2018 June Edition
Welcome to the 2018 June Edition of the ORT Times! Have a happy summer everyone. Our next edition will be launched in September 2018!read more
UHN trainees go on to do amazing things! Whether you are a faculty member, an industrial scientist, a clinician, a science writer, an educator, a graduate student, or something we have not even imagined, we would love to know what you are doing and how your UHN training helped shape your future. Tell us about awards, discoveries, or exciting new career options. Your story can be highlighted here and through our monthly newsletter, The ORT Times. To see our past issues, go to our Archive page.
View some of our upcoming and past workshops and events.
Date September 20, 2018 Presenters Panelists: Dr. Nick Timmins (VP Process Sciences, BlueRock Therapeutics) Dr. Natalie Venier (Medical Science Liaison, Merck) Dr. Bharti Ranavaya (Principal, Business Development & Commercialization, University Health Network) Stephanie Holbik ( Manager of Operations, Ontario Genomics) Description In honour of Postdoctoral Fellow Appreciation Week 2018, the Industry Networking event brings together…read more
Date September 19, 2018 Presenters Panelists: Dr. Shane Harding (Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre) Dr. Mathieu Lupien (Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre) Dr. Phedias Diamandis (Affiliate Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre) Dr. Daniel Grace ( Assistant Professor, University of Toronto) Description In honour of Postdoctoral Fellow Appreciation Week 2018, the Academic Networking brings together…read more
Date September 25, 2018 Presenters Melissa Anders, MSc ( Senior Program Manager at University Health Network and Writing Coach at Melissa E. Anders Coaching) Description In this workshop learn how the writing process works, how to design your own unique writing process and practical ways to not only get started but also to maintain your…read more
Date June 25, 2018 Presenters Dr. Bettina Hamelin, PharmD, EMBA (President and CEO, Ontario Genomics) Description This interactive seminar will highlight Dr. Hamelin’s career path and give you a chance to ask any questions you may have. Come learn about her experiences and advice she has for research trainees looking for potential career paths. Photos Career…read more
Date June 26, 2018 Presenters Dr. Aisha Shamas-Din, Science and Medical Content Writer. Aisha holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry and a Ph.D. in Health Sciences from McMaster University. Aisha has more than 6 years of experience in scientific writing and content creation in academia and business. She works one-on-one with researchers and writes and edits…read more
Date July 26, 2018 Presenters Celine Bauwens, Scientific Manager, Medicine by Design Dr. Siba Haykal, Surgeon, Department of Surgery, University Health Network Stephanie Holbik, Operations Manager, Ontario Brain Institute John Robertson, Research Strategy Development Specialist, Techna part of University Health Network Dr. Chia Wei Teoh, Pediatric Nephrologist, Sick Kids Samantha Yammine, Scientific Communicator Description Students…read more
Date May 30th, 2018 Presenters Aristotle Eliopoulos and Peter Majewski, members at 9th Co Description Learn how to use some of the most popular tools for establishing and effectively managing a social media presence. More Information To register, click here. Photos 2I8A6879 2I8A6913 2I8A6922 2I8A6957 2I8A6971 Photography by Techna Back to Workshopsread more
Facilitator Dr. Isaiah Hankel Date April 20th, 2018 More Information To register, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Presenter(s) Isaiah Hankel, Fortune 500 consultant, international speaker, bestselling author and the CEO of Cheeky Scientist Description Learn the most effective ways to connect with someone either through in-person networking or through platforms such as LinkedIn. Photos 2I8A6507 2I8A6558 2I8A6550…read more
Facilitators CRISPR/Cas9 screens: Understanding the basic concepts of gene editing and of the CRISPR/Cas9 technology, and getting able to design a screen Presented by: Drs. Jason De Melo and Fraser Soares Machine learning: Understanding machine learning principles and applying them towards answering biological questions Presented by: Dr. Davide Chicco Biological networks: Understanding the meaning of…read more
Facilitator Money Matters: Personal Finance Workshop Date February 21, 2018 More Information Register via https://ortmoneymattersworkshop.eventbrite.ca Presenters Stacey He, Owner of Financial Life Planning Description Understanding the essentials of good money management and the costly mistakes and pitfalls that must be avoided to create a successful financial life. Photos 2I8A5732 2I8A5755 2I8A5726 2I8A5744 Photography by Techna…read more
Facilitator Dr. Maurice Shen, Academic Head, BenchSci Dr. Emily MacLeod, Research Associate at the Applied Educational Research Department at the Michener Institute of Education Dr. Daniel Bacinello, Manager, Research &…read more
Facilitator UHN’s Technology Development and Commercialization Department Date March 9, 2017 More Information Register via https://technology-development-and-commercialization.eventbrite.ca. Back to Workshopsread more
The ORT is pleased to offer a limited number of conference travel awards to enable graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to attend national and international conferences at which they will be presenting an oral and/or poster presentation.
Up to $500/award
Meetings and conferences occur throughout the year. In order to have awards adjudicated in advance, there will be competitions held three times a year:
Visit the Funding Opportunities page for more information.
Upon return from their conference, trainees who received an ORT Conference Travel Award write a short report briefly describing the conference and what they learnt there. These travel reports are published in our monthly newsletter – The ORT Times.