All Events

Jan 25, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
Monday seminar series

As part of our Monday seminar series, we are delighted to welcome our speaker:

Vanessa Sperandio PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Biochemistry
U.T. Southwestern Medical Center
Department of Microbiology
Dallas TX

Hosted by

Stephen Girardin, PhD

stephen.girardin@utoronto.ca

How to join

An email including Zoom link will be sent to the LMP community.

Jan 26, 2021
1:00pm–2:00pm
Equity and wellness event

For staff, faculty and librarians.

Let us join in community (open to students, staff, faculty and librarians who identify as allies) as we advance our understanding of the “Collective Responsibility” in fighting racism in all its forms.

Hosted by

Restore @ U of T series run by The Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office.

Jan 27, 2021
6:00pm–8:00pm
Equity and wellness event

An open discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on racialized communities, facilitated by executive members of the Race and Ethnicity Caucus of the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union.

We are excited to create a safe (virtual) space for students and community members to share their race-related experiences within the pandemic.

2020 was a reality-shifting year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and a wider recognition of social issues amongst the general populace, including anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism.

Jan 28, 2021
12:00pm–1:00pm
Workshop/Seminar

Join the Sickkids Research Institute on Thursday, January 28 at 12 noon for the first of a number of planned seminars in the Research Connections: COVID-19 Series to learn about exciting COVID-19 research at SickKids spanning multiple disciplines, within different RI programs and the Hospital.

Feb 1, 2021
4:00pm–5:00pm
Monday seminar series

As part of our Monday seminar series, we are delighted to welcome our speaker:

Gino Somers  MBBS, BMedSc, PhD, FRCPA
Head of the Division of Pathology
Hospital for Sick Children
Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology 
University of Toronto

Hosted by

Rita Kandel MD, FRCPC

rita.kandel@utoronto.ca

How to join

An email including Zoom link will be sent to the LMP community.

Feb 2, 2021
5:00pm–7:00pm
TR Talks (Translational Research)

Successfully bringing a drug to market takes years of effort and billions of dollars.

The immediacy of the current pandemic has researchers investigating repurposing existing medications to expedite the path to successful treatments.

Regardless of the approach, the progression of a drug to market requires evidence and the ability to navigate regulations and associated administrative requirements.

Feb 8, 2021
10:00am–11:00am
Monday seminar series

As part of our Monday seminar series, we are delighted to welcome our speaker:

Christine Mummery PhD
Professor of Developmental Biology
Department of Anatomy & Embryology
Leiden University Medical Center

Hosted by

Sara Nunes Vasconcelos, PhD

sara.vasconcelos@utoronto.ca

How to join

An email including Zoom link will be sent to the LMP community.

Feb 8, 2021
10:00am–12:00pm
Equity and wellness event

The Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office (ARCDO) invites you to join us for our upcoming programming for Black History Month in February 2021.

These events are free and open to students, staff, faculty and external community members.

Join us for a keynote address by Dahabo Ahmed Omer, Executive Director of the Black North Initiative, followed by a panel discussion with community leaders and agents of change.

Feb 12, 2021
12:00pm–2:00pm
Equity and wellness event

The Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office (ARCDO) invites you to join us for our upcoming programming for Black History Month in February 2021.

These events are free and open to students, staff, faculty and external community members.

It started quietly when a group of Caribbean students, strangers in a cold new land, began to suspect their professor of racism. It ended in the most explosive student uprising Canada had ever known.

Join us for a screening of the film Ninth Floor by Mina Shum.

Mar 12 – 13, 2021
5:00pm–12:30pm
Equity and wellness event

Day one: Friday March 12th, 5 - 7 pm

Day two: Saturday March 13th, 10 am - 12:30 pm

Organised by the Temerty Faculty of Medicine Learner Equity and Discussion (LEAD) Committee in partnership with the Temerty Faculty of Medicine Office of Inclusion and Diversity. 

For all U of T learners, faculty, and staff.

U of T Temerty Faculty of Medicine learners will present initiatives and research that uncover and explore how to dismantle forms of systemic oppression in health care services, research, and education.