The Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN) invites Dr. Marina Picciotto is give the 2023 Bernice Grafstein Lecture in Neuroscience. Dr. Picciotto is the Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine. Her talk is entitled “A novel VTA GABA pathway that encodes unconditioned reward value”. Dr. Picciotto specializes in addiction, memory, and reward behaviours.

Published on: 16 Oct 2023

As part of McGill’s Bicentennial and 24h de science, join BrainReach on a virtual tour of the brain and its fascinating neurons followed by a brief history of neuroscience. Young minds will discover how scientists at McGill set on a journey to understand the human brain.


Topic: What is neuroscience? History of neuroscience at McGill

Time: May 8, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Classified as: STEM Outreach, IPN Integrated Program in Neuroscience
Published on: 6 Apr 2021

The Chemistry Outreach Group has taken home the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media, winning the inaugural 'Collaboration' category for groups of undergraduate or graduate students that engage with the external community and/or the media.

The Prize recognizes the vital role outreach groups play in supporting the University’s commitment to being of service to society and engaging with the broader community.

Classified as: STEM Outreach
Published on: 13 Mar 2020

On March 4th, 2018, over 200 undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and researchers flocked to the University of Western Ontario to attend the 2nd Biennial Inspiring Young Women in STEM Conference. The conference focused on inspiring and supporting young women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) by providing the opportunity to network with and learn from established women in STEM fields.

Classified as: Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives, HBHL, conference, STEM, equity
Published on: 8 Mar 2018

Earlier this week, the first HBHL-SKILLSETS workshop was held. The workshop, entitled Increase Your Impact: Sharing neuroscience research with diverse audiences, was facilitated by Falisha Karpati (Program Officer, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives) and John Van Heest (Communications Administrator, Teaching and Learning Services). Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all around McGill joined us to learn about research dissemination methods, and making neuroscience content accessible and engaging for different audiences.

Classified as: HBHL, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives, neuroscience, communication, professional development
Published on: 15 Feb 2018

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) emphasizes the training of highly qualified researchers, clinicians, and informaticians. This includes not only an excellence in research training, but also complementary training opportunities focused on professional skills. HBHL is proud to collaborate with SKILLSETS on a new suite of professional development offerings specially-designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with an interest in neuroscience.

Published on: 30 Jan 2018
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