Research led by Prof François Barthelat in the Department of Mechanical Engineering earned a spot on Quebec's list of top 10 scientific discoveries in 2014. Inspired by natural structures like seashells, Barthelat and his team developed a technique to strengthen glass. They were able to make glass 200 times more resistant to breakage by engraving micro-cracks in wavy configurations on its surface. The pattern of micro-cracks guided larger cracks and absorbed impact energy.
Special seminar by Dr. Renée Bergeron, Associate Professor and Director, Alfred Campus, University of Guelph.
All Staff and Students are encouraged to attend.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Special presentation by DR. JONATHON MAGUIRE, M.D. (University of Toronto). FRCPC (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada), M.Sc., Clinical Epidemiology (University of Toronto), Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto.
Dr Maguire will present an overview of TARGet Kids! past/present/future, linking early life exposures to health problems including obesity, micronutrient deficiencies, and developmental problems.
PhD Oral Defense of Marya Aziz, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
PhD Oral Defense of Rency Tesy Mathew, Institute of Parasitology
The intra-erythrocytic stage of the human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, employs two metallo-aminopeptidases, termed PfM1AAP and PfM17LAP, in the terminal stages of hemoglobin digestion. Inhibitors of these enzymes exhibit anti-malarial activity and, hence, either one or both enzymes are potential anti-malarial drug targets.
Everyone in the McGill community is welcome to attend a PhD oral defense. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our PhD candidates.
You are invited to attend a seminar by Josée Fiset, Co-Founder and Vice-President Retail Network, Boulangerie Première Moisson.
Default Period: Monday, March 23 - Friday, May 1
PhD Oral Defense of Nicolas Brunet, Department of Naural Resource Sciences
PhD Oral Defense: Surface to Atmosphere Carbon Exchange in Peatlands with Permanent Open Water Pools
PhD Oral Defense of Luc Pelletier, Department of Naural Resource Sciences
PhD Oral Defense: Evaluation of Conditioning Film Formation under Static and Dynamic Flow Processing on Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Surfaces and Its Effects an Bacterial Adhesion
PhD Oral Defense of Nikhil Hiremath, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry.