Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology

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Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology
675 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0V9
Phone: 204-787-2137
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Cell Biology Club

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Cell Biology Club is a bi-weekly meeting for all trainees at RIOH. Trainee presentations are focused on recent data with special emphasis on the last 2-4 months of research. Presentations will be concise with a brief introduction to your project, most recent data, problem(s) you encountered, what you did to overcome these problems and the data that resulted. Post-doctoral fellows and PhD student are allocated 20 minutes (15 minutes for presentation, 5 minutes for discussion). These presentations will start in October. MSc students are allocated 15 minutes (10 minutes for presentation, 5 minutes for discussion). These presentation will start in January. Trainees are expected to present all recent data, including positive and negative results, in order to generate discussion from audience members. All RIOH students are expected to attend ALL Cell Biology Club Seminars. Supervisors will be notified if their student fails to attend regularly.


All RIOH students are obliged to present at Cell Biology Club each year and are responsible for rescheduling if there is a conflict with their seminar date. If you are unable to present on your assigned date, you much contact Miriam Derksen as soon as possible to reschedule.



We are glad to announce our next workshop on "Microscopy, Optics and Imaging". It will take place in Winnipeg, Manitoba from November 14-18, 2016.


Workshop Info

  • Basic Microscopy, Live Cell Imaging, Digital Imaging and Documentation, Automated Sample Analysis
  • Fluorescent Dyes, Probes, Instruments, Platforms and Applications
  • Fluorescent in situ Hybridization, Different Types and Applications of Molecular Imaging
  • Introduction to Human Cytogenetics
  • FISH experiments, Imaging of Samples, Data Analysis and Discussion, Journal Clubs.

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Registration: please submit your CV and a short summary of why you are interest in this course to Dr. Sabine Mai. Participants will be selected based on expressed training needs. Space is limited. If accepted, you will be required to pay a registration fee to secure your training spot. No applications will be accepted after OCTOBER 21, 2016. Early Bird Registration September 23, 2016: $1500 (Cdn) + GST Registration until October 21, 2016: $1800 (Cdn) + Taxes Cancellations until October 21, 2016: Refund less a $500 administration fee Cancellations after October 21, 2016: No refunds

19th Annual Research Day for Trainees in Clinical & Basic Medical Sciences

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May 9th from 8:30 - 4:00 Theatre B and 2nd floor mezzanine Basic Medical Sciences Building


This annual event is an opportunity for all trainees participating research projects on cancer and blood disorders in Manitoba to share their research with peers and the wider research community. Participation in Research Day is an important aspect of students' training.

Who can apply?

Any trainee at any level of education from any department may submit an abstract if it relates to research on cancer or blood disorderes.

When can I apply?

Abstracts are due by March 31, 2017.

Submit an Abstract

Who can attend:

Research Day is open to everyone. Attendance by staff and students is strongly encouraged to support our trainees.

How many presentations will there be?

We will have approximately 15 oral presentations and 40 posters. Oral presentations are held in the Theatre B, Basic Medical Sciences Building. Concurrent to the oral presentations, poster presentations on the second floor mezzanine. If your abstract is accepted, you are expected to attend. Cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place poster and oral presentation are awarded in the categories of Clinical and Basic Sciences.

Keynote speaker Dr Kimberly Stegmaier, MD 12:00 - 1:00pm

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Attending Physician, Pediatric Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital Principal Investigator, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Co-Director, Pediatric Hematologic Malignancy Program, Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Research Day acknowledges the generous support of CancerCare Manitoba Foundation and CancerCare Manitoba Medical Staff Association

Organizing Committee: Dr Versha Banerji, MD Dr David Dawe, MD Dr Eilean McKenzie-Matwiy, PhD Ms Ashley Sitarz

RIOH gratefully acknowledges the generous support of

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