TGIF is the research community's signature seminar series. Every week, this event brings together established investigators and up-and-coming trainees from across the Oak Street campus to share their research findings, exchange ideas and foster collaboration.

This weekly series is hosted by CMMTBC Children's Hospital Research InstituteUBC and the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, and is organized by co-chairs Dr. Sara Mostafavi and Dr. Alexander Beristain, with the support of our Research Education team.  

Friday, January 26 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm | Room 2108

Contributions of intrinsic and environmental factors to early life DNA methylation (Exit Seminar)
Sarah Goodman, UBC Graduate Student, Kobor Research Team

Update on the Brain, Behaviour & Development Theme
Dr. Evelyn Stewart, Associate Professor, Division of Clinical and Behavioural Neurosciences, UBC Department of Psychiatry; Director of Research for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, BC Children’s Hospital; Medical Director, BCCH Provincial OCD Program; Lead, Brain, Behaviour & Development Theme

TGIF is accredited as a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) 

as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the 
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

If you have any feedback, comments or suggestions regarding individual speakers or the TGIF Seminar Series please email