Yang Yang's MSc. Seminar

Show up this Thursday, Feb 20/2020 at 4pm in GCRC Rm. 501 for Yang Yang’s MSc. Seminar titled “Unraveling triple-negative breast cancer progression from primary tumor to metastasis by single-cell transcriptomic analysis and spatial profiling”

HGSS x GAPTS Career & Networking Night

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The Human Genetics and Pharmacology + Therapeutics Student Societies are proud to present a Career & Networking Night. Join us in the Thomson House Ballroom on Thursday February 20th 2020 from 6 – 8pm.

We will be bringing in companies who are actively hiring along with reps from industry (biotech, pharma, policy etc.) to meet with our students in a less formal networking night.

We will also have advisors from McGill’s CaPS and the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training (RI-MUHC) on site to help with CV reviews.

A photographer will also be available on site for professional headshots!

Registration will end on February 18th 2020.

Statistics Workshop 2019


Do you need to sharpen up your stats skills? Well you’re in luck!

We are hosting a Statistics Workshop, focusing on regression analysis, on Dec 3, 2019 from 5:00-6:30 pm at the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building. The room is SADW315F (in the west wing, third floor).

Register now and let us know if you have any questions!

HGSS X BBMESS Halloween Bar Crawl 2019

HGSS is collaborating with BBMESS for a Halloween Bar Crawl this Oct 31, 2019 starting at 10:00 pm. Dress up and join us to explore 5 different bars, with 1 drink provided at each bar.

The prices are $20 for HGEN members and $25 for non-members. +1’s are welcome! The meeting location is to be announced closer to the event. See you there!


HGSS and BBMESS strive to host fun and safe events for everyone. We ask all guests to be respectful when choosing costumes.

Qualifying Exam/Supervisory Committee Workshop 2019

Join us on Oct 17, 2019 at 5pm in the Karp Auditorium (Goodman Cancer Research Centre Rm. 501) for a workshop on the Qualifying Exam & Supervisory Committee.

Dr. Anna Naumova will be presenting the who, what, whens and what to expect.

A panel of successful students that have passed their QE will also be present to help answer all your questions!

REGISTER AT http://bit.ly/QEWorkshop

Enter your specific questions in the registration form or send us an email at hgss.pgss@mail.mcgill.ca.

BONUS: Join us in the same room at 4pm for a PhD Seminar before the workshop!

HGSS Funding Workshop Presentations

Thank you to everyone that attended the HGSS Funding Workshop yesterday! If you would like to view the presentations, please click on the following links:

Graduate Funding – presented by Caitlin Anderson – http://bit.ly/HGSSFunding

Graduate Funding – presented by McGill University – Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies – http://bit.ly/GPSFunding

Please feel free to contact us if you have further questions and we will try to direct you to the proper resources.

HGSS Welcome Back BBQ 2019

The annual HGSS Welcome Back BBQ is happening soon! All new and returning HGSSers/+1’s are invited.

Date: Sept. 6, 2019 – 5:30 PM
Location: Beaver Lake, Mont Royal (meeting place TBA)
We will provide veggie and meat (pork/beef) hot dogs with condiments. Bring your own beverages and snacks!
+1’s are welcome and registration is NOT required.