Dr. Ohashi received the York University Tentanda Via Bryden Alumni Award. This award is given to a graduate who has demonstrated innovate, unconventional daring leadership and success. Congratulations Dr. Ohashi!
Congratulations to Dr. Ohashi for 2020 SITC Team Science Award. Drs. Tak Mak (pictured above, left) and Pamela Ohashi (right), and their teams and collaborators, have been honoured with the 2020 SITC Team Science Award from the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC). To see a video of the virtual award ceremony, click here.
The international award recognizes research teams that have made significant contributions to advancing the field of cancer immunotherapy. Among the leaders in the field is the team behind Princess Margaret Cancer Centre’s Tumor Immunotherapy Program. At its inception, the program was the first of its kind in Canada, with experts in immunology, oncology, genomics, bioinformatics, pathology and surgery. Co-led by Drs. Ohashi and Lillian Siu, it has initiated clinical trials in therapies involving tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes and TCR transduced T cells, and set up a state-of-the-art cell therapy team and a comprehensive immune profiling team.
Dr. Ohashi elected to AACR nominating committee from March 2020 - April 2022
Dr. Nguyen, head of Tumor Immunotherapy Program's Cell Production Team, featured in Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation's "meet the cancer experts" series.
Dr. Ohashi featured in The Globe and Mail, phone interview, “New approaches to cancer therapy are finding their target”
Dr. Ohashi interviewed from CTV with Pauline Chan, (aired June 17, 2015)
Dr. Ohashi interviewed by The Globe and Mail regarding Terry Fox 35th anniversary
Dr. Ohashi interviewed by Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, exploring the promising future of cancer immunotherapy
Welcome to Master's student Kieran Coppens who will be supervised by Dr. Sam Saibil.
Congratulations to Adriana on defending her Master's thesis! She will be continuing on as a PhD student with supervisor Dr. Adrian Sacher.
Congratulations Douglas on a highly successful start year with many awards and achievements:
Congratulations to Nicolas on his new position as an Assistant Professor at Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary!
Welcome to the Ohashi lab Dr. Abdalla Sheikh and congratulations on winning the Princess Margaret Postdoctoral Fellowship!
Thank you Dasha for an amazing 2 years in the Ohashi lab - we wish you the best of luck at U of T masters' program!
Congratulations to James for being elected in American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Associate Member Council (AMC)! Click here to find out more!
We welcome new members of our lab - Dr. Nicolas Jacquelot (post-doctoral fellow)
Congratulations Meghan on winning the prestigious CIHR master's award.
Welcome to Master's student Adriana Vukosich who will be supervised by Dr. Adrian Sacher.
Welcome to Ohashi lab Ksenia, and congratulations on graduating U of T with high distinction!
Congratulations Douglas on winning the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Partners in Research Marvelle Koffler Prize, and U of T Immunology Department Retreat Poster award (3rd place).
Douglas and James wins AAI trainee poster award!
Dr. Andrew Giacomelli secures CIHR Post-Doc Fellowship (3-year) - congratulations on the outstanding acheivement!
Congratulations Michael St. Paul on your Department of Immunology Cinader Award!
We welcome new PhD student in our lab - Meghan Kates! Meghan will be co-supervised with Dr. Pamela Ohashi and Dr. Sam Saibil.
Congratulations Heather on a new job at Triumvira Immunologics Inc.!
Congratulations Stephanie on successful PhD recalls examination & Queen II Graduate Award!
Congratulations to Dr. Michael St. Paul for successfully defending his PhD on "Evaluating the metabolic and anti-tumor properties of CD8+ T cell lineages."
We welcome new member of our lab - Dr. Maryam Ghaedi!
Congratulations to Dr. Heather MacGregor for successfully defending her PhD on "Significance of Expression of Immunomodulatory B7 Family Members B7-H3 and B7-H4 in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer."
Congratulations to our new post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Andrew Giacomelli, for being awarded with PM fellowship!
Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Gold for receiving a one-year CIHR fellowship award!
Congratulations to Khalid for winning the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship!
We welcome new member of our lab - Dr. Andrew Giacomelli!
Congratulations to Scott Lien for successful PhD transfer exam!
Douglas, a graduate student of the lab wins 3rd place in immunology department research competition
We welcome new member of our lab - Dr. Adrian Sacher, Dr. Khalid Dhuban and Stephanie!
Dr. Sarah Crome gets a faculty position! Congratulations!
Douglas, a graduate student of the lab wins prestigious CIHR master's award
James Han, a PhD student of the lab successfully passes the qualification exam!
Congratulations to Matt for winning the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship!
We welcome new member of our lab team - Azin!
Ohashi lab welcomes a new lab member! Welcome Dr. Wang!
Dr. D. Clouthier gets a new job as a Medical Science Liaison at Ipsen!
Douglas Chung wins travel award to give oral presentation at the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) meeting in Chicago
Scott Lien, a new PhD student of the lab wins prestigious CIHR master's award
Douglas Chung accepted to U of T's immunology graduate program with entrance award
New post-doc (Kathrin and Simone) joins the lab! Welcome
Congratulation to Owen Crump for winning the 2017 BioCanRx Summer Studentship Award!
Douglas Chung (undergraduate student) wins 2nd place in the Infection and Immunity Research Forum oral presentation, competing against graduate students & post-docs. Congratulations Douglas for the achievement
Michael St. Paul, a graduate student, wins travel award to attend the Canadian Society of Immunology meeting in Ottawa
Dr. Matt Gold (a new post-doc) wins the prestigious Banting post-doctoral fellowship. Congratulations Matt for the achievement!
Dr. Charles Tran, Dr. Matt Gold and James Han wins travel award to attend the Summit for Cancer Immunotherapy meeting hosted by CCIC & BioCanRX in Halifax
James Han wins 1st place in research presentation at the Department of Immunology meeting.
James Han wins the prestigious CIHR graduate student award.
Michael St. Paul, a graduate student, wins prestigious NSERC Canada-Graduate Scholarship for doctoral studies. Congratulations!
James Han and Dr. Aras Toker joins the Ohashi lab!
Ohashi lab wins the immunology winter retreat centerpiece competition!
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