STTARR Pathology Analysis Workshop

  • May 4, 2017
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Announcing the first inaugural Pathology Image Analysis Training workshop, to happen on Friday, 19th May 2017 at the STTARR Innovation Centre in the MaRS Complex East Tower (Princess Margaret Research Tower). This STTARR workshop is designed to inform and train interested parties in the use of Definiens TissueStudio image analysis software. STTARR has 3 permanent licenses, and 5 years’ experience utilizing, the TissueStudio platform that we offer on a fee-for-service basis to any users in the Toronto area wishing to perform image analysis.

Definiens is a market leader in digital tissue pathology analysis, particularly for complex immune-oncology related biomarkers. It is used by many pharmaceutical companies for biomarker discovery to identify meaningful companion diagnostics. TissueStudio can analyze brightfield, immunofluorescence, or imaging mass cytometry data, in a reproducible, batch format with built-in quality control/manual correction.

Target Audience: Graduate students, technicians, research associates, PI’s, and postdocs requiring image analysis skills. This course shows new methods for tissue and cellular segmentation using machine-learning tools to help optimize your image analysis methods for the most reliable data from your images.  More Information Available Here

Date: Friday, 19th May 2017, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Location: STTARR Innovation Centre, 101 College Street, 7th floor, MaRS Building,
Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower – East, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7
Draft Agenda:
10:00am Presentations/lectures* by Dr. Trevor McKee, and Sehrish Butt, BSc Hons
12:30-1:30pm Lunch (provided)
1:30pm Hands-on training/demo on Definiens Tissue Studio image analysis software
4:00pm End

Your Investment:
$175 (UHN/internal participants)
$195 (external academics)
$245 (non-academics)
Note: The cost of the workshop includes a complimentary pilot analysis of your data (valued up to $300).

Please RSVP by this url:, by 5pm on Tuesday, 16th May 2017.

We have limited seats available. First-come-first-served.