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New LSM 800 Microscope

The Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF) has integrated a brand new LSM 800 microscope from Zeiss into the facility. Featuring convenient and user-friendly software complete with custom-made shortcut buttons for experiment repetition as well as Airyscan for 1.7x more resolution in image acquisition.

Published on : 01 Mar 2016

FIS 351 Crystal Reports for Finance Users – Level 1 - Registration is now open in Minerva - REMINDER

Dear Colleagues, Spaces are still available for  course FIS 351 Crystal Reports for Finance Users Level I. If interested, register for this course through the Employee menu in Minerva (IT Customer Service (ICS) Training Menu > Banner/Minerva > select FIS 351). Based on registration numbers, we may reduce the number of sessions offered between February and April.

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Published on : 18 Jan 2016

FIS 351 Crystal Reports for Finance Users – Level 1 - Registration is now open in Minerva

Dear Colleagues, January to April sessions for course FIS 351 Crystal Reports for Finance Users Level I are now open for registration in Minerva. This course covers basic functions to modify text and field objects in existing crystal report templates pulling data from the FIS data warehouse. The complete course description along with prerequisites is available in the IT Knowledge Base.

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Published on : 18 Dec 2015

New LSM 800 Microscope

The Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF) has integrated a brand new LSM 800 microscope from Zeiss into the facility. Featuring convenient and user-friendly software complete with custom-made shortcut buttons for experiment repetition as well as Airyscan for 1.7x more resolution in image acquisition.

Published on : 10 Dec 2015

Practice doesn’t always make perfect (depending on your brain)

Study fuels nature versus nurture debate How do you get to Carnegie Hall? New research on the brain’s capacity to learn suggests there’s more to it than the adage that “practise makes perfect.” A music-training study by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and colleagues in Germany found evidence to distinguish the parts of the brain that account for individual talent from the parts that are activated through training.

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Published on : 28 Jul 2015

Who is working on Global Health at McGill?

You can now find research teams and individual faculty members more easily in our NEW Research and Training section. In addition McGill-based Global Health team can apply for funding! Learn more here.

Published on : 15 Apr 2015

Desjardins Group and The Neuro – training the next generation of neuroscientists

As part of The Neuro’s Thinking Ahead Campaign, a $240,000 donation from Desjardins Group, the largest financial cooperative group in Canada, to The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University has enabled the creation of the Desjardins Outstanding Student Award. Twelve awards of 20 000 $ each will support top-rated graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are advancing research to better understand the nervous system and neurological disorders and aid in developing new therapies.

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Published on : 04 Sep 2013