the Career Day
Career Day 2011
“Take the Lead”
Wednesday March 23rd 2011
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Lunch with Dr. Cherryl Arrowsmith
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Invited Speakers – March 2011
Career Services Presentation: Preparing for your Career
Kyli Robertson, B.A.
Coordinator, Student Services and Career Development
Career Services – University of Ottawa
Pursuing a Scientific Career at the National Research Council of Canada
Jonh Kelly, PhD
Senior Research Officer, NRC
Institute for Biological Sciences
Seeing is believing: An unexpected career in structural biology
Cheryl Arrowsmith, PhD
Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, University of Toronto
Chief Scientist, Structural Genomics Consortium Toronto Ontario Cancer Institute
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Research Careers in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Frédéric Vaillancourt, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, Boehringer-Ingelheim Canada
R&D, Department of Biological Sciences
From bench to desk: An Inside View on Regulatory Science at Health Canada’s
Suzanne Butt, M.Sc.
Senior Re-Evaluation Officer, Health Canada
Health Evaluation Directorate
A career as a forensic scientist: No Hummer, no gun, but plenty of action.
Jeffery Modler, PhD
Forensic Science and Identification Services, RCMP
Biology Services, Canadian Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods
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Lunch with Dr. Cheryl Arrowsmith
Dr. Cheryl Arrowsmith, keynote speaker for Career Day 2011, will also give a seminar on March 22nd, in room RGN 2003, 15:30.
Students are invited to share a Pizza Lunch with her between
March 22nd 12:00 – 13:00 in room 4161.
This is a great opportunity to meet with the Chief Scientist of the Structural Genomics Consortium Toronto Node and a renowned specialist on cancer-related proteins, chromatin remodelling enzymes, p53, ubiquitin ligases, etc.
If interested, please RSVP (with Lunch March 22 in the e-mail title) to to help us plan the event.
A brief biographical note of Dr. Arrowsmith
Cheryl Arrowsmith is a Senior Scientist at the Ontario Cancer Institute and Professor in the Department of Medical Biophysics and the Banting and Best Department of Medical Research at the University of Toronto, where she holds a Canada Research Chair in Structural Genomics. She received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Toronto and carried out postdoctoral research at Stanford University in the area of protein NMR spectroscopy. Dr. Arrowsmith’s research focuses on the use of structural biology methods for understanding the structure-function relationships of proteins and their role in cancer. Dr. Arrowsmith is the Chief Scientist of the Toronto Node of the Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC), a European-Canadian public-private partnership that seeks to determine hundreds of 3D structures of medically relevant human proteins and place the information in public databases for use in structure guided drug design.
Dr. Arrowsmith Lab Home Page
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Career Day CV Clinic
The CV Clinic is back by popular demand!
Get your CV reviewed and critiqued by professional counselors for Free!
Book an appointment today by sending an e-mail to
Please send in 3 possible timeslots.
Possible Timeslots – March 23rd 2011
******All Time Slots are Fully Booked******
Thank you for your interest in the CV Clinic and Critique sessions, but we are sorry to inform you that we are completely booked