A magnet for the world's top genomics and proteomics researchers is being constructed at McGill University. The new building will be the final component of McGill's TechSquare and an integral part of the McGill University Health Centre.
Every year pain prevents millions of people from going to work, leading to billions of dollars of economic loss. Many, including Dr. James Henry, argue that much of the research being done on pain is simply not reaching enough people -- doctors or patients.
David R. Colman, Ph.D., Annenberg Professor of Moleclar Biology and Neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York will succeed Professor Rrichar Murphy as director of the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI).
McGill University Health Centre - Procter & Gamble announces strategic alliance with GMP companies for novel treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
McGill University Health Centre - Procter & Gamble Announces Strategic Alliance with GMP Companies for Novel Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
Following the announcement that Francesco Bellini is the lead benefactor behind McGill's new life sciences bldg., here are a few biographical details on the Montreal scientist and businessman.
Life is about to be explored in revolutionary new ways at McGill. The University is set to construct an innovative life sciences building that will change the way research is conducted. Built at a total cost of $53.1 million, the Francesco Bellini Life Sciences Building will be the centrepiece of the largest research complex of its kind in Eastern Canada and will be one of the biggest construction projects undertaken in McGill's history.
A priceless collection of letters, photos and rare autographed books by a quartet of CanLit greats will soon be available for public consultation at McGill. Author, filmmaker and native Montrealer William Weintraub will donate hundreds of his letters with authors Mordecai Richler, Mavis Gallant and Brian Moore to the McGill University Libraries, Rare Books and Special Collections Division.
Gordon Roberts, a James McGill professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering at McGill University, is an international leader in testing mixed-signal microelectronic chips.
Relive Montreal's plant past by visiting Canada's oldest herbarium. The 560 herbal specimens preserved at the McGill University Herbarium are now available on-line. Browse through the site and rediscover Montreal of the 1820's, when the island was wild and the Miron Quarry was a bog filled with rare native orchids.
Several years after his retirement as editor of the British scientific journal Nature, Sir John Maddox remains active as a speaker and writer on his favourite topic: the exciting road ahead for scientists. On March 19, Maddox will deliver the Beatty Memorial Lecture at McGill University (6 pm in the Fieldhouse Auditorium, Leacock 132). Maddox was at the helm of one of the world's most prestigious scientific publications for almost 23 years, helping shape science by deciding what to publish.
Calling the Quebec government "an essential partner" if the University is to fulfil its promise to society, Principal Bernard Shapiro today addressed the parliamentary commission on education, in the company of other senior McGill officials and a student representative, at the National Assembly in Quebec City. While he thanked the government for last year's start on reinvesting in the system of higher education, Principal Shapiro noted that McGill has not received its fair share from Quebec.
Following the news thatMcGill, Sherbrooke and Bishop's universities are creating an independent venture capital firm called MSBI, we thought†a fact-sheet was in order to provide a few essential details.