Notes for Students

Human Genetics Newsletter 2017-01-25

1DegreeBio, the independent life science product review website, is having a special draw this month for an iPad. To enter the draw, submit a review on the site – the more reviews, the greater the odds to win.

1DegreeBio lists antibodies and custom services, supported by reviews by scientists, to help us choose the best products and services for our work. It¹s free and easy to use, and features handy info like antibody dilutions, and which company is best for ordering primers.


Here is a link to the courses being offered this year:

It is recommended that students only take one course at a time. Courses (other than the mandatory HGEN 692) are to be selected in consultation with your supervisor.


For students interested in enrolling in the Bioinformatics Option, here are the details:

Interested students should discuss this program with their supervisor and then submit the letter and application to


HGSS Executive 2012-13:

Jeremy Saban President Nick Light Vice President Internal Emma Brasell Vice President Internal Juan Lopez Vice President Academic Nikki Meadows Vice President External/Post-Graduate Student Society Representatives Shaza Mokhtar Vice President External/Post-Graduate Student Society Representatives Shian Yea Wong Vice President Communications VACANT Post-doctoral Fellow Rep Nikki Meadows HGSS Conference Chair (2012) Jian Zhang HGSS Conference Chair (2013) VACANT Hospital/Site Rep.: Medical Residents Murielle Akpa Hospital/Site Rep.: MCH Sam Smillie Hospital/Site Rep.: MGH Nick Light Hospital/Site Rep. Innovation Centre Cristiana Cruceanu Hospital/Site Rep.: Douglas Peter Moussa Hospital/Site Rep.: Bellini/Goodman/Life Sciences VACANT Hospital/Site Rep.: RVH Shaza Mokhtar Hospital/Site Rep.: JGH VACANT Hospital/Site Rep.: Shriner’s VACANT Hospital/Site Rep.: MNI Michelle Lane Hospital/Site Rep.: Genetic Counselling