Dr. Lisa Cameron, Associate Professor has joined the Department of Pathology effective April 1st. Dr. Cameron’s lab, located on the 4th floor of Dental Sciences, studies molecular regulation of genes involved in susceptibility to inflammatory disease, such as asthma, and the influence of environmental factors. Many of you had an opportunity to meet Dr. Cameron personally and hear her speak about her Research at our recent departmental Research Day.
Dr. Cameron, welcome to the Department of Pathology! We know you will be a valuable member of the team!
Dr. Lisa Cameron
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
The 2014 Annual Pathology Research Day was held on Friday March 28th, 2014 at the Great Hall, Somerville House. The event was attended by over 100 faculty, residents, students, and staff. The day started off with an outstanding keynote address delivered by internationally renowned cancer biologist, Dr Thomas Hudson, President and Scientific Director of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research. His engaging talk was followed by Pathology trainee platform and poster presentations on a wide range of topics underscoring the multidisciplinary research being carried out in the Department of Pathology.
The truly spectacular event was made possible by the hard work of many people. Thank you to the Research Day planning committee and especially to Susan Stewart for all her hard work. Thank you also to Mair Hughes, Rodney Hagle, Tracey Koning, Linda Jackson-Boeters, Susan Underhill, Cheryl Campbell, and Mellonie Carnahan.
Thanks also to all the speakers and poster presenters, and the hard-working judges who selected our award winners. The following is a list of our trainees who were presented with awards at the 2014 Annual Pathology Research Day:
Chairs' Award for the Best Clinical Science Presentation
Winner: Will Stecho
Title of presentation: Assessment of Resident Grossing Skills in the Digital Age: Evaluation and Implementation of a Mobile Digital Assessment Tool
Dr. M. Daria Haust Award for the Best Basic Science Presentation
Winner: Wahab A. Khan
Title of presentation: Differences in Chromatin Accessibility are present between Homologous Metaphase Chromosomes
Best Clinical Science Poster Presentation Award
Winner: Brian A. Schick
Title of presentation: Negative Colorectal Polyp Biopsies: The Utility of Cutting Deeper Levels
Best Basic Science Poster Presentation Award
Winner: Milica Krstic
Title of presentation: The role of transcriptional regulator TBX3 in early breast cancer progression
Best Basic/Clinical Science Collaborative Poster Presentation
Winner: Jacqueline Cox
Title of presentation: Expression of Human tissue Kallikriens (KLKs) in Polymorphous Low Grade Adenocarcinoma (PLGA)
Best Undergraduate Basic Science Poster Presentation
Winner: Kelsey Watson
Title of presentation: Interaction of Primary Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells with Metal Alloy Candidates for Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery
MClSc Graduate Research Award
Winner: Jenna Strong
Title of presentation: Canada’s First Accredited Pathologists’ Assistant Graduate Program: A Self Study and Review
Winner: Rebecca Mantha
Title of presentation: The Application of a Multitissue Spring-roll Control Block in Immunohistochemistry.
The Cameron Wallace Graduate Student Award in Pathology