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Research Innovation and Commercialization at UHN
Join us for a webinar where you'll learn about the commercialization process involved at UHN, including building an understanding of intellectual property, patents, and licensing. The workshop will also highlight resources and support available to entrepreneurs through Commercialization at UHN.

August 17, 3:30 PM | More information and Register
Abstract Deadline Extended - UHN Postdoc Symposium 
The inaugural UHN Postdoc Symposium will celebrate the excellence and cutting edge research of postdoctoral researchers across UHN. Submit your abstracts for a chance to give a talk during the symposium on Sept.19th!

Submit an abstract by August 25 | More Information and Register
UHNPA Toronto Islands Trip
The University Health Network Postdoc Association (UHNPA) is hosting a trip to Toronto Islands. Meet at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal at 1:45 PM to join fellow postdocs for an afternoon of fun which includes an organized activity on Ward's Island, outdoor games, and time at the beach.

September 1, 1:45 PM | More Information and Register
Leveraging LinkedIn for Networking and Career Exploration
Wondering how to enhance your networking and career exploration? Join the Graduate Peer Support Network (GPSN) for tips on how to build an effective LinkedIn profile and learn how to utilize LinkedIn for career exploration, networking and job searching.

August 16, 4:00 PM | More Information and Register
In-Depth Look at SmART+: The Revolutionary Small Animal Radiotherapy System at STTARR
Join us for an engaging webinar as we explore the SmART+ system, revolutionizing small animal radiotherapy at the STTARR Core Facility. Learn how this advanced technology is transforming research in the field of radiation oncology, enabling precise treatments for small animal models. Explore its features, benefits, and potential impact on cancer research.

August 23, 10:00 AM | Register
Cancer 360: Summer Research Day
The Cancer 360+ Summer Student Program invites you to celebrate the accomplishments of summer students in the Cancer Program at UHN at the annual Cancer 360+ Summer Research Day. 

August 24, 1:00 PM | More information
Clinical Management Certificate Program
3 of the 6 required courses in the Clinical Management Certificate Program are now available for registration - for both new and currently enrolled students! This program is designed to provide the practical knowledge and skills required of managers within the first year or two of their new role.

September 5  | More information and apply
Biosciences Oncology Leadership Development (BOLD) Program
The Princess Margaret Biosciences Oncology Leadership Development (BOLD) Program is an opportunity to develop self-awareness, communication and management skills to lead projects and research teams, and connect with other PM postdoctoral researchers and leaders in academia, research, healthcare and industry.

Apply by August 18, 5:00 PM | More Information and Apply
Job Posting: Specialist 1, Strategic Research Projects
The Strategic Research Projects team at UHN is hiring! The Specialist 1 position is an integral member of the Strategic Research Projects team whose mandate is to foster the growth of the UHN research enterprise through supporting its ongoing strategic priorities. 

Apply by August 28 | More Information and Apply
GSA Journals Peer Review Training Program
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) Journals Peer Review Training Program is a program designed for trainees to learn about scientific publishing and peer review, how to dissect a manuscript, and get the opportunity to conduct a practice manuscript review. Additionally, participants will take part in the peer review process at GENETICS and G3 over two years. 

Apply by August 31 | More Information and Apply
TRIANGLE Awards Program
The TRIANGLE Awards Program is now offering various awards for PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, summer students and early career faculty in the fields of gastroenterology and/or hepatology.

September 15  | More information and apply
Job Posting: Postdoctoral Researcher at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
The Alibhai Lab at Princess Margaret Cancer Research Centre is recruiting a Postdoctoral Researcher to assist with the implementation of an online geriatric assessment tool. 

Apply by September 30 | More Information and Apply
Mitacs Training Courses
Mitacs Training provides professional skills development courses for all university students currently registered, and recently graduated from a Canadian academic institution. Check our their course options!

More Information and Register
UHN STEM Pathways Volunteer of the Month

Every month UHN STEM Pathways recognizes the outreach work of our volunteers. For July we acknowledge the contributions of Ash Hagerman. Ash, a PhD candidate doing research at TGHRI, has been a fantastic member of our team this year! Ash has helped out with many different youth events – from in-person visits to our monthly virtual career panel. Ash has done an excellent job of communicating their research with youth and sharing their passions for STEM - grateful to have them on the team!

Congratulations Nayaab Punjani on receiving the ORT Conference Award!
Nayaab Punjani is a 3rd year PhD student in Dr. Michael Fehlings lab at the Krembil Research Institute. Her research examines a novel neuroprotective peptide drug to treat cervical traumatic spinal cord injury.
Congratulations Fatemeh Alavi on receiving the ORT Conference Award! 
Dr. Fatemeh Alavi is a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Angela Cheung's lab at Toronto General Hospital. Fatemeh is working on the biomechanical analysis to reduce the risk of mechanical complications following spine deformity corrective surgery.
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