24-August-12
  • November 15, 2017 at 4:00pm – Karla Manzano Vargas’ MSc Seminar, entitled “Human-induced pluripotent stem cells models of Kleefstra syndrome”. Supervisor: Dr. Carl Ernst. To be held in the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room W-315F.
  • November 17, 2017 at 9:00am – Scheduled Medical Genetics Academic Half Day activities. To be held at the MUHC Glen Site Room B02.9390.
  • November 22, 2017 at 4:00pmNajmeh Alirezaie’s PhD Seminar, entitled “Identification of genetic basis of disease using whole-exome sequencing, and application to personalised medicine”. Supervisor: Dr. Jacek Majewski. To be held in the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room W-315F.
  • November 24, 2017 – Prof. Yann Joly is presenting a talk entitled “Assurances et enjeux éthiques des tests génétiques” at the 1er Symposium Risque héréditaire-de-cancer. To be held at – Le Centre de congrès et d’expositions de Lévis.
  • November 24th, 2017 at 4:00pm – Emma Brasell’s Ph.D. Seminar entitled “Nonsense suppressor therapy of cystinosis”. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Goodyer. To be held at the Glen Site, 1001 Decarie Blvd, Room M0.2225.
  • November 29, 2017 at 3:00pmWenyang (Dominic) Hou’s PhD Oral Defence, entitled Role of TMED2 in Murine labyrinth layer development and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Supervisor: Dr. Loydie Majewska. To be held in the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room W-315F.
  • December 06, 2017 at 4:00pm – Theresa Farhat’s PhD Seminar entitled “Phosphorylation of αNAC by DNA-PK in osteoblast differentiation”. Supervisor: Dr. Rene St-Arnaud. To be held in the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room W-315F.
  • December 07, 2017 at 3:00pmGabriel Leiva-Torres’ PhD Oral Defence, entitled Mouse chemical mutagenesis to identify new immune mechanisms against cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex virus 1“. Supervisor: Dr. Silvia Vidal. To be held in the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room W-315F.
  • December 12, 2017 at 3:00pmAmanda Baumholtz’s PhD Oral Defence, entitled “Characterization of Claudin-dependent morphogenetic events during neural tube closure and impact of CLDN variants”. Supervisor: Dr. Aimee Ryan. To be held in the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room W-315F.
  • December 13, 2017 at 4:00pmDr. Logan Walsh’s talk entitled “Integrated computational approaches for dissecting complex cancer phenotypes”. Presented under the context of HGEN 696 – Advanced Readings in Cancer Genetics, Genomics & Epigenetics. To be held at the McIntrye Medical Building, Room 521.
  • December 20, 2017 at 4:00pm – Zinab Doha’s M.Sc. Seminar entitled “Functional Characterization of CMG2 and its Mutants that Cause the Hyaline Fibromatosis Syndrome”. Supervisor: Dr. David Thomas. To be held in the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room W-315F.
  • December 15, 2017 – SAVE THE DATE: Launch of McGill Initiative in Computational Medicine. RSVP.

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 […]


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 – […]


30jan12

Wednesday, Feb 1 4:00pm: Inaugural Distinguished Lectureship in Human Genetics – Dr. Thomas Hudson “The Genetic Basis for Cancer Treatment Decisions” (Martin Amphitheatre) MCH Academic Half-Day Date: Friday, February 3rd, 2012.
Venue: MCH, room C-417 08:00 – 09:00 Foetal Diagnosis and Treatment Group 09:00 – 10:00 Departmental Rounds – Research SeminarNada Jabado, MD, PhD Assistant Professor […]