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Researchers Under the Scope

May 21, 2023

Midway through his undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia, a laboratory 'help wanted' poster caught Jeff Dong's eye.

He applied, gaining invaluable practical experience that summer in Stephanie Borgland's lab.

"She really supported me in understanding what research is about," said Dong, who went on...

May 7, 2023

Before we’re even born, our bodies begin to grow and train an army of spies and assassins, creating a crew of immune system fighters in the upper chest's thymus gland. While this production is dominated by T cells, other immune cells such as B cells and plasma cells can be generated within the thymus, albeit at a very...