Till and McCulloch Meeting- Trainee Travel Awards (Deadline: July 5th)




The incredible scientific breakthroughs in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine require investment in translating our strengths in stem cell biology and bioengineering to ensure that the highly qualified and sought after trainees emerging from our academic institutions have opportunities to stay and work in Ontario. The Ontario team has well established and internationally reputed training programs for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, technicians and others.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Award - OIRM & Medicine by Design (MbD)- Applications are now closed

OIRM, in collaboration with Medicine by Design (MbD), is pleased to announce the 2017 Postdoctoral Fellowship competition. OIRM and MbD are seeking the very best candidates with outstanding potential to be outstanding leaders in stem cell and regenerative medicine. Awardee(s) will receive up to $50,000 (Canadian) per year for up to 3 years. Applicants must be within two years of completing their PhD and will be sponsored by an OIRM and/or MbD PI.

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Till and McCulloch Meeting- Trainee Travel Awards

OIRM is providing travel awards of $1000 to 10 select OIRM trainees to help support their attendance at the Till and McCulloch Meeting held in Mont- Tramblant, Quebec from November 6-8, 2017. All OIRM trainees that submit an abstract online by July 5, 2017 will automatically be considered for an OIRM travel award.

All abstracts will be reviewed by the Abstract Review Committee, which will decide the travel award winners. The primary authors of the highest ranked abstracts will be invited to give an oral presentation during TMM2017. Please review all the details at and submit your abstract today. 

July 5th: Deadline to submit abstract to be considered for an OIRM travel award

Aug 16th: Last day to register for early bird discount rates 


IISSCR 2017; OIRM Travel Award

OIRM is pleased to announce the 10 trainees who are receiving an OIRM Travel Award to help support their attendance at the ISSCR Annual Meeting in Boston.

Congratulations to the following trainees:
  • Kelsey Adams, Cindi Morsehead lab
  • Brian Ballios, Derek van der Kooy lab
  • Alejandro Gomez-Aristizabal, Sowmya Viswanathan lab
  • Kenneth Grise, Derek van der Kooy lab
  • Miriel Ho, Duncan Stewart lab
  • Qin Liang, Andras Nagy lab
  • Mina Ogawa, Gordan Keller lab
  • Fares Ould-Brahim, Jing Wang lab
  • Gurdeep Singh, Jennifer Mitchell lab
  • Anges Soos, Craig Simmons lab