Speakers: Dr. Moshe Szyf, PhD, "DNA methylation: a dynamic signal"; Dr. Eric Milot, PhD, "Modulation of the beta-globin kchromatin organization during hematopoiesis"; Dr. Jacquetta Trasler, MD, PhD, "Setting and upsetting epligenetic patterns in the germline and embryo." Keynote speaker: Dr. Robert Waterland, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, "La nouvelle génétique: Nutrition and developmental epigenetics."
Dr. Arnold Kristof, Critical Care Division, MUHC. Chair: Dr. Don Sheppard.
Dr. Peter C.K. Lau, Biotechnology Research Institute. Chair: Dr. Ben Cousineau.
Deadline for receipt of nominations in the Dean's Office.
Deadline for the Dean to forward Faculty nominations to the Principal's Awards Advisory Committee (VP Administration & Finance)
GEC3 Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Mark Jaccard, professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management; director, Energy and Materials Research Group, Simon Fraser University; winner of the Donner Prize for the top policy book in Canada in 2005: "Sustainable Fossil Fuels: The Unusual Suspect in the Quest for Clean and Enduring Energy" (Cambridge University Press). The public is welcome to attend this free public lecture.
What dinosaurs (and others) left behind. Jacob Berkowitz presents his unique theatrical 40-minute family presentation on the science of fossil poop -- coprolites. Become a dung detective and help put this case in the bag.
A "dialogic" session with Prof. Radoslav Zuk concerning his current exhibition on Ukrainian churches.
Quebec-Vermont Number Theory Seminar: Richard Taylor, Harvard
CRM-McGill Applied Mathematics Seminar: Susanne Brenner, LSU