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The Hughlings Jackson Lecture - “Optical deconstruction of fully-assembled biological systems”

Fri, 2014-10-17 16:00 - 17:30
Montreal Neurological Institute : Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: No cost, registration required

The Hughlings Jackson Lecture will take place on October 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm at the Neuro. This year, the Neuro’s premier scientific lecture entitled, “Optical deconstruction of fully-assembled biological systems” will be delivered by Dr. Karl Deisseroth, D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of Stanford University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA. The Hughlings Jackson Lecture was established at the MNI in 1935.

Contact Information

Contact: Debbie Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Office Phone: 514-398-6047
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Dr. Joe and The Food Babe

Fri, 2014-07-18 20:28

I spent quite some time talking with the reporter who wrote this story about the Food Babe. She did quote me correctly but as far as having lots of fans and "some" critics goes...well those "some" consist of members of the scientific community who know a lot more about food science than the "fans."

Read More: Charlotte’s Food Babe has lots of fans – and some critics

Source Site: /oss

MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:20

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year. More than 32,000 people from 160 countries, with an average age of 35 (a bit younger than normal) signed up for the MOOC. Almost 1,800 people completed all elements of the course, and another 7,000 people completed at least one assignment or test.

Source Site: /tls

The 2014 Workshop on Clinical and Applied Proteomics

Fri, 2014-10-24 (All day)
Royal Victoria Hospital : M3.01 - JSL Browne Amphitheater, H4 - Employee/Nurse lounges for booth & social events, 687 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1
Price: Free

The objective of the 2014 Workshop on Clinical and Applied Proteomics is to gather together clinicians, researchers and trainees who share an interest in applied proteomics/interactomics from a disease-related perspective, as well as those who are interested in learning new technologies, sharing research ideas with others, interacting and collaborating within the RI-MUHC/McGill and externally in Montreal and beyond.

Contact Information

Contact: Jing Liu
Source Site: /endocrinology
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Les liens qui nous unissent : plus forts et plus étroits!

Thu, 2014-05-15 15:05

Rouyn-Noranda,  le  14  mai  2014  –  Les  250  délégués  qui  ont  pris  part  au  2 e   Symposium  du  Réseau universitaire intégré de santé (RUIS) de l’Université McGill repartent avec un bagage des plus positifs de leur passage à Rouyn-Noranda, les 12 et 13 mai.

Contact Information

Contact: France Cardin
Organization: Université McGill
Office Phone: 514-398-2066
Source Site: /ruis

Jacques Boissonneault recognized by RUIS McGill

Wed, 2014-05-14 14:00

The latest  recipient of  RUIS McGill's Leadership Excellence Award is Jacques Boissonneault, Director-general of l’Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue.

Boissonneault received the award during the 2014 RUIS McGill Symposium, held in the region.

Read more here (French only)

Source Site: /ruis

Heartbleed: reset your McGill Password

Wed, 2014-05-14 10:26

In April, we emailed you about the Heartbleed vulnerability and its potential impact on McGill. All of McGill’s central IT systems have been evaluated, and updates were applied where needed. As a final precaution, we strongly encourage you to change your McGill Password without delay

If you are a McGill staff member, you are required to change your password.

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Don't miss the Dr. Joe Show!

Thu, 2014-05-01 22:56

My guest next Sunday on my radio show is Dr. David Gorski, surgical oncologist and champion of science-based medicine. The topic? What else? Quack cancer remedies. But we will also discuss legitimate treatments. You can catch the action at 3 PM Eastern time on CJAD 800 in Montreal or on the web. Just go to the CJAD website and click on" listen live."

Source Site: /oss