Faculty of Medicine events
The 2nd France-Quebec ALS/FTD Workshop is focused on the meeting theme, ALS/FTD: A tale of many diseases. Registration is free, but required. Students and postdocs are welcome. To attend please complete the attached registration form and return to email@example.com.Deadline: February 26, 2014Quebec Travel Awards sponsored by the ALS Society of Quebec
Exhibit: The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Yellow Wallpaper. A Biography of Neurasthenia in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries
The Osler Library of the History of Medicine is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Yellow Wallpaper. A Biography of Neurasthenia in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries
The Annual Neuropsychology Day will take place Monday, April 28, 2014. In addition to poster presentations by members of the Cognitive Neuroscience Group, The Neuro will welcome Dr. Wolfram Schultz of the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge who will deliver the 17th Annual Brenda Milner Lecture. The lecture takes place at 4:30 pm in the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre. The title of Dr. Schultz’s talk is “ Reward, dopamine and what is driving you”.
SPECIAL LECTURE: "Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer's Disease - Can Knowledge of One Help Cure the Other?"
Dr. Carla Shatz, Sapp Family Provostial Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Director of Bio-X, Stanford's pioneering biosciences program will deliver a special lecture entitled "Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer's Disease - Can Knowledge of One Help Cure the Other?".
The Bio-X talk will be delivered by Dr. Carla Shatz, Sapp Family Provostial Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Director of Bio-X, Stanford's pioneering biosciences program. Her lecture, "Explaining the “X” in Stanford’s Bio-X” will take place on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the McIntyre Medical Building, Palmer Theatre, Room 522 (access via the 5th Floor only), 3655 Sir William Osler Drive. Refreshments will follow.
The Dorothy J. Killam Lecture was established at The Neuro in 2004 to recognize women of influence in business, science, politics or the humanities, and is named after an extraordinary woman who, together with her husband, made immense contributions to Canadian education and science.
The 5th Annual Albert Aguayo Lecture entitled "Neuronal Plasticity and Genomic Diversity " will take place at the Neuro on May 22, 2014 at 4:30 pm. This important lecture will be given by Fred H. Gage, Ph.D. Professor in the Laboratory of Genetics of The Salk Institute, USA. This annual lecture honours Dr. Albert Aguayo, founder and former Director of the Centre for the Research in Neuroscience at McGill University. A reception will follow. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org