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Find out what's going on at the ORT and around UHN!
Postdoc Talks Seminar Series (in person event)
Speaker: Dr. Nooshin Bahador, Krembil 
Title: Chimera In the Human Brain
January 27, 4:00 PM  |  Register
ORT Meet & Greet
A virtual drop-in social event for UHN trainees and postdocs. Join us for conversation and games, and the chance to meet your colleagues!
February 1, 12:00 PM  |  Register
Seminar: Is My Stress Your Stress?
On Bell ‘Let’s Talk’ Day, Dr. Jaideep Bains, Krembil Director, will give a talk on the latest science looking at how stress impacts and rewires our brains and whether stress is actually contagious.
January 25, 12:00 PM  |  Register
KITEC Networking Event with Seeds of Science 
Join the KITE Trainee Executive Committee for a chat with one of the creators of the Seeds of Science podcast.
January 26, 3:00 PM  | Toronto Rehab Institute, 2nd floor auditorium | Register by January 24th 
Free Crash Course in NIH Funding: 2023 NIH Grants Conference
During this 2-day live event, experts will share policies, resources, guidance, and case studies in informative and engaging sessions.
February 1-2  |  Information & Registration
Biotech TO Networking Event
Join BiotechTO for a meeting at Prenup Pub with biotech enthusiasts, students, researchers and industry professionals. 
February 1, 6:00 PM  |  Register
Beyond the Binary: Challenging Sex and Gender Variables in Science Seminar
A conversation with science journalist, broadcaster, and author Angela Saini, discussing the purpose of measuring sex and gender in health research.
February 3, 9:00 AM  |  Register
Commercializing Research: Lessons and Pitfalls Seminar
The IATSL Lab at KITE Research Institute is hosting a presentation by Dr. Michael Chrostowski on commercializing research.
February 7, 12:00 PM  |  Join on Zoom (Passcode 162774).
UHN's Teaching and Learning Week 
All TeamUHN patients and learners are invited to join virtual activities to celebrate education at UHN!
February 13 - 17 |  Full list of events (requires UHN network access)
Teaching Opportunity for Postdoctoral Researchers
An opportunity for postdoctoral researchers to develop teaching experience in an U of T Institute of Medical Sciences undergrad course.
Apply by February 1  |  Information & Application
Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship (CSPF)
CSPF places PhD holders in government host offices for a 1 year immersion into the policy-making process.
Apply by February 1  |  Information & Application
Mitacs: Elevate Program
Build your career through this competitive annual fellowship for up to two years. The Elevate Program includes a research management training program and a postdoctoral fellowship.
Apply by February 8  |  Information & Application
Undergraduate Summer Research Grant
A $7,000 grant for undergrads to complete a summer research opportunity exploring alternative technologies or non-pharmaceutical treatments to neurological disorders.
Apply by February 10  |  Information & Application
Congratulations Justin Lam!

Justin is a PhD student supervised by Dr. Tina Martimianakis at TIER Research Institute, a Wilson Centre Research Fellow, and an Academic General Paediatrics Fellow at SickKids. His long-term career goal is to be a clinician-scientist at an academic paediatric hospital with a research focus on the intersection of hidden curriculum effects, learner professionalization, and the learning environment, with a particular interest in structural level EDI issues.
Congratulations Mathew Voisin!

Mathew is a neurosurgery resident and PhD student in Dr. Gelareh Zadeh’s lab at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Mathew’s PhD focuses on using a multi-omics approach to determine the underlying mechanisms of glioma progression and recurrence.
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For more information about upcoming events at the ORT and other events of interest check out the Event Calendar on our website!
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