HBI 18th Annual Research Day

Dr. Mei Zhen

Dr. Mei Zhen, Keynote Speaker

Research Day showcases HBI’s innovative and outstanding contributions to science and medicine.

We are pleased to invite you to HBI’s 18th Annual Research Day,  Thursday May 26th from 9:00am – 3:30 pm, followed by a Welcome Back Reception until 6:00pm. The Research Day portion is in person or virtual. 

We are delighted to host Dr. Mei Zhen, Professor, Department of Cell & Systems Biology, from the University of Toronto, as our keynote speaker this year.

Following the Research Day program, all HBI members, students and staff are invited to a Welcome Back Reception dinner in the HRIC Atrium. Register by May 16th at noon to join these events - email for Registration Link.

The Research Day program will also include:

  • Talks by HBI researchers: Dr. Brandy CallahanDr. Roger Thompson,  Dr. Patrick Whelan and Dr. Aravind Ganesh
  • Presentations by the HBI’s Postdoctoral Researcher of the Year, and PhD Researcher of the Year: Dr. Jeff Dong (Dr. Wee Yong) and Anastasia Stepanchuk (Dr. Peter Stys)
  • The popular Data Blitz session for trainees and Poster Session
  • Smart Art competition

All trainees are encouraged to enter a poster for the event.  The portal for Abstract Submissions is now open. (Deadline Sunday May 15th)

Prizes for the data blitz and posters will be available:

  • Data Blitz winner $100
  • Poster 1st prize $400
  • Poster 2nd prize $200
  • Poster 3rd prize $50

Interested in being a poster judge? Please sign up here. (Deadline Friday May 20th)

Smart Art Competition registration is also open. (Deadline Sunday May 15th)


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