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New breast cancer gene identified

A Quebec research team played a key role in an international study led by the University of Toronto and Pomeranian Medical University in Poland that identified a new breast cancer gene.
Mon, 2015-04-27 14:04

Source Site: /newsroom

Finding the body clock’s molecular reset button

Researchers from McGill and Concordia discover mechanism involved in adjusting rhythms of circadian clock
Mon, 2015-04-27 11:11

An international team of scientists has discovered what amounts to a molecular reset button for our internal body clock. Their findings reveal a potential target to treat a range of disorders, from sleep disturbances to other behavioral, cognitive, and metabolic abnormalities, commonly associated with jet lag, shift work and exposure to light at night, as well as with neuropsychiatric conditions such as depression and autism. 

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-334-0466

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Cléa Desjardins
Organization: Media Relations, Concordia University
Office Phone: 514-848-2424 ext. 5068
Source Site: /newsroom

DISE Annual Research Day

Tue, 2015-05-12 09:00 - 14:30
Coach House : ROOM 200, 3715 Peel Street

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education's Annual Research Day is Tuesday, May 12, 2015. On this day DISE Faculty take time to focus on research within the department.

Source Site: /education

Memorandum to researchers regarding the 2015 federal budget

Fri, 2015-04-24 14:37
Office of the Vice-Principal                                        

(Research and International Relations)                       

James Administration Building, Suite 419                     

Tel.: 514-398-3991   Fax: 514-398-8257

DATE: April 24, 2015

TO: McGill’s community of researchers

FROM: Rosie Goldstein        

SUBJECT: Federal Budget 2015 – investment in research                             

Source Site: /research

Professor Sebastien Betermier wins CFR Best paper award

Fri, 2015-04-24 13:42

Professor Sebastien Betermier wins 2015 CFR Best Paper Award at the 14th Colloquium on Financial Markets

“Who are the Value and Growth Investors?”

Authors:  Sebastien Betermier, Laurent Calvet and Paolo Sodini

Source Site: /desautels

Journée scientifique 2015 : Des innovations en soins de première ligne au Québec

Fri, 2015-05-22 08:30 - 16:30
Price: $25

Cliniciens, patients-partenaires, chercheurs et étudiants, prenez part à la seconde édition de la Journée scientifique annuelle du Réseau-1!

Source Site: /familymed

Flameproof falcons and hawks

Most polluted bird on record found in Vancouver
Wed, 2015-04-22 14:46

A Cooper’s hawk, found in Greater Vancouver, is the most polluted wild bird that has been found anywhere in the world.

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Contact: Kyle Elliott
Organization: Department of Natural Resource Sciences

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /newsroom

Arctic beetles may be ideal marker of climate change

Sensitivity of insects to climate makes them ideal for long-term biodiversity monitoring in north
Wed, 2015-04-22 14:36

Source Site: /newsroom

Understanding the barrier protecting the brain

Protein that helps maintain the blood-brain barrier gives hope for MS
Wed, 2015-04-22 10:00

The brain is a privileged organ in the body. So vital to life, the brain is protected from alterations elsewhere in the body by a highly regulated gateway known as the blood-brain barrier, which allows only selected molecules to pass through.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: McGill Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514.398.4201
Source Site: /newsroom