Daily events September 20-24, 2021
The 2021 National Postdoctoral Fellow Appreciation Week is being celebrated from September 20 – 24. In recognition of the more than 360 postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) here at UHN, our organizing committee, in collaboration with the ORT, is hosting a full week of exciting virtual events. You are invited to register for all of the workshops here. Click the individual event links below for more information, including speaker bios.
Monday, Sept 20th
Welcome, Thank You + Networking, 12-3 pm
Guest Speaker: Brad Wouters, EVP of Science and Research, UHN
Tuesday, Sept 21st
Speakers: John Robertson, Techna Research Strategy Development Specialist;
Heather Sherman, Senior Public Affairs Advisor at Krembil
Wednesday, Sept 22nd
Lunch and Games Social, 12-1 pm
Thursday, Sept 23rd
Exploring Careers in Industry + Academia, 10-11 am
Speakers: Stanley Zhou, Scientist at ArsenalBio (UHN Alumni);
Jennifer Campos, Senior Scientist at KITE
Panelists: Natalie Galant, Co-Founder Paradox Immunotherapies;
Yulong Sun, Co-Founder Paradox Immunotherapies;
Mohammadali Ahmadipour, CEO ExVilent Ltd.
Friday, Sept 24th
Wellness Panel Discussion, 10 am-12 pm
Panelists: Assata McKenzie, UHN Wellness Representative; Slava Epelman, Clinician-Scientist at TGHRI;
Husam Abdel-Qadir, Clinician-Scientist at the Women’s College Research Institute;
Phyllis Billia, Director of Research at Peter Munk Cardiac Centre;
Tracy Lackraj, Postdoctoral Fellow at PMCC.
Yoga + Meditation, 12-12:30 pm (Session 1) OR 1-1:30 pm (Session 2)
Cook a Meal With Us, 4-5 pm
UHN PDFs are also invited to join us on October 15th at the 1st Annual UHN Postdoctoral Research Symposium. This is an exciting opportunity to share your research through oral or poster presentations, network with other PDFs, and foster new collaborative opportunities. More information here. Submit abstract here.