Mar 5-12



MCH Academic Half-Day

Date: Friday the 5th of March, 2010.
Place: MCH, room C-417

8:00 – 9:00 Fetal Diagnosis & Treatment Group
9:00 – 10:00 Departmental Rounds: Bi Lan Wo (MFM Fellow)
“What’s new in sonography markers for Down Syndrome in the first and second trimester”
10:00 – 10:30 Journal Club: Lynn Macrae
Green RC; Roberts JS; Cupples LA; Relkin NR; Whitehouse PJ; Brown T; Eckert SL; Butson M; Sadovnick AD; Quaid KA; Chen C; Cook-Deegan R; Farrer LA
“Disclosure of APOE Genotype for Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease”
N Engl J Med 2009; 361:245-54.
10:30 – 11:00 Ad hoc Clinical Presentations: Ahmed Alfares
Female with anal atresia and upper limb anomalies
11:00 – 12:00 Resident Bedside Teaching: Aspasia Karalis
Case details to follow


Mar 5 – PGSS Silent Art Auction for Haiti Earthquake Relief

7-10pm at Thompson House


Mar 9: MUHC Grand Rounds – Dr. David Rosenblatt

Can you answer the following questions?

1. What rare inherited diseases are associated with high homocysteine levels in the blood?

2. Does lowering homocysteine levels reduce the risk for heart disease?

For the correct response, please come to …


TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2010, 12:00 NOON


Wed, March 10, 2010

3:30pm – Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12
Ph.D. Oral Defence
Student: Emmanuel Mongin

Title: “An evolutionary perspective on long-range regulation in vertebrates”
Supervisors: Dr. Ken Dewar and Dr. Mathieu Blanchette


Mar 11 – Killam Program Visit


Mar 11 – 10:00 am: Visualization & Analysis Workshop

Location: Institut de recherche en biologie végétale (IRBV)

Montreal Botanical Garden, Administrative Building

4101 Sherbrooke East, Montreal, QC H1X 2B2, Canada


Mar 11 – 4:00-5:30pm Seminar: Dr. Scott Wright:

Recognizing Clinical Excellence in Academia: The Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence at Hopkins


JGH Grand Rounds MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2010 12:30-1:30pm

Dr. David Rosenblatt

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