All Events

Mar 2, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Biranavan Uthayakumar

Investigating changes in pyruvate metabolism in Alzheimer's disease with hyperpolarized 13C MRI

Chuck Cunningham

Nader Allam Pancreatic cancer and the effects of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT): under the lens of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Alex Vitkin
Mar 3, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Mark Zaidi

Elucidation of Novel Oxygen-Dependent and Post-Transcriptionally Regulated Genes in Hypoxic Tumour Microenvironments"

Bradley Wouters

Alaleh Zamiri Identification of substrate profile and interactome of Acyl Protein Thioesterases by BioID Brian Raught
Mar 9, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Olga Sirbu

Investigating the relationship between the leptomeningeal microenvironment and metastatic medulloblastoma cells

Michael D. Taylor

Jonas Yeung TBD Brian Nieman
Mar 10, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Ginni Ting

Targeted treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease using Focused Ultrasound-Activated Perfluorocarbon Nanodroplets

Kullervo Hynynen

Megan DeWeerd Characterization of neomorphic TP53 hotspot mutations in high-grade serous ovarian cancer Robert Rottapel
Mar 16, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Yin Ting Chen

The BCL-2 inhibition on non- canonical apoptosis

David Andrews

Terenz Escartin TBD Graham Wright
Fatemeh Rastegar Jooybari Quantification of Intracardiac Blood Flow in Children Using Motion-Corrected MRI Chris Macgowan
Mar 17, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Brianne Laverty

Predicting germline TP53 pathogenicity from the somatic genome

David Malkin

Siham Amara Belgadi Auto-contouring using Deep learning for radiation therapy Chris McIntosh
Khadija Jafarova Optimizing culture methods for patient-derived organoid models of Non-small cell lung cancer Geoffrey Liu
Mar 23, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Faiyza Alam

Measuring ventilation in lungs using a novel inert fluorinated (19F) gas multiple breath wash-out MRI technique to quantify disease progression and treatment response in children with cystic fibrosis

Giles Santyr

Mar 24, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Chi Lok Kevin Cheng

TBD

Juri Reimand

Sunny Choi Modeling the brain impact of methotrexate chemotherapy in a mouse Brian Nieman
Linsey Gong TBD Faiyaz Notta
Mar 30, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Arjun Gupta

TBD

Nilesh Ghugre

Emily Tsao Investigating double-stranded RNA binding proteins as regulators of hematopoietic stem cells Kristin Hope
Angelica Manalac

Combined spin- and gradient-echo perfusion weighted imaging for characterizing vascular architecture of brain lesions 

Kamil Uludag
Mar 31, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Naimul Hasan

Ceasing the catalytic choreography of human fatty acid synthase for structural investigation

Mohammad Mazhab-Jafari

Pratik Joshi

Interrogation of RNA binding proteins in human hematopoieitic stem cells throughout ontogeny.

Kristin Hope
Tina Keshavarzian TBD Mathieu Lupien
Apr 6, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Jeffrey Zabel

Quantification of radiation therapy-induced microvasculature changes using Optical Coherence Tomography and Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI

Alex Vitkin

Calder Sheagren

Topology-Driven Automated Thresholding for Cardiac Arrhythmia Substrate Analysis

Graham Wright
Sara Mar TBD Hon Sing Leong
Apr 7, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Aly Sherif Khalifa

TBD

Chris McIntosh

Jennifer Ahn TBD Aaron Schimmer

Ximing Li

TBD Anastasia Tikhonova
Apr 13, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Dipal Patel

TBD

Jean-Pierre Bissonnette

Jingjing Liu

A novel catheter-based ultrasound approach for coronary chronic total occlusions (CTOs)

David Goertz
Boyang Su TBD Hon Sing Leong
Apr 14, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Tianyi Ling

TBD

Courtney Jones

Sasha Main TBD Scott Bratman
Noel Wei Yang Ong TBD David Malkin
Apr 20, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Ana Vujovic

Investigating RNA-binding protein dependencies in leukemic stem cells 

Kristin Hope

Foram Vyas

Unraveling targetable protease networks in pancreatic cancer subtypes and their microenvironment.

Rama Khokha
Jacob Schulman

Quantitative Perfusion Imaging with Hypoxia Contrast

Kamil Uludag
Apr 21, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR
Theo Husby Measuring the Spatial Distribution, Concentration, and Pharmaco-Kinetics of Porphysomes using Diffuse Optical Tomography Robert Weersink
Lea Sharifi

Targeting drug-tolerant persister (DTP) cells in colorectal cancer

May 4, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Youchen Song

Identification of NUAK2 regulators in the Hippo signaling pathway

Liliana Attisano

Fayez Habach TBD Nilesh Ghugre
Shawn Carere TBD Kamil Uludag
May 5, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Manisha Yadav

TBD

Cheryl Arrowsmith

Naiyuan Zhang TBD Olivier Villemain
Ruhma Masud Investigating the structure of full-length PTEN and functional characterization of PTEN/SNTB1 interaction in cancer Vuk Stambolic
May 11, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Bell Wu

TBD

Benjamin Lok

Jigar Lad Novel Polarized Light Microscopy with Machine Learning Algorithms to Predict Survival Outcomes of Breast Cancer Patients Alex Vitkin
Bowen Zhang Characterization of Primary Organoids Derived from Normal and High-Risk Human Breast Tissues Rama Khokha
May 12, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Dustin Almanza

TBD

Bojana Stefanovic

Michael Singh

Polarization studies in turbid tissue-like media: reflection geometry effects

Alex Vitkin
Lu Wang Identification of revival stem cells in human embryonic stem cell derived cerebral organoids Liliana Attisano