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Quebec Parasitology Symposium, 2004

Date: June 21-22, 2004. Location: Institut Armand Frappier.

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Published on : 04 Jun 2004

Macdonald campus: All's busy on the western front

Macdonald campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue was created in 1907 to improve the lives of rural people in Quebec. That mission remains, but the cutting-edge technology has changed dramatically.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

The magic of mushrooms

Professor Suha Jabaji-Hare is fond of fungus. The mycologist has developed a process to help farmers protect their crops from disease-causing growths, and teaches a course on how to identify different kinds of mushrooms, of which there are many.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Putting our eggs in two baskets

Two new poultry research facilities at McGill and U de M will perform different but complementary research into our favourite feathered food source.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

New faculty position available

Molecular Scientist – Institute of Parasitology, McGill University (Canada Research Chair)

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Published on : 21 May 2004

Burgers and baseball

Get your buns in the barn for the annual Mac Campus BBQ.

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Published on : 13 May 2004

Special Seminar

Dr Alfons Lawen, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, on "The plasma membrane NADH-oxidoreductase, VDAC1 and the regulation of apoptosis." Tuesday, April 20, 12:00-1:00 pm, Institute of Parasitology, Room A-101.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2004

How does your garden grow?

The annual Easter Plant Sale at Macdonald Campus provides a variety of potted plants, cut flowers and gardening plants at prices ranging from $2 to $10.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2004

Easter plant sale

Macdonald Campus students will be selling their flowers at the Raymond Greenhouses on April 8, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Information: David Wees (david.wees@mcgill.ca).

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Published on : 01 Apr 2004

Judy Campbell-Gordon: McGill's domestic goddess

Judy Campbell-Gordon runs the Macdonald Campus Southam food laboratory, better known as the test kitchen.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2004

Branching out with math

Pierre Dutilleul is a statistician who studies trees. Examining how branching patterns affect light-gathering efficiency in plants can improve our understanding of photosynthesis, and by extension, food production and the environment.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2004

Convocations Spring 2004

This year's convocation ceremonies for faculties on both the downtown campus and Macdonald campus will take place outdoors under a canopy.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2004

Students with axes to grind

At the Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Championships, college students from across Eastern Canada and New England will forgo the cold to compete in an array of timbersports: the axe throw, the standing block chop, log decking and the cross-cut saw. Wood chips will fly, logs will roll and lumberjacks and lumberjills will most likely leave with some scrapes and bruises.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Macdonald lumberjacks

More than 250 students from across New England and Eastern Canada and will battle it out during the 50th annual Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Championships at the Macdonald Campus of McGill University. When: January 31, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, at Watson Field, at McGill's Macdonald Campus, 21,111 Lakeshore Rd., Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. Admission and parking are free. Everyone is welcome. Information: 514-398-7789.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2004

Waste into want: rural innovations come to the city

Suzelle Barrington has developed a way to reduce the odour of farm waste, and she wants to bring her composting techniques to the city.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003