Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday December 8

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Role of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Neuroimaging

Dr. Lisa Koski

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Tuesday December 9

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

Purse and women’s accessories Sale Fundraiser for BTRC (2-4pm, Bell Room, BTRC)

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Neurology Grand Rounds (cancelled)

Preston Robb Neurosciences Day

Montreal Children’s Hospital

Cognition and Circuits Lecture Series (3 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Wiring the nervous system for innate behaviors

Jean-François Cloutier, PhD

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Thursday December 11

Special Seminar (4 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

The Role of Multiparametic Spinal MRI in Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Pierre-François Pradat, MD, PhD*

Hôpital de la Pitié Salpêtrière, L’Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Épinière (ICM), France

*candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery

 

Montréal Neuroethics Network Special Seminar (12:00 noon – 1:00pm, Room André-Barbeau, IRCM)

Is ‘moral reasoning’ still a viable objective in professional and applied ethics education? A voyage of hope and despair through the recent cognitive science of morality 

Bruce Maxwell, PhD

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

———–  Friday December 12

Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

67th Annual Reitman Holiday Luncheon (11:30 am, Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre)

 

Special Seminar (2:30 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

The disabling ‘mild’ stroke

Amy Yu, MDCM, FRCPC *

Clinical Stroke Fellow, Calgary Stroke Program, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Alberta

*candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery

 

Upcoming Events

December

December 16: Dr. John Aitchison, candidate for Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

December 18: Dr. Andreas Hoenger, candidate for Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

 

January 

January 27: KAC Elliot Lecture

February

February 11:  30th Anniversary of the McConnell Brain Imaging Centre

April

April 28: Hughlings Jackson Lecture

May 

May 7: Dorothy J Killam Lecture

May 14: Albert Aguayo Lecture

May 26: George Karpati Lecture

May 28-29: Montreal Bilingual Brain Initiative Symposium

May 29: Donald Baxter Lecture (Dr. Jonathan Stoessl, UBC)

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday December 1

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Principles of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

Christophe Grova, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, MNI

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Tuesday December 2

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

 

Killam Lecture (4 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Functional Significance of  Primary Sensory Neurons Diversity: A Focus on Chronic Pain

Aziz Moqrich, PhD

Research Director, Axi-Marselle University and CNRS

———– Wednesday December 3

Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Plasticity in the Motor Network Following Stroke in Animal Models/Clinical Implications for Stroke Rehabilitation

Numa Dancause, PT, PhD

Central Nervous System Research Group, Department of Neurosciences, University of Montreal

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).

Neuronal Diversity and Complexity in the Hippocampus

Nelson Spruston, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus

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Thursday December 4

———–  Friday December 5

Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Upcoming Events

December

December 11: Special Seminar: Dr. Pierre-Francois Pradat – The Role of Multiparametic Spinal MRI in Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

December 12:  Special Seminar – Dr. Amy Yu – 2:30 pm – de Grandpré Communications Centre – “The Disabling ‘Mild’ Stroke”

 

January 

January 27: KAC Elliot Lecture

February 

February 11: 30th Anniversary of the McConnell Brain Imaging Centre

April

April 16  –  Neuro Epilepsy Day – Pierre Gloor Lecture – Hal Blumenfeld, Yale University – Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre

April 16-17: Symposium on Cohorts, Big Data, and Personalized Medicine

April 28: Hughlings Jackson Lecture

May 

May 7: Dorothy J Killam Lecture

May 14: Albert Aguayo Lecture

May 19: 17th Annual Donald Baxter Lecture

May 26: George Karpati Lecture

May 28-29: Montreal Bilingual Brain Initiative Symposium

May 29: Donald Baxter Lecture

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday November 24
BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)
PET II: State-of-the-Art PET
Dr. Jean-Paul Soucy, MD, M.Sc
Unit Director, Positron Emission Tomography, MNI

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Tuesday November 25
Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

Naugural Neurodegenerative Disorders Group Seminar
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

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Wednesday November 26
Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)
Neurological Wilson’s Disease
Daniel Rabinovitch, MD
Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé, Laval

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).
Optical Probing of Synaptic Integration and Plasticity in Inhibitory Circuits
Lisa Topolnik, PhD
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Bioinformatics, Laval University

Hacking Health Challenge Grand Finale (New Residence Hall, Mcgill University, Ballrooms A & B)

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, McGill University (11:30 am, Strathcona Anatomy Building, Room 2/36)
Function of Parkinson’s Disease Proteins in Mitochondrial Quality Control
Edward Fon, MD
Montreal Neurological Institute

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Thursday November 27
Special Seminar (12 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)
Neuroimaging in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Erik P. Pioro, MD, PhD
Director, Section of ALS & Related Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute, USA

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Friday November 28
Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Wilder Penfield Lecture (4 pm, Jeanne Timmins Ampitheatre)
Exploring Multidimensional Clinical Space
Stephen Friend, MD, PhD
President, Sage Bionetworks, Seattle, USA

Upcoming Events

December
December 11: Special Seminar: The Role of Multiparametic Spinal MRI in Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis
December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

January
January 27: KAC Elliot Lecture

April
April 28: Hughlings Jackson Lecture

May
May 7: Dorothy J Killam Lecture
May 14: Albert Aguayo Lecture
May 19: 17th Annual Donald Baxter Lecture
May 26: George Karpati Lecture
May 28-29: Montreal Bilingual Brain Initiative Symposium
May 29: Donald Baxter Lecture

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday November 17

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Orientation Session for New BIC Users

BIC Core Support Team

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Tuesday November 18

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

———– Wednesday November 19

Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

What are the Phenotypes of ALS?

Dr. Philippe Corcia

Head of the ALS Centre of Tours, France

Head of the Neurogenetics Skills Center, CHU Tours, France

Palliative Care Workshop (6 pm, Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, Westmount)

Death Cafe

Kit Racette, BSc

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Thursday November 20

———–  Friday November 21

Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Upcoming Events

November

November 27: Erik Pioro (ALS in Neurology)

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture

December

December 11: Pierre Francois Pradat (ALS in Neurology)

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday November 10

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

PET I: Radiochemistry, The Alchemy of Radioligands

BIC Cyclotron Team

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Tuesday November 11

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

Montreal Neuroethics Network Special Seminar (12 pm, Room/Salle André-Barbeau, IRCM)

The Physiology of Voluntary Movement and Implications for the Free Will Debate

Mark Hallett, MD

National Institutes of Health, United States

———– Wednesday November 12

Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Palliative Care Workshop (6 pm, Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, Westmount)

An End of a Life Choice

Sue Britton, RN

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).

Synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus Jack Mellor, PhD

Centre for Synaptic Plasticity, University of Bristol

Third International ARSACS Symposium (8:30 am – 10 pm,  Jeanne Timmins Amphitheater)

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Thursday November 13

Third International ARSACS Symposium (8:30 am – 10 pm,  Jeanne Timmins Amphitheater)

———–  Friday November 14

Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Upcoming Events

November

November 19: Palliative Care Workshop

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture

December

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday November 3

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Combined fMRI & High-Density EEG

Jean Gotman, Phd

Professor of Neuroscience, MNI, Mcgill University

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Tuesday November 4

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

Killam Seminar Series (4 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Biological and Bionic Hands:  Natural Neural Coding and Artificial Perception

Sliman Bensmaia, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Chicago

———– Wednesday November 5

Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Interventional Pain Management for Radiculopathy

Mohan Radhakrishna, MD, FRCPC, Dip. Sport Med

Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar (11:30 am, Strathcona Anatomy & Dentistry Building, Room 2/36)

Translational Studies in the Genomic Era: Persistent Pain Conditions?

Luda Diatchenko, PhD

Faculty of Dentistry, Mcgill University

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Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music Invited Lecture (3 pm, Goodman Cancer Centre, Room 501)

The Role of Neural Rhythmic Entrainment in Early Language Learning

Victoria Leong, PhD

Junior Research Fellow in Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK

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Palliative Care Workshop (6 pm, Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, Westmount)

Navigating the System

Joan Foster, BN, Community Nurse

Zelda Freitas, SW, Social Worker and Clinical supervisor

Montreal Innovation Summit/Hacking Health Design Challenge (All Day, Palais de Congres, Downtown Montreal)

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Thursday November 6

Montreal Innovation Summit/Hacking Health Design Challenge (All Day, Palais de Congres, Downtown Montreal)

———–  Friday November 7

Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

The 2014 MS XChange (8:30 am, MNI)

Joint Retreat: Neuro and Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery (Friday-Sunday, Esterel, QC)

Upcoming Events

November

November 11: The Physiology of Voluntary Movement and Implications for the Free Will Debate

November 12: Palliative Care Workshop

November 12-13: Third International ARSACS Symposium

November 19: Palliative Care Workshop

November 27:  Special Lecture: “Neuroimaging in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”, Erick P. Pioro, MD, PhD – Candidate in the Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture

December

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday October 27

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Imaging with MEG and EEG

Sylvain Baillet, PhD

Director of Research, Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Imaging Program, MNI

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Tuesday October 28

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

2014 Gairdner National Program Lecture (1 pm, Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre)

Anti-TNF Therapy

Sir Marc Feldmann

Head of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford

———– Wednesday October 29

Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

How to Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease

Ron Postuma, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Neurology, McGill University

 

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).

Rhomboid Proteases in the Brain

Lisa Münter, PhD

Dept. of Pharmacology & Therepeutics, McGill University

The Cognition and Circuits Lecture Series (3 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Motor Learning and Plasticity in Sensory Systems

David J. Ostry, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Mcgill University

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Thursday October 30

———–  Friday October 31

Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

National Neurology Grand Rounds (11:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Medically-Refractory Epilepsy

Michelle-Lee Jones, MD, FRCPC

Dept. of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario

Upcoming Events

November

November 5: Palliative Care Workshop

November 5-6: Montreal Innovation Summit/Hacking Health Design Challenge (Downtown Montreal)

November 7: The 2014 MS XChange

November 7-9: Joint Retreat: Neuro and Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery (Esterel, QC)

November 12: Palliative Care Workshop

November 12: Third International ARSACS Symposium

November 19: Palliative Care Workshop

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture

December

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon