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April 29 - May 12

 

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 29-30

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 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.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

An irreverent look at screening for lung cancer
Dr. Gerard A. Silvestri
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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, 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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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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Wednesday, May 1, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Special MNI Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) Seminar

From disease mechanisms to target discovery in Parkinson's stem-cell derived neurons
Prof. Richard Wade-Martins
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May 1 - June 30 

Family Medicine Summer Session

We offer training for patient-oriented, community-based research with innovative methodologies and participatory approaches. We are offering 5 different courses, 1 advanced statistical software workshop, and 2 professional interest courses. Graduate students, health professionals and others are welcome to register for these courses.
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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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Monday, May 6, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series 

Epigenomic origins of microglial cell activity in the brain
David Gosselin, PhD
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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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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 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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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.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Making personal sense of disease: Machine learning and the new calculus of fitness
Dr. Olivier Lichtarge
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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, 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, 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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Monday, April 29 at 12:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Understanding and managing variable drug actions: From the ECG to population genomics (Chapter 2) – The cardiac channel
Dr. Dan Roden, co-recipient, 2018 Louis and Artur Lucian Award
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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.

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, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s Research Centre Seminar Series

Où et quels sont les soins de santé primaires au Canada aujourd’hui?
Résultats d’une analyse comparative des politiques et des programmes pancanadiens

Émilie Dionne, PhD
This presentation is in French.
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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 at 11:30 a.m.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Recruitment Seminar

Cryo-EM structure of a poly(A) RNP bound to the Pan2-Pan3 deadenylase
Dr. Ingmar Schäfer
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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 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Mechanisms, modeling and analysis of resting state functional connectivity
Dr. Amir Shmuel
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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, 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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May 3 - June 21

McGill Programs in Whole Person Care Eight-Week Workshop

Mindfulness-based medical practice
This program, led by Dr. Patricia Dobkin, teaches participants to use their innate resources and abilities to respond more effectively to stress. It includes intensive training in mindfulness meditation and its integration into the challenges of daily life and medical practice.
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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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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, 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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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 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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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 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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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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