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MBP Open House: Oct 21, 2017

The Department of Medical Biophysics (MBP) at the University of Toronto will be holding an Open House on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave, 7th Floor Atrium, Toronto.

Are you an undergraduate student considering a career in leading-edge translational biomedical research? We invite you to attend our Open House to explore our interdisciplinary MSc and PhD Graduate and Summer Undergraduate Research Programmes. This is your opportunity to speak with MBP profs and graduate students. Learn how to apply to our graduate programme, take a guided tour of the extensive research facilities and visit poster displays by world-leading research labs.

Some quick facts about MBP:

  • We have more than 220 graduate students and 130 faculty.
  • We are the only University of Toronto Department operating wholly within our hospital research institutes; our students are based at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, MaRS, Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics and the Lunenfeld Research Institute. These provide access to world-renowned researchers and state-of-the-art research facilities.
  • MBP has a unique history of exceptional faculty and exceptional students: our faculty and alumni hold some of the most influential positions within the research community in Canada.

Research areas for life science students include:

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Signal Transduction
  • Epigenetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Stem cell biology
  • Genomics and Proteomics
  • Gene Therapy
  • Developmental and Structural Biology
  • and more

Research areas for physics and engineering science students include:

  • Medical Imaging - including magnetic resonance, x-ray, optical, ultrasound and PET
  • Image-guided therapy
  • Cancer, Cardiac and Neuro-imaging
  • Therapy with x-ray, ultrasound and optical radiations
  • Cell and molecular imaging using chemical and biological tracers
  • Device engineering and development
  • and more

Come and visit us! To help with our preparations, please take a moment to register at:

Admission is free; lunch and refreshments will be provided to all attendees.

We look forward to seeing you on October 21st!

Thomas Kislinger

Chairman, Dept Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto