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Prof. Catherine Guastavino, School of Information Studies, featured on the Radio-Canada show « Les années lumière »

Tue, 2017-05-16 14:09

Écoutez Catherine Guastavino et Romain Dumoulin nous parler du projet de recherche La ville sonore (Sounds in the city) dans une entrevue réalisée à l’émission Les Années Lumières de Radio-Canada durant le 85ème congrès de l’ACFAS.



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PhD Oral Defense: Subunit diversity of the levamisole-sensitive acetylcholine receptor

Thu, 2017-06-08 09:00
Parasitology Building : P-117, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Thomas Duguet, Institute of Parasitology

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CAP Accreditation and Quality Management in Anatomic Pathology Laboratories

Tue, 2017-06-06 12:00 - 13:00
MUHC Glen Site Room EM 13509 : 1001 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal,, QC, CA , H4A 3J1
Price: Free entry

Qihui Zhai, MD, FCAP
Professor of pathology and consultant pathologist
Medical director of the FISH Laboratory
Mayo Clinic, Florida USA 

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Spring Convocation

Thu, 2017-06-01 10:00 - 12:00

Join us as we celebrate our 2017 graduates from the Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Thesis Defense Presentation: Johnny Boghossian

Tue, 2017-06-13 14:15 - 16:15
Bronfman Building : Room 575, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5


Mr. Johnny Boghossian, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Strategy & Organization area will be presenting his thesis defence entitled:

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Alena Erchenko (Penn State)

Wed, 2017-05-17 13:30 - 14:30
Burnside Hall : Room 920, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Title: A flexibility program in dynamical systems and first results.

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Turning skin cells into brain cells

Tue, 2017-05-16 10:09

Microglia, critical to Alzheimer’s research, can now be produced artificially

The quest for better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has a powerful new tool at its disposal — the ability to artificially generate brain cells that have been shown to play an important role in the disease function.

Source Site: /neuro

McGill announces 2017 honorary doctorate recipients

Tue, 2017-05-16 10:04

McGill University has released the names of the inspirational leaders who will be receiving honorary doctorates this year. The slate includes luminaries in fields ranging from music to sustainability. Nobel Prize winners Arthur McDonald and Paul Nurse will be honoured, as will former prime ministers Paul Martin and Brian Mulroney.

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Air Canada moves to a new loyalty program after 2020

Tue, 2017-05-16 10:02

After 2020, Air Canada plans to be running its own in-house loyalty program instead of sticking with Aeroplan. So, what does that mean?

For now, not much. Aeroplan members have plenty of time to use up their points. But once Air Canada shifts to its new plan, there are several possibilities.

Source Site: /desautels

Rima Qureshi leaves Ericsson North America after less than a year as boss

Tue, 2017-05-16 09:59

After less than a year at the job, Ericsson Senior VP and head of North American operations Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96) has left the company. Chief Strategy Officer Niklas Hueveldop has stepped in on an interim basis, and the company has started the search for a permanent replacement. Ericsson is in the midst of a turnaround, streamlining operations and bumping up its investment in R&D.

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