04-October-13
  • November 20, 2014 at 2:30pmMcGill Distinguished Lecture in Human Genetics by Dr. Gonçalo Abecasis entitled “Sequencing Thousands of Human Genomes” to be held in the Jeanne-Timmins Amphitheater, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.
  • November 21, 2014 at 9:00am - Academic Activity  to be held at the Montreal Children’s Hospital,  Room C-417.
  • November 24, 2014 at 10:00am - McGill Skillsets is hosting an interactive workshop titled Recruitment and Informed Consent  that will provide a general overview of the principles, policies and laws that govern the crucial ins and outs of the consent process. To be held at 3459 rue McTavish, McLennan Library Building Room MS-74. Registration.
  • November 25, 2014 at 1:00pm - Dr. Nicole Soranzo is presenting a seminar titled “Next generation associating studies of human complex traits” to be held at 3650 Rue McTavish, Thomas House, Ballroom 2nd floor.
  • November 28, 2014 at 8:30am - Dr. David Wishart, a world renowned expert in metabolomics is presenting a lecture titled “Metabolomics in Drug Discovery and Development”  at The Third DDTP Retreatto be held at McGill New Residence Hall, NRH-Prince Arthur. Registration deadline: November 14th and Abstract Submission deadline: November 7th.
  • December 2, 2014 at 10:00amMcGill Skillsets is hosting an interactive workshop titled Privacy and Confidentiality that will help better understand, identify and minimize privacy risk. To be held at  3459 rue McTavish, McLennan Library Building Room MS-74. Registration.
  • December 4, 2014 at 4:30pm – Dr. Zemin Yao, professor at University of Ottawa, is presenting a seminar titled “A novel microautolipophagy mechanism underlying omega-3 fatty acid -induced hepatic lipid turnover” to be held at the Royal Victoria Hospital, JSL Browne Amphitheater, M3.01

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 – [...]