04-October-13
  • May 04, 2016 at 8:00amAnnual Charles R. Scriver Lecturship being presented by Dr. Jacques Michaud on talk entitled “Signal Failure: Genes and Neural Circuits in Development Disorders”. To be held at the MUHC Glen Site, RI Auditorium, Room E.S1.1129.
  • May 05, 2016 at 3:00pm – Juan Pablo Lopez’s Ph.D. Oral Defence entitled “The role of MicroRNA in Major Depression and Antidepressant Treatment”. Supervisor: Dr. Gustavo Turecki. To be held in the Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12.
  • May 05, 2016 at 4:00pm14th Richard L. Cruess Lecture presents Dr. Francis H Glorieux’s talk entitled “Familial Hypophosphatemic Rickets: Then and Now“. To be held at the Shriners Hospitals for Children (1003, Decarie Blvd.), Conference Centre 2.28.
  • May 06, 2016 at 12:00pm – Distinguished Lecture Series presents Prof. Botond Roska’s talk entitled “Computations in retina and visual cortex: lessons from human genetics“. To be held at the MNI, Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre.
  • May 06, 2016 at 4:00pm – Dr. Francis H. Glorieux’s talk entitled “Osteogenesis Imperfecta: New Findings, New Hopes“. To be held at the Shriners Hospitals for Children (1003, Decarie Blvd.), Conference Centre 2.28.
  • May 11, 2016 at 8:00am – Donald Cohen Lectureship In Childhood Autism presents Prof. Andrew Pickles talk entitled “The Clinician, The Scientist and The Statistician in Autism Research: Bad Joke or Beautiful Collaboration“. To be held at the MUHC Glen Site, RI Auditorium, Room E.S1.1129.
  • May 11, 2016 at 4:00pmBianca Ho’s M.Sc. Seminar entitled “Sex-specific DNA methylation at an autosomal region associated with childhood asthma”. Supervisor: Dr. Anna Naumova. To be held in the Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12.
  • May 17, 2016 at 4:00pmAnnual George Karpati Lecture presents Dr. Massimo Zeviani’s talk entitled “Genes and mechanisms of mitochondrial neurodegeneration“. To be held at the MNI, De Grandpre Communications Centre (3801 University Street)
  • May 18, 2016 at 8:00am – Division of Adolescent Medicine presents talk by Dr. Debra Katzman entitled “Adolescent Bone Health and Eating Disorders“. To be held at the MUHC Glen Site, RI Auditorium, Room E.S1.1129.
  • May 25, 2016 at 8:00am – Francoeur Family Foundation presents lecture by Dr. Elie Haddad entitled “Immune Reconstitution After Transplantation in SCID“. To be held at the MUHC Glen Site, RI Auditorium, Room E.S1.1129.
  • June 1, 2016 at 3:00pm – Amandine Bemmo’s Ph.D. Oral Defence entitled “Orchestrated intron retention and histone modification marks in exon inclusion level”. Supervisor: Dr. Jacek Majewski. To be held in the Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12.
  • June 08, 2016 at 3:00pm – Kyoko Yuki’s Ph.D. Oral Defence entitled “Identification of novel Salmonella susceptibility loci using ENU chemical mutagenesis”. Supervisor: Dr. Danielle Malo. To be held in the Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12.
  • June 10, 2016 at 10:00am – Leora Witkowski’s Ph.D. Oral Defence entitled “Reclassifying non-epithelial ovarian cancer, one family at a time”. Supervisor: Dr. William Foulkes. To be held in the Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12.

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 – [...]