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Biostatistics Seminar

Purvis Hall Room 24, 1020 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A2, CA

Chris Gravel, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University

Common gene variant influences food choices

If you’re fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. Maybe. Under certain circumstances. Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity.

Published: 9Feb2016

25 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Twenty-five outstanding McGill researchers are being awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), as announced today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia.

Published: 9Feb2016

Canada Research Chairs Announcement

Dear colleagues,

The Honorable Kristy Duncan, federal Minister of Science, announced today the latest new and renewed Canada Research Chairs.

I am happy to report that three of our faculty members and one associate member were among the recipients announced today:

Published: 9Feb2016

Do animals feel empathy?

Jeffrey Mogil, geneticist at McGill University, found the first evidence that animals other than primates could experience "emotion contagion." This is considered by many to be the most basic form of empathy. Vox 

Published: 9Feb2016

Analysis: Rona’s sale and its effect on Quebec

Ken Lester, Desautels Faculty of Management, was interviewed. CTV News

Published: 9Feb2016

À qui profite vraiment le Super Bowl?

Les avantages économiques de la tenue de ce match de championnat ne font pourtant pas l'unanimité dans les villes qui accueillent cet événement sportif, le plus regardé au monde. Entrevue avec Bruno Delorme. Radio-Canada

Published: 9Feb2016

Pharmacoepidemiology Journal Club

Jewish General Hospital Room H433 (conference room, 4th floor of pavilion H), 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E2, CA

The next pharmacoepidemiology journal club session will be on Tuesday, Feb. 16th  at 10am at Jewish General Hospital, Room H433 (conference room, 4th floor of pavilion H).

Registration and abstract submission for the 2016 EBOH Research Day are now open!

Dear EBOH members,

Find yourself longing to get some feedback on your research? Curious about what others in the Department are researching? 

Registration and abstract submission for the 2016 EBOH Research Day are now open!

Published: 8Feb2016