Pediatric Oncology Research Day

Grant Writing and Career Training for Graduate Students and Early Career Professionals


In celebration of the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario’s (POGO’s) 30th anniversary, the POGO Research Unit (PRU) invites graduate students and early career professionals in the field of pediatric oncology to attend a research day. Learn to write strong grant applications, get tips to take your career to the next level, and discover how to capitalize on POGONIS – POGO’s unique and rich pediatric cancer research database.


  • Explore the art of grant writing with experts in the field of pediatric oncology who will share their best practices to help you prepare a grant application that stands out from the rest.
  • Hear from some of Ontario’s most distinguished clinicians and researchers in the field of pediatric oncology about the unique opportunities that a career in this field presents.
  • Learn more about POGO and the PRU and how it supports graduate students and early career professionals who are interested in pursuing a career in pediatric oncology.


  • Clinical and academic researchers
  • POGO Fellows
  • Recipients of POGO Seed Grants
  • The keynote address will describe POGO’s Networked Information System (POGONIS)

When: Monday, April 15, 2013 (8:30 am - 4:00 pm)
Where: 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto (Hart House, Great Hall)
Registration: This event is being offered free of charge. Capacity is limited to 100. Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure registration. Contact: (please include your name, contact information, and affiliations)

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