04-October-13
  • October 22, 2014 at 3:00pmOlga Zurita Rendon’s Ph.D. Oral Defense entitled “Functional characterization of nuclear-encoded genes in the expression of the mitochondrial genome” Supervisor: Dr. Eric Shoubridge. Defense to be held in the Stewart Biology Building, 1205 Dr. Penfield, Room W4/12.
  • October 22, 2014 at 4:00pm The McGill Complex Traits Group presents: Workshop Series entitled “Inflammation at barrier surfaces: From bench to bedside” to be held at McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, Martin Amphitheater, Room #504.
  • October 24, 2014 at 8:00am Academic Activity to be held at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Room C-417.
  • October 27, 2014 at 12:30pm - JGH Medical Ground Rounds to be held at 3755 chemin de la Cote-Ste-Catherine, in the Block Amphitheater (B-106).
  • October 28, 2014 at 1:00pm - You are cordially invited to attend the 2014 Gairdner Nationa Program Lecture hosted by Dr. Guy Rouleau and Dr. John Dirks. Speakers: Sir Marc Feldmann and Dr. Jeffre V. Raventch; to be held at 3801 University Street, Montreal Neurological Institute and HospitalJeanne Timmins Amphitheatre
  • October 28, 2014 at 4:00pmBRCA1 MINI Symposium  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Steven Narod; to be held at the Montreal General Hospital, Room L6-500.
  • October 29, 2014 at 11:30am Seminar entitled “Understanding the Genetic Basis of Plasma Lipids and Coronary Artery Disease”  by  Dr. Ron Do, from Broad Institute at Cancer Goodman Centre, Room 501.
  • October 29, 2014 at 3:00pm – Murielle Akpa’s Ph.D. Seminar entitled “The pathogenesis of nephrogenic rests and Wilms tumour: role of WT1 in arrested development”. Supervisor: Dr. Paul Goodyer. To be held in the Stewart Biology Building, 1205 Dr. Penfield, Room W4/12.
  • November 7, 2014 at 8:30am -MUHC Cancer Axis Research Day 2014 - Call for Abstract Submission -Deadline September 19th, Registration  - Deadline September 19th, to be held at the Royal Victoria Hospital Nurses’ LoungeRoom H4. 56.

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 – [...]