Sharing the work being done by MOHCCN researchers across Canada

Seminar Series

Introducing the MOHCCN Seminar Series

This seminar series features virtual talks from MOHCCN research partner investigators and trainees. These seminars will be of interest primarily to cancer researchers, clinicians and trainees across the country.

Upcoming Talks

Please come back soon to learn more about the next event of the TFRI Pan-Can Seminar Series. Thanks!

Archived Talks

MOHCCN Seminar Series: Atlantic Cancer Consortium

Monday, June 6 2022


  • “Transforming the data ecosystem for precision oncology research and care” Dr. Robin Urquhart, PhD. Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University Nova Scotia Lead/PI for the Atlantic Cancer Consortium
  • “Clinical and social patient outcomes and their predictors” Dr. Sevtap Savas, PhD. Professor, Division of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
  • “Small RNA in extracellular vesicles (EVs) of GBM, grade 4 astrocytoma recurrence” Dr. Jeremy Roy, PhD. Scientist, Atlantic Cancer Research Institute. Adjunct (Scholar) Professor, Department of Medical Neuroscience, Dalhousie University Associate Member, Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and Dr. Adrienne Weeks, MD PhD. Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University Atlantic Canada Research Institute and Dalhousie University
  • “Applying omics and bioinformatics to investigate novel mediators of breast cancer progression” Marie-Claire Wasson. PhD Candidate, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University Trainee, Cancer Research Training Program, Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute

MOHCCN Seminar Series: Marathon of Hope - Québec

Monday, Feb. 7, 2022



  • Natasha Szuber, MD M.Sc. FRCPC “Advances in myeloproliferative neoplasms”
  • Sonia del Rincón, PhD “Targeting MNK1/2 in cancer: What have we learned and where are we going?”
  • Yacine Bareche, PhD “Leveraging big data of immune checkpoint blockade response identifies novel potential targets”
  • Ian Watson, PhD “The spatial immune landscape of melanoma”

MOHCCN Seminar Series: Precision Medicine Initiatives at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Consortium

Monday, Dec. 6, 2021



  • Dr. Lillian Siu
  • Dr. Phillippe Bedard
  • Dr. Alberto Hernando Calvo

MOHCCN Seminar Series: TFRI's EPPIC Program

MONDAY, OCT 4, 2021 


  • Keynote

    • Dr. Daniel Renouf, MD, MPH, FRCPC, presenting Precision Medicine in Pancreatic Cancer: The TFRI EPPIC Program


    Dr. Yifan Wang, MD, PhD (candidate), presenting Informing pancreatic cancer care through ambulatory oncology clinic-based germline testing models and precision medicine
    James Topham (BC Genome Sciences Centre) and Erica Tsang (BC Cancer) presenting KRAS WT Pancreatic Cancer


  • Dr. George Zogopoulos, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS. Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncology, McGill University and Scientist, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Institute