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UHN Research & Innovation Cores provide access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and expertise that enable high-quality research.

The UHN Research & Innovation Cores are state-of-the-art facilities that enable investigators and scientists to access instruments, technologies and services to support their research studies. Managed by knowledgeable staff, UHN Research & Innovation cores serve as catalysts to accelerate studies from the lab to patient care. These Services serve UHN research study teams and they are also available to investigators worldwide.

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Feb 29, 2024 10 am EST Beyond Confocal Microscopy

Confocal Microscopy is a standard tool for visualizing cells and tissues. But what if you want to go faster, deeper, or achieve higher resolution or wider fields of view? In this webinar, we reviewed some standard and advanced technologies and image analysis tools to help take your project to the next level.

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Nov 23, 2023 10 am EST Discover the Princess Margaret Living Biobank: Your Gateway to PDX/PDO Research

Explore the innovative world of patient-derived models using xenografts (PDX) and organoids (PDOs) at the Princess Margaret Living Biobank (PMLB)- a team of scientists pushing the boundaries of cancer research and therapeutic discoveries. Since its inception in 2017, PMLB has played a pivotal role in amplifying cancer research at UHN and beyond, providing access to over 600 PDX and 300 PDO annotated models, which mirror patients' tumor biology.

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August 23, 2023 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM EST In-Depth Look at SmART+: The Revolutionary Small Animal Radiotherapy System at STTARR

This webinar showcases the SmART+ system, revolutionizing small animal radiotherapy at the STTARR Core Facility. Learn how this advanced technology is transforming research in the field of radiation oncology, enabling precise treatments for small animal models. Explore its features, benefits, and potential impact on cancer research.

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June 23, 2023 10 am EST Introduction to Biostatistics@UHN

This webinar is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the newly launched Biostatistical core at UHN Research.

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February 28, 2023 Tutorial: Guidance for Quantitative Confocal Microscopy
Speaker: James Jonkman (AOMF)

This tutorial covers all aspects of acquiring quantitative confocal microscopy images, including tips for optimal sample preparation, choosing the best microscope and configuring parameters, planning experiments, avoiding common pitfalls, and analyzing and presenting data, followed by Q&A!

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September 30 and October 1, 2021 ISBER 2021 Virtual Symposium
ISBER and UHN Biospecimen Services, Canada are hosting a two-day virtual symposium for the international biobanking community on September 30 and October 1, 2021. The symposium will include interactive educational sessions, networking opportunities, abstract presentations, and an exhibit hall.
July 28, 2021 Showcase of UHN Biospecimen Services-Webinar
April 7, 2021 1:00 pm EST (US and Canada) Simulation Lab Showcase at UHN
December 17, 2020 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm EST CCVP: Empowering Academically-Led Regenerative Medicine Studies
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