Community Email Bulletin

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October Events – A spooky end to a stressful month πŸ’€πŸŽƒ

October 22, 2021

View this email in your browser Hello BME-ers!  See below for some ~ spooky ~ events happening next week πŸ’€πŸŽƒ BESA Halloween Pub Night & Trivia Free food and trivia prizes to be won! Not enough? What about adding a spice of a Halloween theme to the mix. Come join BESA and other BME students… Read more »

GECoS Halloween Events & Mental Wellness Commission Executive Team Voting

October 22, 2021

GECoS Halloween Escape Room Event | Thursday, October 28th @ 6 pm or  7:30 pm EST; E-Exit Yorkville Join GECoS at E-Exit Escape rooms for a spooky thrill! There are two time slots, a 6 pm start and a 7:30 pm start. This is to  accommodate COVID guidelines with the University as well as room … Read more »

International women in science career career series

October 20, 2021

Sent on behalf of MoGen GSA’s International Student Liaison   The Department of Molecular Genetics is hosting the ‘International Women in Science‘ speaker series and our focus is on the career discovery journey. Navigating challenges in grad school is no easy task, added to it the uncertainty of pandemic times and what the future holds can be nerve-wracking!   This series brings onboard speakers from across the globe who… Read more »

BiophysTO Lunchtime Seminar Series tomorrow, Oct 21st at 12:00 noon

October 20, 2021

A Systems Biology approach to improve long term outcomes after liver transplantation Dr. Mamatha Bhat Ajmera Transplant Program University Health Network Dr. Mamatha Bhat is a staff Hepatologist and clinician-scientist at UHN’s Multi Organ Transplant Program and Assistant Professor at University of Toronto’s Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. The goal of Dr. Bhat’s research program… Read more »

Fw: Job Search Strategies

October 19, 2021

Job Search Strategies for International Students: Explore the Labour Market and Network to Find Opportunities  Oct 26 | 9:30 – 11:00 am ET    Register: https://gradstudies.engineering.utoronto.ca/theoptionsprogram/ The search for work is a complex process especially in a unfamiliar labour market. In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for conducting a job search in Canada using labour… Read more »

Fw: Health Sciences Research Ethics Info Sessions- Fall 2021

October 19, 2021

  I am pleased to announce this term’s research ethics information session for health sciences research involving human participants.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.    The session will be held online on November 16, 2021 from 10:00-11:30am and will include a presentation with opportunity for questions and discussion, covering:   History and… Read more »

Graduate Town Hall Meeting – Thursday, October 21, 1-2pm EDT

October 18, 2021

Dear Graduate Students and Post-Docs   We hope this email finds you well.   The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering is hosting a Town Hall to discuss potential changes related to capacity limitations in graduate research laboratories on Thursday October 21, 1-2pm EDT.    This town hall will be an opportunity for FASE leadership to… Read more »

Fw: Request to promote 11th Annual Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research in your departmental email newsletter

October 14, 2021

11th Annual Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research – November 2, 2021     The Institute of Medical Science invites you to save the date of November 2nd at 9 am for the 11th Annual Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research.  This event, named in honour of past IMS Director Dr. Ori Rotstein, presents current research being… Read more »

Bridging COVID-19 Vaccines – Available Today at St. George for International Students

October 14, 2021

To St. George International Students  Need your Bridging COVID-19 vaccine?  The GO-VAXX bus is on campus today!  10am-7pm  St. George and Willcocks  No appointment needed   Do I need it?  If you have had one or two doses of a non-Health Canada approved vaccine more than 28 days ago:  Yes, one dose of an mRNA… Read more »

StemCellTalks 2022 Recruitment

October 14, 2021

Dear Graduate Students of Biomedical Engineering, As you may know, stem cells were discovered in 1961 right here in the city of Toronto…by accident! (researchers Dr. James Till & Dr. Ernest McCulloch) This achievement is close to home for many and our role in the scientific community is to educate the general public about the… Read more »

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