04-October-13
  • January 28, 2015 at 3:00pm – Ting-Heng (Jason) Yu’s Ph.D. Seminar entitled “Functional investigation of amino acid polymorphisms associated with BCG-triggered TNF production”. Supervisor: Dr. Erwin Schurr. To be held in the Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12.
  • January 30, 2015 at 10:30am – Dr. Sascha Sauer is presenting a seminar entitled “Food, genes and diseases”. To be held in Cancer Goodman Centre, Room 501.
  • February 2, 2015 at 12:30pm – McGill Research Group on Health and Law (RGHL) is hosting it’s second annual Health and Law Seminar entitle “Population Biobanking, autonomy and the duty to inform: Streamlining access to data while protecting participants”. Presented by RGHL member Me Ma’n H. Zawati, Academic Coordinator at the McGill Centre of Genomics and Policy and D.C.L. Candidate at the McGill Faculty of Law. To be held in the NCDH, Room 316.
  • February 4, 2015 at 10:00am – McGill Skillsets is hosting an interactive workshop titled Research Integrity, facilitated by Ma’n H. Zawati, Academic Associate, at McGill Centre of Genomics and Policy. To be held in McLennan Library Building, Room MS-74.
  • February 10, 2015 at 3:00pm – Mark Bazett’s Ph.D. Seminar entitled “Lung mechanics, the intestinal microbiome and their interactions in a cystic fibrosis mouse model”. Supervisor: Dr. Christina Haston. To be held in the Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12.
  • February 18, 2015 at 3:00pm – Maryam Alshareef’s M.Sc. Seminar entitled “An autosomal Recessive Alopecia Areata locus with lymphoproliferative syndrome in mice.” Supervisor: Dr. Constantin Polychronakos. To be held in the Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12.
  • February 11, 2015 at 4:00pm – McGill Complex Traits Groups presents: Workshop Series entitled “Inflammation at Barrier Surfaces: From Bench to Bedside”. To be held in McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, Palmer Amphitheater, Room #522.

03-Aug-12
  • July 25, 15:30 – Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 Ph.D. Seminar: Salomon Cornejo “Mechanisms of Glucocorticoid Responsiveness in the Lung During Development and Inflammation.” (Kaplan Lab)
  • August 15, 15:30 – Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 M.Sc. Seminar: Tomasz Grzegorz Tomko “Genetics of Radiation-Induced Lung Disease in the Mouse”. (Haston Lab)
  • August 22, 15:30 – Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 Ph.D. Seminar: Hanna Zouk “Title TBA.” (Polychronakos Lab)
  • August 29, 15:30Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 Ph.D. Seminar Xiaoyang Liu “Title TBA” (Jabado Lab)
  • September 5, 15:30Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 Ph. D. Seminar Zia Choudhry “Title TBA” (Joober Lab)

19-Jul-12
  • July 25, 15:30 – Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 Ph.D. Seminar: Salomon Cornejo “Mechanisms of Glucocorticoid Responsiveness in the Lung During Development and Inflammation.” (Kaplan Lab)
  • Date TBA Ph.D. Seminar Xiaoyang Liu (Jabado Lab)
  • Date TBC Ph.D. Seminar Zia Choudhry (Joober Lab

13-July-12
  • July 13, 13:00-16:00 – HGSS Summer BBQ
  • July 16, 12:00 – Université de Montréal, Conference “The birth-death skyline plot and beyond » – Tanja Stadler, Ph.D.
  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 – 3:30PM – Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 Ph.D. Seminar: “Quantitative Gene Expression Associated with Coding Variants of DNA Repair Genes” Lili Li (Foulkes Lab)
  • July 25, 15:30 – Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 Ph.D. Seminar: Salomon Cornejo “Mechanisms of Glucocorticoid Responsiveness in the Lung During Development and Inflammation.” (Kaplan Lab)
  • Date TBA Ph.D. Seminar Xiaoyang Liu (Jabado Lab)
  • Date TBC Ph.D. Seminar Zia Choudhry (Joober Lab

03Jul12

FRIDAY, JULY 6 – 10:00AM – Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 Ph.D. Seminar: “Brain lipids and cholesterol in neuropsychiatric disorders” Erica Freemantle (Turecki Lab) July 13, 13:00-16:00 – HGSS Summer BBQ WEDNESDAY, JULY 18  – 3:30PM - Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12 Ph.D. Seminar: “Quantitative Gene Expression Associated with Coding Variants of  DNA Repair Genes” Lili Li (Foulkes Lab) July 25, 15:30 [...]


21-June-12

HGSS Summer BBQ: Friday, July 13 – 13:00-16:00 on McGill Main Campus. Please register hereby July 4, 2012 HGSS Executive 2012-13: Call for Nominations/Elections. Nominations are now being accepted for HGSS Executive Positions. A list of positions is available here. Please nominate yourself or others here. Elections will take place from June 22-July 4.


14-June-12

  June 14: Deadline to Register for Human Genetics Graduate Student Research Day Jun 15: 09:00 – Dept of Medical Genetics Rounds: Deborah Bartholdi, MD – “Hypotonia-cystinuria syndrome, an underdiagnosed entity? June 15: 3:00pm – 4:30pm How to get rich and famous writing CIHR and other grants Charles Martin Amphitheatre, McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, 6th [...]


08Jun12

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: Ph.D. Oral Defence Double-header: June 19 @ 15:30 (Ashley Birch) & June 20 @ 09:00 (Karine Jacob) See “Funding, Jobs, and Other Announcements” section for several new funding opportunities June 21: Distinguished Lectureship/Human Genetics Research Day June 22: McGill University-Génome Québec Innovation Centre Symposium: “Insights Into Human Disease By Epigenome Mapping” [...]


1Jun12

Highlights of the week: Special Note: Advertisement for Chair, Department of Human Genetics Group leader positions at the Imagine Institute of Genetic Diseases Distinguished Lectureship/Human Genetics Research Day Registration for Research Day: http://www.mcgill.ca/humangenetics/current-students/gsrd Happening this week: June 1 – Guest Lecture by Dr Rando Allikmets – 8 am TOPIC:    ”Stargardt disease: cause, diagnostics and [...]


17May12

Friday, May 18 8:00-18:00 AMGQ – 12ième Réunion Scientifique « L’impact des nouvelles technologies sur la pratique clinique en génétique médicale » 11:00 MCH, room C-417 Resident Teaching: TeleGRaF David S. Rosenblatt, MD Dodd Q. Chu and Family Chair in Medical Genetics Chairman, Department of Human Genetics Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Biology – [...]