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James Lepock Memorial Symposium: June 6, 2017


We are very excited to introduce this year's JLM Symposium, which will take place on June 6, 2017 at the MacLeod Auditorium and Stone Lobby at the Medical Science Building. This year, we are pleased to introduce Dr. Mark Henkelman (SIckKids) as our internal speaker and Dr. Michel Sadelain (MSKCC) as our external speaker.

Event Registration

Please register to attend via our online form. You can download a copy of the Abstract Book here.


8:30 - 9:20

Registration, Breakfast & Poster Set-Up

9:20 - 9:30

Opening Remarks: Dr. Peter Burns

9:30 - 10:30

M.Sc. Oral Presentations

9:30 - 9:50 Tonny Huang
Functional and Structural Characterization Reveals Novel FBXW7 Biology
9:50 - 10:10 Ji Zhang
Characterizing heterogeneities in hypoxia tolerance and oxygen metabolism in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
10:10 - 10:30 Carly Pellow
Ultrasound-triggered conversion of porphyrin-shelled microbubbles to nanobubbles:
Extending bubble-mediated imaging and therapy beyond the vasculature
10:30 - 10:40


10:40 - 11:40

Keynote Lecture

Dr. Mark Henkelman
Director, Mouse Imaging Centre (MICe), SickKids
11:40 - 13:40

Lunch & Poster Session

12:00 - 12:45 Poster Session A
12:45 - 13:30 Poster Session B
13:40 - 14:40

Ph.D. Oral Presentations

13:30 - 13:50 Anderson Chang
Lapatinib Drug Tolerant Persisters Can Survive Via Multiple PI3K-dependent and AKT-independent Pathways
9:50 - 10:10 Natalie Fox
Integrated somatic subtypes of localized intermediate risk prostate cancer
10:10 - 10:30 Philippa Krahn
MRI-based myocardial ablation lesion extent relates to area of voltage reduction
in MR-guided electroanatomical voltage maps
14:40 - 14:50

Coffee Break

14:20 - 15:50

Keynote Lecture

Dr. Michel Sadelain
Director, Center for Cell Engineering, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre
16:00 - 18:00

Reception & Awards

We are looking forward to seeing you at this year's Symposium!