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Sample Poster 1

Title:Telomerase Inhibition Induces Growth Arrest in Paediatric Ependymoma

Author: Mark Barszczyk

Co-Authors: Pawel Buczkowicz, Pedro Castelo-Branco, Stephen Mack, Kathleen Nethery-Brokx, Andrew Morrison, Michael Taylor, Peter Dirks, Uri Tabori and Cynthia Hawkins

Institution: School of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Division of Pathology, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canad

Sample Poster 1

Title: Neonatal Anoxia: Evaluation in Rats of Its Effects on Somatic and Sensory-motor Development

Author: Luana Angélica J. De Carvalho

Co-Authors: Maria Ines Nogueira, Amrita Jha Kumar, Kelly Patricia Nery Borges

Institution: Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Title: Type I interferon responses drive intrahepatic CD8 T cells to promote metabolic syndrome

Author: Magar Ghazarian

Co-Authors: XS Revelo, H Luck, S Tsai, H Lei, S Winer, and DA Winer

Institution: Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, and Department of Immunology, Toronto, Canada

Sample Poster 1

Title: Identification of Specific Cellular Targets of HIV Infection in the Cervix

Author: Vineet R. Joag

Co-Authors: Lyle R. McKinnon, Jun Liu, Segen Kidane, Mark H Yudin, Sanja Huibner, James Arthos, Omu Anzala, Joshua Kimani, Mario Ostrowski, Rupert KaulLyle R. McKinnon (For full co-author affiliation, please see booklet)

Institution: Departments of Medicine and Immunology, University of Toronto, Canada, Center of the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa

Sample Poster 1

Title: Neonatal Anoxia in Rats: Evaluation of its Effects on Spatial Memory in Adolescence

Author: Amrita Jha Kumar

Institution: Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao-Paulo, Brazil

Sample Poster 1

Title: Can probiotics promote stress resilience?

Author: Tetyana Maniuk

Co-Authors: Szyszkowicz K., Anisman H., Merali Z., Maniuk T., & Audet M.C.

Institutions: Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University, and University of Ottawa, and The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, Ottawa, Canada

Sample Poster 1


Author: Mile Stanojčić

Co-Authors: Marc G. Jeschke

Institution: SunnybrookResearch Institute, Ross Tilley Burn Centre, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 

Sample Poster 1

Title: Role of Notch Signaling in anto-Tumor-Associated Antigen T Cell Activation with Artificial Antigen Presenting Cells

Author: Milica Tanic

Co-Authors: Patricia Benveniste, Noriko Nakatsugawa, Munehide Nakatsugawa, Pamela Ohashi,  Naoto Hirano, Juan Carlos Zuniga-Pflucker

Institution: Department of Immunology, University of Toronto,  Sunnybrook Research  Institute,  University Health Network, Toronto, Canada

Title: Cellular pathways modulating the activity of the E3 ubiquitin ligase Cbl-b in regulating T cell function

Author: Charles W. Tran

Co-Authors: Samuel D. Saibil, Pamela S. Ohashi

Institution: Department of Immunology, University of Toronto and Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

Title: The Social Medicine Network: Promoting Social Accountability Among Healthcare Workers and Trainees

Author: Shannon A. Wong*, Lauren Y. Chan* (*equal contributors)

Co-Authors: Michael Stein

Institution: School of Medicine, Queens University, Kingston, Canada Social Medicine Network, British Columbia, Canada

Title: Enforcement of γδ T-Cell Lineage Commitment by pre-TCR in Precursors With Weak γδ TCR Signals

Author: Payam Zarin

Co-Authors: Gladys Wong, Mahmood Mohtashami, David Wiest, & Juan Carlos Zúñiga-Pflücker

Institutions: Sunnybrook Research Institute, and Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Blood Cell Development and Cancer Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Title: Enhancement of human hematopoietic stem cell-derived T-lymphopoiesis by human progenitor T-cells generated in vitro

Author: Jastaranpreet Singh

Co-Authors: Génève Awong, Juan Carlos Zúñiga-Pflückerr

Institutions: Sunnybrook Research Institute, and Department of Immunology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada