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Bioinformatics (faculty position) available

The Institute of Parasitology is seeking to appoint a tenure track faculty member with experience and research interests in bioinformatics.

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Published on : 05 Jan 2005

Patrick Blue: Take a bough

Patrick Blue has seen almost everything as head of security at Macdonald campus. He restores his soul growing organic Christmas trees on his own land.

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Published on : 09 Dec 2004

Special Seminar

Wed. 24 November 2004, Room A-101, 12.30-1.30 pm. Nick Kennedy, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Australia. "DNA vaccines in sheep: Use of CTLA-4 targeting and CpG motifs to enhance immune responses."

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Published on : 22 Nov 2004

Journal Club Presentation

Parasitology (A-101) Thu 4 November, 12:30 Stephanie Yanow: Double-stranded RNA-mediated gene silencing of cysteine proteases (falcipain-1 and -2) of Plasmodium falciparum

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Published on : 04 Nov 2004

Special Seminar

Mon Oct 25, 2004, 12:00 noon, Parasitology A-101. Dr Gunnar C. Hansson, Dept of Medical Biochemistry, Goteborg University, Sweden: "Mucus and mucins of the gastrointestinal tract, an important and dynamic host barrier against parasites"

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Published on : 08 Oct 2004

Tadja Hall: 25 years and counting

Who the heck is Tadja Hall? The Macdonald Campus faculty club turns 25.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2004

Special Seminar

Thu Oct 21, 2004, 11:00 am, Parasitology A-101. Dr David Artis, University of Pennsylvania: "Novel immune effector mechanisms against parasites of the gastrointestinal tract"

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Published on : 10 Sep 2004

Final Seminar: Joe Nabhan - Mo 30 Aug

Mo 30 Aug 2004, 11:30 am, R4-047. Joe Nabhan: "A functional study of the essential 26S proteasome subunit POH1"

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Published on : 01 Aug 2004

Final Seminar

Th 19 August 2004, 11:30 am, R4-047. Dan Galazzo: "A comparison of laboratory and field resistance to macrocylic lactones in Haemonchus contortus."

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Published on : 22 Jul 2004

A Visit to Mac

Summer seems like a natural time to peek in on Macdonald Campus, home of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The News presents a photo essay of this vibrant community.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Special Lunch Time Seminar: Tu 20 July at 12:00

Tu 20 July at 12:00, A-101. Tom Churcher, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London. Title: "Density dependence in helminth transmission; its influence over the spread of anthelmintic resistance."

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Published on : 06 Jul 2004

Lunch time seminar

Mon 28 Jun, Parasitology, A-101, 12:00 pm. Title: "Vaccination against gastrointestinal nematode parasites of livestock - giving the worms a taste of their own medicine?" By: Dr. Philip Skuce, Moredun Research Institute, Scotland.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2004

Quebec Parasitology Symposium, 2004

Date: June 21-22, 2004. Location: Institut Armand Frappier.

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Published on : 04 Jun 2004

The magic of mushrooms

Professor Suha Jabaji-Hare is fond of fungus. The mycologist has developed a process to help farmers protect their crops from disease-causing growths, and teaches a course on how to identify different kinds of mushrooms, of which there are many.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Putting our eggs in two baskets

Two new poultry research facilities at McGill and U de M will perform different but complementary research into our favourite feathered food source.

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Published on : 27 May 2004