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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

Macdonald campus: All's busy on the western front

Macdonald campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue was created in 1907 to improve the lives of rural people in Quebec. That mission remains, but the cutting-edge technology has changed dramatically.

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Published on : 27 May 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

New faculty position available

Molecular Scientist – Institute of Parasitology, McGill University (Canada Research Chair)

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Published on : 21 May 2004