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IMPORTANT NOTICE - Change in Shuttle Bus service today

Due to the pending demonstration today on the corner of Sherbrooke and McGill College, the Shuttle Bus route will be modified as of 3:00 pm. The Shuttle Bus will stop and pick up students in front of the Museum of Fine Arts at the corner of Crescent and Sherbrooke. The service will return to normal tomorrow morning (Thursday, March 17).

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Published on : 16 Mar 2005

Stephen Lewis at Mac

As the UN special envoy on AIDS in Africa, Stephen Lewis has seen heartbreaking and inspiring episodes. Canada, and especially the students and researchers at Macdonald campus, can do a lot to help.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2005

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