Eurofins Food Safety Systems Partners with McGill University for Public Food Safety Training for Canadian Food Manufacturers
Eurofins Food Safety Systems (EFSS) and the Food Safety and Quality Program (FSQP) at McGill University are excited to announce a signed agreement to provide co-branded public training for the Canadian food manufacturing industry. The courses include the highly sought-after FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Training as well as GFSI benchmarked standard training to SQF and BRC. The partnership is an exceptional pairing as Eurofins and McGill University share a common interest in the success of the Canadian food manufacturing industry.
The Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF) has integrated a brand new LSM 800 microscope from Zeiss into the facility. Featuring convenient and user-friendly software complete with custom-made shortcut buttons for experiment repetition as well as diode lasers for fast start-up and beautiful images.
FIS 351 Crystal Reports for Finance Users – Level 1 - Registration is now open in Minerva - REMINDER
Dear Colleagues, Spaces are still available for course FIS 351 Crystal Reports for Finance Users Level I. If interested, register for this course through the Employee menu in Minerva (IT Customer Service (ICS) Training Menu > Banner/Minerva > select FIS 351). Based on registration numbers, we may reduce the number of sessions offered between February and April.
Dear Colleagues, January to April sessions for course FIS 351 Crystal Reports for Finance Users Level I are now open for registration in Minerva. This course covers basic functions to modify text and field objects in existing crystal report templates pulling data from the FIS data warehouse. The complete course description along with prerequisites is available in the IT Knowledge Base.
The Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF) has integrated a brand new LSM 800 microscope from Zeiss into the facility. Featuring convenient and user-friendly software complete with custom-made shortcut buttons for experiment repetition as well as Airyscan for 1.7x more resolution in image acquisition.
Study fuels nature versus nurture debate How do you get to Carnegie Hall? New research on the brain’s capacity to learn suggests there’s more to it than the adage that “practise makes perfect.” A music-training study by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and colleagues in Germany found evidence to distinguish the parts of the brain that account for individual talent from the parts that are activated through training.
You can now find research teams and individual faculty members more easily in our NEW Research and Training section. In addition McGill-based Global Health team can apply for funding! Learn more here.
Key modifications urged for Québec energy policy
As part of The Neuro’s Thinking Ahead Campaign, a $240,000 donation from Desjardins Group, the largest financial cooperative group in Canada, to The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University has enabled the creation of the Desjardins Outstanding Student Award. Twelve awards of 20 000 $ each will support top-rated graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are advancing research to better understand the nervous system and neurological disorders and aid in developing new therapies.