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Freaky Fridays - Ophidophobia, followed by 'Snakes on a Plane'

Fri, 2007-02-23 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

What is it about snakes that makes so many people afraid of them? This talk by Dr. David Green (Biology, McGill), one of Canada's foremost herpetologists, will discuss the myth and reality of snakes and our fascination with them. Proceeds from this series will fund construction of a giant origami Pteranodon to be suspended above the Museum's dinosaur.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Freaky Fridays - Storm perfection

Fri, 2007-02-09 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Dr. Ronald Stewart, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill. Followed by the film "The Perfect Storm." To an atmospheric scientist, a perfect storm occurs when several factors come together to make it especially catastrophic. The 1998 Ice Storm was a perfect storm and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 was another. This presentation focuses on the factors that lead to such storms, including the 1991 event

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Freaky Fridays - Invasion of the bug eyed aliens: Exploring myths in American post-war movies

Fri, 2007-01-26 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Dr. Michael Bisson, Anthropology, McGill. Is "The Invasion of the Saucer Men" or "The Thing" worrying you? Does "The Man from Planet X" "Target Earth" for a "Close Encounter" with "the blob"? Find out why "Mars needs women." Proceeds from this series will fund construction of a giant origami Pteranodon to be suspended above the Museum's dinosaur.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Office Phone: 514-398-4086 ext. 4094#
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Freaky Fridays - Snow creature: Half man, half monster

Fri, 2006-12-08 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Dr. André Costopoulos, Anthropology, McGill. Followed by film "The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas." Proceeds from this series will fund construction of a giant origami Pteranodon to be suspended above the Museum's dinosaur.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Office Phone: 514-398-4086 ext. 4094
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Freaky Fridays - Wolves and werewolves

Thu, 2006-10-19 16:00 - 20:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Dr. Murray Humphries, Natural Resource Sciences, McGill. Followed by film "American Werewolf in London." Proceeds from this series will fund construction of a giant origami Pteranodon to be suspended above the Museum's dinosaur.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Office Phone: 514-398-4086 ext. 4094
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Common themes in the integration and regulation of transcription and RNA processing

Fri, 2008-04-18 16:00 - 17:00
McIntyre Medical Building : 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

James Manley, professor, Dept of Biological Sciences, Columbia University

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Contact: Rachelle Leger
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Office Phone: 514-398-1898
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Presentation - Ben Thompson

Fri, 2008-04-18 13:00
Royal Victoria Hospital : 687 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1
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McGill Seminars on Healing - "Teaching physicians the healer role: The McGill experience"

Fri, 2008-04-18 12:30 - 14:00
Pine 546 : 546 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H2W 1S6

Dr. Helen McNamara, Dept of Obs/Gyn, Centre for Medical Education and McGill Programs in Whole Person Care

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Preparation workshop for HIV / ID healthcare providers interested in volunteering in developing countries

Fri, 2008-04-18 (All day)
New York City : New York City

Presented by the International Center for Equal Healthcare Access. Intended to prepare HIV healthcare volunteers to work in resource-poor settings with ICEHA, and in order to ensure a consistent level of quality in programs, all volunteers are required to participate in a preparation workshop on the specific skills and attitude needed to work in resource-poor settings.

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Contact: Karina Glaser
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