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Integrated Program in Neuroscience
Administrative Office

Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI)
141-3801 University Street, Montreal QC, H3A 2B4
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Summer Office Hours: 
Note that the IPN Administrative Office will be closed on the following days:
July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9, August 16



Dr. Joseph Rochford Director   joseph.rochford [at]                                                             
Dr. Ed Ruthazer

Associate Director

  ed.ruthazer [at]
Katherine Vanka                                  Student Affairs Administrator

✓ Office administration
✓ Student awards and fellowships
✓ Allocation finance
✓ Student and supervisor advising
✓ New supervision requests

  katherine.vanka [at]


  Room 148, MNI

Vivian Omune Student Affairs Coordinator

✓ Internal student affairs
✓ Programs: Meetings, candidacy exams, oral defenses, student forms
✓ Courses: Registration, requirements, exemptions
✓ Graduate Enhancement Travel (GREAT) Award

  ipn [at]


  Room 141, MNI

Mirko Sablich Admissions Coordinator ✓ Admissions
✓ Graduate Research Trainees (GRTs)

 ipn.admissions [at]


 Room 143, MNI

Dhabisha Kohilanathan Project Administrator

✓ Communications: Internal & external, social media
✓ Webmaster
✓ Events
✓ Recruitment
✓ Sponsorships and Collaborations
✓ Office finance

 projects.ipn [at]


 Room 141, MNI