University of Ottawa, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 2020 Annual Research Day

Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2020

The University of Ottawa, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 2020 Annual Research Day  - Call for abstracts



Date: Thursday April 9th, 2020

Location: Room To be determined - at the University

Staff members of the department are invited to submit their research work that they are currently preparing for presentation or that they have recently presented elsewhere. Platform presentations will consist of 10-minute presentation followed by 5 minutes for questions. A computer projection system will be available. The dimensions of the poster panels are 46 x 46 inches. Please let us know in advance if you require any other special equipment or if your poster is too large to fit on one panel, so that arrangements can be made to accommodate your needs. Please indicate if you would prefer a platform or a poster presentation at the time you submit your abstract. Deadline for abstract submission is 11:59 PM on March 15th , 2020. Please note that no abstract will be accepted after this time.

For abstract submission please follow the link :

The keynote speaker of the Annual Research Day is Dr. Greg Charville, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Gastro-intestinal and Bone/Soft Tissue Pathologist, Stanford University School of Medicine. Due to travel restrictions, Dr Charville will deliver his presentations via teleconference.

Research day talk is entitled “Epigenetic Classification of Sarcoma”.


Biography Dr. Greg Charville:

Dr. Charville is Assistant Professor of Pathology at Stanford University School of Medicine and an attending bone-soft tissue and gastrointestinal-liver pathologist at Stanford Health Care. He received his M.D.-Ph.D. from Stanford and never left, having completed his residency and fellowship training there before joining the faculty. Dr. Charville’s research interests span the breadth of his clinical practice with a special focus on molecular characterization and classification of sarcoma and gastrointestinal neoplasia.  His work has been published in Nature, Cancer Cell, American Journal of Surgical Pathology, and Modern Pathology. Dr. Charville has also contributed to the WHO Classification of Tumors. He especially enjoys working alongside Stanford’s excellent trainees on challenging clinical cases and cutting-edge research.


On Wednesday April 8th, 2020 (PALM ROOM), Dr. Charville will also participate in the following educational events:

  •  9:00-11:00 am - resident teaching session with unknown slides
  • 12.00-13.00 - Palm Grand Rounds Presentation – title to follow
  • 13:00-14:30 - Resident career counselling session

Dr. Jean Michaud Award for the best peer reviewed publication

Again this year, Dr. Jean Michaud will be sponsoring an Award for the best peer reviewed publication in clinical pathology and laboratory medicine.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Residents, medical students or fellow supervised by pathologists, laboratory physicians and clinical scientists in our academically affiliated university centers.
  • This award will consider articles publications published in a peer reviewed journal in 2019 or 2020. Articles considered include Original Research, Review Articles, Clinical Case Studies, and Clinical Trials.
  • Selection based on the merit of the submitted paper, not the entire CV of the applicant.
  • The application should be supported by a letter from the professor in charge attesting to the major contribution of the resident or medical student.
  • If two authors have equal contribution, the award will be shared.
  • The application should be electronically submitted with a PDF reprint of the paper and the letter of support by the professor.
  • The award of $400.00 will be announced during the Annual Research Day of the department.
  • Selection made by a committee including some of the judges of Department of Pathology Annual Research Day.

Deadline to submit your application will be no later than 11:59 pm on March 20th, 2020

Please send your application to Pathology and Lab Medicine Office ( ).

Please note that no abstract will be accepted after this time.



Please mark your calendars for this event. We look forward to seeing you at the 2020 Annual Research Day

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