January 2017

Welcome to The ORT Times

UHN Research The UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT) Times is a monthly e-newsletter for UHN trainees that features articles about trainee life, tips on career development, and research training opportunities within and outside of UHN. For additional info and past issues of The ORT Times, go to uhntrainees.ca.

Highlights from the January Issue:

Linda Penn, PhD
Director, UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT)
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Finding Misdiagnosed Farber Patients
Differentiating between disorders using blood cytokines.
Nov 2016 ORT Travel Awards Announced
The ORT would like to congratulate the recipients of the Nov 2016 ORT Travel Award competition.
Let’s Talk Hematology
Clinicians, scientists and trainees meet at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting.

Upcoming Events and Funding Calendar

Jan 31


The first iteration of the UHN Trainee Lecture Workshop Series is a full-day event that aims to introduce key bioinformatics and computational biology concepts.

For info, click here

Feb 2


Isaiah Hankel, Fortune 500 consultant and best-selling author, will be hosting a webinar on how to use LinkedIn to optimize your job search. Register today for this free webinar, sponsored by the ORT!

For info, click here

Feb 7


UHN’s Library offers a variety of workshops and courses to help you further your career. Sign up for one today!

For info, click here

Feb 10


Meet leading traumatic brain injury experts and influencers face-to-face at the 2017 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference. Register today!

For info, click here

Feb 15


The KRESCENT / CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship program is offering funding to young investigators who would like to initiate and/or continue training in kidney research.

For info, click here

*The views expressed in the articles in this newsletter are not necessarily those of the UHN or ORT*

Please contact the ORT Coordinator
University Health Network

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