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Name change note: Research and Innovation

The Office of Research and International Relations officially changed its name to the Office of Research and Innovation (R&I), as of June 1, 2016. 

Published: 13Jun2016

International Relations Moves to Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

The International Relations division, previously located in the Office or Research and International Relations (now the Office of Research and Innovation) has been moved to the purview of the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic). 

The divison's services are continuing unchanged. For more information, please contact Rosemary Clark at rosemary [dot] clark [at] mcgill [dot] ca

The full Senate Memorandum on the move can be read here. 

Published: 13Jun2016

CFTRc Team Participates in Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History!

Once again the Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre (CFTRc) team from McGill University participated in the annual Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History. As a nation, Canada raised $3 million dollars and counting for Cystic Fibrosis research and care. 

Published: 31May2016

McGill Opens Doors Wide for Cystic Fibrosis Research

For McGill scientists specializing in protein-traffi cking diseases such as cystic fi brosis (CF), October 17, 2011 marked a monumental event with the opening of McGill’s Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre (CFTRc) in the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building. Celebrated by a one-day symposium highlighting McGill’s proven strengths in this research area, the Centre brings society one step closer to eradicating CF. 


Read the whole article HERE.

Published: 27May2016

Cystic Fibrosis, a Paradigm of Conformational Diseases Presentation

Gergely Lukacs, from the Department of Physiology, talks about cystic fibrosis, a paradigm of conformational diseases. A "Soup and Science" presentation.


Watch the whole presentation on YouTube HERE.

Published: 27May2016

David Thomas Interview: Tackling Genetic Diseases on Futures in Biotech

David Thomas, professor and chair in the Department of Biochemistry at McGill University addresses progress in molecular biology and the latest strategies for tackling genetic disease. 


Watch the whole episode HERE.

Published: 27May2016

Paper-based biosensor to detect HIV-hepatitis C co-infections

The research group of Prof Xinyu Liu is developing a portable, paper-based biosensor for point-of-care diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infections. The research, led by graduate student Chen Zhao, has been published in the journal Biomicrofluidics.  The article has been selected as an Editor’s Pick of the journal and has been featured by Science Daily, American Institute of Physics (AIP), the Electrochemical Society and other science news websites.

Published: 20May2016

Transfer of International Relations Division to Provost's Office Purview

On April 21, 2016, Principal Suzanne Fortier announced that the International Relations division of the Office of the Vice-Principal of Research and International Relations will be transitioning to the purview of the Office of the Provost. The following is an excerpt of the memo that Principal Fortier addressed to the McGill University Senate. 

Published: 6May2016

In Her Own Words 4: Stories From Distinguished Research Careers

University Centre SSMU Ballroom, 3480 McTavish St., Room 301, Montreal Quebec , 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA
In Her Own Words invite

Please join us as three of McGill’s most accomplished women researchers share experiences and advice on advancing a career in academia or academic administration, and what the future holds for their work.