Summer Career Opportunities and Research Exploration Program


About the Summer CORE Program

The Summer CORE Program offers BSc, DVM and other summer student researchers at OVC a stimulating slate of events from May to August. Read more.


Tentative - Will be updated by May 7, 2018

Date & Time



May 4, all day

 Rozanski Hall

2018 Southern Ontario Neuroscience Association meeting 

May 7, 12:30 – 1:20

 PAHL 1800

Orientation session for students and faculty advisors, led by Dr. Thomas Koch

May 9, all day

 Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning- SickKids


PAHL 1800

OIRM's Annual Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Symposium (FULL)


11th Annual Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare Research Symposium 

May 14, all day

 Conference Centre, 1 Stone Rd W. Guelph

OMAFRA 2018 Small Ruminant Research Forum

May 23, 12:30 – 1:20

 PAHL 1810

Animal Welfare and the use of Animals in Research with Dr. Derek Haley

May 30, all day


ICCI Cancer Research Symposium 

June 5 AM

 PAHL 1810

Oral Presentations 1

June 6 AM

 PAHL 1810

Oral Presentations 2

June 8 all day

 Rozanski Hall

Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses Symposium

June 13, 12:30 – 1:20

 2500 (Pop Med)

Workshop on designing and presenting posters using PowerPoint (optional – for first time presenters)

June 12, 12 – 1:30

 Start at 1713

A Look into Biomedical Sciences: Departmental Open House and Networking with Researchers

June 14 all day 

 OVC Lifetime Learning Centre

Graduate Networking Career Day

June 22 all day


Graduate Student Research Symposium

June 22 


Chappel Lecture

June 21

 Rozanski Hall, Room 101

National Mastitis Council Regional Summer Meeting

July 31 12 - 1:30 PM - Note date change

 Creelman Hall

Networking Session – Alumni From a Variety of Careers (DVM and Bachelors)

July 17 at 8AM

 Creelman Hall

Breakfast Networking session – Grad Studies and Internships/Residencies

July 19

 Rozanski Hall

Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution annual meeting (Fundamentals in Ecology and Evolution: Now and Into the Future)

Saturday July 14

 Toronto Zoo

Behind the scenes at the Toronto Zoo

August 16 

 Creelman Hall

Poster presentations, BBQ and announcement of poster presentation award winners at the end.