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UBC Postdoc Talks Kicks Off July 8th - Join Us!

The UBC Postdoctoral Association hosts Postdoc Talks. Dr. Masahiro Minami will speak about "Giving Peace a Chance" and Dr. Justin Hart will discuss "Robot Self-Modeling and Self-Other Reasoning". Join the talk on July 8, 7:30pm at The Railway Club.

The UBC Postdoctoral Association hosts Postdoc Talks. Dr. Masahiro Minami will speak about "Giving Peace a Chance" and Dr. Justin Hart will discuss "Robot Self-Modeling and Self-Other Reasoning". Join the talk on July 8, 7:30pm at The Railway Club.

How a UBC Postdoc helped author Lisa Genova write her third novel.

Lisa Genova is a wildly successful author whose first book, Still Alice, was recently adapted into an Oscar-winning film. While Genova was penning her third novel, Inside The O’Briens, she relied on the knowledge of UBC postdoctoral researcher Alicia Semaka to bring a story about Huntington’s disease to life. Semaka shares the story of how she ended up with an acknowledgement in a bestselling author’s book.

How did you become a consultant on this book?

Lisa Genova is a wildly successful author whose first book, Still Alice, was recently adapted into an Oscar-winning film. While Genova was penning her third novel, Inside The O’Briens, she relied on the knowledge of UBC postdoctoral researcher Alicia Semaka to bring a story about Huntington’s disease to life. Semaka shares the story of how she ended up with an acknowledgement in a bestselling author’s book.

How did you become a consultant on this book?