You are cordially invited to celebrate the season (albeit with a Tahitian style) with a Christmas mixer for McGill University alumni in Shanghai. RSVP: Not absolutely necessary, but very helpful in determining number of people. Feel free to invite your spouses or friends to come along.
Held once again at the five-star Four Seasons Hotel, this celebratory evening features as our special guest keynote speaker Daniel J. Levitin, McGill University professor and best-selling author of "This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession." Tickets include cocktail reception, three-course dinner, keynote address, entertainment and refreshments at the Canadian Jazz Café, and valet parking.
Ribosomal synthesis of natural product-like non-standard peptides and its application to chemical biology
Dr. Hiroaki Suga, Research Centre for Advanced Science and Technology, Tokyo University
Morphogens as brain wiring molecules: Identifying the molecular mechanism underlying Sonic hedgehog-mediated axon guidance
Frédéric Charron, lab director, Molecular Biology of Neural Development, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
Dr. Mary Lou Zeeman - "Whatever your talent, whatever your passion, you can use them to help the planet"
MSE Speakers Series: Dr. Mary Lou Zeeman, professor, depts of applied mathematics and biology, University of Texas at San Antonio, and Visiting Scientist, Dept of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell. Dr. Zeeman will discuss Cornell's "State of the Planet" course, developed by a team of graduate students, post-docs and faculty. It is a highly interdisciplinary undergraduate course aimed at students from all majors, ranging from freshmen to seniors.
D.O. Hebb Lecture Series 2007-2008 - Some issues and applications in cognitive diagnosis and educational data mining
Dr. Brian W. Junker, Carnegie Mellon University