March 27-31: Academic Career Week

Human Genetics Newsletter 2017-03-24


Getting ready to launch your academic career? Academic Career Week is designed to help.See the Academic Career Week 2017 Roster below:Strategies for a Successful Thesis DefenceMonday, March 27 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | Brown 5001The Academic Interview & The Job TalkTuesday, March 28 | 12:30pm – 2:00 pm | Brown 5001(MAC) The Academic Interview & The Job TalkTuesday, March 28 | 11:30 am – 1:00 pm | Mac Campus Faculty LoungeHow to Get Your Research OutWednesday, March 29 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 | Brown 5001Collaboration & The Dissertation: Getting the Most Out of Your SupervisorWednesday, March 29 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Brown 5001The Academic Dossier: Teaching & Research StatementsThursday, March 30 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | Brown 3001Negotiating Your Job OfferThursday, March 30 | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm | Brown 5001The Academic CV & Cover Letter PresentationFriday, March 31, 2017 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am | Brown 5001  Please see details on how to register and panel details here: you have any questions please feel free to contact Susan Molner_________________________________________


McGill graduate students enrolled in an MSc/PhD program, who hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status are eligible to apply for:
  • 3-12 months research stays at a non-Canadian Commonwealth institution as a part of their Master or PhD research;
  • Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
The “Quantitative Biology and Medical Genetics for the World” program offers awards of $6000 to $8000 to help with travel and living expenses during the stay. Institutions at all commonwealth countries are eligible, including:South Africa, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland.Eligible topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Quantitative genetics
  • Population genetics
  • Genetic/genomic epidemiology
  • High-throughput experimental methods in biology associated with quantitative analysis of data
  • Bioinformatics and computational genomics
For further information and application instructions, consult the guidelines.For more info contact:


McGill Global Health Workshop: Advanced Grantsmanship for Postdoctoral Fellows

McGill Global Health Programs is organizing a series of workshops targeted to McGill postdocs working in a global health field.The first workshop will focus on Advanced Grantsmanship and will be held over two days on April 11 and 13, 2017 between 11:30AM and 4:30PM.Registration is required as space is limited.Additional information and the registration link can be found here:


Calling all graduate students: Be part of the Acfas Congress at McGill! May 8-12, 2017

More than 150 volunteers needed!

The annual congress of the Association francophone du savoir (Acfas) is the largest multidisciplinary research event in the Francophonie and McGill is proud to be hosting it this year. From May 8-12, some 6,000 participants from Quebec, Canada and abroad will descend on lower campus to take part in about 220 colloquia and hundreds of oral and poster presentations. Participants are primarily researchers, but also include graduate students and postdocs. In order to guarantee its success, we will need your help. In return, get a free pass to the Congress!Click here to read more!To participate, fill out this online form before March 31st.


March 23: 17th Annual McGill Biomedical Graduate Conference

The 17th Annual McGill Biomedical Graduate Conference (AMBGC) is a one-day conference for the students of the Department of Experimental Medicine. Students from other departments, as well as from neighbo


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Ross MacKay

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03/24/2017, 11:07

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03/16/2017, 09:55