Fall 2017 CTCR Travel Award Recipients

On behalf of the Centre for Translational Cancer Research (CTCR), we are proud to announce and recognize the following individuals on receiving the CTCR Trainee Travel Award of $1000.00! Check out their integrated, innovative, and impactful videos!

Congratulations to…

  • Adrian Buensuceso | Research title: The metabolic stress mediator LKB1 is required for ovarian cancer metastasis | CTCR Supervisor: Dr. Trevor Shepherd 

  • Jenna Kitz | Research title: Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition of prostate cancer circulating tumor cells effects detection and enumeration by the CellSearch System© | CTCR Supervisor: Dr. Alison Allan 

  • Ryan Alfano | Research title: Development of a Computer Aided Diagnosis Model for Prostate Cancer Classification on Multi-Parametric MRI | CTCR Supervisor: Dr. Aaron Ward

  • Jessica Rodgers | Research title: Intra-operative 360° 3D transvaginal ultrasound guidance during high-dose-rate interstitial gynecologic brachytherapy needle placement | CTCR Supervisor: Dr. Aaron Fenster 

  • Mary Mahler | Research title: The effect of MATE1 polymorphisms on cisplatin efficacy in the treatment of head and neck cancer | CTCR Supervisor: Dr. Eric Winquist 

We once again would like to thank all of the applicants for their efforts and fantastic videos.


Please stay tuned for details on the next competition in Spring 2018.