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FRQNT - New University Researchers Start-Up Program

15Aug201610:00
to
12:00
James Administration Building, Room 301 Montreal, QC, CA
New Researchers in natural sciences, mathematical sciences and engineering who are planning to apply to the upcoming FRQNT New University Researchers competition (2017-2018) will be able to meet and discuss with Guest Speakers from the McGill co

CFTRc Team Participates in Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History!

Once again the Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre (CFTRc) team from McGill University participated in the annual Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History. As a nation, Canada raised $3 million dollars and counting for Cystic Fibrosis research and care. 

Published: 31May2016

Budget Carry Forwards posted to May of fiscal year 17 (2016/17)

To all Finance users,

Budget carry forward balances for all applicable funds have been posted to May of fiscal year 17 (2016/17). This budget appears in account code 700421, 700422 or 700428 (depending on the Fund Type), and carries a document number starting with ‘CF’.  

Information relating to the carry forwards is available in the Information Bulletin from the Office of the Budget and Financial ServicesApril 30, 2016 found in our Knowledge Base.

[Message sent out over the FIS listserv May 31, 2016]

Published: 31May2016

"McGill Financial Statements" - Month of April 2016

To all Finance users,

The University fiscal year 16 (2015/16) is officially closed. You may pick up your April Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva.

This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

Published: 31May2016

McGill Opens Doors Wide for Cystic Fibrosis Research

For McGill scientists specializing in protein-traffi cking diseases such as cystic fi brosis (CF), October 17, 2011 marked a monumental event with the opening of McGill’s Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre (CFTRc) in the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building. Celebrated by a one-day symposium highlighting McGill’s proven strengths in this research area, the Centre brings society one step closer to eradicating CF. 

 

Read the whole article HERE.

Published: 27May2016

Cystic Fibrosis, a Paradigm of Conformational Diseases Presentation

Gergely Lukacs, from the Department of Physiology, talks about cystic fibrosis, a paradigm of conformational diseases. A "Soup and Science" presentation.

 

Watch the whole presentation on YouTube HERE.

Published: 27May2016

David Thomas Interview: Tackling Genetic Diseases on Futures in Biotech

David Thomas, professor and chair in the Department of Biochemistry at McGill University addresses progress in molecular biology and the latest strategies for tackling genetic disease. 

 

Watch the whole episode HERE.

Published: 27May2016

Paper-based biosensor to detect HIV-hepatitis C co-infections

The research group of Prof Xinyu Liu is developing a portable, paper-based biosensor for point-of-care diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infections. The research, led by graduate student Chen Zhao, has been published in the journal Biomicrofluidics.  The article has been selected as an Editor’s Pick of the journal and has been featured by Science Daily, American Institute of Physics (AIP), the Electrochemical Society and other science news websites.

Published: 20May2016

Transfer of International Relations Division to Provost's Office Purview

On April 21, 2016, Principal Suzanne Fortier announced that the International Relations division of the Office of the Vice-Principal of Research and International Relations will be transitioning to the purview of the Office of the Provost. The following is an excerpt of the memo that Principal Fortier addressed to the McGill University Senate. 

Published: 6May2016

Month of April Closing Delayed | Month of May Fund Balances

Good Day,

Please note that due to the extended University year end period, the month of April will not be closing according to the usual month end schedule. April 2016 is scheduled to be closed on May 30th. This means that financial statements for April are still not available. An email notification will be sent when the financial statements are ready to be picked up in Minerva.

Until April is closed, please be mindful that fund balances may not include the new fiscal year’s budgets nor the budget carry forwards.

Thank you for your patience.

Published: 4May2016

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