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March 25 - April 7

 

Monday, March 25 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

New players in mammalian post-transcriptional gene silencing pathways
Dr. Marc Robert Fabian
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Monday, March 25, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

New drugs for the treatment of severe asthma  
Dr. Pierre Ernst
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Monday, March 25, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Department of Biochemistry Seminar – Quastel Lecture

Biochemical mechanisms in the control of chromosome segregation
Dr. David O. Morgan
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Monday, March 25, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

SCSD: Donald G. Doehring Memorial Talk

For arborized trees, plant early:
Syntax and neurolinguistic processing in early vs late first-language acquisition
Rachel I. Mayberry, PhD
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March 25 - April 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, March 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Old tests, new tests & what do we make of them
Dr. Brian Gilfix
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Tuesday, March 26, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

IHSP/East Asian Studies Panel Discussion

Approaches to universal health care: Perspectives from Taiwan
Universal health care in Taiwan
Prof. Tony Chen
Health and humanities in Taiwan: A global quest
Prof. Ping-Chen Hsiung
Response: Prof. Amy Yen
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Wednesday, March 27, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Charlotte Laplante Branchaud Lectureship in Perinatal Endocrinology
Congenital hyperinsulinism - Management and outcomes
Dr. Daphne Yau
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Wednesday, March 27, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Occupational Medicine
Returning your patient to work
Dr. Avram Whiteman
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Wednesday, March 27, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Neuro Workshop

Making open neuroscience infrastructure interoperable 2.0
This workshop unites experts in presenting strategies that make neuroscience data management and processing FAIR and interoperable.
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Wednesday, March 27 at 2:30 p.m.

Social Studies of Medicine Seminar

On life support
Prof. Harris Solomon
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Wednesday, March 27, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

McGill Chapter of Exercise Is Medicine Annual Symposium

Effective strategies for exercise prescription
Distinguished speakers: Matthew Romano, Savannah King and Lissa Masse.
This symposium is open to all members of our community interested in learning about exercise prescription in the context of medicine/healthcare.
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Thursday, March 28, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Dementia Education and Support Workshop for Family Caregivers 

Dr. José Morais is working in collaboration with Claire Webster and with the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning 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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Thursday, March 28 at 5:00 p.m.

SSOM: The Dr. Martin A. Entin Lecture in the History of Medicine

Migration, inequality and health: A view from the Indian Ocean
Prof. Sunil Amrith
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Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Dermatology
Concerns over cosmetics
Joe Schwarcz, PhD
Emergency Medicine
Clinical tools for the workup of chest pain
Dr. Eli Segal
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Friday, March 29 at 1:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar

Towards machine learning predictions in big biomedical data
Dr. Danilo Bzdok
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Friday, March 29, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

McGill International TB Centre/RECRU Joint Seminar Series

Drug consumption: Barriers to accessing essential medicines for tuberculosis in Canada
Adam R. Houston
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Monday, April 1, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

22q11.2 deletion syndrome
Loydie Jerome-Majewska, PhD & Dr. Yannis Trakadis
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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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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, 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, 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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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, 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 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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Monday, March 25, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

A better trajectory for children at risk of developmental disorders: Definition of best practices in terms of screening
Marie-Noelle Simard, PhD  
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Monday, March 25, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

The brain tumor microenvironment and its role in tumor progression and therapeutic resistance
Stephen M. Robbins, PhD
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Monday, March 25, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

McGill Epidemiology Seminar 

Methodological challenges of studying perinatal outcomes following immunization during pregnancy: A case study on influenza
Deshyane Fell, PhD
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March 25 - April 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, March 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Design of lipid nanoparticle systems to enable gene therapies
Pieter Cullis, PhD
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Tuesday, March 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Epidemiology Seminar

Perinatal and pediatric health outcomes following pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccination during pregnancy
Deshayne Fell, PhD
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Tuesday, March 26 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series 

Encoding of associative memory in engram cell pathway
Dr. Jun-Hyeong Cho
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Tuesday, March 26, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Integrated Management Symposium Series

Navigating the cannabis haze: Disrupting a century-long underground market
Brian Athaide & Dr. Diana Dakhlallah
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Wednesday, March 27 at 12:00 p.m.

McGill Library: Author Workshop offered by The Lancet

Understanding the publishing process with The Lancet
In this workshop you will learn about how to structure your article, understand the peer review process, how to get your research noticed, and other important publishing tips and tricks.
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Wednesday, March 27, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program Seminar Series  

Developing novel tools to predict allograft outcomes of renal transplantation with pretransplant donor-recipient metrics
Dr. Jean Tchervenkov
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Wednesday, March 27 at 2:30 p.m.

McGill Library: Reviewer Workshop offered by The Lancet

Understanding the peer reviewer role with The Lancet
In this workshop you will learn how to construct an effective review, navigate some of the pitfalls of being a reviewer, what editors look for in reviewer comments and critiques, and emerging trends in the peer review process.
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March 27-28

24th Annual H. Rocke Robertson Visiting Professor

Dr. Donald H. Jenkins
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March 27-29

Visiting Speakers Program in Oncology

Current and future multiple myeloma management strategies: Where are we heading?
Dr. Rafael Fonseca
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Thursday, March 28 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Science vs faith: Addressing history’s oldest debate
Prof. Kenneth Miller
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Thursday, March 28, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Culture, Mind & Brain Seminar Series

Coordinating scientific perspectives in experimental contexts: Lessons from translational cognitive neuroscience and the RDOC project
Jacqueline Sullivan, PhD
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Friday, March 29 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Physiology 14th Undergraduate Research Day
Emergence of renal potassium channels as drug targets for global health
Dr. Jerod S. Denton
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Friday, March 29, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Boost Your Health Series 

A Feast of Science with Dr. Joe Schwarcz
Are there fish genes in tomatoes? Can snail-slime cream and bone broth really make your wrinkles disappear? What’s the problem with sugar, resistant starch, hops in beer, microbeads, and “secret” cancer cures? Are “natural” products the key to good health?
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Monday, April 1, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series

Time to rethink reverse cholesterol transport
Prof. Catherine Martel
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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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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 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, 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, 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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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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