Medical Biophysics Open House – January 7th

Interested in summer research/grad school? Here’s an open house event from one of the more famous departments at U of T.

The Department of Medical Biophysics (MBP)
at the University of Toronto
Open House
Saturday, January 7, 2012
9:30am – 2:00pm
Ontario Cancer Institute
610 University Ave, 7th Floor Atrium

Are you an undergraduate student considering a career in leading-edge biomedical research? We invite you to attend our Open House to explore our interdisciplinary MSc and PhD Graduate and Summer Undergraduate Research Programmes. This is your opportunity to speak with Medical Biophysics (MBP) profs, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Learn how to apply to our grad programme, take a guided tour of the extensive research facilities and visit booths set up by world leading research labs.

Some quick facts about MBP:
– We have more than 275 graduate students and 150 faculty;
– We are the only University of Toronto Department operating wholly within our hospital research institutes; our students are based at the Ontario Cancer Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, MaRS and Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics with access to state-of-the-art research facilities;
– MBP has a unique history of exceptional faculty and exceptional students: our faculty and alumni hold some of the most influential positions within the research community in Canada.

Research areas for life science students: Cancer Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Signal Transduction, Stem cell biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Gene Therapy, Developmental and Structural Biology, and more …

Research areas for physics and engineering science students: Medical Imaging – including magnetic resonance, x-ray, optical, ultrasound and PET; Image-guided therapy; Cancer, Cardiac and Neuro-imaging; Therapy with x-ray, ultrasound and optical radiations; Cell and molecular imaging using chemical and biological tracers; device engineering and development, and more!

Come and visit us! To help with our preparations, please take a moment to register at:

Admission is free; lunch and refreshments will be provided to all attendees.

We look forward to seeing you on January 7th!

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