April 2018

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 April Issue:

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

Spending March Break in the Lab
Graduate students organize a march break science camp for high school students.
Skill Development for UHN trainees
The range of skill development opportunities at UHN is a win-win for trainees.
Science Marketing 101
How to improve the marketability of yourself and your research.
Critical Nature of the Brain
The framework of criticality relates diverse phenomena, from water boiling to brain activity.
Kidney Week Highlights
Discussing the effectiveness of personalized medicine in nephrology treatment.
SPIE Conference
Experts assess the effectiveness of lasers in treating various cancers.
Neuromodulation Research
This conference highlighted recent advancements in the field of neuromodulation research.
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
This conference showcased the progress made in treating acute myeloid leukemia.

Upcoming Events and Funding Calendar

May 07


2018 Krembil Research Day, will be held on May 23 and will showcase the institute’s achievements in basic and clinical research. The last day for registration is May 07, so please register as soon as possible!

For info, click here.

May 09


The Michener Institute presents “Privacy by design in an era of artificial intelligence." This seminar conducted by Dr. Ana Cavoukian,will discuss how to ensure privacy is embedded within artificial intelligence.

For info, click here.

May 22

Lunch and Learn

ORT and UHN Libraries proudly presents “Open Access 101”. This one-hour lunch and learn will provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of open access journals.

For info, click here.

May 30

Career Seminar

MBP Career Development Association presents a career seminar featuring Dr. Bettina Hamelin, CEO and President of Ontario Genomics. This event will consist of Dr. Hamelin's experiences, followed by a Q& A period.

For info, click here.

May 30


ORT Presents: Improve your success through social media. Justin Cook, Director of Marketing, 9Th Co, will highlight how to use the most popular tools for effectively managing a social media presence.

For info, click here.

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

Please contact the ORT Coordinator
University Health Network

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