Ontario Genomics Institute Spring 2015 Information Session *updated RSVP deadline

Monday June 15, 2015 1:30pm to 4:00pm
University Centre, 4th Floor, UC 442


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 (LSARP) - 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.

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

How to register for this event: Please email pminakis@uoguelph.ca, referencing the “Ontario Genomics Institute Spring 2015 Information Session” before *Tuesday June 9, 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

Katie Meyer-Beck
Research Contracts Manager
University of Guelph
Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 54059
E-mail: kmeyerbe@uoguelph.ca

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