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TB: Dying for a test - one-day symposium on TB field diagnostics

Wed, 2007-11-07 (All day)
Cape Town, South Africa : Cape Town, South Africa

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).

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Contact: Sheila Shettle - MSF
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38th IUATLD conference on lung health

Thu, 2007-11-08 (All day) - Mon, 2007-11-12 (All day)
Cape Town, South Africa : Cape Town, South Africa

Conference theme: "Confronting the Challenges of HIV and MDR in TB Prevention and Care." Pre-registration deadline: October 19, 2007.

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PhD oral defence

Thu, 2007-08-30 13:30
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

PhD student Vionnie Yu: "Factor inhibiting ATF4-mediated transcription is a novel leucine zipper transcriptional repressor that regulates bone mass"

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Contact: Thomas Leslie
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Office Phone: 514-398-4198
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Information session on internship opportunities in Panama

Tue, 2007-09-11 13:30 - 14:30
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

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.

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McGill scholarships and awards for returning students

Sat, 2007-08-18 (All day)

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.

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McGill scholarships and awards for newly admitted students

Sat, 2007-09-22 (All day)

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.

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Freaky Fridays - The reality of rodents

Fri, 2007-12-14 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

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.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Office Phone: 514-398-4086 ext. 4094#
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Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium - Origin of Life: What was the Spark of Life?

Thu, 2007-10-04 17:00 - 19:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

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.

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Contact: Delores LaPratt, Coordinator
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Office Phone: 514-398-2852
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Pay attention to their sleep: Dealing with sleep problems of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Mon, 2007-09-17 12:00
Montreal Children's Hospital, Rm C-417 : Montreal Children's Hospital, Rm C-417

Dr. Reut Gruber, Dept of Psychiatry, Douglas Mental Health University Institute

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Current challenges in managing childhood asthma

Mon, 2007-09-24 12:00
Montreal Children's Hospital, Rm C-417 : Montreal Children's Hospital, Rm C-417

Dr. Malcolm Sears, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St. Joseph's Healthcare, McMaster University

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