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Events

The Pulse

Paterson Lecture Series

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Auditorium A, University Hospital
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

"Guarantor Transcription Factors in Cell Differentiation" presented by Martin Chalfie, PhD, one of the world’s most celebrated scientists. Chalfie received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2008 together with Osamu Shimomura and Roger Y. Tsien for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP. The discovery has completely changed the landscape of biomedical research and represents the most common way of labelling proteins in cells and animals.

Everyone is welcome, campus and community.


Discover Robarts Community Presentation Series

Community members have the unique opportunity to learn about the Robarts Research Institute this spring as the fifth installment of the Discover Robarts Community Presentation Series.

Attendees will get an inside look at the fascinating and world-renowned medical research taking place in their own backyard. Each presentation will be presented by a group of scientists and clinicians that overviews their researches on an accessible and relatable level.

Discover Robarts is becoming a must-attend event for the London community. Register to get an up-close look at how scientists at Robarts Research Institute are answering questions that will have an impact on some of today’s most devastating diseases.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 – Drs. Lena Palaniyappan, Ingrid Johnsrude, Ruth Lanius and Kara Dempster
The Puzzle of Hearing Voices and Seeing Things
Location: Fisher Conference Room, Robarts Research Institute
R.S.V.P. online
Registration closes on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Register early as space is limited.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 – Drs. Ali Kahn, Terry Peters and Jorge Burneo
Epilepsy: Calming the storm
Location: Fisher Conference Room, Robarts Research Institute
R.S.V.P. online
Registration closes on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Register early as space is limited.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – Dr. David Holdsworth
Dynamic Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System: From Cells to Humans
Location: Fisher Conference Room, Robarts Research Institute
R.S.V.P. online
Registration closes on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Register early as space is limited.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – Dr. Julio Martinez-Trujillo
Understanding Autism by Reverse Engineering the Circuits of the Social Brain
Location: Fisher Conference Room, Robarts Research Institute
R.S.V.P. online
Registration closes on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Register early as space is limited.


2018 Awards of Excellence - Nominations Now Open

Every year, the Awards of Excellence honours the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and provides an opportunity to recognize and encourage the ongoing development of outstanding talent found here.
Please submit your nomination by February 26, 2018.


2018 Alumni of Distinction Awards

Annually, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s Alumni of Distinction Awards celebrates and honours alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the School, Western University, the community and/or their profession. Recognize the outstanding accomplishments of a peer, classmate or colleague and join us in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of our alumni.
Deadline for nomination is Monday, March 5, 2018.