November 18 - December 1


Monday, November 18, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

Planarians, stem cells and organ regeneration
Carrie Adler, PhD
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Monday, November 18, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series
Deregulation of immunity in acute and chronic neurodegeneration: Exploring novel regulatory mechanisms and targets
Dr. Jasna Kriz
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Monday, November 18, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Multiple myeloma: 2019 and beyond    
Dr. Rayan Kaedbey
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Monday, November 18 at 4:00 p.m.

Neuro Lecture

2019 Wilder Penfield
Fueling the light of Open Science: The role of private funders
Susan M. Fitzpatrick, PhD
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Monday, November 18, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar

Differential treatment in medical practice: Racism without racists
Jay Kaufman, PhD
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Tuesday, November 19, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

The story of the longest surviving hemodialysis patient in the world
Dr. Murray Vasilevsky
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Tuesday, November 19, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Cancer through a stem cell lens 
Dr. David Scadden
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Tuesday, November 19, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Quantitative Life Sciences (QLS) Seminar Series

Biology, mathematics & physics: Interactions and interdependence
Dr. Michael Mackey
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Tuesday, November 19 at 1:00 p.m.

NeuroHub Seminar

Better neuroimaging data processing: driven by evidence, open communities, and careful engineering
Gael Varoquaux
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Tuesday, November 19 at 4:00 p.m. 

Killam Seminar Series

Brain network organization as the computational architecture of cognition
Michael W. Cole
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Wednesday, November 20, 8:00 a.m - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

32nd Annual Saul Usher Lectureship
Advancing care for the patients with congenital heart disease – Lessons learned from tetralogy of Fallot
Dr. Rachel M. Wald
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Wednesday, November 20, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health Symposium

Polygenic scores & brain imaging
This symposium brings together experts in genetics, GWAS, PRS, brain function and neuroimaging.
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Wednesday, November 20 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Population neuroscience - Big studies, big challenges
Dr. Christina Wolfson
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Wednesday, November 20, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

CPD Wednesday E-Learning Series (WELS): Webinar only

Update on opioids in non-cancer pain 
Dr. Yoram Shir
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Wednesday, November 20, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Bayesian mediation analysis
Milica Miočević, PhD
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Wednesday, November 20, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Alan Edwards Pain Management Rounds

Myofascial pain in the head and neck area from a dentist's perspective
Dr. Zovinar Der Khatchadourian
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Wednesday, November 20, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

SPOT Global Health Rehabilitation Initiative (GHRI) Forum

Learnings from Amar Seva Sangam (ASSA)
Chamila Anthonypillai
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Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Goodman Cancer Research Centre Public Lecture

HPV-induced cancers, immunization and cancer prevention
Drs. Lucy Gilbert, Joe Teodoro & Eduardo Franco

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Thursday, November 21, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

It’s coming! A primer on competency-based education
Dr. Sarkis Meterissian
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Thursday, November 21, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health Workshop

Translational neuroscience, beyond a concept
This workshop will present successful models of translational neuroscience, using the example of the impact of early-life adversities.
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Thursday, November 21, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series 

Sleep modulates hematopoiesis and protects against atherosclerosis
Cameron Stuart McAlpine, PhD
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Thursday, November 21 at 4:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

6th annual Theodore L Sourkes lecture in Neuropharmacology
Parkinson's disease: From neuropharmacology to protein pathologies
Professor Peter Franz Riederer
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Thursday, November 21, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Diet and cancer 
Dr. Joe Schwarcz
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Thursday, November 21, 7:30 p.m.  - 8:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Peripheral neuropathy 
Dr. Jordi Perez
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Friday, November 22, 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Palliative Care McGill Continuing Professional Education Day

Education and networking opportunity
This workshop brings together professionals from diverse disciplines including geriatrics, emergency medicine, anesthesia, and home care, and provides an excellent opportunity for networking and discussing the challenges and opportunities of this rewarding.
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Friday, November 22, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

SCSD Free Hearing Screenings

The Speech and Language Pathology students of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders will be offering free hearing screenings for staff, students and other guests. Hearing information will be provided and an audiologist will be on site to answer questions.
No appointment required. 

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Friday, November 22, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar

MacIntosh Lectureship
Modelling disorders of the brain through patient-derived stem cells
Dr. Thomas Durcan
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Friday, November 22, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Medical Physics Unit Seminar Series

Fade to black: Metal artifacts in MRI
Ives Levesque, PhD
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Friday, November 22, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar

Engineering biomaterials for ultrasound imaging and therapy
Dr. Naomi Matsuura
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Monday, November 25, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series 

Machine learning on biological networks and its application in medicine
Dr. Amin Emad
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Monday, November 25, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

Transcriptional regulation during epiblast and trophoblast development
William Pastor, PhD
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Monday, November 25 at 4:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Transcriptional regulation of heart development
Dr. Benoit Bruneau
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Monday, November 25, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Can we eliminate hepatitis C?   
Dr. Averell Sherker
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Monday, November 25 at 1:15 p.m.

Pathology Scientific Lecture Series

Exploring and exploiting genome architecture of renal cancers to advance molecular understanding of the disease and improve clinical care
Yasser Riazalhosseini, PhD
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Monday, November 25, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar

Malaria versus arboviruses: Unique and common challenges in their control and prevention
Kate Zinszer, PhD
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Tuesday, November 26, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Faculty Development Office Workshop

Effective teaching in a busy clinical environment: Is it possible?
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Tuesday, November 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

A presentation of two protein synthesis hypotheses 
William Merrick, PhD
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Tuesday, November 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Quantitative Life Sciences (QLS) Seminar Series

Quantitative approaches addressing intratumour heterogeneity and its impact on therapeutic outcomes
Morgan Craig, PhD
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Tuesday, November 26 at 1:00 p.m.

McGill Research Centre on Complex Traits Seminar

From genes to drugs: Challenges and opportunities
Dr. Vincent Mooser
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Tuesday, November 26 at 1:30 p.m.

Biomedical Ethics Unit Seminar

Delaying and withholding interventions: Ethics and the stepped wedge trial
Dr Ariella Binik
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Tuesday, November 26 at 4:00 p.m. 

Killam Seminar Series

Anatomical and functional human brain imaging at 7 Tesla
Dr. Kamil Uludag
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Tuesday, November 26, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) Workshop

Join HBHL and Scientista for Sex Cells!, a workshop on sex- and gender-based analysis plus (SGBA+), to learn how you can implement SGBA+ in your own research. This workshop will feature talks from two SGBA+ experts followed by guided group discussions.
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Tuesday, November 26, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cedars CanSupport Public Lecture

News you can use about urologic cancer
Moderator: Mr. Jeff J. Shamie
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Wednesday, November 27 at 12:00 p.m.

CORE Translational Rounds - Centre to Centre

Getting answers from babies about autism
Mayada Elsabbagh, PhD
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Wednesday, November 27 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Visual information processing - noise and efficiency
Dr. Alex Baldwin
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Wednesday, November 27, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

CPD Wednesday E-Learning Series (WELS): Webinar only

Approach to rheumatological pain 
Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
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Wednesday, November 27, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program Seminar 

The burden of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Diagnostic challenges and risk profiling
Dr. Giada Sebastiani
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Wednesday, November 27, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Social interference: Inference in the presence of influential friends
Erica Moodie, PhD
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Thursday, November 28, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

iPSC Seminar Series

Microengineering brain organoids: Addressing variability in organoid generation 
Camille Cassell de Camps
3D printed microfluidic device for midbrain organoid growth and vascularization
Alia Alameri
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Thursday, November 28, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

MeDiC Program Seminar Series

Control of adipocyte metabolism by creatine
Dr. Lawrence Kazak
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Thursday, November 28, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Health Sciences Education (HSE) Rounds

Interdisciplinary perspectives on becoming an HSE researcher
Dr. Geoffroy Noël, Dr. Fraser Moore & Suzanne Mak will reflect upon their individual journeys in becoming researchers in the area of Health Sciences Education.
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Thursday, November 28, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Pulmonary fibrosis 
Dr. Maxime Cormier
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Thursday, November 28, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

What’s new in TB screening 
Dr. Kevin Schwartzman
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Friday, November 29, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

LDI Epidemiology Special Seminar

The new School of Population and Global Health at McGill: A campus-wide opportunity
Dr. Timothy Grant Evans
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Friday, November 29, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar

Single-cell transcriptomic endothelial cell signatures of healthy and pathological vessels
Dr. Jean-Sébastien Joyal
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