Ted Rogers Centre 2024 Trainee Day

The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research is excited to announce that this year’s Trainee Day will be held on Friday, June 21, 2024. This special half-day event brings together a diverse community of clinical and basic science trainees throughout the TRCHR ecosystem.

In 2022, we had over 100 attendees come together to celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our trainees, fellows, and staff – the heart of our Centre.

You can expect exciting keynote presentations, a career panel, trainee talks, and a networking session to close the event. Spaces are limited, so sign up now!

Event Details

  • What: Trainee Day 2024
  • When: Friday, June 21, 2024
  • Time: 12:30–5:45 p.m. EST
  • Where: BMO Conference Centre


Trainees discussing research at the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research labs


2024 Trainee Day Agenda

11:30-12:00pm – Registration & Lunch

12:00-1:00pm – Keynote Presentations

  • Dr. Dinesh Thavendiranathan: Building a Career in Toxicology
  • Dr. Zahra Shakeri: Optimizing Information Visualization in Research

1:00-2:00pm – Trainee Talks

  • Crizza Ching: Navigating Challenges to Understand the Role of Endothelial-derived extracellular vesicles in cancer therapy-related cardiac dysfunction
  • Moses Cook: MRI Monitoring Strategies for Cardiac Repair Therapies in Myocardial Infarction

2:00-3:00pm – Career Panel

  • Dr. Kim Connelly: How to Succeed in Science and Translational Medicine
  • Dr. Candice Silversides: Publishing and the Future of Medical Journals
  • Dr. Katherine Tamminen: Coping with Adversity and Setbacks in Academia and Research: Insights from Sport Psychology
  • Dr. Alison Paprica: Light-Touch Research Project Management

3:00-4:00pm – Speed Networking

4:30-5:30pm – Reception