ThisWeek@Schulich - January 19

Monday, January 19, 2009

Welcome to the second edition of ThisWeek@Schulich, an e-bulletin for all faculty, staff, students and trainees at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Announcements, events and general notices will be included in this weekly bulletin, also posted at www.schulich.uwo.ca. Messages deemed to be urgent, confidential or to a targeted group may still be sent on an individual basis. Contact information to submit items is at the end of this message.


In this issue:

ANNOUNCEMENTS

New Scientific Director for Transgenic and Gene Targeting Facility

Dr. Terry Peters named IEEE Fellow

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation funding opportunity

Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion: "Adolescence, Brain Plasticity and Psychopathology"

International Student Congress of Medical Sciences (ISCOMS)


EVENTS THIS WEEK

January 20 - How Does Your Brain Age? - Public lecture by Dr. Jane Rylett

January 21 - Robarts Research Institute Seminar - Dr. Qingping Feng

January 21 - Grids for Health Care: Progress and Challenges - Dr. Richard McClatchey

January 21 - Interprofessional Workshop: What is IPE/IPCP?"

January 21 - Schulich Research Lecture: Alzheimer's Disease

January 23 - Welcome Reception for Dr. Amit Chakma, Western's President-Elect


TAKE NOTE - COMING EVENTS

January 27 - Rural Health Series: Improving Rural Health Policy or Creating Healthy Rural Policy: Which Way for Ontario? 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. University Hospital Auditorium B

January 30 - WORLDiscoveries Research Showcase, London Convention Centre, 11 am - 3 pm

See Schulich event calendar for more event details: www.schulich.uwo.ca/webcalendar/month.php?user=SchulichEvents


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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New Scientific Director for Transgenic and Gene Targeting Facility


Dr. David Hill and Dr. Victor Han are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Christopher Pin as Scientific Director of the London Regional Transgenic and Gene Facility, a core facility jointly supported by Lawson Health Research Institute, The University of Western Ontario and Robarts Research Institute. Dr. Pin has already commenced his leadership role and will work with this team to ensure that timely and effective transgenic and gene targeting services are available to the London Scientific community at a competitive cost. His office is located at Victoria Hospital, Victoria Research Laboratories at London Health Sciences Center, Room A5-134; phone number (519) 685-8500 x 53073; Email cpin@uwo.ca

Welcome Dr. Pin.

 

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Dr. Terry Peters named IEEE fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Terry Peters who has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics, Inc. (IEEE) for this contributions to medical imaging and image-guided surgery.

The IEEE Fellow is one of the most prestigious honors of the IEEE, and is bestowed upon a very limited number of Senior Members who have made outstanding contributions to the electrical and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession

 

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Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation funding opportunity

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation has announced a funding opportunity for PhD. and Postdoctoral Fellowships Awards in ABI Research. The deadline for submissions is March 3, 2009. The Call for applications can be found at www.onf.org in the ABI section, under funding opportunities.

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Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion

The 2009 Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion: "Adolescence, Brain Plasticity and Psychopathology," will be held on April 23-24, 2009. For information and registration please go to www.healthemotions.org/symposum

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International Student Congress of Medical Sciences (ISCOMS)

The 16th Edition of International Student Congress of Medical Sciences (ISCOMS) will take place at the University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands from June 2nd - 5th, 2009. For details please go to www.iscoms.com


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EVENTS THIS WEEK

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January 20 - Classes Without Quizzes: How Does Your Brain Age?

This is public Lecture to explore research comparing normal aging of the brain to degenerative processes such as Alzheimer's disease.

Lecturer: Dr. Jane Rylett - Chair, Physiology and Pharmacology and Robarts Scientist

Time: 7:30 PM

Place: London Public Library, Central Branch

For more information visit http://communications.uwo.ca/CWQ/

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January 21 - Robarts Research Institute Seminar - Dr. Qingping Feng

Title: "Cardiac Repair Post Myocardial Infarction"

Speaker: Dr. Qingping Feng - Associate Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Pharmacology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Place: Robarts Research Institute, 2nd Floor Conference Room

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January 21 - Lecture "Grids for Healthcare - Progress and Challenges"

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Richard McClatchey - Senior Lecturer, Bristol Institute of Technology, University of the West of England

Time 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Place: London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Auditorium A

 

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January 21 - Interprofessional Workshop: What is IPE/IPCP?" - Office of Interprofessional Health Education and Research

Time: 5 pm

Place: The Great Hall, University of Western Ontario

Students, Faculty, and Health Practitioners Welcome! Food Provided. To RSVP contact: Joanne Gribbon (519) 661.2111 x 82234 or email jgribbo2@uwo.ca

 

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January 21 - Schulich Research Lecture: Alzheimer's Disease

Thinking about Grad School? Learn about exciting health research happening at Schulich through this lecture series on specific research themes. Featured speakers this week include: Jane Rylett, Chair, Physiology and Pharmacology and Robarts Scientist, Sean Nestor, MSc student in Medical Biophysics, and Jennie Wells, of the Department of Medicine and Geriatrician, St. Joseph's Health Care London.

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 pm

Place: Medical Sciences Building, Room 282

For more information visit www.schulich.uwo.ca/gradstudies

 

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January 23 - Welcome Reception for Dr. Amit Chakma

Dr. Paul Davenport invites you to a reception to welcome Dr. Amit Chakma on his recent appointment as President - Elect

Time: 3:30-5:30 pm

The Great Hall (Somerville House)

RSVP 519-661-3747 or rsvp@uwo.ca by January 21

 

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ThisWeek@Schulich is a weekly e-bulletin for faculty, staff, students and trainees at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario. It is circulated each Monday by email and posted at www.schulich.uwo.ca.


To post a notice in ThisWeek@Schuilch, please send your information by 12 noon each Friday to Yanti Setiawati in the Dean's Office at yanti.setiawati@schulich.uwo.ca or ext. 80387.
 

 





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