The TFRI Ontario Node hosted its first scientific symposium on Monday, December 8, 2014, at the the MaRS Discovery Centre, Toronto. Over 260 people attended the day and listened as invited speakers from across TFRI research programs covered topics on "Tumour Models" and "Detection and Therapeutics". Keynote presentations were delivered by Nahum Sonenberg (Goodman Cancer Centre, McGill) and Yossi Schlessinger (Yale University, USA).
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Node Leader: Dr. Robert Rottapel
Dr Rottapel is Head of the Division of Stem Cells and Developmental Biology, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto. His research interests are centred upon the identification of the molecular pathways involved in blood and lymph node development and carcinogenesis.
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