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Labour Day—U of T Closed
Labour Day—U of T Closed
Sep 4 all-day
The University of Toronto will be closed on Monday, September 4 for the Labour Day statutory holiday. Please note that IBBME administrative offices will close early at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September, 1, 2017 in... Read more »
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New Students Orientation 2017 10:00 am
New Students Orientation 2017
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – Sep 13 @ 10:00 am
New Students Orientation 2017
IBBME and the Biomedical Engineering Students’ Association (BESA) will be hosting program info sessions and a series of events for new biomedical and clinical engineering graduate students. All new MASc, MHSc, PhD students and researchers... Read more »
Progress and challenges in salivary gland tissue engineering—IBBME Visiting Lecture 12:00 pm
Progress and challenges in salivary gland tissue engineering—IBBME Visiting Lecture @ Donnelly Centre, Room 250 (Red Room)
Sep 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Progress and challenges in salivary gland tissue engineering—IBBME Visiting Lecture @ Donnelly Centre, Room 250 (Red Room) | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Where’s Pavlov when you need him? Progress and challenges in salivary gland tissue engineering Daniel Harrington, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Diagnostic & Biomedical Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at... Read more »
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Exploiting embryonic macrophages to enhance biomaterial and stem cell-based regenerative therapies—TRCHR & IBBME Special Seminar 11:00 am
Exploiting embryonic macrophages to enhance biomaterial and stem cell-based regenerative therapies—TRCHR & IBBME Special Seminar @ MS 2172
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Exploiting embryonic macrophages to enhance biomaterial and stem cell-based regenerative therapies—TRCHR & IBBME Special Seminar @ MS 2172 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Exploiting embryonic macrophages to enhance biomaterial and stem cell-based regenerative therapies A Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research & IBBME Special Seminar Slava Epelman, MD, PhD, FRCPC Staff Cardiologist & Clinician-Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute,... Read more »
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Haben Abraha (MASc): Development of a 96-well platform for human skeletal muscle tissue drug screening 9:00 am
Haben Abraha (MASc): Development of a 96-well platform for human skeletal muscle tissue drug screening
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Room: RS 211 Abstract: Recently, 3D models of human skeletal muscle (hSKM) tissue have been engineered and shown to be responsive to pharmacological stimulation. One of the central benefits of these in vitro models is... Read more »
Stasja Drecun (MASc): Stem cells for CNS Damage: What the cell is going on? 9:30 am
Stasja Drecun (MASc): Stem cells for CNS Damage: What the cell is going on?
Sep 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Room: RS 211 Abstract: There has been interest in using stem cells of various origins to promote functional recovery in mammals following ischemic stroke. However, better tools are needed in order to investigate the mechanism... Read more »
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Wanted dead or alive: inflammatory macrophages in vascular disease—TRCHR & IBBME Special Seminar 11:00 am
Wanted dead or alive: inflammatory macrophages in vascular disease—TRCHR & IBBME Special Seminar @ RS 412
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wanted dead or alive: inflammatory macrophages in vascular disease—TRCHR & IBBME Special Seminar @ RS 412 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Wanted dead or alive: inflammatory macrophages in vascular disease A Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research and IBBME Special Seminar Katey Rayner, PhD Scientist & Director, Cardiometabolic microRNA Laboratory, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, and... Read more »
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Hashem Taha (MASc): Assessing the immunomodulatory effects of Ganoderma lucidum on the cancer killing capacity of natural killer cells 9:00 am
Hashem Taha (MASc): Assessing the immunomodulatory effects of Ganoderma lucidum on the cancer killing capacity of natural killer cells
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Room: RS 211 Abstract: Ganoderma lucidum (G. lucidum) is a medicinal fungus showing a variety of biological functional activities, and has being used for millennia as a folk remedy for promotion of health and longevity.... Read more »
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Qin Dai (PhD Defense)—Quantifying nanoparticle targeting efficiency of cancer cells in xenograft tumour models 9:00 am
Qin Dai (PhD Defense)—Quantifying nanoparticle targeting efficiency of cancer cells in xenograft tumour models @ BA 1240
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Quantifying nanoparticle targeting efficiency of cancer cells in xenograft tumour models This is an IBBME open PhD defence—all are welcome. PhD Candidate Qin Dai Supervisor Warren Chan, Distinguished Professor of Nanobioengineering Abstract Specific delivery of... Read more »
Analyzing, predicting and engineering immune responses—MbD & IBBME Special Seminar 10:00 am
Analyzing, predicting and engineering immune responses—MbD & IBBME Special Seminar @ Translational Biology & Engineering Program (TBEP), MaRS West Tower, 14th Floor
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Analyzing, predicting and engineering immune responses—MbD & IBBME Special Seminar @ Translational Biology & Engineering Program (TBEP), MaRS West Tower, 14th Floor | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Analyzing, predicting and engineering immune responses A Medicine by Design and IBBME special seminar. Sai Reddy, Assistant Professor Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering ETH Zurich Abstract The ability to predict and correspondingly manipulate an adaptive... Read more »
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Regulatory innate lymphoid cells: rheostats of T cells in cancer and autoimmunity—MbD & IBBME Special Seminar 3:00 pm
Regulatory innate lymphoid cells: rheostats of T cells in cancer and autoimmunity—MbD & IBBME Special Seminar @ MS 4171
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Regulatory innate lymphoid cells: rheostats of T cells in cancer and autoimmunity—MbD & IBBME Special Seminar @ MS 4171 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Regulatory innate lymphoid cells: rheostats of T cells in cancer and autoimmunity A Medicine by Design and IBBME Special Seminar. Sarah Crome, PhD Cancer Research Society Postdoctoral Fellow Ontario Cancer Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre,... Read more »
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Johnathan Baril (MHSc): Co-opting Smartphones: Improving Heart Failure Management Using the Common Wearable 9:00 am
Johnathan Baril (MHSc): Co-opting Smartphones: Improving Heart Failure Management Using the Common Wearable
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Room: RS 211 Abstract: Heart failure is the complex chronic terminal phase of all cardiovascular disease. The symptoms and effects of heart failure are equally as complex and are difficult to manage for both patients... Read more »
Devika Jain (MHSc): Design of a Reusable Polyurethane Replacement for Ultrasound Gel 9:30 am
Devika Jain (MHSc): Design of a Reusable Polyurethane Replacement for Ultrasound Gel
Sep 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Room: RS 211 Abstract: Background Ultrasound is a safe and decisive diagnostic imaging tool that, in low-access areas, is more accessible than magnetic resonance imaging or computed tomography machines, especially with recent improvements to the... Read more »
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