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26th Annual Wilmot Cancer Institute Scientific Symposium

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Thursday, November 3, 2022: 27th Annual Wilmot Cancer Institute Scientific Symposium

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 26th Annual Wilmot Cancer Institute Scientific Symposium, which took place Nov. 15, 2021. A special thanks to Daniele de Carvalho, Ph.D., of the University of Toronto for giving the keynote address.

Paula Cupertino, Ph.D. and Hucky LandCongratulations to Paula Cupertino, Ph.D., Professor of Public Health Sciences and Associate Director of Wilmot’s Community Outreach and Engagement Office, who received the Davey Award. The recognition is given to a Wilmot researcher who has made outstanding contributions to research. Cupertino receive the award specifically for her research that aims to better understand ways to help underserved communities quit smoking.

A thank you goes out to the Wilmot researchers who gave plenary talk presentations: Calvin Cole, Ph.D., Kah Poh Loh, B.Med.Sci., MBBCh, BAO, MS, and Darren Carpizo, M.D., Ph.D.

Congratulations also goes to the seven short talk competition winners who delivered their winning talks during the event:

  • Azmeer Sharipol, IMV Ph.D. student working in the Frisch Lab
  • Joseph Murphy, IMV Ph.D. student working in the Gerber Lab
  • Erin Gibbons, IMV Ph.D. student working in the Hammes Lab
  • Evelyn Arana, M.S., DrPH
  • Lee Kehoe, Ph.D.
  • Madeline Jensen, Biochemistry Ph.D. student working in the Wagner lab
  • Jennifer Twardowski, Biochemistry Ph.D. student working in the Mello Lab

We look forward to hosting the 27th Wilmot Cancer Institute Scientific Symposium in 2022. Please check back in the fall of 2022 for more information.