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Learn about advancements in health at Mini Science night in Salmon Arm

Dr. Wyeth Wasserman will be the keynote speaker
Mini Science Night is coming to Salmon Arm on May 2. (@bcchresearch/Instagram)

Today’s world is ever-changing with new exciting breakthroughs in science happening everyday.

Salmon Arm residents now have a chance to learn about some of the newest discoveries and innovations in health research as BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR) is hosting Mini Science Night on May 2.

“By moving around B.C., Mini Science Night hopes to give students and adults across the province the opportunity to develop their dreams regarding a career in research,” states Dr. Wyeth Wasserman.

He is the event’s keynote speaker as well as an investigator at BCCHR and professor in the Department of Medical Genetics at the University of British Columbia (UBC). At the event, he will present on the Silent Genomes Project, a study aimed at reducing health-care disparities affecting Indigenous Peoples.

Only 50 seats are available for this free event that’s open to everyone. Registration opens Tuesday, April 2.

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