March 9-22


Monday, March 9, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pharmacology & Therapeutics Seminar Series

Conditioning of reproductive function across generations by environmental exposures
Dr. Patrick Allard
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Monday, March 9, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

Inherited metabolic disorders: Messenger RNA as a potential therapeutic approach
Paolo G. V. Martini, PhD
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Monday, March 9, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Moving beyond glycemic control in diabetes therapy   
Dr. Peter Assimakopoulos
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Monday, March 9, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar Series

The social geography of sex
Dionne Gesink, PhD
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Tuesday, March 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IHSP/School of Urban Planning Pizza Policy Talk Series

Cities as drivers of global health
Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford
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Tuesday, March 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  

Quantitative Life Sciences Seminar Series

Evolutionary approaches to antibiotic resistance
Dr. Michael Baym
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Tuesday, March 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  

Centre for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Seminar

A pragmatic cluster randomized trial of the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) for social housing residents in Ontario and Quebec, Canada
Janusz Kaczorowski, PhD
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Tuesday, March 10 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Magnetic resonance measures of brain metabolic activity in multiple sclerosis
William Rooney
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Tuesday, March 10, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

GHP: Pulitzer Public Lecture

A broken system
Pulitzer Prize finalist: Jacqueline Charles
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Wednesday, March 11, 8:00 a.m - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Gaps in anaphylaxis management: Lessons learned from the C-CARE database 
Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan
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Wednesday, March 11, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Anemia for the family physician: Challenging cases 
Dr. Margaret Warner
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Wednesday, March 11, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Monitoring with repeatedly measured marker: Assessing incremental value of additional measurements
Paramita Saha Chaudhuri, PhD
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March 11-12 

Visiting Speakers Program in Oncology

Integration of ctDNA in the clinical practice and early diagnosis of NSCLC. Ready for prime-time?
Prof. Christian Rolfo
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Thursday, March 12, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

31st Annual Edward Tabah Cedars VP in Surgical Oncology
What’s different about surgical ethics?
Dr Peter Angelos
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Thursday, March 12, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

The circadian cycle and malaria: The sweet side of the story
Dr. Ricardo Gazzinelli
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Thursday, March 12, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Neuro: Hughlings Jackson Lecture

Making progress in progressive MS – the ultimate challenge!
Dr. Alan J. Thompson
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Thursday, March 12, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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

Breastfeeding: Basics and troubleshooting 
Ms. Carole Dobrich
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Thursday, March 12, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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

Infertility 2020 
Dr. Ezgi Demirtas
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Friday, March 13, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar

Translational pain research: Targeting sensitization
Dr. Robert Gereau
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March 13 - April 4

McGill initiative in Computational Medicine (MiCM) Workshop Series

To respond to the opportunity of a better use of data and computational methods in Medicine, we created a new Initiative within the Faculty of Medicine: the McGill initiative in Computational Medicine (MiCM). During this session, we will be giving several workshops on Github, Precision medicine principles and much more.
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Monday, March 16, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series

FoxO3 and the gut
Dr. Subash Sad
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Monday, March 16, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Pulmonary genetics from the lab to the clinic   
Dr. Benjamin Raby
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Monday, March 16, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Department of Biochemistry Seminar

Investigating heterogeneity and specialization of macromolecular machines
Marlene Oeffinger, PhD
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Tuesday, March 17, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Advances in Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers: Research and clinical applications
Dr. Pedro Rosa-Neto
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Tuesday, March 17, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Precision child health: A new era on the horizon 
Dr. Ronald D. Cohn
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Tuesday, March 17, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Quantitative Life Sciences Seminar Series

Information in cytokine dynamics : Robotic mapping and machine learning
Paul Francois
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Tuesday, March 17 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Applied epigenomics: Insights into the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis
Maja Jagodic, PhD
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Wednesday, March 18 at 11:30 a.m.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar Series

Redox regulation by peroxiredoxin 6 in mammalian spermatozoa
Dr. Cristian O'Flaherty
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Wednesday, March 18 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Raphe modulation of ventral hippocampal rhythms and function
Dr. Bénédicte Amilhon
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Wednesday, March 18, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Truth and lies behind the ophthalmic exam 
Dr. Leonard Levin
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Wednesday, March 18, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Work in Progress/Lunch & Learn Seminar

The transcriptomic response of human alveolar macrophages to infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Wilian Correa de Macedo
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Wednesday, March 18, 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ludmer Centre/NeuroHub/CONP Conference

Making open neuroscience infrastructures interoperable (MONII) 3.0
This is open to all and will bring together neuroinformatics experts in neuroimaging and genomics data-management and processing to advance standardization of these research objects through shared metadata.
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Wednesday, March 18, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Multistate analysis from cross-sectional and auxiliary samples
Leilei Zeng, PhD
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Wednesday, March 18 at 4:00 p.m.

Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture

Genotyping, phenotyping, psychotyping patients with chronic pain: Virtues of splitting vs. lumping
Dennis C. Turk, PhD
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Wednesday, March 18, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Social Studies of Medicine Seminar

Poor body politics: Population control and reproductive health in 1970s Canada
Prof. Erika Dyck
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Thursday, March 19, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Biomedical Ethics/SSoM Symposium

This symposium will explore growing enthusiasms related to the use of psychedelics in psychiatric contexts and beyond. 
The psychedelic resurgence in psychiatry: Ethics, epistemology and enthusiasm
Speakers: Erika Dyck, Mark Haden & Tehseen Noorani
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Thursday, March 19, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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

Radiation therapy: New therapies 
Dr. Tarek Hijal
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Thursday, March 19, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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

Follow-up of radiation therapy 
Dr. Joanne Alfieri
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March 19 - April 30

Mini-Science 2020: The Brain

Frontiers in Neuroscience
This series of seven Thursday evening lectures features exciting presentations by some of McGill's leading neuroscientists. Learn about the brain, the mind and the neuroscience of living as we now understand it.
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Friday, March 20, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar

Interpreting immune repertoire data by mathematical modeling
Dr. Rob J. de Boer
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Friday, March 20, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Culture, Mind & Brain Seminar Series

Attention economics and the evolution of information
Thomas Hills, PhD
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Friday, March 20 at 1:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar

The physics of asthma
Dr. Jason Bates
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