MSc Seminar – Genetics of Salmonella virulence

Alanna is giving her seminar/MRCCT Group Meeting on Monday 1pm in room 501 (Karp Amphitheater, Goodman Cancer Center).

Perspective article about the whole initiative (Front. Microbiolog.)

Salmonella Syst-OMICS project (website)

Let’s learn about bugs: Salmonella (Video 5 mins)

PS: Sometimes the door on Av. des pins is locked and you’d need to band on the door, wait for someone to come in or go around through the Bellini.

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PhD Defense – Roles of long non-coding RNAs in Skeletal Muscle Development and Disease

Naghmeh Nikpoor from Dr. Robert Sladek’s group will be defending her PhD on Wednesday October 18th at 3:00pm
in Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room W-315 F

Here is a cool ScienceDirect piece about ncRNA and skeletal muscle regeneration

And a scientific paper on ncRNA as regulators in skeletal muscle and development

PhD Defense – Studying complex traits in the post-GWAS era

Andréanne Morin will defend her PhD research this Friday October 6 at 3pm  in Room N7/1 (Stewart Bio). Her full title is: “Studying complex traits in the post-GWAS era: applications to investigate asthma and allergy-related traits”.

To curb your curiosity until then, here are a few interesting readings:

The Genetics of Asthma and Allergic Disease: A 21st Century Perspective

The Atopic March: Progression from Atopic Dermatitis to Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma