Date : August 13, 2019
The RI-MUHC, through joint coordination with its Research Programs and the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training, is hosting a Summer Student Research Day.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:
Any undergraduate student, visiting student enrolled at the RI-MUHC as a summer student, intern or volunteer.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
Submit your abstract (maximum 400 words) by THURSDAY, JULY 18
All RI-MUHC members are all invited to attend the presentations.
More information : https://rimuhc.ca/documents/10803/74541/Summer_Student_Research_Day_2019_11x17_.pdf
Congratulations to the following Spring 2019 Project Grant Recipients!
Dr. Sushmita Pamidi received funding for her project co-led with Evelyn Constantin (CHHD program) entitled “Maternal sleep-disordered breathing during pregnancy and long-term health outcomes in children: the 3D pregnancy and birth cohort”. Dr. John Kimoff is a co-investigator on the grant.
Dr. Larry Lands is a co-applicant with Dr. Michael Parkins (University of Calgary) for the grant entitled “The influence of Cytomegalovirus infection on cystic fibrosis disease progression”.
View full CIHR Funding Decisions for the 2019 Spring Project Grant Competition.
The Department of Medicine of McGill University, a leader in academic medicine, invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Medicine. Professorial rank will be determined according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience. This position will be supported by the newly established Respiratory Research Chair of the Meakins‐Christie Laboratories at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).
The successful candidate’s research program will help drive the discovery of new disease mechanisms as well as novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in Respiratory Diseases. Major areas of interest include, but are not limited to: asthma, lung cancer, pulmonary fibrosis, epigenetics, systems biology and “omics” technologies, stem cells and regenerative medicine, and lung immunobiology.
View the full posting here: https://www.mcgill.ca/medicine-academic/positionsavailable
SPiRE Summer Party – Sundaes on Thursday! SPiRE and RIIGHT are delighted to announce our next event Sundaes on Thursday on July 18th 16:00-18:00 in the lunch room on M3! Join us for buckets of ice cream, some snacks, and games to celebrate the start of summer.
We hope to see you there!
More info here
SPiRE & RIIGHT
Congratulations to Dorival Martins Jr, postdoctoral fellow in Biochemistry, McGill University (supervisor: Dr. Dao Nguyen) for his Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) for the month of July.
Winning article: Martins D, McKay G, Sampathkumar G, Khakimova M, English AM, Nguyen D. Superoxide dismutase activity confers (p)ppGpp-mediated antibiotic tolerance to stationary-phase Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2018 Sep 25;115(39):9797-9802. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1804525115. Epub 2018 Sep 10. PMID: 30201715
Read the full news release here.