LMP Community

In the wake of the violent murder of George Floyd, we are reminded that we are a confederation- a partnership of individual groups, united for purposes of common action. Our strength lies in our diversity and when one group in our partnership is experiencing pain and anger, we must come together to seek actions of […]

Second Paint Night: Meme Night

CLAMPS in collaboration with Relay For Life UofT are happy to bring you our second Paint Night: Meme Night! Bring your favourite meme or create your own, we got paint, brushes and canvases for you ?Join us on March 19th from 6 – 8 PM in MSB 2172 for fun, music, and free food! Everyone […]

First Committee Meeting Seminar

Time is flying! Thinking about your first committee meeting? Want to know what to expect and how to prepare for it? Come to the seminar on February 3rd in MSB 2170 from 5-6pm and get all your questions answered!

Hot Chocolate and Ice Skating

Meet at MSB Stone Lobby, 2PM or at the rink shortly thereafter. Recreation and Wellness would like to welcome you back to 2020 and give you the opportunity to get a lead on those New Year’s resolutions! Join us for Ice skating at Nathan Philips Square and hot chocolate on Friday, January 10th. We will […]

LMP Holiday Party

The LMP Holiday Party is on Friday, December 13th, 8:30PM. In order to SECURE your spot on the guest list, you MUST provide your ticket fees (and if applicable, your donations) to Neha, Mariana, or Ruilian (CLAMPS social execs) by December 4th or else you will have to FORFEIT your spot to the next student […]

Paint Night with LMP

Hey LMPeeps! Too many papers to read? The snow got you down? No worries! Paint night is just around the corner. Come out for a fun & stress-free night filled with colour, joy, and lots of food! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/a8Wqn7G4dswLA3kX8 We will have an instructional video playing, but you’re welcome to bring your own […]

MoStock Movember Party

It’s that time of the year again – MoStock Movember Party! WHEN: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 9:30PM WHERE: Radio (250 Adelaide St. W) Tickets:  $20 prior to the event, and $25 at the door. Contact at neha.chauhan@mail.utoronto.ca for your tickets!

Practical Seminar Feedback

Did you attend Monday’s CLAMPS Practical Seminar:  “Information Overload: How to Navigate Academic Literature and Conduct Effective PubMed Searches”? If so, please fill out this google form and give us your feedback! In case you missed it, we have also attached the slides for your reference.

CLAMPS Presents Friday Night Live at the ROM

Join CLAMPS for a “Wild” night at the ROM on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:00PM!!! Ticket prices are $10 for students and $14 for guests (if they are not students). Ticket fees must be provided by Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 12PM to Neha, Mariana, or Ruilin (emails in google form). If you have […]

Call for Lab Art Submissions: To be featured in the GRC 2018 program book!

Do you or someone in your lab have a unique and compelling image of a cell/microbe or a cellular/microbial structure that you might be studying, and would like to showcase and share with the rest of the LMP department? We are looking for students to submit their laboratory artwork to be featured in the upcoming GRC […]

Submit the LMP Graduate Student Feedback Survey and WIN a $15 value raffle prize!

Hello LMP, CLAMPS is conducting a short survey about your experiences in the LMP department and important graduate student issues, based on discussion from our recent townhall. It only takes 5-10 minutes to complete, the information collected is completely anonymous, and will be used to help us advocate for changes on behalf of LMP graduate […]

GET INVOLVED: Street Patrol in collab with the Newman Centre on Nov 17!

Hey LMP! On November 17th, CLAMPS will be collaborating with the Newman Centre for their monthly Street Patrol event. We will be assembling and distributing sandwiches to the homeless of Toronto. This would be a great way to become involved and give back to the community! To volunteer for this event, please sign up on […]

Nov 7: Conflict Resolution Workshop on Student-Supervisor Interactions

The graduate student-supervisor relationship is extremely critical and a key element to graduate student success. But like any other kind of relationship, conflicts can sometimes arise between the student and supervisor that can cause unnecessary stress and hinder productivity. In collaboration with the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre (CRC), we are hosting a “Student-Supervisor Interactions” workshop that […]

SIGN UP: LMP’s Annual Student vs. Faculty Volleyball on Nov. 10!

Hey LMPeeps, Come play volleyball against your LMP faculty! This event will be a great opportunity to meet other LMP students and faculty, so come on out to the Athletic Centre Field House on Friday November 10th, from 2-4pm, and show off your skills! Previous volleyball experience is not necessary. If you plan on attending, […]

JOIN US if you DARE for a Halloween SPOOKtacular!

If you want an evening of fun and fright, then be our guest on Halloween night – coming soon is the FACMED Interdepartmental Halloween Party! In collaboration with the other departments in our faculty (ie. IBBME, Imm, MBP, Biochem and Nutri Sci.), CLAMPS is hosting Halloween at The Boat Kensington (158 Augusta Ave.) on Tuesday, October […]

IMPORTANT: Faculty of Medicine Graduate Student Finance Survey

Dear LMP students, Your student representatives (CLAMPS), along with student leaders from the other 8 basic science departments under the Faculty of Medicine, have created a survey to get a good grasp of the student body we represent. In particular, we want to understand the financial situation of our students (eg. how many students are […]

Portal to LMPost in now open on our site!

LMPost is a bimonthly e-newsletter created by grad students for grad students in LMP. It features news, articles, and announcements about student and academic life, both on and off campus. Check out their latest issue for the month of October here! In this issue you’ll get to learn more about our new departmental chair, Dr. Rita […]

WANTED: LMPeer Mentors and Mentees

Yes, YOU! Because CLAMPS will be running the LMPeer Mentorship Program again this year! The program matches new LMP students with experienced student mentors who can assist with research and academic goals, such as funding opportunities and applications, choosing committee members, preparing for your transfer exam, etc.), among many other things. We highly encourage senior students […]

It’s time!!! Register to attend the CLAMPS Summer Island BBQ on Sept. 15!

The annual CLAMPS Summer BBQ is taking place Friday the 15th of September on Toronto Islands, area 26 (instructions to get there at the very end). Food, drinks, music, and games will be provided! We encourage you to invite friends, family, and partners to join us. Guests are only $2 (Alumni free!).If you’re planning on […]

LMP student newsletter coming this January!

Coming January 2017 is LMPost – an LMP student newsletter! LMPost is currently recruiting LMP students and alumni interested in contributing to the LMPost newsletter. Writers, editors, proofreaders, photographers, and graphic designers are all welcome. If interested, or for more information, contact them at lmpost.utoronto@gmail.com.    

LMP Holiday Party RSVP!

Hey LMPeeps – we are four days away from the LMP Holiday Party! 😀 Details are on the poster below. Here are a few reminders: Please RSVP in order to be on the guest list – security cannot let you in unless you’re on the list, so please make sure you do this (we would hate […]

Faculty vs. Student volleyball game

Do you want to “cast away” some of your stress? Come play in the faculty vs student volleyball game on December 2nd, at 2pm in the Athletics Center. Don’t like volleyball but still want to come support LMP? We have lots of room for spectators. The event is coming up soon so email Shawn @ shawn.veitch@mail.utoronto.ca […]