Upcoming Events

BIOD95/98/99 Presentation Day Schedule


OPEN HOUSE: Department of Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. The department offers one of Canada's top graduate research programs (MSc and PhD) in molecular oncology, medical imaging and cancer genomics. We have an upcoming Open House event that may be of interest to some of your students who are considering a career in medical research. This event is happening Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (610 University Ave, Toronto, ON, 7th Floor). Interested students can register at: http://medbio.utoronto.ca/content/open-house.  






Please note the room has changed to MW140


Fall 2018 Academic Advising Events:

Career Events


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BIOD98/BIOD99 Presentations.

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The Department of Medical Biophysics (MBP) at the University of Toronto will be holding an Open House THIS SATURDAY, October 21, 2017 from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave, 7th Floor Atrium, Toronto.

Are you an undergraduate student considering a career in leading-edge translational biomedical research? We invite you to attend our Open House to explore our interdisciplinary MSc and PhD Graduate and Summer Undergraduate Research Programmes. This is your opportunity to speak with Medical Biophysics (MBP) profs and graduate students. Learn how to apply to our graduate programme, take a guided tour of the extensive research facilities and visit poster displays by world leading research labs.

Some quick facts about MBP:

- We have more than 220 graduate students and 130 faculty;

- We are the only University of Toronto Department operating wholly within our hospital research institutes; our students are based at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, MaRS, Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics and the Lunenfeld Research Institute.  These provide  access to world-renowned researchers and state-of-the-art research facilities;

- MBP has a unique history of exceptional faculty and exceptional students: our faculty and alumni hold some of the most influential positions within the research community in Canada.

Research areas for life science students: Cancer Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Signal Transduction, Epigenetics and Bioinformatics, Stem cell biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Gene Therapy, Developmental and Structural Biology, and more ...

Research areas for physics and engineering science students: Medical Imaging - including magnetic resonance, x-ray, optical, ultrasound and PET; Image-guided therapy; Cancer, Cardiac and Neuro-imaging; Therapy with x-ray, ultrasound and optical radiations; Cell and molecular imaging using chemical and biological tracers; Device engineering and development, and more …

Come and visit us! To help with our preparations, please take a moment to register at: http://medbio.utoronto.ca. Admission is free; lunch and refreshments will be provided to all attendees.

We look forward to seeing you on October 21st!

Thomas Kislinger


Chairman, Dept Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto





1-1 Study Skill Peer Coaching

Study Skills Drop-ins

Boost your academic confidence and gain strategies to improve your academic performance. Academic & learning strategists and study skills peer coaches are here to help you with:

·         Study strategies to ace your tests

·         Multiple choice and essay questions

·         Time management

·         Memory and concentration

·         Reading and note taking

·         Bring your textbooks, notes, syllabus, and other course material to receive hands-on help.

Location: AC254 (inside the library)

Dates & Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 pm – 3 pm, from Sept 19, 2017 to Nov 30, 2017 and Jan 12, 2018 to Apr 5, 2018

1-1 Study Skill Peer Coaching Appointments

For one-on-one study skills coaching sessions, log into CLN and book a 1-1 appointment. cln.utoronto.ca>Appointments>Book UTSC Peer Appointment>AA&CC Peers – Study Skills


BIOD98/BIOD99 Presentations.

For details of the day's schedule please click here.


18th Annual Faculty Mix and Mingle for first year students

Orientation is a wonderful opportunity for you to learn about the various programs and services available within the UofT community, and meet faculty, staff, and student leaders that can support you during your career at UofT Scarborough. 

For a full listing of all the available programs and events, please visit: http://uoft.me/utscorientation

Some events and initiatives to note include:

  • The Department of Student Life presents the 18th Annual Faculty Mix and Mingle on Thursday September 1st & 7th this year, where you are encouraged to connect with your academic department and faculty.

For September 1st

  • UTSC Welcome Day being coordinated by the Office of Student Affairs, is on Tuesday September 6th in the SW Plaza from 11 AM – 2 PM. This drop in event is your opportunity to explore campus resources, win prizes and meet student organizations available at UTSC. Registration is required: http://uoft.me/utscwelcomeday
  • ASKme is a new campaign being launched at UTSC to help create a friendly and welcoming environment for you! Staff and faculty members with square orange ASKme buttons are there to answer questions and help you navigate the campus. Should you have additional questions throughout the year, please visit the ASKme Information Centre in the Student Centre, SL 157.



Partners in Leadership Alumni Mentorship Program

Are about to graduate and feel stressed about what's after convocation? Do you wish you can have someone to give you advice and tips on how to survive the job hunt or graduate/professional school applications? The Academic Advising & Career Centre has the solution for you. In collaboration with the Development and Alumni Relations Office, the AA&CC is hoping to allow the graduating students to:

  • Acquire insight and advice from experienced and successful alumni
  • Experience meaningful and ongoing interaction with alumni
  • Begin to establish a network of professional contacts
  • Explore options and manage the transition from university to life after graduation

In the Field is a career exploration program involving a workplace tour that introduces you to the range of careers that can be found within an organization.  As part of a group of UTSC students, you’ll be given a guided tour of the workplace and be introduced to the different career paths that exist within that organization.  You’ll also have the opportunity to hear from current employees and gain knowledge of the day-to-day operations.

Register on CLN (cln.utoronto.ca) for the mandatory preparation session on Wednesday, June 8th from 5:30 - 6:30 PM to participate.


Get Hired is an interactive, award-winning annual conference offered by the AA&CC designed to you with the necessary strategies, tools, skills and confidence to find and keep work.

Registration is FREE for all recent and soon to be grads. More information can be found here.

Get Hired attendees also get FREE access to
Leader2Leader, a conference highlighting the importance of leadership and big ideas, on April 29.

Visit the Leader2Leader website for more details.


The Academic Advising & Career Centre at University of Toronto Scarborough, in partnership with the Biology Students Association, the Chemistry Society,the Environmental and Physical Sciences Students Association, and the Psychology and Neuroscience Departmental Association, would like to invite you to attend a Science Networking Night on Thursday, March 26th from 6:00-8:00pm at the University of Toronto Scarborough (near Morningside and 401).

The purpose of this event is to provide students an opportunity to expand their knowledge about career options, current labour market conditions and learn about the transition from school to work. Students value hearing insights and advice from experienced professionals. The information you provide will truly make a difference in helping students as they make important career decisions.

The session will begin with industry professionals seated at tables with approximately 5-8 students who will share career related information such as:
What was the career path that led to your current position?
What education/skills are needed to succeed in this area?
What are the pros and cons of working in this area?
What sort of opportunities are in demand?
What advice would you give someone wishing to pursue a career in this area? 

After a couple of rotations of about 15 minutes, this will be followed by an open reception.


Monday, February 2, between 4:30pm to 6pm in MW130 for FREE.

The Co-op Students' Association (CSA) is hosting ACE YOUR NEXT NETWORKING EVENT! on 

Note, you do not have a co-op student to attend.

CSA is upholding their mission to provide recourses to co-op students at UTSC, by organizing an even where Adon Irani from the Center for Teaching and Learning and Kira Brushke from AA&CC deliver some tips and advice on how you can use your presentation
and public speaking skills to network effectively.

RSVP here please:http://utcsa.ca/event/ace-your-next-networking-event/

Note, a professional camera will be available for you to update your LinkedIn profile pictures. Please come dressed formally if you would like to take photographs.  ?

Join us for an insightful workshop and some refreshments.
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions at utcsa.ca@gmail.com.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

Best regards,
Esmeralda Bukuroshi
VP of Marketing & Communications
Co-op Students' Association UTSC | 2014-2015