Research Education Day
June 13th, 2008 - 5th Annual

Oncology Research & Education Day is organized by the CIHR-Strategic Training Program in Cancer Research and Technology Transfer (CaRTT) and the Department of Oncology at the University of Western Ontario.





June 13th, 2008 - 5th Annual

The 6th Annual Oncology Research & Education Day is an all-day event held at:

  • Lamplighter Inn
  • Friday, June 13th, 2008
  • Oral Presentations begin at 9am
  • Poster Presentations at 3pm
    in the Crystal Ballroom

This year's Smith Errington Keynote Speaker is:

  • Dr. Jim Woodgett, Director
    Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario

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Dr. Jim Woodgett, Director
Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario

More information will be coming later

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Abstract Submission Deadline:
Friday, May 2nd, 2008, 12:00pm (noon)

Please click here for the R&E Day Abstract Submissions Guidelines and Submission Form for 2008. Note that all submitted abstracts will be considered for an oral presentation.

Please click here for the R&E Day Registration Form - Please fax or e-mail your registration by the deadline, Friday, June 6th, 2008, 12:00pm (noon).

If you are not a member of the Department of Oncology or the CIHR-STP and are interested in participating, please contact
Laura Groom.

Please keep in mind that we are a diverse group and compose your abstract so that it is easily understandable to clinicians, scientists, and students.

Posters MUST be posted prior to the beginning of the first morning oral presentation at 9am. Posters will be affixed to the boards using sticky velcro tabs that will be provided on the day of the event. You will be assigend a poster number which will denote the location of your poster. New Posters must be no larger than 4ft x 4ft. If your poster was used for a previous event and is larger, please indicate this with your submission.

Those selected for oral presentation will be asked to provide their PowerPoint presentation via e-mail and on CD to Laura Groom, by Noon, Friday, June 6th, 2008. This will allow the AV professional to identify potential problems with images, moves, etc. prior to the event. A laser pointer will be provided. The session Moderator will keep all speakers on time (10 minute talk + 5 minutes for questions).

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Joe Mymryk, PhD (Co-Chair of Committee)
Eric Winquist, MD (Co-Chair of Committee)
Gabriel DiMattia, PhD (Past-Chair of Committee)
Laura Groom (CIHR-STP)
Alex Hammond, MD (Radiation Oncology)
Scott Karnas, PhD (Physics/Radiation Oncology)
Joe Torchia, PhD (Experimental Oncology



Laura Groom - laura.groom@lhsc.on.ca
Coordinator, CIHR Strategic Training Program in Cancer Research & Technology Transfer, Room A4-102, Victoria Research Laboratories, off the 4th floor of the London Regional Cancer Program


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The Lamplighter Inn
is located at 591 Wellington Road South in London, Ontario.


For our event, the Crystal Ballroom will be separated into north and south halves with the north section for the oral presentations and the south section for food & beverages and of course the poster presentations and commercial supporter displays. Parking is free.

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