International Exchange

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International Exchange Program in Developmental and Perinatal Biology

Joint course between the University of Toronto and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden
August 27-31, 2018 in Toronto, Canada

Welcome to Developmental & Perinatal Biology 2018. This will be the 22nd annual exchange in developmental and perinatal biology between the University of Toronto and the Karolinska Institute. The research course has been developed to provide a broad based interdisciplinary training for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, clinical fellows and residents in the area of developmental biology from both basic science and clinical perspectives. The workshop combines a lecture/seminar program with an active research component. The course is also offered as a component of a Graduate course (PSL1080H) in the Department of Physiology at the University of Toronto.
This year, the University of Toronto – Karolinska Institute Exchange course in Developmental and Perinatal Biology will take place in Toronto, at the end of August.
The course is open to all trainees (Graduate students, Postdoctoral Fellows, Residents and Clinical Fellows) at The University of Toronto and combines cutting edge lectures, seminars and practical sessions in the areas of:

  •  Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
  •  Pregnancy & Birth
  •  Developmental Neurobiology
  •  Cardiovascular Development
  •  Pulmonary Development
  •  Developmental Origins of Health & Disease

(Note: for U of T credit, this course can be taken in conjunction with PSL 1080H).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1st 2018 - Space is limited so please apply early!

Registration Form:
Applications will be available soon, on this page.

Dr. S. G. Matthews
Professor, Physiology, Ob-Gyn and Medicine

Organizing Committee for 2017

Information about the 2017 Exchange Program

EXCHANGE BOOKLET 2016PDF iconBooklet - August 2016.pdf (414.26 KB)
EXCHANGE BOOKLET 2014 PDF iconKarolinska Booklet 2014.pdf (274.29 KB)

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