CLAMPS x MHSc Bubble Tea and Board Games!

Get ready for an evening of board games and bubble tea at MSB6303! Join us on November 24th from 5:30 to 7:30; you are welcome to drop by anytime between then. Don’t forget to bring your favorite board games from home. Interested? RSVP:

Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Contest – October 30th, 2023

October 30th, from 6:30-8 p.m., join us for a delightful evening of pumpkin carving and decorations, as we immerse ourselves in the festive Halloween spirit! Be prepared to relish complimentary pizza, candy, and beverages. Let your creativity shine as you adorn the pumpkins with unique decorations. At the end of our spirited gathering, we will […]

EXTENDED: CLAMPS 2022-2023 Year-end Survey

Hi LMP Students! CLAMPS would like to hear from you about this past year’s events. Please take a moment to complete this survey. At the end of the survey, you can provide your email to enter a draw for a $25 Starbucks gift card (survey will close on November 6th). Your feedback will help CLAMPS […]

CLAMPS Led Faculty Seminar October 16th – Invited Speaker Brian Coombes!

You asked and we listened! On Monday, October 16th, 2023 in MSB2170 from 4-5pm CLAMPS is hosting the LMP faculty seminar featuring Dr. Brian Coombes – a guest speaker from McMaster University recommended by one of our LMP students! Join us and learn about “The impact of psychological stress on host defense systems in the […]

Volleyball Skills Clinic

The CLAMPS Volleyball Skills Clinic is led by Michael Amoroso, a former professional volleyball player who now trains elite Canadian athletes on their path to achieving greatness in the sport. The clinic is a 1 day, comprehensive 2-hour training session, on October 28, 3-5pm. The session is specifically designed to enhance fundamental skills, in order […]

CLAMPS 2022-2023 Year-End Survey

Hi LMP Students! CLAMPS would like to hear from you about this past year’s events. Please take a moment to complete this survey. At the end of the survey, you can provide your email to enter a draw for a $25 Starbucks gift card (survey will close on October 9th). Your feedback will help CLAMPS […]

Monday Seminar Series Presented by CLAMPS – September 18th, 2023

Wondering how to sharpen your presentation skills? Curious about career options? How to overcome the challenges of graduate school?! The CLAMPS Academic team is thrilled to guide you through the many resources available to LMP students within the department and beyond! When: Monday, September 18th, @4pm-5pm Where: Medical Science Building 2170

2023/2024 LMP Book Club Registration

The LMP book club is a great way to meet new people while discussing interesting books. We hold meetings twice a semester and discuss one book each meeting. For the fall semester, we will be reading the following books: The fourth wing by Rebecca Yarros. We will meet October 23st, 2023Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. […]

Leadership Skills for LMP Graduate Students Workshop Series

The ’Leadership Skills for LMP Graduate Students’ series is designed to enhance your emotional intelligence and executive skills to help you achieve personal and professional success. Through the 6 workshops, you will explore: – Personal leadership styles – Effective communication – Conflict resolution – Artful negotiation – Giving & receiving feedback – Gentle self-promotion Dr. […]

LMP Orientation Day

Title: LMP Orientation DayLocation: Health Sciences Building Rm106Description: Join us for a heartwarming welcome to the LMP community with a Pizza Party to follow afterwards! Can’t wait to meet all the incoming students!Start Time: 10:00Date: 2023-09-11

Junior Position Nominations 23/24

Submit your application for Junior Position Nominations by September 22nd, 2023! Positions include:   External Representative (1)  – The External Rep will liaise between the CLAMPS executive council, the Graduate Student Union (GSU),  other Course Unions of the Faculty of Medicine, and non-UofT external parties.  – The External Rep will relay communication about joint […]

CLAMPS Executive Team Nomination Period!

Hello LMP! The nomination period for the CLAMPS executive elections opens TODAY! During the election period the candidate’s brief biography will appear in the online election form. In the event that there is a tie, a subsequent voting between tied candidates will occur. Nomination Period Opening: May 16th, 2023 Nomination Period Closing: June 2nd, 2023, […]

Pizza Party!

Hey LMPeeps, It’s time to meet and socialize with your peers at Sunnybrook for a CLAMPS spring Pizza party. CLAMPS is here with a social event; ‘Pizza with your Peers’ on Wednesday, May 17th from 12-2 PM at Sunnybrook, in S1 Lunchroom (And Patio). Come and join your peers to have fun with your slice […]

LMP Wine and Cheese Night!

Finally, the event you have all been waiting for… LMP wine and cheese night! Come join us for a fun night filled with wine and cheese on Friday, May 26th from 7pm-12am. Make sure to sign up before spots run out! Sign up here:

Take Our Survey!

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine is committed to supporting students to academically thrive throughout their graduate training. An important component of this training involves your supervisory experiences as a research stream Master or Doctoral student. As such, a survey was developed to capture key aspects of a student’s graduate supervisory experience. The purpose of the […]

Drop-In Volleyball!

CLAMPS continues with our last three indoor volleyball drop-ins on Tuesdays May 2nd, May 9th and May 16th from 7-8:30 pm at the Hart House gymnasium. All levels and any graduate students in LMP are welcome to join us! A kind reminder to please leave your coats and bags in the locker room as they […]

CLAMPS’ Drop-In Volleyball!

CLAMPS’ Drop-in volleyball sessions continues this week on Monday, Apr 24th, from 6-7 pm at the Hart House gymnasium! All levels and any graduate students in LMP are welcome to join us. A kind reminder to please leave your coats and bags in the locker room as they are not permitted on any fitness space. […]

SickKids Spring Event!

Join us for a spring event on Friday, April 21, from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM in the interactive area on the 16th floor! This event will allow you to take a few moments out of your busy day to rejuvenate. Given that SickKids is the biggest research institute in terms of student number, you […]

Indoor Rock Climbing!

Looking for a fun and challenging way to test your physical and mental limits? Join us for a thrilling night of indoor rock climbing and bouldering at Basecamp Climbing Bloor West! Happening on Friday, Apr 14th from 6-8 pm. A $10 fee will be collected via e-transfer to, and CLAMPS will cover the rest […]


Looking for a fun and challenging way to test your physical and mental limits? Join us for a thrilling night of indoor rock climbing and bouldering at Basecamp Climbing Bloor West! Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner, this event is perfect for anyone who wants to experience the rush of conquering new heights. […]

REACH High School Symposium!

Hey LMP grads! We are currently planning the REACH High School Symposium. This event provides the opportunity for high school students (grade 11-12) to learn from scientists pursuing graduate studies in LMP. These high school students will also hear from faculty and alumni regarding their career paths, and participate in hands-on activities. Please click the […]

Help us Figure out Who Dun It!

Calling all LMP detectives located in the MaRS/TGH/PMH area! Get out your magnifying glass and put on your fedoras! We have a murder to solve! Bring your friends and put your heads together to solve a cold case. Come grab some pizza and be the first detective team to solve the case to win a […]


Hey LMPeers, please take a few minutes to fill out this survey to help the CLAMPS Rec and Wellness team better plan activities for the upcoming spring/summer season!

CLAMPS Merchandise!

Hey LMP! CLAMPS is excited to share that we will be releasing Confederation of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology Students merchandise! We will be selling t-shirts, tote bags, mugs, water bottles, crewnecks, zip-up sweaters, and hoodies in various colours. Please fill out the form to indicate your interest in purchasing merchandise to help us plan our […]

2023 Drop-In Volleyball!

Are you interested in recreational sports? CLAMPS drop-in volleyball continues in March! Join us this week at the Hart House gymnasium on Thursday Mar. 9th from 7-8:30 pm! Future dates will be updated in the weekly digest. All levels and any graduate students in LMP are welcome to join us. A kind reminder to please […]

Caribbean African Regenerative Medicine

Interested in learning about raising awareness about regenerative medicine within African Caribbean and Black communities? Sign up NOW at for the workshops being held on March 2nd!

CLAMPS Hot Chocolate and Skating!

Interested in having some winter fun? CLAMPS would like to invite you to join us for ice skating and hot chocolate on Friday, Feb 17th! Bring your own skates or enjoy the free rental. We will meet at the MSB cafeteria (in the back near the Starbucks) at 5PM and then head to the skating […]

Introducing the CLAMPS Book Club!

Do you enjoy reading, and hope to explore the world of Fiction and Non-Fiction? Take a break from reading academic papers and scientific articles and join the CLAMPS Book Club! Take a break from reading journal articles and immerse yourself in a new world with other LMP students! Registration closes Feb 5th. Voting will open […]

Calling all LMP Grad students working in MaRS, TGH, or PMH!

Are you ready for the Holiday Season? Well, let us add to your holiday mood in our Warming up for the Holidays event. Join us on December 9th, 2022 in the MaRS Discovery District from 4-6pm to meet some of the lovely people working right next door to you! This event is meant to get […]

LMP Student Vs. Faculty Volleyball Game

Join the fun tradition of the LMP Students vs Faculty Volleyball Game this year on Nov. 29th from 7:00-8:30 PM. The game will take place in the gymnasium in Hart House. To get to the Hart House gym, once you enter through the main entrance, go down the stairs on your left and continue until […]

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: 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 @ […]