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James Lepock Memorial Student Symposium 2011

To MBP faculty, postdocs, staffs, graduate and summer students:

You are invited to attend the James Lepock Memorial Student Symposium. This annual event, hosted by our department, is an excellent chance to get a glimpse of the variety of projects that the students in the department are pursuing. The goal of the symposium is to provide an informal setting where students of the department can present their work to the faculty and their peers. There will be poster and oral presentations throughout the day, which are to be judged by faculty and post-doctoral fellows.

This year's symposium will be held on Thursday, June 2nd at Princess Margaret Hospital, 7th floor atrium. The keynote address will be presented by Cameron Piron, a former MBP student at Sunnybrook and the founder, president, and Chairman of the Board at Sentinelle Medical Inc., a leading developer of MRI coils and diagnostic software.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided as well as coffee and refreshments served throughout the day, so please remember to bring your mug to minimize our environmental impact.

For any questions regarding the event, please email us at

Registration and abstract submission have now closed. Thank you to all of the you who registered and/or submitted an abstract. Please email if you have any further questions or concerns regarding registration or your submitted abstract.

Time Event
9:30 – 10:30 am Breakfast, Registration & Poster Set-up
10:30 – 11:30 am

M.Sc. Student Oral Presentations

A phospho-proteomics analysis of high count AML — Joshua N Durbin

High Resolution Elastography — Anna Maeva

Determining the biological role(s) of the ubiquitin-like protein Ufm1 — Yasmina Tehami

11:30 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 pm Poster Session
3:00 – 4:00 pm

Ph.D. Student Oral Presentations

Global proteomic assessment of the classical protein-tyrosine phosphatome and "redoxome" — Robert Karisch

RNF8 Is A Novel Tumor Suppressor With Pleiotropic In Vivo Functions — Johnny Li

Dose reduction in CT via modulated fluence fields — Steven Bartolac

4:15 – 5:15 pm


Current Challenges and Opportunities in Medicine, Engineering and Business

Cameron Piron

VP Advanced Technology, Hologic

5:15 - 6:00 pm

Awards Ceremony and Reception

Poster & oral presentation prizes