Names in the News

The Department’s Human Genetics Graduate Student Research Day was held on June 2, 2011, with many of our students presenting their work, and featuring keynote speaker Dr. Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. – Director, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH.

Three students were awarded prizes for presenting talks, and four students were awarded for poster presentations. The third prize winner for presenting a talk was Justine Garner, a student in Dr. Jacquetta Trasler’s lab, and winner of a $200 prize.

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August 12-19

Please note that we will have our annual Orientation/Welcome Back Sessions for new and Returning Students on Wed, August 31, 2011.

  • 9:30am – New Students ONLY
  • 10:30am – New AND Returning Students
  • 12:00pm – Lunch for students and faculty
  • Please rsvp to grad.hg@mcgill.ca to reserve your seat!

 

  • August 15 application deadline: New for 2012-two $75,000 Genzyme Fellowships from the American College of Medical Genetics Foundation are available. Please this website for more information and to download an application.
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Notes for Students

President:

Bahareh Hekmatnejad (Shriners)

Acclaimed

Vice-President Internal (2 slots)

Jian Zhang (Genome Centre)

Christine Watt (MCH)

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Vice-President External (2 slots)

Shaza Mokhtar (JGH)

Nikki Meadows (MCH)

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Vice-President Academic

Juan Lopez (Douglas)

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VP Communications

Tomasz Tomko (Meakins-Christie)

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HGSS Conference Chair

2011 Noha Gerges (MCH)

2012 Nikki Meadows (MCH)

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