Medical Biophysics Graduate Student Association

JLM 2019

James Lepock Memorial Symposium

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8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration, Breakfast & Poster Set-Up

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Opening Remarks: Dr. Thomas Kislinger

9:15 AM - 10:40 AM MSc Oral Presentations

  • Jordan Fliss: Comparison of Manual and Automated Analyses for Quantifying Regional Tissue and Blood Fraction in Rat Lung Histology
  • Safa Majeed: Targeting a ubiquitin-activating enzyme in small cell lung cancer
  • Pamela Psarianos: FOXO1: A Metabolic Target for the Reversal of Radiation Fibrosis
  • Paige Smith: Low-intensity focused ultrasound and microbubbles causes increased and localized delivery of Trastuzumab into leptomeningeal metastases situated in the spinal cord

10:40 AM - 10:50 AM Break

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM MBP Faculty Lecture

  • Dr. Meaghan O’Reilly, Assistant Professor, Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto & Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Poster Sessions

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Poster Session A (MSc Presentations)

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM Poster Session B (PhD Presentations)

1:30 PM - 2:50 PM PhD Oral Presentations

  • Ramy Ayoub: Spatiotemporal mapping of early volume loss in the brain following cranial irradiation in a mouse model
  • Vinayak Bhandari: The molecular landmarks of tumour evolution and hypoxia across cancers
  • Mehran Karimzadeh: Integration of the human papilloma virus modifies the local epigenome and transcriptome and promotes tumorigenesis
  • Ryan Oglesby: An Investigation into the Biosynthesis Pathway of Serotonin using CEST MRI

2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Break

3:00 PM - 3:20 PM Geneseeq Presentation

  • Comprehensive Genomic Profiling Identifies Novel Genetic Predictors of Response to Anti-PD-(L)1 Therapies in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Keynote Presentation

  • Dr. Michael Goldberg, CEO of STIMI

4:45 PM - 7:00 PM Reception & Awards

  • Venue: Upper Deck By Fran's, 102 College Street