Contact OBER

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For more information, please contact us at info@biobanking.org

Address:

Office of Biobank Education and Research (OBER)
G30 Purdy Pavilion
2211 Wesbrook Mall,
Vancouver, BC
V6T 2B5

Directions:

The Purdy Pavillion can be accessed through the main entrance of the UBC Hospital on 2255 Wesbook mall. Walk through the main doors past reception and turn left. At the elevator, keep on going and you will see a stairwell (onyour right). Take the stairs down 1 floor and you will exit toward the Pathology Administrative offices. Head left a few steps then turn right down the hallway to the automatic doors; keep on going until the end of the hallway. There will be another set of automatic doors on your right which is button activated (left side of the wall). Turn right in through those automatic doors until you see the OBER sign on the right side of the hallway.


Arriving from YVR Vancouver International Airport:

By car (Approx. 25min):
Leaving the airport, follow signs to Vancouver on Grant McConachie Way East. Cross over the Arthur Laing Bridge and follow signs for Granville Street toward BC-99 N. Continue onto SW Marine Drive. Turn left onto SW Marine Dr. and then left onto W. 70th Ave. After about 9 km, turn right onto W. 16th Ave and take the second exit at to continue on W. 16th Ave. Take the next roundabout (3rd exit) to continue onto Wesbrook Mall. The UBC Hospital will be on your left.

By transit (Approx. 45min):
Take the Canada Line SkyTrain from the YVR-Airport Station (Direction Terminus Station – Waterfront) W. 49th Ave. Exit the station and walk along the north side of W.49th to the bus stop at Tisdall St. From there, catch the W. 49 bus. At the UBC bus stop, walk north-east to Wesbrook Mall to the UBC Hospital (about 3 minute walk).


Arriving from Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal:

By car (Approx. 45min):

Head west toward Ferry Ramp/BC-17N. Continue on BC-17 N and merge onto BC-99N via the ramp to Richmond/Vancouver. Take the exit 41B, westward onto Marine Drive. Continue onto SW Marine Drive. Turn left onto SW Marine Dr. and then left onto W. 70th Ave. After about 9 km, turn right onto W. 16th Ave and take the second exit at to continue on W. 16th Ave. Take the next roundabout (3rd exit) to continue onto Wesbrook Mall. The UBC Hospital will be on your left.

By transit: (Approx. 1h 25min):
Take the 601 Bus to Bridgeport Station Bay 1. Exit this Station Bay and walk into Bridgeport Station Bay 4. From there, take the 480 Bus to UBC. At the UBC bus stop, walk northeast to Wesbrook Mall to the UBC Hospital (about 3 minute walk).


Arriving from the East:

Take HWY-1 West until Exit 28 and merge onto Grandview Hwy W. Continue onto E 12th Ave for 12 km after which, this road will turn into W. 10th ave. Continue onto W. 10th Ave for about 5 km and then left make a left onto Wesbrook Mall. Drive up Wesbrook Mall about 800m and the UBC Hospital will be on your right.