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The RBC Youth BIOlab is a space for students and teachers to explore and experience real biomedical science in a world-class research centre.

Dr. Grant Pierce


Executive Director of Research

Professor of Physiology and Pharmacy
University of Manitoba

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SBRC Researchers publish study showing N95 masks can be safely re-sterilized, but only once.

A recent study by the St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre suggests the only safe number of times an N95 mask can be re-used after autoclave sterilization, is once.  Initiated early in the Covid-19 pandemic, the team of St. Boniface researchers set out to examine how N95 masks...

Youth Science Magazine for COVID-19 Info features SBRC experts!

Congratulations to our own Stephen Jones, Meghan Kynoch, Elena Dibrov and Karmin O, for their contributions to No Mercy For the Coronas, a made-in-Manitoba youth science magazine published by La Liberté newspaper and delivered free to Winnipeg Free Press subscribers...

YSC Online STEM Fair

Canada-Wide Science Fair 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta and most of the 103 regional science fairs across the country may have been cancelled, but the passion for discovery and innovation amongst Canadian youth will not be denied. Youth Science Canada (YSC), organizers of...

Research shows new drug can protect hearts in breast cancer patients

In a recent paper published March 2020 in Nature Cancer, research co-authored by Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum, Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences here at St. Boniface Hospital Research, shows how heart damage that often results from a widely employed...

A PhD researcher guide to COVID-19

Dr. Benedict Albensi recommended the following infographic, created by Dr. Zoe Ayres, for all researchers during our time dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Full-size image (JPG)