June 1-8


Highlights of the week:

Happening this week:

  • June 1 – Guest Lecture by Dr Rando Allikmets – 8 am TOPIC:    “Stargardt disease: cause, diagnostics and treatment”
  • June 1 – MCH Academic Half-Day – 9:00am (Details below)
  • June 4  – NEUROLOGY DAY
  • June 5  – Health Sciences Convocation Ceremony – 2:00pm – Convocation ceremonies scheduled on June 4, 5, 6 and 7 will be held at the Bell Centre
  • June 6 – Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 – 3:30pm Ph.D. Seminar; Vince Forgetta “Extending Genome Analysis Software into Biology” (Dewar Lab)
  • June 6  – Abstract Submission DEADLINE  – HGEN Research Day
  • June 21 Distinguished Lectureship/Human Genetics Research Day


MCH Academic Half-Day

Date: Friday, June 1st, 2012.
Venue: MCH, room C-417

09:00-10:00 Departmental Rounds – Research Seminar

Michael Gollob, MD, FRCPC

Director of the Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic and the Arrhythmia Research Laboratory at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Ottawa.

“Molecular Genetics and Mechanisms of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young”

10:00-10:30  Ad hoc Clinical Presentations

12:00-13:00 Special Presentation

Lucia Carpineta, MD CM, FRCPC

Director of Fetal Imaging, Department of Medical Imaging

Montreal Children’s Hospital

“Approach to Skeletal Dysplasias”

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