Apr 13, 2023

U of T & Karolinska Institutet Exchange 2023

Join us in Sweden!

Photo of Karolinska Instituet in Sweden

Apply Today for the International Exchange Workshop in Developmental and Perinatal Biology  

The 25th annual exchange workshop between the University of Toronto and the Karolinska Institutet will take place in Stockholm, Sweden August 20-26, 2023.  

Photo of students enjoying the Karolinska Exchange in 2022
Students enjoy learning during 2022's exchange in Toronto

The course provides a broad-based interdisciplinary training for graduate students, residents, post-doctoral fellows and clinical fellows and in the area of developmental biology from basic science and clinical perspectives.  

  •  Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine 

  •  Pregnancy & Birth 

  •  Developmental Neurobiology 

  •  Cardiovascular Development 

  •  Pulmonary Development 

  •  Developmental Origins of Health & Disease 

Photo of students at Niagara Falls
Excursion to Niagara Falls at last year's exchange

The workshop combines cutting edge lectures, seminars, and research sessions. It is open and without cost for trainees (including graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents and clinical fellows) at the University of Toronto and affiliated hospitals and research institutes. 

The course is also offered as a component of a Graduate course (PSL1080) in the Department of Physiology at the University of Toronto.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 20th, 2023 - Space is limited so please apply early! 

Register at: https://forms.gle/To8puNqEHy77G3Hn9  

Click here to view the schedule from 2022’s Exchange for an idea of the content and structure (coming soon): Program Booklet August 15 2022.pdf

Questions? Contact the student exchange coordinators Chris Casciaro chris.casciaro@mail.utoronto.ca  and Hafsah Mughis hafsah.mughis@mail.utoronto.ca  

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

2023 Organizing committee  

Dr. Stephen Matthews  
Dr. Brian Cox 
Dr. Evelyn Lambe  
Dr. Steve Lye  
Dr. Cristina Nostro 
Christopher Casciaro  
Hafsah Mughis 
Victoria De Luca  

2023 Sponsors

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