Students Pengfei Song, Weize Zhang and Alexandre Sobolevski, under the supervision of Professor Xinyu Liu, won the Best Paper Award in the Microfluidics Symposium at the 2014 ASME IMECE conference. The team developed a microfluidic device for on-chip culture, chemical perfusion and phenotype identification of the nematode worm C. elegans, a promising development for worm-based, high-throughput chemical testing. The device can house single worms in microfluidic chambers, the chemical environment of which can be adjusted according to experimental needs.
On May 14th 2015, E-Innovation, a team all composed of McGill Chemistry staff and students, was awarded the second place of the 2015 McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition for entrepreneurs in the Innovation Driven Track. The co-founders of E-Innovation are Prof. Janine Mauzeroll, Laurence Danis, Dr. Tomer Noyhouzer, Dr. Michael E. Snowden and Dr. Ushula M. Tefashe. The team would like to thank once again their mentors Marc St-Arnaud, Gregory Kalinin and Pr.
CBC, CJAD and Smithsonian Magazine have interviewed Dr. Linda Polka on the study of how babies prefer the sound of other babies. This study was conducted by Ph.D. student Matthew Masapollo, Linda Polka and UQAM colleague Lucie Menard.
Authors: Klag, M., Jansen, K. J and Lee, M. D. Publication: The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science Abstract:
The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate the following Researchers on their successful applications to FRQSC's Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs (Start-up Program for New Research Professors):
Championing the Canadian horse By Andrew Mahon Published May 12, 2015, McGill News Alumni Magazine The Canadian horse is an icon of Canada’s heritage and, according to legend, the original breed of horses in North America – but proving its rightful place in history and drawing attention to its dwindling numbers has been a long and arduous saga.
We are happy to announce that the latest book from the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, Les apparences en droit civil, has been published by Éditions Yvon Blais. This collection of seven essays is the outcome of the civil law workshop series of the same name that the Centre ran in 2012-2014. From the book jacket
Thanks to the generous support of our undergraduate student SSMU Library Improvement Fund, McGill Library & Archives is pleased to report that the long overdue expansion of the washrooms on the main floor of the Redpath Library Building is about to begin!
MDIIM is pleased to announce the Social Economy Initiative’s Impact Internship cohort for the 2015 year. The SEI Impact Internship Program pairs top undergraduate students who offer various skills and managerial support with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.
Due to a scheduled upgrade this weekend, the following services and systems will be unavailable beginning at 7:00am on Sunday, May 17:
We're proud to announce that one of faculty members Dr. Mark Ware, Associate Professor in the McGill Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Anesthesiology, is leading the launch of the Quebec Cannabis Registry, one of the largest studies ever conducted on medical marijuana.