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Animal models for human diseases: The chronic hypothyroid rat

Thu, 2008-01-17 10:00
Raymond Building : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Katja Teerds, Dept of Animal Sciences, Wageningen University. (Dr. Teerds is a candidate for the position of Chair of the Dept of Animal Science.)

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An indigenous jurisprudential perspective on the Inuit's "right to be cold"

Thu, 2008-01-24 16:00 - 17:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Dr. Christine Black, of the Griffith Law School, Australia, and a descendant of the indigenous peoples of Australia, will open a discussion on the Inuit petition that the U.S. is violating the human rights of Inuit by refusing to sign any international treaties to cut its greenhouse gas emissions. The petition and a subsequent hearing have been placed before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

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Contact: Dr. Nandini Ramanujam
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Who's afraid of chaotic networks? Models of sensory and motor processing in the face of spontaneous neuronal activity

Thu, 2008-02-14 16:00
McIntyre Medical Building : 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Dr. Larry Abbott, Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Dept of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, N.Y.

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Contact: Prof. Maurice Chacron
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Philosophia Pragmatike - guest lecture by Professor Craige Champion (Syracuse)

Fri, 2008-03-28 09:30
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Carneades, Pithanon and Epoche, and the "Philosophical Embassy" of 155 BCE

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SLA McGill Student Chapter - goes to the Cirque!

Thu, 2008-01-24 12:15 - 13:15
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Louise Guy, SLA member (MLIS'96) and supervisor of Cirque du Soleil's Centre for Research and Documentation, presents a lunchtime seminar on her unique Information Centre. Presentation will be in French, but questions can be asked in English or French.

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Contact: Trecia Schell
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Special Lecture - Interaction between dopamine & NMDA receptor in the amygdala

Wed, 2008-01-16 16:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Martina Marzia, PhD, assistant professor, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa

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Contact: Enza Ferracane
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3rd ancient history movie night!

Tue, 2008-02-19 17:00
Maass Chemistry Building : 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B8

Screening of "Alexander" (2004), with an introduction by Professor Hans Beck.

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Canadian Conference on Global Lung Health: "Strategies for Improving Delivery of Lung Health in Resource-Limited Settings: What is the Evidence?"

Thu, 2008-03-27 (All day) - Fri, 2008-03-28 (All day)
Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre (U of A Hospital), Edmonton : Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre (U of A Hospital), Edmonton

AllerGen NCE Inc. and the University of Alberta, together with the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (the Union), have designed a conference to discuss the burden of lung disease and the evidence for priority interventions. The conference will also focus on strategies to implement effective programs in four lung health areas: 1) TB, 2) Tobacco control, 3) Asthma, 4) Childhood pneumonia.

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Presentations by Yakin Ertürk and Soyata Maïga, UN Special Rapporteurs on Women

Tue, 2008-01-22 11:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Yakin Ertürk, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its causes and its consequences: "Sexual violence in war time: Its causes and its consequences”; Soyata Maïga, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women, African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights: "The role of the African Commission in defence of Women's Rights."

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Contact: Dr. Nandini Ramanujam
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Latin sight translation contest

Thu, 2008-01-17 13:00
TBA : TBA

Sponsored by the Canadian Association of Classicists (CAC).

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