Focus Group Halifax 2018

Important update: Instead of a Research Symposium / Student Competition, we will be holding a focus group at the same date and time to speak about the Research community and landscape moving forward. We hope to see you there:

 
Date: Saturday June 16, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Halifax Research SymposiumLocation: Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, NS
Cost: No charge
 

Key Speakers: CANCELLED

  • Cannabis for Cancer Therapy 
    Dr. Bruce Crooks, Associate professor of Paediatric Haematology/Oncology (9:45 am - 10:15 am) 
     
  • GBM, All Stressed Out. Killing Brain Cancer 
    Dr. Adrienne Weeks, Neurosurgeon, Dalhousie University (10:15 am - 10:45 am) 
     
  • Targeting Stress Granules in an Ex Vivo Organotypic Model of Brain Tumour Slices 
    lnhwa Kim, Honours Student Dalhousie University (10:45 am - 11 :15 am) 

This event was due to incorporate The Pam and Rolando Del Maestro Family Undergraduate Student Research Competition Awards. This undergraduate research competition is to showcase work to other scientists, researchers and professionals attending Research Symposium. The top three teams receive the opportunity to present at the Brain Tumour National Conference in Toronto in October 2018 to vie for the top prize. Presentations will be relevant to the brain tumour research community. Its purpose will be to provide students an opportunity to create a research proposal, practice presentation skills and receive constructive feedback from a panel that will include physicians and researchers. This competition allows students to network and create awareness while engaging the brain tumour community in brain tumour research. Find out more about the The Pam and Rolando Del Maestro Family Undergraduate Student Research Competition Awards.  *Note: Students are welcome to participate the London, ON event, via live streaming from anywhere across Canada. 

Click here to download a poster for this event.

Register now - spaces are limited

For more information on this event, please contact:

Susan Ruypers
Research Program Specialist
sruypers@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 ext 240

   

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