging rights for the best in each category. We also welcome research staff to present their work in the poster competition. So start thinking about presenting your work!

In addition, we will have the privilege of hosting Dr. William Catterall who is a Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Washington. Dr. Catterall is a preeminent pharmacologist whose research focuses on voltage-gated sodium and calcium channels, anesthetics and their mechanism of action. He has been a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science since 2010. In 2003, he received the 16th annual Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Neuroscience Research in recognition of his work into sodium and calcium channels. He was elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Society in 2008.

Date: Thursday May 16th, 2019

Location: Life Sciences Centre at UBC.

This year again we will also be hosting an ‘APT paper of the year’ competition.
More details to follow!


Registration & Abstract Deadline: Sunday, March 31th, 2019

Judging Criteria: Abstracts will be judged on the following three criteria:
• Importance and relevance to APT (20 points): Importance within the field and importance within the broader context of APT.
• Scientific Validity (20 points): research question, study design, data analysis and interpretation
• Presentation and ease of understanding (10 points)