TRAINEE EDUCATION PROGRAM
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.
- OIRM hosts workshops for trainees to develop both hard and soft skills. Visit the OIRM Workshops webpage for current opportunities.
- Undergraduate and graduate (MSc and PhD) training with one of OIRM’s scientists
- OIRM's trainees can participate in the NSERC CREATE Graduate Training Programs:
- OIRM's trainees can enroll in the Training Program in Regenerative Medicine multi-disciplinary course MSC7000Y
- OIRM's trainees can also enroll in the new Tissue Injury, Repair and Regeneration course LMP1017H
- OIRM trainees can attend the OIRM Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium which highlights OIRM's leading-edge research
- OIRM trainees have the opportunity to attend and present at the Till & McCulloch Meetings - Canada's go-to national stem cell meeting
- OIRM offers its Postdoctoral Fellowship Program with up to two awards available for 2017
- OIRM's Travel Award Program provides funds to support trainees while they present research at the Till & McCulloch Meetings (Canada's national stem cell meeting) and the meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)
OIRM's Education Series includes a range of leading-edge topics, available live in Toronto or via webcast
- External Seminar Series features distinguished speakers from around the world
- Stem Cell Rounds feature monthly seminars and debates within the fields of stem cell and bioengineering research, presented by OIRM scientists
- Translation Talks link stem cell biologists with clinicians doing translational work in regenerative medicine
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.
For more information click here.
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 www.tillandmcculloch.ca 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
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