Public Events (MNI)


This year’s Epilepsy Day will discuss the current status, gaps, and future perspectives of epilepsy surgery in general and Quebec in particular. A panel of experts will tackle important issues including indications, innovative approaches, and clinical outcomes, both in pediatric and adult patients with difficult-to-treat epilepsies. Poster presentations will feature ongoing research from academic centers across the Province, providing an opportunity for more interactions and discussions.


The K.A.C. Elliott Named Lecture, "Mechanism of Episodic Memories" will be delivered by Susumu Tonegawa, Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Director, RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Principal Investigator, Tonegawa Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. A reception will follow.


The Neuro and McGill University are pleased to host Dr. Juan S. Bonifacino, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Director, Cell Biology and Neurobiology Branch (CBNB) of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH).


The 9th Annual Albert Aguayo Lecture is scheduled for May 30, 2018. The lecture entitled ‘Molecular Mechanics of the Transduction Apparatus of Inner Ear Hair Cells’ will take place in the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre beginning at 4:00 pm. This important lecture will be given by Professor David P. Corey, Bertarelli Professor of Translational Medical Science, Investigator of Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School A reception will follow.