Current Seminars

27/03/2012 - 18:30 - Eve Medical's HerSwab (TM)

Introducing Eve Medical’s HerSwab™ Into the Canadian Market Over 40% of women are not screening regularly for infections that could lead to infertility and cervical cancer, and this is in large part due to the invasive procedure currently required: the Pap test. Eve Medical, a start-up based out of Toronto, has developed a sample...

20/03/2012 - 18:30 - Bioactive Paper-Based Diagnostics

Bioactive Paper-based Diagnostic for Detecting Pesticide Residues.  Abstract: While shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables, have you wondered if the food was free of pesticide residues, toxins or other potentially debilitating pathogens? How sure are you that your food is healthy and does not contain harmful agents? Canada imports over 65...

13/03/2012 - 18:30 - Medicago: Growing Vaccines in the Tobacco Plant

Presented by Team Inno5: Xin Hang, Jessica Morden, Faizan Rahim, Jonathan Satawsky, Olga Vorobyova Although seasonal influenza is sometimes overlooked, it is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of death in children ages 1 to 4 years. Every year, the United States incurs $1 billion in economic and...

06/03/2012 - 18:30 - Technological Advancements in Prosthetics

Those that suffer the misfortune of becoming a limb amputee will have to endure the immense emotional and physical challenges associated with this radical change in lifestyle. Unfortunately, in many markets, both developed and developing, the individual may also face significant financial difficulties related to the reimbursement of the purchase...

28/02/2012 - 18:30 - Lab-on-a-Chip

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) targets white blood cells, specifically CD4 lymphocytes, resulting in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). When CD4 cell levels decrease, life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers thrive more often than not resulting in death.  As a result, CD4 levels are often used to monitor disease...

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