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May 6-19

 

Monday, May 6, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

Research neural crest cells and their roles in development, evolution and disease
Paul Trainor, PhD  
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Monday, May 6, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Department of Biochemistry Seminar

Governing translation: LARP1 regulates protein synthesis at the most fundamental level
Dr. Andrea J. Berman
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May 6 - June 28

McGill Library Exhibition

Sir William Osler’s Leonardo da Vinci Collection: Flight, Anatomy and Art
The objectives of this exhibition: to outline a short history of Leonardo’s life pertinent to Osler’s Leonardo Collection, to explore the similarities in the lives of William Osler and Leonardo da Vinci, and to document the history of the Leonardo volumes in Osler’s library focused under the topics of flight, anatomy and art along with Osler’s personal engagement with his Leonardo Collection. Curated by Dr. Rolando F. Del Maestro.
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Tuesday, May 7, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Charting the chemical-genetic interaction landscape of human cells through genome-wide CRISPR screens
Mike Tyers, PhD
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Tuesday, May 7 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Neuronal chloride transport in brain function and pathology
Jean-Christophe Poncer, PhD
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Tuesday, May 7 at 6:00 p.m.

The Council on Palliative Care Free Public Lecture

The caregiving effect: When love meets necessity
Donna Thomson
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Wednesday, May 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Pediatric Ethics Conference
If mature minors were to be eligible for medical assistance in dying: An ethical lens on possible benefits, risks and safeguards
Dr. Dawn Davies
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Wednesday, May 8, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Making personal sense of disease: Machine learning and the new calculus of fitness
Dr. Olivier Lichtarge
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Wednesday, May 8, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Guiding synaptic plasticity: The role of netrin-1 and DCC in memory formation
Stephen D. Glasgow, PhD
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Wednesday, May 8, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Neuro Keynote Lecture

Developments towards more quantitative super-resolution microscopy
Dr. Joerg Bewersdorf
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May 8-10

2nd International Conference on Holobionts 

This scientific conference, centered around the Holobiont concept, will showcase and discuss cutting-edge research about the roles of host-associated microbial communities in the ecology and evolution of the hosts, as well as the implications for human health, food production and ecosystem functioning.
Speakers: Drs. E. Allen-Vercoe, S. Bordenstein, P. Garbeva, M. Medina, D. Relman
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Thursday, May 9, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Facility for Electron Microscopy Research (FEMR) Symposium

This mini-symposium in honour of Professor Hojatollah Vali is a half-day event featuring keynote speakers in diverse disciplines of astrobiology and structural biology.
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Thursday, May 9, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Maude Abbott Medical Museum Lecture

More than medicine: Maude Abbott, Florence Nightingale, and teachings on the history of Nursing
Richard Fraser - Olivia Vincelli
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Friday, May 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Medical Physics Unit Seminar Series

Professional issues in medical physics
Dr. Ervin B. Podgorsak
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Saturday, May 11, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Continuing Nursing Education: Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Training

By the Heart & Stroke Foundation, designed for healthcare providers and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of settings.
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May 13-14

5th Biological and Biomedical Engineering Symposium

We are excited to showcase the cutting-edge research conducted by McGill graduate students and professors relating to the research themes of computational biology, biomaterials and regenerative medicine, micro- and nano-engineering, biomedical imaging, neural engineering, and diagnostics and therapeutics.
Speakers: Drs. Alan Evans, Frédéric Leblond, Joseph Paul Cohen, Jonathan Kimmelman
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Tuesday, May 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Personalized immunotherapy for hematological malignancies
Dr. Jacalyn Rosenblatt
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Tuesday, May 14, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

McGill Programs in Whole Person Care Film Series

Unrest (2017)
Join us for the screening of Unrest, a Sundance award winning documentary film produced and directed by Jennifer Brea. The film tells the story of how Jennifer and her new husband faced an illness that struck Jennifer just before they married. The film will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Tom Hutchinson.
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Wednesday, May 15 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

How dendrites and glia get their shapes
Dr. Maxwell Heiman
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Wednesday, May 15, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

McGill Division of Geriatric Medicine Public Lecture

Understanding and preparing for the reality of dementia
This public lecture aims to raise awareness and provide basic information about Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases. Leading experts have come together to share their knowledge and expertise with the community to provide essential information that will help families to understand and access the resources needed to navigate the disease.
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May 15-16

17th Annual L.D. MacLean General Surgery Visiting Professor

Dr. John R.T. Monson
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Thursday, May 16, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Dementia Education and Support Workshop for Family Caregivers

McGill’s Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning are working in collaboration with Claire Webster and Dr. Donald Doell to offer a community workshop which aims to educate and support caregivers who are looking after a family member with Alzheimer's disease or a dementia-related illness. Dr. Isabelle Gélinas will facilitate the safety component of the workshop in the simulated apartment.
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Friday, May 17, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Institute for Health & Social Policy/Centre de recherche en éthique Seminar

African American living kidney donors’ preferences for informed consent for APOL1 genetic testing
Dr. Elisa Gordon
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Monday, May 6, 2:00 - 5:30 p.m.

The Neuro: 2019 Neuropsychology Day and Brenda Milner Lecture

The 21st Annual Neuropsychology Day and Brenda Milner Lecture honours the career and achievements of Dr. Milner, an eminent cognitive neuroscientist and pioneer of the discipline of neuropsychology.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Daphna Shohamy
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May 6 - June 28

25th Annual McGill Summer Program in Social and Cultural Psychiatry

This program provides the conceptual background for research and clinical work in social and cultural psychiatry and will be of interest to postdoctoral trainees and researchers in psychiatry, psychology, and other mental health disciplines; graduate students in health and social sciences; physicians, psychologists, social workers, and other health professionals.
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Tuesday, May 7 at 12:00 p.m.

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - Guest Speaker Seminar

Insecticide resistance and malaria control: Challenges & opportunities
Manisha Kulkarni, PhD
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Tuesday, May 7, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Update on EOL care at the MUHC – How are we doing?
Dr. Manuel Borod & Dr. Thomas Maniatis
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Tuesday, May 7, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Osler Library Roundtable Discussion

The first reliable home pregnancy test & its little-known connection to Montreal
The Osler Library was recently able to acquire an original Predictor home pregnancy test kit from its inventor, New York graphic designer Margaret (Meg) Crane.
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Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

McGill Programs in Whole Person Care Film Series

Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story (2018)
This film gives a glimpse of who Greg Price was and focuses on the events of his healthcare journey that ended in his unexpected and tragic death.
The screening will be followed by an open conversation with Terri Price, Dr. Miriam Boillat, Dr. Ernest Prégent, Dr. Joyce Pickering and moderated by Dr. Tom Hutchinson.
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Wednesday, May 8, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH/CETI Joint Seminar

A collaborative approach to deciphering the immunological impact of cannabis exposure
Dr. Carolyn J. Baglole
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Wednesday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m.

MRCCT/IDIGH/TB Centre Seminar

Alveolar macrophages in tuberculosis and HIV‐1‐Infection
Dr. David G. Russell
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May 8-9

JGH: 4th Impact of Technological Change 2019

Medicine without doctors? Disintermediation and patient agency
This 4th workshop brings together international and national medical practitioners, social scientists, historians, all recognized researchers to provide a larger perspective on the topic of disintermediation in medicine.
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Thursday, May 9, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

Mitral valve repair and AF ablation surgery: Getting to the heart of the matter
Stikeman Visiting Professor – Dr. Patrick M. McCarthy
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Thursday, May 9 at 12:00 p.m. 

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Mark Nickerson Memorial Lecture
Brain homeostasis resiliency at the onset of damage and neurodegenerative diseases
Dr. Nicolas G. Bazan
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Thursday, May 9 at 3:30 p.m.

McGill Distinguished Lecture in Human Genetics 

Now we have over 400 association signals for type 2 diabetes, what on earth are we going to do with them
Dr. Mark McCarthy
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Friday, May 10 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Different SUMO paralogs determine the fate of CFTR: biogenesis vs. degradation
Dr. Raymond A. Frizzell
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Friday, May 10, 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Nursing Collaborative Symposium

Leadership via voice: Tell your story so people will hear it and act on it
Alex Potter, Anne Lagacé-Dowson, Dr. Ivy Bourgeault, Sarah Nolan, Dr. Madhukar Pai, Natalie Stake-Doucet and Christina Kozakiewicz
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Saturday, May 11, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

8th Annual MUHC Global Surgery Conference 

Breaking down silos in global surgery
Through a collaborative effort between students and health professionals from the MUHC, we aim to provide a forum for discussion regarding the different challenges and approaches within the field of global surgery.
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Tuesday, May 14, 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) – Research Day

This one-day event will showcase leading-edge clinical, population and evaluative research guest speakers from all around the world, as well as methodological innovations developed within our Centre.
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Tuesday, May 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Imaging immunity - Developing a deep spatiotemporal understanding of inflammation and host defense
Dr. Ronald N. Germain
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Wednesday, May 15 at 11:30 a.m.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar Series

Roles for nuclear microtubule filaments and non-coding RNAs in nuclear compartmentalization and DNA repair
Dr. Karim Mekhail
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Wednesday, May 15, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Goodman Cancer Research Centre Public Forum

A reason to hope: Understanding and managing cancer
As part of its mission to empower patients, caregivers and families dealing with cancer, the Goodman Cancer Research Centre organizes an annual series of four lectures at which leading experts discuss advances in cancer research.
Session 4: A current look at renal cancer: From biology to treatment
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Wednesday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Beth Zion Congregation Free Public Lecture

Neuroinformatics: Why Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s & Autism need a big-data approach
Dr. Alan Evans
Ranked among the top 1% of highly cited researchers, Dr. Evans is a world authority in imaging technologies, brain mapping and neurological research. He will discuss how the global adoption of neuroinformatics platforms and data-sharing are changing the research landscape, bringing us to a pivotal point in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Autism research, among others.
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Friday, May 17 at 8:00 a.m.

McConnell Brain Imaging Centre Scientific Symposium

Advances in high-field brain imaging – Celebrating the arrival of Canada’s first whole body 7T MRI
This symposium will feature talks by internationally recognized experts in ultra-high field MRI.
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Friday, May 17 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Brain mapping strategies for investigating pro-social effects of oxytocin in a mouse model of autism
Dr. Katrina Chou
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Friday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. 

25th Annual Physiology Graduate Research Day 

Less heat, more light: Discovering smarter therapies for pediatric brain tumors
Dr. Robert Wechsler-Reya
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