Free admission, free skate rentals and free refreshments! A great way to get into the spirit of Reading Week! You must sign up IN PERSON by presenting your McGill ID card at International Student Services (ISS) by Tuesday, February 14.
Dr. Andrew Gonzalez, Biology, McGill
Dr. Volker Bahn, Biology, McGill
Behind every great university are the graduates who support it! Take this opportunity to say a special "thank you" to our donors and let them know how much McGill values their support. Join Co-Chairs Tanya Bouchard, BA'94, DPA'98, Olivia Kerr, BCom'99, Todd McDougall, BEng'95, Jaclyn Seidman, BEd'01, BEd'02, BCL/LLB'05, and Sevag Yeghoyan, BA'97, for an evening of fun, food, prizes and phone calling.
Humans exhibit surprisingly robust individual differences in their sensitivity to pain, their response to pain-killing drugs, and their susceptibility to developing chronic pain after injury. This talk will focus on advances in the identification of genetic and environmental factors affecting pain.
Guest lecturer: Antonia Maioni. Canada sits at a crossroads in health care reform. Expanding needs, rising expectations and new technologies are reshaping the policy agenda. What are today's pressing challenges? Given Canada's federal structure and minority government situation, these decisions are sure to be complex and hotly contested.
The genetic dissection of the host response to Salmonella Typhimurium infection in wild-derived mice
PhD Seminar: Vanessa Sancho
Colonizing gender and predictive medicine: Situtating the 'subaltern' subject/ objects of BRCA genetics
Sahra Gibbon, Dept of Anthropology, University College London
Dr. Benjamin Eaton, Div. of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco
This year's theme: "Intellectual property at the edge: New approaches to intellectual property in a transsystemic world." Speakers, including David Vaver and Simon Anholt, will examine cutting-edge IP issues through a transsystemic lens. Panels of academics, lawyers, policy makers and business people will discuss practical issues and will bring together perspectives of both civil and common law. Conference takes place March 17-18, 2006.