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[ Last updated: 2008-12-15]

June 2011


The CBB (N. Tufenkji, S. Omanovic, M. Tabrizian and K. Wilkinson) will participate in the 85th ACS Colloids Symposium

McGill University 

Montreal, Quebec 

June 2011.


"Une innovation aux multiples possibilités : la plateforme micro fluidique digitale; Magazine Génial SPÉCIAL NANO, Édition numéro 27 - 23 octobre 2009"

(French only)



May 14, 2010


CBB Colloquium, Student Poster Session and General Assembly 2010


The 20 student posters and the various presentations held during this event were quite successful. These were held in the framework of the 78th ACFAS Congress.

It took place in room MV - D451 at the Université de Montréal.


Thanks very much to all those who participated in this very important event!




Also note that the CBB has prepared an information booklet containing useful facts about CBB members, infrastructure and collaborative projects.

A PDF version of this booklet can be found (in both French and English) in the "CBB Informational Booklet" tab of the website.


June 14-17, 2009


The CBB (J-F. Masson, K. Wilkinson, M. Tabrizian and N. Tufenkji) will host the 9th Workshop on

Biosensors and Bioanalytical Microtechniques in Environmental and Clinical Analysis

Université de Montréal

Montreal, Quebec

June 14-17, 2009.


June 5, 2009


CBB Annual General Assembly and Student Poster Session 2009

The event was quite successful this year, with more than 70 students and PIs in attendance and 30 posters presented.

 It was held in the Trottier Building at McGill University's Downtown Campus from 11am to 4pm.


Thanks very much to all those who participated in this very important event!




April 1-3, 2009




Sylvain Martel (École Polytechnique de Montréal, CBB) will be Conference Chair and Yves-Alain Peter (École Polytechnique de Montréal, CBB)

will be Program Co-Chair of the 5th International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology

Fairmont le Château Frontenac
Québec City, Québec

April 1-3, 2009.  




February 2009






Check out the following links to read about exciting research carried out by Dr. Satya Prakash (McGill, CBB Member)


CNT drug carrier gets polymer protection


Swallowing a nanotechnology pill







December 2008




The CBB is granted funding from NanoQuébec.

Dr. Tabrizian has obtained a grant from NanoQuébec for the project entitled

Integrated Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging (SPRi) Biosensors for

Medical and Environmental Applications





July 2008



The CBB is granted funding from Génome Canada/Québec.


Six CBB members, Drs. Tabrizian, Veres, Juncker, Kirk, Charette and Hallet, were successful in obtaining a technology development grant from Genome Canada and Genome Québec for the development of integrated proteomics platforms for high-throughput biomarker discovery and validation.





February 15, 2008


Dr. Mansel Griffiths
 NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Dairy Microbiology
Director, Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety
University of Guelph
E. coli O157: Issues and Control
 McGill Macdonald Campus, Raymond Building, Room R4-045
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

November 3, 2007


The CBB sponsored the Fall Symposium of the Electrochemical Society inc. Canadian section entitled:

Electrochemistry in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology

which was held in the Best Western Ville-Marie Hotel, 3407 Peel St., Montreal

June 10-14, 2007

The CBB participated in the 14th International Conference on Solid-State Sensor and Actuators - Transducer & Eurosensors XXI '07

held in Lyon, France www.transducers07.org

May 11, 2007

 2007 CBB student poster session and CBB General Assembly.
 More than 100 attending and 38 posters presented,
the event was held in Trottier Building in Downtown Campus of McGill

Thanks to all our participants for that great success!

March 21, 2007

Second Student Workshop entitled Multiple detection platforms and their integration in biosensors was held
 at Sherbrooke University. More than 42 participants
from our affiliated institutions! A big Thank You to the organization committee!

February 15, 2007

CBB, in collaboration with the McGill IR group, invited Dr. Garry W. Rogerson for a seminar entitled

Perspectives on the Rapidly Changing World of Scientific Instrumentation

(see attached file for details)

February 7, 2007

CBB participated in the


McGill's Faculty of Dentistry annual Research Day and Table Clinics Evening

 (see attached file for details)

Events of past years





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