VP (Research and International Relations) news
Dr. Wagdi (Fred) Habashi has just been named the recipient of the 2011 McCurdy Award given out by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI). The award is given to recognize outstanding achievement in the science and creative aspects of engineering relating to aeronautics and space research.
Results from a new study suggest that one of the most prescribed medications for alcohol dependence may be more effective in some people.
It’s called Phylo, and it’s a computer game with a scientific mission: to solve the gaps in genome alignment so biologists can better understand the causes of disease. It’s the brainchild of a group of computer scientists and students at McGill University.
William Caplin, a specialist in the theory of musical form and James McGill professor of music theory at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, is one of eight outstanding Canadian researchers to be awarded a Canada Council for the Arts Killam Research Fellowship. The Council announced the recipients of the grants today.
Projects to address a broad range of areas, including solar energy, laser technology, IT efficiency, and healthy environment and ecosystems
Two McGill researchers have been awarded the distinction of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow. The rank of Fellow is the highest honour awarded by AAAS and is bestowed upon members by their peers in recognition of scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
It is my great pleasure to announce that Dr. Cecile Baccanale has accepted the position of Director of the Animal Compliance Office as of September 1, 2008.
Dr. Richard I. Levin, Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Dr. Denis Thérien, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) of McGill University, are pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Dewar, PhD, as Acting Scientific Director of the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre.