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McGill named a top employer for seventh straight year

Tue, 2015-02-24 09:51

For the seventh consecutive year, McGill has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers, as selected by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

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PhD Oral Defense: Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum Resistance to Novel Drugs: A Study of PfCRT, PfMDR1 and PfABCG Mediated Drug Resistance

Fri, 2015-02-27 15:00
Parasitology Building : P-117, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Sonia Inès Edayé, Institute of Parasitology

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PhD Oral Defense: The Effect of Landscape Structure on Insect Herbivory and Biodiversity: Implications for Forest Ecosystem Services in the Montérégie, Québec

Fri, 2015-02-27 13:15
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Dorothy Y Maguire, Natural Resource Sciences

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PhD Oral Defense: Consequences of Heligmosomoides bakeri (Nematoda) infection and Protein Deficiency during Pregnancy and Lactation on Maternal and Fetal Outcomes in Mice

Fri, 2015-02-27 09:15
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Lisa Michelle Starr, Institute of Parasitology.

This study investigated the impacts of combined gastrointestinal (GI) nematode infection with Heligmosomoides bakeri and protein deficiency (PD) during pregnancy and lactation in CD1 mice on maternal pathology, fetal growth and placental gene expression.


Everyone in the McGill community is welcome to attend a PhD oral defense. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our PhD candidates.

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Entrevue avec Philippe Sly, baryton-basse (Tutti-magazine)

Mon, 2015-02-23 16:45

Le jeune baryton-basse canadien Philippe Sly fait ses débuts scéniques en Europe à Paris, sur la scène de l'Opéra Comique, dans Au Monde. Nous le rencontrons pendant les répétitions de l'opéra de Philippe Boesmans pour recueillir ses impressions, parler de sa voix, de ses expériences déjà riches et multiples et de son implication entière dans la musique et le chant. Lisez l'entrevue ici.

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Review of Dénes Várjon's piano recital.

Mon, 2015-02-23 16:41

As part of the Montréal en Lumière Winter Festival, internationally renowned pianist Dénes Várjon was invited to perform a solo recital at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music. Currently a professor at the Liszt Academy in Budapest, Várjon’s program was fit for a conservatory, a sort of chronological overview of the literature with Classical and Romantic standards, a piece from the warhorse cabinet and a touch of modernist flare. The evening was a display of varying styles and challenges that demonstrated Várjon’s adaptability and dexterity.

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2015 KPE Graduation Ball

Fri, 2015-05-01 19:00 - 23:45
L'Ambroisie : 4020 Saint-Ambroise # 140, Montreal, QC
Price: $85

The following is posted on behalf of the McGill Student Association for Physical Education and Kinesiology (SAPEK):

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Building tailor-made DNA nanotubes step by step

New, block-by-block assembly method could pave way for applications in opto-electronics, drug delivery
Mon, 2015-02-23 13:35

Researchers at McGill University have developed a new, low-cost method to build DNA nanotubes block by block – a breakthrough that could help pave the way for scaffolds made from DNA strands to be used in applications such as optical and electronic devices or smart drug-delivery systems.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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McGill Concerto Competition Piano Winners Announced

Mon, 2015-02-23 12:52

Geoffrey Conquer, student of Marina Mdivani and Zhenni Li, student of Stéphane Lemelin, were declared joint winners of the Schulich Concerto Competition, piano.  Conquer, who performed the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor and Li who performed the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, will both play with the McGill Symphony Orchestra in the 2015-2016 season. 

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Job Talk by Dr. Benjamin Lempert: " Sounds to Break Bodies Apart: Ed Roberson, Miles Davis, and the form(s) of American Poetry"

Tue, 2015-02-24 09:30
Arts Building : Room 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: Free
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