Pioneering memory researcher Brenda Milner inducted into the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame
November 21 2012 - Dr. Brenda Milner, pioneer in the field of cognitive neuroscience whose discoveries revolutionized the understanding of memory, is being inducted into the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame today. The induction ceremony takes place at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. Other inductees are physicist and educator Dr. Ursula Franklin and aviation pioneer J.A.D. McCurdy.
November 8 2012 - After a worldwide search, the renowned Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro – of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre has a new director, Guy Rouleau, MD, PhD, FRCPC, OQ. Dr. Rouleau, a prominent Quebec clinician-scientist recognized for his contributions to science and society, will also hold the Wilder Penfield Chair in Neuroscience as Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill.
Joint Seminar Annoucement
Presenting: Dr. Margaret Rice
Departments of Neurosurgery and of Physiology and Neuroscience
NYU School of Medicine
Please see attached brochure for details.
In this talk, Dr. Théôret will present data showing that sports concussions can lead to long term impairments in brain plasticity. Neurophysiological, neuroanatomical and neuropsychological data will be presented.
Dr. Xia Zhang
Institute of Mental Health Research
University of Ottawa
Dr. Stefano Stifani
Montreal Neurological Institute
A cutting-edge neuroscience collaboration between McGill University – through its Brain@McGill network – and the University of Oxford received the McCarthy Tetrault Award of Excellence for Partnership from the Quebec Government Office in London.
Sarah Woolley, Ph.D.
Dr. Woolley is on faculty in the McGill University Department of Biology. She is interested in the neural mechanisms underlying the production and perception of social communication behaviors. She studies these in songbird populations using a combination of electrophysiology, behavioral analysis, molecular biology and computational methods.
Gabriella Mussachia, Ph.D.
Dr. Musacchia is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Infancy Studies Laboratory, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. Her research focuses on how the brain makes sense of the complex world around us in order to understand language and music.