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Welcome to the Department
of Pathology and Molecular Medicine


boag This is an exciting time of growth, innovation and success for our Department which is uniquely placed at the interfaces between basic biomedical sciences, clinical laboratory services and the emerging field of personalized molecular medicine. Our clinical faculty membership has been rejuvenated and expanded over the last two years with no less than 10 success recruitments, 4 of which represent newly funded positions. We are also looking to expand our basic science programs and are actively recruiting a Tier 1 Bioinformatician and also a translational basic science researcher.

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Spotlight

CaRMS comes to Queen's

Posted 2018 January 15


The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, fee-for-service organization that provides a fair, objective and transparent application and matching service for medical training throughout Canada.

Residency Applicants will be visiting the Department through the week of January 21-25, 2019.

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Congratulations to Dr. Victoria Hoskin

Posted 2018 December 12


Congratulations to Dr. Victoria Hoskin (center, red jacket) who was one of 10 trainees from 116 abstracts selected to give oral presentations at the Terry Fox Research Institute Ontario Node Research Symposium in Toronto on Dec 10, 2018. Victoria's presentation "Targeting the cytoskeleton protein ezrin sensitizes metastatic breast cancer cells to chemotherapy treatment" described her Ontario Medical Pathology Research Network funded project supervised by Drs. Sonal Varma and Peter Greer.

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Bruce and Janet Elliott Graduate Award in Transdisciplinary Cancer Research

Posted 2018 November 01


Congratulations to Christina Ferrone, a MSc Candidate in the lab of Dr. Michael Rauh, on being awarded the first Bruce and Janet Elliott Graduate Award in Transdisciplinary Cancer Research.

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Nursing Science Society - 2017-2018 Reddick Award

Posted 2018 October 17


On behalf of the Nursing Science Society, we would like to issue a congratulation to you on being selected as the recipient of the 2017-2018 Reddick Award. The Reddick Award is presented for Excellence in Nursing Educations and acknowledges outstanding teaching. You have been selected by the 2021 class of the four-year stream for this award. We would like to thank you for your commitment to excellence in teaching and the impact you continue to make in the lives of Undergraduate Students.

This award will be presented at the 2018 Faculty of Health Sciences reception. Further details about this event will follow in coordination with the School of Nursing.

Again, the Nursing Science Society would like to sincerely congratulate you on this success and commend you for the invaluable difference your teaching has in student's education.

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Dr. Maliha Khara - the Morrison H. Finlayson Award

Posted 2018 October 17


Congratulations to Dr. Maliha Khara for receiving the Morrison H. Finlayson Award for best basic sciences/research paper by a trainee at the 58th annual Canadian Association of Neuropathologists meeting in Halifax on October 6th, 2018.

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EVENTS

events

Friday February 15th
9:00-9:30 Gross Rounds - Gross Room - Dr. M. Khara
1:30-2:30 Hematopathology Morphology Round - Autopsy Conference Rm.
2:30 - Web server maintenance complete


Monday 2019 February 18 - Ontario Family Day Holiday

Tue-Fri 2019 February 19-22 - Winter midterm Reading Week

Tuesday 2019 February 19
9:00-10:00 Neuropathology Conference - Autopsy Conference Rm.
2:00-3:00 GI & Liver Conference - Multihead Microscope Rm.
4:00-5:00 Path 830/930 Dept Research Seminar - Richardson Lab Amphitheatre - Alison Moore - MSc Candidate - "Exploring the genomic binding landscape of the oncogenic transcription factor TCF3-PBX1 in acute lymphoblastic leukemia"

Wednesday 2019 February 20
8:00-8:55 Robbins Chap. 7: Neoplasia Part II- Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Dr. D. Villalobos
8:30-9:30 P&MM Journal Club - Richardson Lab Room 107 - J Rossiter
9:00-9:55 Breast Part II - Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Dr. S. Varma
10:00-10:55 Micro ROund - Multihead Microscope Rm. - Dr. T. Childs
11:00-11:55 GI: Epithelial Neoplasia - Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Dr. A. Grin

Thursday February 21
11:30-12:30 Grand Rounds CANCELLED
4:00-5:00 STB Round - Multihead Microscope Rm.

Friday 2019 February 22 - Fire Alarm System Testing - be prepared for bell ringing!

8:00-4:00 QCARE+ / Practice Management for PGY 4s Levana Dining, Lower level, Ban Righ Hall, 10 Bader Lane
9:00-9:30 Gross Rounds CANCELLED
1:30-2:30 Hematopathology Morphology Round - Autopsy Conference Rm.



Friday 2019 March 01 - Last date to drop winter term classes without academic penalty
Friday 2019 April 05 - Winter Term Classes end


See the Queen's University Events Calendar here

Courses offered in 2018 September: CANC499 * PATH425 * PATH499 * PATH823

Courses offered in 2019 January: CANC440 * PATH310 * PATH430/826


Announcements / Notices

2018 November 16
Welcome to the Department Dr. Yanping Gong to the positions of Assistant Professor at Queen’s University and Attending Staff Pathologist at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre with a focus in clinical pathology and perinatal pathology, effective 2018 Nov 19

2018 Oct 18
The Dr. M. Daria Haust Pathology Studentship shall be used each year towards either funding one or two studentships for Queen's medical students in the summer immediately after their first or second year of medical school, to undertake research, clinical work or academic endeavours within the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medícine at eueen's University. Information and Application

2018 June 28
Welcome to the Department Dr. Yun Huang, Clinical Biochemist and Dr. Tao Wang, Pathologist, as of 2018 July 03.

Job Opportunities

Faculty Appointment in Translational Pathology/Molecular Medicine
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada The Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen’s University invites applications from internationally recognized scientists whose research is congruent with the objective of building an outstanding program in innovative translational research linking diagnostic pathology and clinical management. The successful applicant will be eligible for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor and is expected to participate in education and supervision/mentoring of trainees at all levels. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date for this position is September 1, 2019.
Posted 2019 January 31
Complete information here

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Metabolomics
The Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Metabolomics, with an anticipated starting date of July 1, 2019.
Posted 2018 November 08
Complete information here

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Microbiome Research
The Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University invites applications for a tenuretrack faculty position as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Microbiome Research, with an anticipated starting date of July 1, 2019.
Posted 2018 November 08
Complete information here

Post-doctoral Research Fellowship
Influence of the Host Microbiome on Factor VIII Immunogenicity A post-doctoral research fellow position is available as part of a 5-year NIH NHLBI-funded project aimed at furthering our understanding of the role of the gut microbiome as a determinant of factor VIII (FVIII) immunogenicity. Funds to initiate these studies have just become available.
Applications will be taken until position filled.
Posted 2018 October 4
Complete information here


QLMP

Welcome to the Queen's Laboratory for Molecular Pathology
The QLMP is part of the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. The QLMP provides rapid and economic advanced pathology services to researchers, students, clinicians, and private sector groups. The QLMP promotes productive interactions between scientists, clinicians, pathologists, and others by supporting research projects of common interest.
The QLMP offers a wide array of services including:
  • Histology
  • TMA design and construction
  • Whole slide scanning
  • TMA scanning
  • Customized immunohistochemistry and immunofluoroscence
  • Image analysis tools
  • Secure web database access and storage
  • Plastination
  • Electron Microscopy

    NIBDGL

    Welcome to The Canadian National Inherited Bleeding Disorder Genotyping Laboratory Providing molecular diagnostic services to the Canadian inherited bleeding disorder community.
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