June 2019
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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.

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

Krembil Research Day
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 marked the Krembil Research Institute’s 19th annual Research Day
Strategic Research Plan and Trainees
Learn what trainees can do to support UHN’s five research priorities
Failure Breeds Success
Sharing your failures with others can promote an appreciative and successful environment.
UHN CIHR Award Recipients
22 UHN research trainees are recipients of CIHR awards in this past year’s competition.
Spinal Cord Injury Researchers Unite
Celebrating the amazing accomplishments in the field of SCI science.
Advances: The Haematopoietic system
Unraveling the mechanisms of hematologic malignancies.
HLA-G Polymorphisms and Cancer
Reducing post-transplant cancer with personalized medicine and immune checkpoint molecules.
Heart Failure: Predicting Prognosis
Physician intuition vs. risk prediction models.
July 8–10, 2019
Quality Clinical Investigator Practices (QCIP) course
Registration is now open for the Summer 2019 QCIP! This 3-day, in-class course is targeted to Research Fellows and new PI’s conducting research involving human participants, tissue or data. QCIP provides an overview of the ethical principles and best-practice standards in clinical research.

For info contact: qcip@uhnresearch.ca
July 26, 2019
UHN-ORT Conference Travel Awards
The ORT offers a limited number of travel awards to enable research graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to participate in national or international conferences.

Click here for info
July 29–August 30, 2019
Genome Editing Techniques & Applications (GETA110)
Genome editing using CRISPR technology represents one of the most innovative areas of biotechnology. In this course, learners will learn about this emerging technology, gain practical experience editing model organisms and discuss the many applications to medicine, agriculture and biotechnology.

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July 30, 2019
The Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Cancer Genomics and Immunity Fellowship Program
The Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Cancer Genomics and Immunity Fellowship Program aims to support projects that will uncover the diverse interactions between tumour and immune cells, for the development of new therapeutic strategies.

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