All Events

Dec 7, 2020
9:00am–9:45am
PhD Seminar

PhD Oral Examination for Ms. Ariana Rostami
Investigating the Mechanisms and Kinetics of Circulating Tumour DNA Release to Improve its Clinical Utility

Date & Time: Monday, December 7, 2020, 9:00 am

Public Seminar: 9:00 am, The Public Seminar will be presented via Zoom. Link has been emailed to MBP faculty and students.

Closed Examination: 9:45 am, The closed oral exam will be presented via Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to the examiners.

Dec 7, 2020
4:00pm–4:45pm
PhD Seminar

Ph.D. Oral Examination for Ashley Hickman
Development and Characterization of a Novel Protein Stability Probe

Date & Time: Monday, December 7, 2020, 4:00 pm

Public Seminar: 4:00 pm, The Public Seminar will be presented via Zoom. Link to public seminar has been emailed to MBP faculty and students.

Closed Examination: 4:45 pm, The closed oral exam will be presented via Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to the examiners only.

Supervisor: Dr. David Andrews

Dec 8, 2020
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Nidhi Singh

Development of a combined micro-Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging system for Prostate Cancer

Christine Demore

Ian Smith TBD Benjamin Haibe-Kains
Dec 9, 2020
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Peter Lin

Identification of MYC-Dependent Vulnerabilities in Breast Cancer

Linda Penn

Yue (Rachel) Feng

Understanding ClpXP degradation machinery and its function in  AML

Aaron Schimmer
Dec 11, 2020
11:00am–11:45am
PhD Seminar

PhD Oral Examination for Ms. Alice Yangjing Zhang
Investigation of the Expression and Function of Numb Isoforms in Cancer

Date & Time: Friday, December 11, 2020, 11:00 am

Public Seminar: 11:00 am, The Public Seminar will be presented via Zoom. Link to exam emailed to MBP Faculty and Students.

Closed Examination: 11:45 am, The closed oral exam will be presented via Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to the examiners only.

Supervisor: Dr. Jane McGlade

Dec 15, 2020
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Jessica Wright

Conditionally-reprogrammed primary prostate cancer cells as novel models for patient therapy prediction

Stanley Liu

Brandon Coles TBD Graham Wright
Dec 16, 2020
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Ethan Malkin

Extracellular DNA in cancer: implications for the anti-tumour immune response

Scott Bratman

Masroor Bayati

Evaluating the prognostic potential of cancer driver mutations and immune cell infiltration signatures using machine learning

Juri Reimand
Dec 17, 2020
1:00pm–1:45pm
PhD Seminar

PhD Oral Examination for Mr. Danton Ivanochko
Structural and Functional Elucidation of PRDM Proteins

Date & Time: Thursday, December 17, 2020, 1:00 pm

Public Seminar: 1:00 pm, The Public Seminar will be presented via Zoom. Access link emailed to MBP faculty and students.

Closed Examination: 1:45 pm, The closed oral exam will be presented via Zoom.A Zoom link will be sent to the examiners only.

Supervisor: Dr. Cheryl Arrowsmith

Dec 22, 2020
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Kai Xuan Leong

Enhanced Effect of Fractionated Radiation Combined with Ultrasound Stimulated Microbubbles in Mouse Fibrosarcoma Model in an Asmase Dependent Manner

Gregory Czarnota

Liam Lawrence

Monitoring radiation therapy of brain cancer using diffusion-weighted imaging on the MR-Linac

Angus Lau
Jan 5, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Esther Matus

GI-targeted bispecifics to locally treat inflammatory bowel disease

Jean Gariepy

Sayan Nag

Dynamic effective brain connectivity in task-based fMRI using dynamic causal modeling

Kamil Uludag
Jan 6, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Shalini Bahl

TBD

Mathieu Lupien

Amy Chen

Generating Single Protomer Variants of Fatty Acid Synthase for Single Domain Tracking.

Mohammad Mazhab-Jafari
Jan 12, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Quinn Xie

Investigating mechanisms of anti-CD3 antibodies in Type 1 Diabetes prevention trial

Jayne Danska

Gautier Courbon

Inhibition of the mycobacterial ATP synthase by the TB drug Bedaquiline 

John Rubinstein
Jan 13, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Megan DeWeerd

Characterization of neomorphic TP53 hotspot mutations in high-grade serous ovarian cancer

Robert Rottapel

Annie Ha

Leveraging large-scale prostate cancer proteomic secretome biomarkers screening through data-independent acquisition mass spectrometry

Thomas Kislinger
Jan 19, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Maryam Arianpouya

MRI and Deep Brain Stimulation Implants

Simon Graham

Andrew Frizado

Transvertebral Passive Acoustic Mapping of Microbubble Cavitation

Meaghan O'Reilly
Jan 20, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Tristan Kenney

Structural Characterization of the MYC:TFIIF Interaction

Linda Penn

Gregory Kent

Modelling multilineage human yolk sac hematopoiesis using pluripotent stem cells

Gordon Keller
Jan 26, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Rojin Anbarafshan

Ultrasound-mediated microbubble characteristics and induced bioeffects in a chicken embryo

David Goertz

Monica Bell Vila Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation for Stroke Recovery Bojana Stefanovic
Jan 27, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Kristine Keon

Understanding the modulation of V-ATPase activity via small molecules: an investigation using CryoEM

John Rubinstein

Alex Liu Targeting the Clec5a-Syk-STAT5 signaling axis to promote sensitivity to IDH inhibitors Steven Chan
Feb 2, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

William Kim

Examining the utility of online cerebral blood flow monitoring during neuropsychiatric intervention: the NOBD study

Bradley MacIntosh

Yeyoung Janny Kim

MRI tracking of stem cell-derived alveolar-like macrophages for treatment of chronic lung disease

Giles Santyr
Feb 3, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Anthony Mammoliti

Detection of non-coding RNAs and assessment of their predictive value for mono therapies

Benjamin Haibe-Kains

Logine Negm

Investigating Microsatellite Instability in Replication Repair Deficient Tumours

Uri Tabori
Feb 9, 2021
3:00pm–4:00pm
MBP 1015Y Student Seminars
STUDENT NAME SEMINAR TITLE SUPERVISOR

Kayley Marchena Romero

Novel Quantification of BOLD f-MRI Cerebrovascular Reactivity

Bradley MacIntosh

Jonathan Mazurski

Predicting Recurrence in DCIS Using Convolutional Neural Networks

Anne Martel