Various topics will be covered, from risk assessment and genetic screening to diet and nutrition and preventive surgery. Co-organized by Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Foundation (HBOC) and the McGill Program in Cancer Genetics. The public is urged to reserve in advance.
2005 CBC Massey Lecture: Race against time - Stephen Lewis, United Nations Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa
"I have spent the last four years watching people die." Stephen Lewis recounts how, in 2000, the UN Millennium Summit in New York introduced eight Millennium Development Goals, which focused on fundamental issues such as education, health and cutting poverty in half by 2015, and shows why and how the international community is falling desperately short of these goals.
E. Fricain, Lyon/McGill
Dr. Frances Chu, Harvard. Chair: Dr. Greg Marczynski
To welcome newly elected fellows from the Montreal area. Co-sponsored by Royal Society of Canada and the Dean of Science, Martin Grant
MISC 2005 Enders Lecture - Immigrant settlement in Canada and the United States: A preliminary comparison
Dr. Ron Schmidt, Fulbright-Enders Visiting Research Chair, Université de Montréal. Second of four speakers in MISC's 2005/2006 Distinguished Lecture series. Co-sponsored by the Chair in Canadian Ethnic Studies, Dr. Morton Weinfeld.
Dr. Phil Barker, Montreal Neurological Institute
Srinivasan Keshav, University of Waterloo
Douglas Eck, Université de Montréal
David Notkin, University of Washington