Ontario Genomics Institute Spring 2015 Information Session

Overview:

Ontario Genomics Institute Spring 2015 Information Session
 
Sponsor(s): Ontario Genomics Institute(OGI)/Genome Canada
 
Announcement: Disruptive Innovation in Genomics Competition  and the  2015 Large Scale Applied Research Project Competition
 
Date of Information Session: June 15, 2015
 
Location: University Centre, 4 th Floor, UC 442
 
Agenda:
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Presentation of upcoming funding opportunities
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Coffee break (free time for participants)
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  One-on-one break-out sessions with OGI Program Officers
 
Description:   The Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) will be visiting the campus to talk about upcoming funding opportunities.  Specifically, OGI will be presenting on upcoming funding opportunities from Genome Canada: the  Disruptive Innovation in Genomics Competition  and the  2015 Large Scale Applied Research Project Competition  in Natural Resources and the Environment. These competitions are expected to be officially launched in early June. At that time, the Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) will conduct informational webinars for each of the programs. Details about the webinars will be included in OGI’s program announcements at the time of launch.
 
How to register for this event: Please email pminakis@uoguelph.ca , referencing the “Ontario Genomics Institute Spring 2015 Information Session” before Wednesday June 3, 2015 . Please indicate specific topics or questions that you would like to discuss – this feedback will be provided to OGI in advance of the information session to strengthen opportunities for meaningful engagement. Please also indicate if you would like to book a one-on-one discussion with an OGI Program Officer.
 
One-on-one break-out sessions: No special preparation is needed. The discussion will be centred on potential projects and their eligibility for the current and these upcoming funding opportunities. A general idea about the project value (i.e. approximate total budget) will be helpful.
 
For questions, please contact:
 
Meredith McLaren, Ph.D.
Manager, Research & Business Development
416 673 6562 | mmclaren@ontariogenomics.ca
Ontario Genomics Institute | MaRs Centre, West Tower
661 University Ave., Suite 490  Toronto, ON  M5G 1M1
 
Elaine Corbett, Ph.D.
Manager, Business Development and Research
416 673 6569 | ecorbett@ontariogenomics.ca
Ontario Genomics Institute | MaRs Centre, West Tower
661 University Ave., Suite 490  Toronto, ON  M5G 1M1
 
-           OR      -
 
Katie Meyer-Beck
Research Contracts Manager
University of Guelph
Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 54059
E-mail: kmeyerbe@uoguelph.ca