Thursday, October 4, 2018 09:00 am - Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:00 pm
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Auditorium, 209 Victoria Street
The Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research, named in honour of past IMS Director Dr. Ori Rotstein, presents current research being explored in the areas of surgery and translational medicine. Past lecturers include Connie Eaves, Paul, O’Byrne, Lyle Palmer, James E. Mitchell, Michael A. Matthay, Elliot Chaikof and Peter Liu.
Join our keynote speaker Dr. Molly Shoichet, University Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry and Canada Research Chair in Tissue Engineering at the University of Toronto as she discusses “Harnessing the power of stem cells to repair the central nervous system”.
9:00 – REFRESHMENTS
9:20 – WELCOME by Dr. Vasu Venkateswaran, Graduate Coordinator, Institute of Medical Science (IMS)
9:25 – INTRODUCTION of Keynote Speaker by Dr. Mingyao Liu, Director, IMS
9:30 – The Ori Rotstein Lecture
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Molly Shoichet, University Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry and Canada Research Chair in Tissue Engineering at the University of Toronto
Title of Talk: “Harnessing the power of stem cells to repair the central nervous system”
10:45 – PANEL DISCUSSION
Title of Panel Discussion: “Role of science in society and government”
MODERATOR: Dr. Ori Rotstein, Surgeon-in-Chief, St. Michael’s Hospital
Drs. Ana Andreazza, Andreas Laupacis, Molly Shoichet, Andy Smith and Jim Woodgett.
11:45 – CLOSING REMARKS by Dr. Mingyao Liu