Dr. Lucy Lee returns from a busy, year long administrative and sabbatical leave

Dr. Lee has had a busy year travelling the world and fulfilling her administrative and research plans. READ Dr. Lee’s full summary report [PDF] Dr. Lee’s year in review in pictures September 2017 ICELAND: Dr. Lee connected with scientists in Iceland from both academia and industry.  She had the opportunity to visit the University of … Read more

Research Internship Program

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) offers talented students opportunities to gain experience in our cutting-edge laboratories as Research Interns. These short-term placements, usually from 2 to 6 months, give students the opportunity to gain experience in a particular  laboratory or to learn a specific technique. They work under the direction … Read more

Amazing opportunity in Churchill, Manitoba for students interested in science communication

THIS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT COURSE IS A ONCE-IN-A LIFETIME ADVENTURE Secure your spot in this rare professional development opportunity. The skills and experience gained will enrich the career of any scientist, thought leader or communications professional. This week-long experience mixes the best of science communications training with immersion and hands-on experience on the subarctic tundra. You … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee invited to speak at the Austral University in Chile

UFV Science

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science at UFV returned from the Institute of Biochemistry and Microbiology of the Universidad Austral de Chile (UACh) in Valdivia where she was invited for a week of activities that included a hands on workshop on cell culture. She presented “Twenty years of research with the trout … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee, Science Dean visits National University of Trujillo, Peru

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science at UFV and Dr. Niels Bols, Professor Emeritus from the University of Waterloo recently returned from a visit to the National University of Trujillo in Peru. They were welcomed by University President Orlando Gonzales Nieves, Academic Vice President Ruben Vera Véliz, and Dean of the Faculty … Read more

David Sivak from Simon Fraser University talks Physics

Last night the Physics Student Association welcomed biophysicist, Dr. David Sivak from Simon Fraser University. His talk focused on molecular machines using mitochondrial ATP synthase as a model and manipulating them to study their function. He also shared the interesting research that is being done in his lab [The Sivak Group] … such as attaching … Read more

Alida Janmaat and Chris Hinz present at the Invertebrate Pathology Congress in Tours, France

July 2016 was an exciting month for Biology Professor Alida Janmaat and Biology Student Chris Hinz. They attended the 49th Annual meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology held in Tours, Loire Valley, France. Chris presented their poster: Does Agriotes obscurus avoid the fungal entomopathogen, Metarhizium brunneum? ABSTRACT: Fungal entomopathogens can greatly reduce the fitness … Read more

Exchange student from Spain to spend time in Biology at UFV

Jose Martin Gomez, a BSc student in Biotechnology at Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville Spain will be spending his academic year here at UFV. In addition to his honours thesis project he will be working on a special topics course with the Dean of Science, Dr. Lucy Lee. His research stay is sponsored by … Read more

UFV GATE Students and International Guests Sampling Fraser River as part of the Global Rivers Observatory Project

On Tuesday June 28, 2016, Steven Marsh and research students (current and former) met Senior Scientist Dr. Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink and guests at the rowing dock at Fort Langley to conduct their bi-monthly sampling of the Fraser River.  The guests included Carol Mayer (Curator Africa/Pacific of Enthnology/Ceramics), Skooker Broome (Manager Design, Museum of Anthropology, UBC), April … Read more

The Faculty of Science Welcomes Scientists from Austral University of Chile

On July 20th we welcomed two distinguished scientists from Austral University of Chile, Drs. Alejandro Yañez and Guillermo Cárcamo from the Biochemistry and Microbiology Institute. Dr. Lee gave them the tour of the two campuses of UFV. They were in Canada attending the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology meeting at the Vancouver Convention Centre … Read more