ICORD’s Annual Research Meeting for 2012 took place at the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre on February 21st and 22nd. The two-day event included plenary talks by world-renowned SCI experts Drs. Charles Tator, Michael Fehlings and Naomi Kleitman, and was attended by more than a hundred ICORD faculty, staff and trainees. ICORD researchers Drs. Darren Warburton, Aziz Ghahary, Lynn Stothers, Tim O’Connor, John Street, Jane Roskams, and Sue Forwell gave short talks on their research.
Undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral trainees presented their research at a lively poster session on February 21st, and competed for one of three travel and research prizes. Poster awards are an important and valued part of ICORD ‘s Annual Research Meetings. Through the support of generous donors, the poster awards are presented annually to ICORD trainees. Congratulations to the 2012 poster winners:
The Gordon Hiebert Award for the best poster presented by an ICORD trainee at the Postdoctoral Fellow level
- Winner: Dr. Reza Jalili
- Honourable Mention: Dr. Chris West
The Aaron Moser Award for the best poster presented by an ICORD trainee at the Doctoral Student level
- Winner: Robyn Newell
- Honourable Mention: Peggy Assinck
The ICORD Award for the best poster presented by an ICORD trainee at the Masters Student level:
- Winner: Brett Hilton
- Honourable Mention: Mark Crawford
The 2013 Annual Research Meeting is scheduled for March 5 and 6th. Registration will open in December, 2012. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.