Speaker: Anjan Chatterjee, MD
Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
Department of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania
Host: Lesley Fellows
Speaker: V. Wee Yong, PhD
Departments of Oncology & Clinical Neurosciences,
University of Calgary,
Host: Jack Antel
Speaker: Luda Diatchenko, PhD
Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC)
in Human Pain Genetics
Host: Phil Barker
Speaker: Mark Hoon, PhD
National Institutes of Health/NIDCR
Host: Philippe Séguéla
Speaker: Erich Wanker, PhD
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch
Department of Neuroproteomics
Host: Peter McPherson
Killam Lecture: Understanding Cognitive Comorbidities in Epilepsy Beyond Seizures: From Rats to Men (and vice versa)
Speaker:Pierre-Pascal J. Lenck-Santini, PhD
Department of Neurological Sciences
University of Vermont
Host: Jean Gotman
Images of The Neuro is literary eyewitness to medical history
In a new collection of insightful essays and selected photos, one of Canada’s most eminent medical figures, Dr. William Feindel, shines a personal light on the world-famous institution that he headed for 12 years, the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University, as well as on some giants of medicine like Osler, Willis, Gilbert and Penfield.
Justin Marleau (Guichard Lab - Biology) will be defending his Ph.D. thesis, entitled "Integrating Metaecosystem Theory and Ecological Stoichiometry" on Thursday Dec. 19th, 2013 at 10:00 am.
Location: Stewart Auditorium N2/2
“I am Breathing” documents the harsh reality of ALS on the life of Neil Platt, a vibrant young man who becomes paralyzed from the neck down. The film is "a tale of fun and laughs with a smattering of upset and devastation" (Neil Platt). In June 2013, the film was screened globally as an effort to raise awareness for ALS.
A light lunch will be served. To attend, please RSVP by November 28 to deborah [dot] rashcovsky [at] mcgill [dot] ca or 514-398-6047.
The 2013 William Feindel lecture will be given by Andres M. Lozano, Professor and Chairman, Dan Family Chair in Neurosurgery, RR Tasker Chair in Functional Neurosurgery, Canadian Research Chair in Neuroscience (Tier 1), University of Toronto Senior Scientist, Toronto Western Research Institute. Dr. Lozano's talk is entitled, "“Following in the footsteps of Dr. Penfield: unraveling the secrets of the human brain with electrical stimulation”.