04-October-13
  • April 16, 2014 at 12:00pm – Excellence in Genetics & Immunology Seminar Series presents Sylvain Moineau, PhD’s lecture entitled “CRISPR-Cas systems: from humble beginnings to today’s headlines” to be held at McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, Martin Amphitheatre, Room 504
  • April 16, 2014 at 3:00pmOlga Zurita Rendon’s Ph.D. Seminar entitled “Functional characterization of nuclear-encoded genes in the expression of the mitochondrial genome”. Supervisor: Dr. Eric Shoubridge. 1205 Dr. Penfield, Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12
  • April 16, 2014 at 4:00pm – Bioengineering Seminar presents Haiyuan Yu’s lecture entitled “Unraveling protein network evolution through whole-proteome cross-species interactome mapping” to be held at the Macdonald Engineering Building, Room 267
  • April 23, 2014 at 8:00am – Steinberg Professional Development Day to be held at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Room C-417 (2300 Tupper St)
  • April 23, 2014 at 1:30pmAlexandra Iliescu’s seminar entitled: “Reporting Results from WGS/WES in the Clinic: Can we Follow the ACMG Model?” in the context of HGEN 674: Research Internship in Genomics & Policy. 1205 Dr. Penfield, Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12
  • April 23, 2014 at 3:00pmMitra Heravi’s Ph.D. Oral Defense entitled “Interaction of Combined Administration of Ionizing Radiation and Multi-Targeted Kinase Inhibitors in breast cancer”. Supervisor: Dr. Danuta Radzioch & Dr. Thierry Muanza. 1205 Dr. Penfield, Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12
  • April 25, 2014 at 9:00am – MAUT 13th Workshop – Tenure, Renewal, and Mentoring for Academic and Librarian Staff to be held at The Faculty Club (followed by lunch). RSVP – Open to Members/Non-Members.
  • April 30, 2014 at 12:00pm – Biochemistry Seminar presents Dr. Arthur Horwich’s lecture entitled “Chaperone action in health and disease” to be held at McIntyre, Room 504
  • May 03-06, 2014 – The third annual Canadian Human and Statistical Genetics Meeting to be held at the Fairmont Empress, Victoria, BC
  • May 12-13, 2014 – 2nd RUIS McGill SymposiumSave the Date – 2nd RUIS McGill Symposium
  • May 14-16, 2014 -The “Réseau de Médecine Génétique Appliquée” (RMGA) presents the 10th Edition of Journées Génétiques at the Gouverneur Hotel Place Dupuis, Montreal: Deadline to Submit an Abstract: March 31 2014
  • May 22, 2014 at 4:30pm - Albert Aguayo Lecture entitled “Neuronal Plasticity and Genomic Diversity” by Fred H. Gage PhD to be held at Jeanne-Timmins Amphitheatre (3801 Rue University)
  • June 2-3, 2014 (Montreal) – Canadian Bioinformatics Workshop Series – Informatics for RNA-seq Analysis. For course requirements and to apply visit: bioinformatics.ca
  • June 12-13, 2014 (Montreal) – Canadian Bioinformatics Workshop Series – Microarray Data Analysis. For course requirements and to apply visit: bioinformatics.ca
  • June 19-20, 2014 (Vancouver) – Canadian Bioinformatics Workshop Series - Informatics for RNA-seq Analysis. For course requirements and to apply visit: bioinformatics.ca

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 – [...]