May 10, 2018

Symposium offers preview of findings from the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes project

PCAWG researchers pose for a group photo.

On April 13, researchers from around the world gathered at the MaRS Centre in Toronto to get a sneak peek at the findings from the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes (PCAWG) project. PCAWG is an ambitious international effort to comprehensively understand the non-protein coding elements of the genome, which make up 97 per cent of the genome but have been little studied in the context of cancer.

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November 16, 2017

CCRC brings Canadian cancer researchers together

A view of Vancouver's skyline

The 4th Canadian Cancer Research Conference, held at the beginning of November in Vancouver, was a major success. OICR was proud to support and participate in the conference, which brought together over 1,000 cancer researchers from across Canada.

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October 23, 2017

Pathology Matters 2017 unites and informs Ontario’s pathology community

Pathology Matters attendees take part in a group discussion.

In this post, Monique Johnson shares how the Ontario Molecular Pathology Research Network’s (OMPRN) 2017 Pathology Matters Meeting provided her with new insights into the field and introduced her to Ontario’s molecular pathology community.

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June 7, 2016

OICR attends BIO International 2016 in San Francisco

OICR at BIO

OICR has joined other innovative Ontario and Canada-based organizations for the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco, California. Those attending BIO can visit OICR at Booth 5944 in the Canada Pavilion to learn more about the Institute, its research programs and the Fight Against Cancer Innovation Trust. OICR is attending the conference to pursue collaborations and investments to further advance anti-cancer technologies developed at OICR and across Ontario.

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