Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: ‘With Sugar Please’


Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
FREE with admission to Museum

By Maryam Tabrizian  (Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, James McGill Professor, McGill and Associate Member, Sainte-Justine Hospital). Dr. Tabrizian works on surface and biointerface, and the modification of the biomaterials  and their surfacec to make them more attractive for the biological environment. 

She will focus her talk on the use of chitosan, a polysaccharide or ‘complex sugar’ , that is available in various forms in our foods and acts as a shell or biocompatible material. This material is body-environment friendly. Reception follows talk in entrance hall of Museum. Everyone Welcome. No reservation necessary.

With generous support from McGill Faculty of Dentistry.




Land Acknowledgement

McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.

The Redpath Museum's director EDI statement.

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