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April 23 - May 5

 

April 23, 24 & 29

Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases Lecture & Rounds

2018 Co-Recipient: Dr. Dan Roden
The Louis and Artur Lucian Award is designed to honour outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases by a scientific investigator or group of investigators. The successful recipient is invited to give a formal Lucian Lecture, to exchange with members of the McGill community, and possibly undertake research collaborations with McGill investigators in the field of circulatory diseases.
Note: April 24: Open to registrants only.
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Wednesday, April 24 at 4:00 p.m.

Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture

Intersection between pain and addiction: implication for kappa opioid receptors
Catherine Cahill, PhD
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Thursday, April 25, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Neuro Special Seminar

From neural networks to social networks: Biopsychosocial factors related to cognition in multiple sclerosis
Victoria M. Leavitt, PhD
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Thursday, April 25, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Metabolic Disorders & Complications Program Seminar Series

Advanced imaging for assessment of bone and muscle strength
Dr. Angela M. Cheung
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Friday, April 26, 8:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

1st International Workshop of the Steatohepatitis in HIV Emerging Research (SHIVER) Network

The goal of this workshop is to provide a multidisciplinary view of the current state of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) in HIV research, treatment and disease burden both nationally and internationally, and to establish the platform for collaborative research projects between Canada and institutions leaders on the topic.
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Monday, April 29 at 8:15 a.m.

Pathology Scientific Lecture Series

New and emerging renal tumor entities
Dr. Kiril Trpkov
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Monday, April 29, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series

Learning more by looking at less – Single cell analyses of pathogen responses
Alex Shalek, PhD
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Monday, April 29 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Cocaine addiction: How you take the drug is more important than how much
Dr. Anne-Noel Samaha
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Tuesday, April 30, 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Neuro Workshop

Autism neuroimaging: Advanced topics and nitty-gritties
The first part of the day consists of lectures and keynotes from outstanding junior and senior researchers and in the afternoon, experts are leading practical hands-on sessions aimed at teaching how to optimally implement some of the advanced analyses being presented during the course of the workshop.
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Tuesday, April 30, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

TNFR superfamily member GITR and signal 4: A post-priming check-point for T cell accumulation
Tania Watts, PhD
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Tuesday, April 30, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Neuro: Jerzy Olszewski Lecture

This lecture is focused on functional neuroanatomy in honor of Dr. Olszewski, who was an anatomist and neuropathologist interested in the functional implications of structure and who published several important brain atlases.
Neuron-glia interactions: Critical roles in brain function
Dr. Brian A MacVicar
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Wednesday, May 1, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

7th Annual Donald & Elizabeth Hillman Global Child Heath Lecture
Global health and pediatric neurology
Dr. Jorge Vidaurre
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Wednesday, May 1 at 12:00 p.m.

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - CHILD/ADULT Seminar

A Child health- Adult health research collaboration in diabetes epidemiology and management
Drs. Meranda Nakhla & Kaberi Dasgupta
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Wednesday, May 1, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH WIP/Lunch & Learn Seminar

The role of leishmania gp63 in innate immunity during infection
Aretha Chan
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Thursday, May 2, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

Developing novel tools to predict allograft outcomes of renal transplantation with pretransplant donor-recipient metrics
Dr. Jean Tchervenkov
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Thursday, May 2, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

Viruses, natural killer cells and missing-self
Dr. Wayne Yokoyama
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Friday, May 3 at 8:15 a.m.

2019 Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) Research Day

Keynote Lecture: Dr. Daniela Schiller
All trainees, faculty and staff with an interest in brain health are encouraged to attend. 
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Friday, May 3 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Cortical plasticity in perceptual decision-making
Dr. Christopher Pack
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April 23 - 30

Osler Library Exhibition

Drawing from the rich holdings of the Osler Library of the History of Medicine, Curiosities of Conception looks specifically at the ways that medical discourses have responded to and perpetuated the image of the monstrous maternal from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.
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Wednesday, April 24, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Innovative approaches to pediatric and adolescent care: Child life play-based interventions
Helen Magdalinos
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April 24-25

Effervescence Conference

The Future of Life Science
It is the inevitable rendezvous of the co-creators of the Future of life sciences. Nearly 50 speakers will address topics in more than nine themes focusing on the future of life sciences and health technologies. Effervescence is developed by 14 partners including McGill University and addressed to the entire life sciences and health technologies ecosystem.
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Thursday, April 25, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Culture, Mind & Brain Seminar Series

The insidious work of emotion metaphors
Laura Otis, PhD
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Thursday, April 25 at 4:30 p.m.

Social Studies of Medicine Book Launch & Signing

Ethical Issues in Women’s Healthcare: Practice and Policy
Edited by Lori d'Agincourt-Canning & Carolyn Ells
Discussions by Joanna Caron & Natalie Stoljar
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Friday, April 26 at 1:30 p.m.

Pathology Scientific Lecture

Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) in melanoma
Dr. Ayman Al Habeeb
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Sunday, April 28 at 4:00 p.m.

Epilepsy Canada: Concert for a Cure 2019

Under the baton of Maestro Gilles Auger, I Medici di McGill performs an all-Mozart program, featuring soloist Kyoko Hashimoto in Piano Concerto 23. Before the concert, Dr. Elsa Rossignol, CHU Ste-Justine, one of several beneficiaries of funding in Quebec, will give a 15-minute “TED-like” talk about the state of epilepsy research and treatment. Proceeds of the concert will benefit epilepsy research in Canada.
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Monday, April 29, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

Genetics of common endocrine diseases and their clinical implications
Dr. Despoina Manousaki
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April 29 - May 3

IHSP Dragon's Den Research to Policy Workshop

Cities and mental health
We will consider the different ways that living in cities affects the mental health of vulnerable populations (adolescents, the elderly, indigenous peoples, and immigrants and refugees) and explore policy options to address key challenges.
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Tuesday, April 30, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Microbiology & Immunology Seminar 

Predicting the emergence and virulence of pathogens on human time scales
Dr. Jesse Shapiro
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Tuesday, April 30, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

An irreverent look at screening for lung cancer
Dr. Gerard A. Silvestri
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Tuesday, April 30, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Ludmer Centre Public Evening Lecture

Maternal mental health matters to us all
Join us on the eve of World Maternal Mental Health Day as we launch Begin Before Birth Canada 2019 and learn why we need to better support pregnant women and new mothers across Canada and around the world.
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Wednesday, May 1, 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Ludmer Centre: Maternal Mental Health Matters 2019 Symposium

Join us for our second Begin Before Birth (BBB) Canada symposium to mark World Maternal Mental Health Day 2019. This year’s lectures focus on Progress in Intervention & Prevention.
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Wednesday, May 1 at 12:00 p.m.

McGill Research Centre on Complex Traits Seminar Series

Pain neurons control immune responses
Dr. Sébastien Talbot
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May 1-5

Transforming Autism Care Consortium (TACC) Autism Festival

Celebrating the intersection of science and society
The first of its kind, this Festival brings together autism communities by showcasing local success stories in advancing autism science and an inclusive society.
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Thursday, May 2 at 8:00 a.m.

2019 Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) Symposium

This symposium is designed to showcase the vision, goals and priorities of McGill's most ambitious interdisciplinary brain and mental health research initiative.
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Thursday, May 2, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

McGill Library Exhibition Vernissage

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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