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2019 Oncology Research and Education Day

The Department of Oncology, Centre for Translational Cancer Research (CTCR), and the Strategic Training Program in Cancer Research and Technology Transfer (CaRTT/PEL) present the


 FRIDAY JUNE 14, 2019
Best Western Lamplighter Inn, London, Canada 


Oncology Research and Education Day brings together hundreds of trainees, scientists, clinicians and staff working in cancer care and research from across regional healthcare organizations and teaching institutions including London Health Sciences Centre, London Regional Cancer Program, Robarts Research Institute, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University, Windsor Regional Cancer Program, Cancer Research Labs, the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and more.


This event enables and encourages multi-disciplinary team-based communication and collaboration and provides a strong foundation for research and academic advancement.    

Keynote Speaker - William G. Kaelin, Jr., MD 

Sidney Farber Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"Using Cancer Genetics to Choose Cancer Targets: Confronting the Undruggable"


Dr. William G. Kaelin Jr. is an investigator at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. Bill is a world renowned cancer geneticist whose work has defined much of our basic knowledge of how cancer cells proliferate and regulate chromatin structure, how they respond to a hypoxic environment, and his latest work is defining new metabolic dependencies of cancer. He is an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and he has won numerous prizes for his research including the Lasker and Gairdner Awards.


Abstract Submissions  March 12 - April 23, 2019 12 noon
Conference Registration  April 5 - June 7, 2019 12 noon



Awards are available to be won in the following categories:

Best Oral Presentations (2)

Best Poster Presentations (6) 


Department of Oncology Excellence in Academic and Teaching Awards (5)

Divisions of Experimental Oncology

Medial Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Surgical Oncology

Windsor Oncology

Nominees from the five areas should exemplify outstanding contributions to teaching trainees, colleagues and staff. Their contributions should demonstrate excellent or innovative teaching that has a lasting impact.

Submit your nomination letter for the Academic and Teaching Awards to the respective Division Leader for consideration no later than Friday May 24, 2019.


Denise Power Cancer Research Staff Award of Excellence (1)

Nominees exemplify truly dynamic, hardworking individuals in Cancer Research who contribute to their own research group and the greater CRLP/LRCP work environment. 

Submit all nomination letters to Charlene Manax (

 no later than Friday May 24, 2019. 

2019 R&E Day, Crystal Ballroom, Best Western Lamplighter Inn 



Dr. Fred Dick

Dr. Jacques Raphael



Charlene Manax