CIRTN-R2FIC

World-leading islet research and training in Canada

Recherche de renommée mondiale sur les îlots au Canada

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Mission

 

As a cross-Canada network bringing together a diverse group of scientists, CIRTN-R2FIC aims to provide a platform for:

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Accessible communication among islet researchers for the purposes of increasing collaboration and networking opportunities within the Canadian islet research community

Enhanced mentorship and professional development opportunities in islet biology for trainees and investigators at all levels

Promoting knowledge sharing and capacity building of islet research and training in Canada

Founding Institutions

ADI
BBDC
CR CHUM
BC DRN
The Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and Diabetes Research Envisioned and Accomplished in Manitoba
The Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and Diabetes Research Envisioned and Accomplished in Manitoba
ADI
BBDC
CR CHUM
BC DRN
The Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and Diabetes Research Envisioned and Accomplished in Manitoba
The Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and Diabetes Research Envisioned and Accomplished in Manitoba

CIRTN-R2FIC Member Labs

Trainee Highlights

Every month we feature three trainees, their projects, and their backgrounds.

CIRTN-R2FIC Publications

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We have two postdoc positions available in cell physiology, tissue phenotyping, and multi-modal profiling of human islets. An upcoming/recent PhD and desire to develop independent projects? Informal inquiries welcome.

Full advert at http://www.bcell.org

Graduate student Jasmine Maghera talks to @YouAlberta about how her own personal challenges with type 1 diabetes motivates her to research solutions for others. https://bit.ly/3hQGdRM

#UAlberta #Diabetes #Innovation @UAlberta_Pharm

Feeling incredibly blessed that I got to explore this beautiful landscape with some of the most resilient and kind people I know from I challenge diabetes last week. We bagged some really high peaks and saw some stunning waterfalls. #T1D #Insulin4all

Check out our monthly highlight of amazing CIRTN trainees and their work! Topics include control of insulin secretion by neurons and islet ECM as well as the role of omega-3 fatty acids in defending glucose homeostasis.

Training - CIRTN-R2FIC

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