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Douglas Institute meets with its partners in Nunavik

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:18

Lynne McVey, Executive Director of the Douglas Institute, and Charles-Edouard Carrier, Co-Director of the RUIS McGill Great North Mental Health Program, visited Kuujjuaq on June 17 and 18 to meet with their Nunavik mental health partners. The visit coincided with the 20th annual meeting of the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (RRSSSN), which they also attended.

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Save the Date!

Thu, 2014-08-07 09:08

Don't forget to join us October 6 and 7 for the 2014 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium "ARE WE ALONE?"

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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

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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.

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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.

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Contact: Jing Liu
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2nd RUIS McGill Symposium – The ties that empower us

Thu, 2014-05-15 15:05

Rouyn-Noranda,  le  14  mai  2014  – The 250 delegates that attended the 2nd McGill Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé (RUIS) Symposium left with positive memories of their sojourn in Rouyn -Noranda on May 12 and 13.  Following the success of its first symposium, held in Montreal in 2012, RUIS McGill – a consortium comprising the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University and its affiliated teaching hospitals of the McGill University Health Centre, the Jewish General Hospital, St.

Contact Information

Contact: France Cardin
Organization: Université McGill
Office Phone: 514-398-2066
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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.

"Jacques Boissonneault is an exceptional person who has greatly contirbuted to the region and the agence de la santé et les services en santé et services sociaux. We are very honoured to give him this award. It is a well-deserved recognition," said Dr.

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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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