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$1 Million donation to Macdonald College Campus

Fri, 2015-05-22 12:18

Gift from graduate William Ritchie forms centrepiece of $2.5-million plan to educate the public, open campus to more visitors

A $1-million gift from Macdonald College of McGill University alumnus J. William Ritchie, BSc(Agr)'51, will provide major support for McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in its efforts to open its Macdonald campus to more visitors and provide a unique, hands-on education into the critical role of agriculture in the food supply chain.

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CaPS Acquisitions Update - May 2015

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:35

CaPS Acquisitions Update - May 2015

Check out our new career books and resources to help you to plan and get your dream career.

You may borrow the following books or resources at CaPS, Brown Student Services Building (room 2200)

New Books: CaPS - New Books

New titles include:

Contact Information

Contact: Lisa Lin
Organization: Career Planning Service (CaPS)
Office Phone: 514-398-3304 ext. 00950
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Father's lasting influence: Molecular foundations of intergenerational transmission of the paternal environment

Wed, 2015-04-22 13:57
Laval and McGill researchers team up with Health Canada and international researchers from Africa, Italy, Copenhagen and Greenland to investigate the impact of environmental exposures on the hertibale information coded in the fathers sperm and the health of offspring.  The research team includes Professor Sarah Kimmins of the Department of Animal Science and is funded for $1.5 million by the Institute of Aboriginal Health, and the Institute of Gender and Health.
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Congratulations Class of 2015

Mon, 2015-04-20 13:49

We would like to send you our warmest regards on behalf of the Career Planning Service (CaPS) and Development and Alumni Relations (DAR).  Your hard work, dedication and perseverance have paid off; you should be very proud of your accomplishments.

Many doors will be opening for you as you take the next steps in your career. If you are unsure about which step to take first, McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) is available to help.

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CaPS Summer Business Hours May - August 2015

Mon, 2015-04-20 13:43

CaPS office hours are Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.  During the summer, May – August CaPS will be closed from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm.


The Brown Student Services Bldg. is open on all Summer Fridays.  Please contact the Brown Bldg. Reception Desk at 398-8238 for assistance with your questions.


Friday access to the Brown Building is by the McTavish Street entrance.  Student casuals, trained to greet and assist visitors, will be available at the main Reception Desk situated at this entrance.


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PhD Oral Defense: In-Silico Structural and Functional Analysis of Trypanosoma brucei RNA Editing Ligases and their Interaction with their Binding Partner Proteins

Thu, 2015-04-02 15:00
Parasitology Building : P-117, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Alireza Darissi Shaneh, Institute of Parasitology

RNA editing is a post-transcriptional modification in which a base is substituted by another one or inserted or deleted. In trypanosomatids, RNA editing is carried out by uridine insertion or deletion. A multiprotein complex, the editosome, trims the mitochondrial mRNA transcripts, and it consists of twenty know proteins out of which kinetoplastid RNA editing ligases 1 and 2 (KREL1 and KREL2) were subjects of this study.

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PhD Oral Defense: Processing of Arenga pinnata (Palm) Sugar

Fri, 2015-03-27 13:15
Raymond Building : R3-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Inneke Roos Mary Victor, Department of Bioresource Engineering

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PhD Oral Defense: Transposon-assisted functional genomics of malting quality QTLs in barley

Tue, 2015-03-31 13:15
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Surinder Singh, Department of Plant Science

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