• Alattas, H., Slavcev, R.A. 2016. Isolation and Characterization of Host Mutations that Suppress the Bacteriophage Lambda Rex Phenotype. Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages Meeting; University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.

  • Wong, S., R.A. Slavcev. 2015. DNA Ministrings: A new approach to cancer gene therapy. Institute for comparative Cancer Investigation 8th Annual Cancer Research Symposium, Guelph, Canada.

  • Wong, S., R.A. Slavcev. 2015. DNA Ministrings: Linear covalently closed DNA minivectors for use in non-viral gene therapy with applications toward ovarian cancer. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy 18th Annual Meeting. New Orleans, USA.

  • Nicastro, J., R.A. Slavcev. 2014. Construction and characterization of an HIV DNA-VLP vaccine using bacteriophage Lambda. Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN). Graduate Student Research Seminar Series. Waterloo, Canada.

  • Wong, S., Nafissi, N. Sum, Chi Hong, and R. Slavcev.* 2014. Delivery of toxic topoisomerase mutant alleles by DNA ministrings for ovarian cancer gene therapy. Institute for Comparative Cancer Investigation (ICCI). May 15, Guelph, Canada.
     
  •  Sum, C.H., Nafissi, N., Slavcev, R. 2014. Optimized production of a Safe and Efficient Gene Therapeutic Vaccine versus HIV via a Linear Covalently Closed DNA Minivector. International Symposium HIV and Emerging Infectious Diseases (ISHEID) Conference, May 21-24, Marseille, France
  • Nicastro, J., Slavcev, R.A. 2013. Construction and analysis of a genetically tuneable lytic phage display system. International Evergreen Phage Conference, August 4, Olympia, USA
     
  • Sum, C. H., Nafissi, N., Slavcev, R.A. 2013. Downstream development of HIV DNA-VLP vaccine upon optimization of linear covalently closed (LCC) mini-plasmid production. 4th Annual Canadian Pharmacy Education & Research Conference, June 11, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada [Winner of Whit-Matthews Graduate Student Poster Award] 
     
  • Nicastro, J., Slavcev, R.A. 2013. Construction and characterization of a genetically tuneable dsDNA Phage Display System using bacteriophage lambda. 4th Annual Pharmacy Education and Research Conference, June 11, Niagara-on-the-lake, Canada
     
  • Nafiseh, N., Slavcev, R.A. 2013. Ministring DNA vectors: The gold standard for gene delivery in molecular medicine. American Association of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT). May 15, Salt Lake City, USA.
     
  • Nafiseh, N., Slavcev, R.A. 2013. Development of a highly safe and efficient pDNA vector production system for non-viral gene delivery. The 4th Annual World DNA and Genome Day 2013; Congress of International Bio-Pharmaceutical Cooperation and Innovation 2013. April 27, Nanjing, China.
     
  • Sum, C. H., Slavcev, R.A., Wettig, S. D. 2012. Comparative analysis of DNA topology on gene delivery mediated by gemini surfactant/DOPE nanoparticles. 3rd Annual Nano Ontario Conference, October 11, Waterloo, Canada.
     
  • Sum, C. H., Nafissi, N., Slavcev, R.A., Wettig, S. D. 2012. Enhanced gene delivery through gemini surfactant mediated transfection of linear covalently closed (LCC) mini-plasmids. 19th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution 2012 (SIS2012), June 24, Edmonton, Canada [Winner of Best poster award]