May 25, 2022

Apply Today for International Exchange Program in Developmental and Perinatal Biology

Photo of students at a past exchange in Sweden

The 24th iteration of Developmental & Perinatal Biology, an annual exchange between the University of Toronto and the Karolinska Institute near Stockholm, Sweden, will take place in Toronto, Canada, August 18-24, 2022.

This research course has been developed to provide a broad-based interdisciplinary training for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, clinical fellows and residents in the area of developmental biology from both basic science and clinical perspectives. The workshop combines a lecture/seminar program with an active research component.

The course is open and without cost for all trainees (Graduate students, Postdoctoral Fellows, Residents and Clinical Fellows) at The University of Toronto and combines cutting edge lectures, seminars and practical sessions in the areas of:

  •  Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

  •  Pregnancy & Birth

  •  Developmental Neurobiology

  •  Cardiovascular Development

  •  Pulmonary Development

  •  Developmental Origins of Health & Disease

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15th, 2022 - Spaces in the course are limited and competitive. Final selection is made by the Course Organizing Committee. Applications must be submitted by July 15th, 2022, but we encourage early submission. 

Please click here to apply.

Click here to view the schedule from 2019's Exchange for an idea of the content and structure.

Questions? Click here to contact Student Exchange Coordinator, Chris Casciaro.

Dr. S. G. Matthews
Professor, Physiology, Ob-Gyn and Medicine

2022 Organizing Committee

Dr. Stephen Matthews (Chair)
Dr. Brian Cox
Dr. Evelyn Lambe
Dr. Steve Lye
Dr. Cristina Nostro

Graduate Students and Social Reps

Christopher Casciaro
Bona Kim

Administrative Assistants

Victoria De Luca

2022 Sponsors

Heart & Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Department of Physiology
Temerty Faculty of Medicine
CReATe Fertility Centre
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
The Mats Sundin Foundation