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This inaugural series, to be held every other month beginning in September, features virtual talks from program leaders and trainees who will showcase the innovative and cutting-edge programs and projects funded by TFRI. These seminars will be of interest primarily to cancer researchers, clinicians and trainees across the country.

Upcoming talk






Dr. Yifan Wang, MD, PhD (candidate), presenting Informing pancreatic cancer care through ambulatory oncology clinic-based germline testing models and precision medicine
James Topham (BC Genome Sciences Centre) and Erica Tsang (BC Cancer) presenting KRAS WT Pancreatic Cancer (Exact title TBC)

This event will be moderated by Dr. George Zogopoulos, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS. Assistant Professor of Surgery and Oncology, McGill University Scientist, Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre (GCRC).


Upcoming talks

Information on upcoming sessions will be added here. Please check back regularly to learn more about upcoming events in this series.




You can register for the first event of this series, by visiting

Archived talks 

TFRI Pan-Can Seminar Series: BC Cancer's Centre for Lymphoid Cancer

SEPTEMBER 20, 2021



  • Brett Collinge, Graduate Student, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Scott lab, Centre for Lymphoid Cancer, who will speak on: New molecular taxonomies in aggressive B cell lymphomas
  • Christopher Rushton, Graduate Student, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Morin lab, who will speak onGenomic analysis of relapsed-refractory diffuse large B cell lymphoma

Contact Us

For any questions on the TFRI Pan-Can Series, please contact:

Kelly Curwin
Chief Communications Officer
Terry Fox Research Institute



Fall 2021 Cancer Research Training Program

The Fall 2021 Cancer Research Training Program funding competition is now open!

Intent to Apply form is due by 4:00 pm ADT on 7 September 2021. The CRTP Application deadline is 4:00pm ADT on 1 October 2021. Funding will begin on January 1, 2022.

To apply, please visit BHCRI website to download the Intent to Apply form, CRTP Traineeship Application  and Checklist:”