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April 1-14

 

Monday, April 1 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Connecting universities with industry and community partners
Noha Gerges, PhD
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Monday, April 1, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Lumps, bumps and genes  
Dr. William D. Foulkes
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April 1-30

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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Tuesday, April 2, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Epidemiology Seminar

Obstetrical factors and risk of autism
Dr. Haim Abenhaim
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Tuesday, April 2, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Council on Palliative Care Workshop

The value of the Palliative Care team
Film -The Caregiver’s Club
Discussion to follow.
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Wednesday, April 3, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

SCSD/JGH Free Swallowing & Language Screening and Consultation

Come find out more about one of the most basic actions of the human body and how Speech-Language Pathologists can help when something goes wrong.
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Wednesday, April 3 at 12:00 p.m.

McGill Research Centre on Complex Traits Seminar Series 

Antibody-based micro and nanotechnologies for multiplexed protein and exosome analysis of complex samples
Dr. David Juncker
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Wednesday, April 3, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH WIP/Lunch & Learn Seminar

Association study of classical HLA genes with leprosy susceptibility
Dr. Monica Elizabeth Dallman Sauer
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Wednesday, April 3, 12:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m.

Visiting Speakers Program in Oncology

Targeted therapy for lung cancer
Dr. D. Ross Camidge
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Wednesday, April 3, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Family Medicine Research Seminar

Data sharing in the post genomic era: A contemporary golden rule for bioethics?
Vasiliki Rahimzadeh
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Wednesday, April 3 at 4:00 p.m.

GCRC Frontiers in Cancer Research Lecture Series

Base excision repair and autoimmunity
Joann B. Sweasy, PhD
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Thursday, April 4, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

Management of retroperitoneal sarcoma
Dr. Sinziana Dumitra
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Thursday, April 4 at 11:00 a.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Recruitment Seminar

Interpretable deep learning for biological sequence analysis
Peter Koo, PhD
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Thursday, April 4, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Pharmacology & Therapeutics Workshop

Win4Science – Hacking the gender gap
Negotiation WIN! WIN!
Valérie Viau
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Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Face-to-Face and Webinar

Cardiology (Adult or Pediatric)
Optimizing therapy for your patient with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
Dr. Mathieu Walker
Primary + secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death
Dr. Jacqueline Joza
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Friday, April 5, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

SCSD: World Voice Day Vocal Care Workshop

Be kind with your voice
Speech-language pathology students and Dr. Nicole Li-Jessen will host a 90-minute workshop on voice care and chronic cough.
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Monday, April 8 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

More ubiquitins than meets the eye: Novel variants encoded by ubiquitin pseudogenes
Dr. Francois-Michel Boisvert
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Monday, April 8, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

SCSD: World Voice Day Voice Screening

Find your voice tired after teaching, singing, coaching, talking at the front desk, a night out, or coughing? Come to get your voice condition screened. A questionnaire, perceptual voice evaluation, and computerized voice analysis will be conducted.

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Tuesday, April 9 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Challenges and opportunities in using neuroimaging to understand brain development and psychopathology
Dr. Theodore D. Satterthwaite
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Wednesday, April 10, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

17th Annual Steinberg Child Development Lectureship
A new era in the treatment of rare disease: Perspectives from a pediatric neurologist
Dr. Maryam Oskoui
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Wednesday, April 10 at 2:30 p.m.

Social Studies of Medicine Seminar

Chronic illness and all that comes between
Prof. Todd Meyers
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Wednesday, April 10, 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 3: Symptoms and strategies of cancer cachexia
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Thursday, April 11 at 12:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Recruitment Seminar

How to talk to neurons: Engaging neural circuits, systems and rhythms using brain stimulation
Jeremie Lefebvre, PhD
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Friday, April 12, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Infectious Diseases & Immunity in Global Health (IDIGH) Research Day

Memory without experience: Heterogeneity in the “naïve” CD8+ T cell repertoire
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ross Kedl
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Friday, April 12, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. 

McGill International TB Centre/RECRU Joint Seminar Series

Chronic kidney disease, dialysis, and preventing tuberculosis
Jonathon Campbell, PhD
Estimating the accuracy of GeneXpert for diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis
Dr. Nandini Dendukuri
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Monday, April 1, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

22q11.2 deletion syndrome
Drs. Loydie Jerome-Majewska & Yannis Trakadis
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April 1-15

Osler Library Exhibition 

Corps qui hantent d’autres corps
A project by Caroline Boileau, Michele Larose – Osler Library Artist-in-Residence. During her residency, she explored different European and Asian medical texts dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries
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Tuesday, April 2, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Improving diagnoses of obstructive lung diseases in Canadian communities
Dr. Shawn Aaron
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Tuesday, April 2, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Family Medicine & Observatory Seminar Series

A FREE seminar to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the Family Medicine Group model in Quebec primary care.
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Wednesday, April 3, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Donald Cohen Lectureship in Childhood Autism
New frontiers in ASD diagnosis
Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum
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Wednesday, April 3 at 11:30 a.m.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Recruitment Seminar

Mechanism of ribosome, a macromolecular machine, in protein synthesis
Dr. Hiroshi Yamamoto
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Wednesday, April 3 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Organization and function of feedback connections in early visual processing
Dr. Alessandra Angelucci
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Wednesday, April 3, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

CPD Wednesday E-Learning Series (WELS): Webinar only

Emergency Medicine
Managing pain in the Emergency Department: It's not just narcotics
Dr. Mitchell Shulman
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Wednesday, April 3, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Institute for Health and Social Policy Seminar

What is disability? Theoretical strategies to define a contested concept
Prof. Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry
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Wednesday, April 3, 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.

HBHL/CRBLM Panel Discussion

Creating an inclusive science ecosystem
What is the current state of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in academia and the world of science? What can faculty, staff and students do to help get us to a fully inclusive academic world? The panel will be followed by a networking session with complimentary refreshments.
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Wednesday, April 3, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

ISoN: Women Deliver 2019 Mobilization Canada

More than a footnote: Women and girls with disabilities in Canada
Bonnie Brayton
Sponsored by The McGill Nursing Collaborative for Education and Innovation in Patient- and
Family-Centered Care and co-hosted with the McGill Women’s Health Advocacy Club, DAWN-RAIF Canada and the Institute for Health and Social Policy.

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Thursday, April 4, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Microbiology & Immunology Recruitment Seminar 

Modeling microbiome development and dysbiosis in the human gut
Dr. Nicholas Bokulich
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Thursday, April 4, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

The Neuro: 2019 Dorothy J. Killam Lecture

Genes, neurons, and circuits: Organizing behavior across timescales
Cornelia I. Bargmann, PhD
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Friday, April 5 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Genetic and social determinants of population variation in immune response to infections
Dr. Luis Barreiro
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Saturday, April 6, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Montreal Hodgkin Lymphoma Conference for Adolescents & Young Adults

Hodgkin lymphoma 101, nutrition, managing the side effects of chemo, how to stay in shape and fertility.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nathalie Johnson
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Monday, April 8, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Modern management of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: JGH’s comprehensive integrated program – From bench to bedside to operating room or to cath lab 

Drs. David Langleben, Andrew Hirsch, Jean-François Morin & Ali Abualsaud
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Tuesday, April 9, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Ethiopia project/hospital acquired infections
Dr. Makeda Semret
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Tuesday, April 9, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Council on Palliative Care Workshop

The value of the Palliative Care team
Patrick Durivage, SW & Zelda Freitas, SW
Sue Britton, RN & Joan Foster, BN

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Wednesday, April 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program Seminar Series

Alpha-Gal glycotopes as effective glycovaccines and chemotherapy biomarkers of Chagas disease
Dr. Igor Almeida
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Wednesday, April 10 at 4:00 p.m.

MRCCT/IDIGH/TB Seminar 

Alveolar macrophages in tuberculosis and HIV-1 infection
Dr. David G. Russell
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Thursday, April 11, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Genomic screens for drug resistance studies
Marc Ouellette, PhD
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Thursday, April 11, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

Genetics and dynamics of the latent HIV reservoir: implications for HIV cure
Dr. Zabrina Brumme
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Thursday, April 11 at 2:15 p.m.

Social Studies of Medicine Seminar

Small fixes: Humanitarian design in a broken world
Prof. Peter Redfield
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Friday, April 12 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Regulation of neuronal function by translational mechanisms: From synaptic homeostasis to age-dependent neurodegeneration
Dr. Pejmun Haghighi
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Saturday, April 13, 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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