This symposium will promote progress in appropriate TB, MDR-TB & XDR-TB diagnostics for resource-poor settings, focusing on: (1) challenges in TB diagnostics; (2) best available tests that are still underused; (3) emerging technologies; (4) how to increase diagnostics development and roll-out. The symposium will precede the meeting of the IUATLD (International Union Against TB and Lung Disease).
Conference theme: "Confronting the Challenges of HIV and MDR in TB Prevention and Care." Pre-registration deadline: October 19, 2007.
PhD student Vionnie Yu: "Factor inhibiting ATF4-mediated transcription is a novel leucine zipper transcriptional repressor that regulates bone mass"
For students interested in interning in Panama over the summer of 2008. This year, 7 internship opportunities are available in and around Panama City. This information session will describe each position as well as explain application procedures.
The majority of McGill scholarships or awards for returning students will be credited to the recipient's fee account by the end of the third week in August.
The majority of McGill scholarships or awards for newly admitted students will be credited to the recipient's fee account by the end of the third week in September.
With Dr. Virginie Millien (Redpath Museum/Vertebrate Zoology) and special guests Jane Sorenson and Sicero (both from Small Victories Rodent Rescue). Find out why rats, mice and beavers are really not very scary and how their amazing incisors are important in current ecotypic variation and climate change research. You will also learn about the myths and realities of the much-maligned urban rat. This presentation is followed by two films: "One Rat Short" and "Ratatouille." FREE, ALL AGES, everyone welcome. No reservations necessary.
How do scientists explain the emergence of life four billion years ago? The short answer is they can't – yet. The Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium series is proud to bring current research and theories within the origin of life scientific community to the public by assembling leading scientific experts to debate their views in an open forum.