Jerome P. Kassirer, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine and Case Western Reserve University, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, New England Journal of Medicine. Co-sponsored by Faculty of Medicine Class of 1970. Open to the public.
Great bargains on trips, hotels, cruises, restaurants, books and more! Bring your colleagues, friends and family to have a great time and help a very worthy cause. Light snacks available. $3 wine and beer, $1 soft drinks.
Presenters: Annabelle Pratte, MCL, "Parental decision-making after ultrasound diagnosis of a serious foetal abnormality," Ref: Bijma, H.H. et al, Fetal Diagn. Ther. 2005, 20: 321-327; Stella Drury, MSc, "Severe expressive-language delay related to duplication of the Williams-Beuren locus," Ref: Somerville, J.J. et al, New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Dietmar Köveker, Centre for German and European Studies, Université de Montréal
Controlling the evolution of a simulated hurricane through optimal perturbations: Initial experiments using a 4-D variational analysis system
Dr. Ross Hoffman, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc., Lexington, MA
Energetics inside the deep ocean by means of resonant interactions of internal gravity waves and oscillating tidal flow over 3D topography
Ranis N. Ibragimov, University of Waterloo
Come down to Gerts Pub for some FREE pizza and the chance to address the SSMU executives as a whole and individually on any issue you wish. This only happens once a semester, so grab at the opportunity while you can.
In many courses, the most common document used to verify a student's learning is the essay or term paper. These types of assignments, however, often present evaluation nightmares for the instructors who have to grade them. The aim of this workshop is to examine ways in which professors can grade longer assignments effectively. See website (below) for details.
Dr Hamid Bolouri, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle (recruitment candidate for position of Director, Bioinformatics)
Dr Michael Sutton, Caltech Broad Center for Biological Sciences (recruitment candidate, Physiology dept)