April 7-15

MCH Academic Half-Day

Date: Friday, April 8th, 2011.
Venue: MCH, room C-417

09:00 – 10:00 Departmental Rounds
Gail Ouellette, Ph.D. CCGC
President, Regroupement québécois des maladies orphelines
“Rare Diseases in Cyberspace: Resources and Communities for your patients and yourself”
10:00 – 10:30 Journal Club
Lynn Macrae – presenting her IS project
“Understanding the experience of young women who are BRCA1/2 mutation negative”
10:30 – 11:00 Ad hoc Clinical Presentations
Lola Cartier
“Integrating the medical record scanning project into our daily clinic life”
IMPORTANT: All clinical staff at the MCH are expected to attend this presentation.
11:00 – 12:00 Resident Teaching
Chantal Atallah, R1 Pathology (with Dr Laura Russell supervising)
“Septo-optic Dysplasia”
  • April 9 – 7:30 pm Join Virginia Manning (staff member in the department and singer in “Simply Sweetly”) for a concert on Monday night. “A Night at the Opera” at Christchurch Cathedral. Simply Sweetly Women’s Choir would like to invite you to “A Night at the Opera” a night of music inspired by our inner diva. Our creative director Phillipe Bourque has chosen a wide selection of Operatic music which includes classic pieces by Mozart, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and Wagner, but also some more non-traditional “opera” works such as: Gershwin’s “Summertime” and Rodgers and Harts’ “My Romance”. If you are in the Montreal area we hope you can come out, and join us afterwards for a wine and cheese reception! Tickets: $8 students $15 adults. Tickets can be reserved by email (simplysweetly@gmail.com). They will also be available at the door.
  • Apr 13 – 11:30 to 12:30 in Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building – Room 2/36 Bhushan Nagar, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, McGill University “Structural Basis for Small RNA Sorting by Argonaute Proteins”
  • Apr 15 – 9-10am Journal clubs statistical methods in genetics/genomics: Amina Barhdadi Hôpital Sainte Justine, room 6821 (6th floor, 8th block) Statistical analysis strategies for association studies involving rare variants.

Notes for Students

  • Deadline to pay Winter 2011 tuition is April 27, 2011.
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