December 2019
WWW icon twitter icon facebook icon

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

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

The Success of ‘Science in the 6ix’
Shining a spotlight on UHN research and promoting science literacy in the community.
In vitro vs. In vivo: Is One Better?
Exploring the benefits and challenges of each model and how they translate to the clinic.
The Importance of Work-Life Balance
Graduate school should not equate to burnout.
Being Productive Over the Holidays
You don’t need to be in the lab to keep your mind and body active over winter break.
The Impact of Fundamental Science
How chemistry informs the clinic.
An Update on Human Brain Mapping
Experts share and discuss the latest advancements across modalities in human brain mapping.
December 10, 2019
ORT Trainee Workshop Series: Academic Teaching Dossiers
Teaching Dossiers are an important part of an academic job application. Do you know what goes into one and how to make yours stand out?

More Info
December 12, 2019
Krembil Career Chats: Investment Banking
Join the TAC at Krembil in a conversation with alumna Dr. Evelyn Pau about investment banking relative to biotechnology and healthcare industries.

More Info
December 13, 2019
H.L Holmes Postdoctoral Award
This award opportunity is for postdoctoral fellows conducting research in chemistry, physics, biology or mathematics related to medicine and biological processes.

More Info
LOI due January 8, 2020
Mitacs Elevate Postdoc Funding
Mitacs Elevate is a two-year training program for postdoctoral fellows, involving an industrially relevant research project in partnership with a private-sector partner.

More Info
The ORT Times is brought to you by UHN's Office of Research Trainees. Some images adapted from, Wikimedia Commons and Wikipedia.
*The views expressed in the articles in this newsletter are not necessarily those of UHN or ORT*