Seminars & Events

Monday, April 30, 2018, 8:00-15:30
2018 Stem Cell Symposium
Speaker: Hosted by the Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Facility (HPSCF) (Come discover how ESCs and iPSCs can advance your research)
Location: Location: GENERAL CAMPUS, Sprott Seminar Room,
5th floor Critical Care Wing, Room 5225, 501 Smyth Road. Ottawa, ON

A condensed training session on how to work with ESCs/iPSCs from 8am to 11am

Dr. Rebecca Hood, CHEO 
“Utilizing an iPSC approach to modeling Floating Harbor syndrome” 

Carole Doré, HPSCF 
Services offered at the Facility as well as Q&A 

Dr. Erin Knock, 
Stem Cell Technologies
"Increasingly Complex Systems for Modeling Neurological Disease" 

Dr. Sailendra Nath Sarma, OHRI 
"Metformin Preconditioning of Human iPSC-derived Neural Stem Cells Promotes Their Engraftment 
and Improves Post-Stroke Regeneration and Recovery" 

Refreshments and lunch provided to registered attendees

Please register your attendance with Carole Doré ( The condensed training session will be given to six attendees only (on a first come first serve basis). Please contact Carole Doré ( to register for this training session. Visit for additional information.
Monday, May 28, 2018, 14:00-15:00
Exploiting senescence-associated phenotypes as drug targets and cancer biomarkers
Speaker: Francis Rodier
Professeur agrégé sous octoi, Université de Montréal, Département de Radiologie, Radio-oncologie et Médecine Nucléairem, CRCHUM / Institut du Cancer de Montréal.
Location: 3rd. floor large conference room, 3.102, Cancer Centre Building, 501 Smyth Road

 The Cancer Therapeutics Program presents:


Please note that OHRI seminars are open to all members of OHRI and partner institutions. Members of the general public are asked to contact the communications office (613-737-8899 x 73325; for more information about the research presented at OHRI seminars.