Peter Zandstra to lead newly established School of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Peter Zandstra has been appointed as Founding Director, School of Biomedical Engineering, and has also been appointed Director of the Michael Smith Laboratories.

A UBC alumnus from the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Dr. Zandstra joins UBC from the University of Toronto. The recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Zandstra and his team have pioneered the field of stem cell bioengineering which applies engineering principles and technology to fundamental and translational problems in stem cell biology.

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