CRINA Events

Research Day 2018

The 5th annual CRINA Research Day was held on November 17, 2018 in the Allard Family Lecture Theatre, KATZ building. The event fosters collaboration among the cancer research community in northern Alberta and is an educational opportunity for trainees which also allows them to hone their presentation skills.

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. André Veillette, MD, FRSC (Professor and Research Unit Director, IRCM, Montreal)


"Understanding How Immunotherapy Against Cancer Works"

CRINA Research Day Program

The complete schedule is now available, please click here to view the program. Speakers included CRINA faculty and trainees across the CRINA cancer biology, novel therapies and biomarkers, and prevention, lifestyle, and survivorship themes of our institute.

Poster Presentation Competition Winners

Congratulations to our poster presentation winners:

Anyeld Ubeda

Marnie Newell

Clara Fallone

Courtney Mowat

Amirali Bukhari

Ahmed Elmenoufy

Rabih Abou Farraj

Elevator Pitch Competition

This year we are excited to announce the first elevator pitch competition! Ten of our talented CRINA trainees competed in the finals at Research Day.

1st Place: $300
Marnie Newell

2nd Place: $200 
Clara Fallone

3rd Place: $100
Sarah Purcell  


Post-Event Survey

Please consider taking a moment to provide us feedback on your attendance at research day this year. We are continuously looking for ways to improve and provide a better experience for our members.





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