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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 second prize winner for presenting a talk was Woranontee Weraarpachai, a student in Dr. Eric Shoubridge’s lab, and winner of a $300 prize.

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July 7-15

  • July 15 deadline for abstracts (graduate student paper presentations) for Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) interdisciplinary graduate student conference: “The Body: New Paradigms, Perspectives, and Practices,” on November 3, 2011. For details please see the IGSF website: http://www.mcgill.ca/igsf/events/

Notes for Students

  • Congratulations to our new HGSS members for 2011-2012. We have students from many different sites, which should help with communication and organizing.

President:

Bahareh Hekmatnejad (Shriners)

Acclaimed

 

Vice-President Internal (2 slots)

Jian Zhang (Genome Centre)

Christine Watt (MCH)

Acclaimed

 

Vice-President External (2 slots)

Shaza Mokhtar (JGH)

Nikki Meadows (MCH)

Acclaimed

 

Vice-President Academic

Juan Lopez (Douglas)

Acclaimed

 

VP Communications

Tomasz Tomko (Meakins-Christie)

Acclaimed

 

HGSS Conference Chair

2011 Noha Gerges (MCH)

2012 Nikki Meadows (MCH)

Acclaimed

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