Program of the day - LSC 10th Anniversary


10th Anniversary Life Sciences Complex Celebrations

- Program of the day -

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Francesco Bellini and McIntyre Buildings

McGill University
3649 - 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler


MORNING SYMPOSIUM – BELLINI ATRIUM
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9:00 am - 9:20 am

McGill’s Leadership and major Life Sciences Complex donors speak

9:20 am – 9:30 am

Prof. David Thomas: history of the Life Sciences Complex, its achievements and future ambitions

9:30 am – 10:30 am

- Prof. Arjun Krishnaswamy, Cell Information System theme
- Prof. Alanna Watt, Developmental Biology theme
- Prof. Ian Watson, Cancer Research Theme
- Prof. Alba Guarne, Chemical Biology theme
- Prof. Jörg Fritz, Complex Traits theme

10:30 am -10:45 am

Coffee and bio break

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

- Tours of selected Core Facilities of the Life Sciences Complex
- Viewing of Research project posters

LUNCH - BELLINI ATRIUM
(12:00 pm – 1:30 pm)

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch: first-come first-served basis (225 lunches available)

AFTERNOON SESSION – PALMER AMPHITHEATER
(1:30 pm – 4:00 pm)

1:30 pm – 1:50 pm

Talk: Prof. Michel Tremblay: Stem Cell Network

1:50 pm – 3:20 pm

Series of 10 student presentations:

- 2 presentations for Cancer Research Theme
- 2 presentations for Cell Information Systems Research Theme
- 2 presentations for Developmental Biology Research Theme

- Bio break (15 mins)

- 2 presentations for Complex Traits Research Theme
- 2 presentations for Chemical Biology Research Theme

3:20 pm – 4:00 pm

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Anne-Claude Gingras, Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute,
Mont Sinai Hospital, Toronto: The application of Systems Biology to cure diseases

4:00 pm – 4:05 pm

Closing remarks: Prof. Philippe Gros

4:05 pm – 4:30 pm

Walk to the Bellini Atrium for closing reception

RECEPTION – BELLINI ATRIUM:
(4:30 pm – 6:30 pm)

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

- Participants and guests mingle; wine is served
- Announcement of the winners for the posters and oral presentations
- Guests and participants continue to mingle