Useful Links

McGill-related sites

Departmental Bulletin Human Genetics Weekly
McGill Student Society
McGill Post Graduate Student Society Check out Thomson House, our own grad student get-away for great times, food, drinks and special events at 3650 McTavish. Emails will be sent around from your PGSS reps with information important to you.
Department of Graduate studies
Minerva For all your McGill-related personal information, course registration, account information, unofficial transcripts and much more. If you want to know where you stand with McGill, this is the first place to go.

Health care-related sites

McGill University Health Center All hospitals and research labs where McGill-affiliated research is taking place.
PGSS Health Plan Find out all you need to know about health-care practitioners in our network, and procedures/health care coverage

Funding and Studentships

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) 
Fonds de Recherche de Santé Quebec (FRSQ) Funding is available to ALL Canadians studying in Quebec.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Funding is available for Canadians studying natural sciences.

Housing/Jobs/To buy 

Craig’s list
McGill Classifieds
Gazette Classifieds
Concordia Off campus housing and job bank

Travel Sites 

Via Rail Student discounts are available with an ISIC card
Air Canada Check out the Jazz and Tango flights for the best prices.
Travel Cuts Free ISIC cards for grad students: Go to William Shatner University Center (3480 McTavish). The Travel Cuts office is to the right of the stairway on the main level.
Bring: an unofficial transcript, your McGill ID card, and a pocket size photo, or have a photo taken for 3$.

Useful Montreal Sites

Hour Find out what concerts are coming to town, movie reviews, and other happenings around Montreal!
RestoMontreal Find new restaurants, read reviews, look up cuisines and more!

Other Sites of Interest 

University of California at Santa Cruz Genome Browser A bioinformatics tool to browse the genome, it is well-recognized and up-to-date.
Pubmed A searchable database for full-length journal articles.
National Institutes of Heath, National Center for Biotechnology Information Useful information and tools collected from across North America and the world.
Swiss Prot A bioinformatics tool for working with protein information.
Primer 3 An online tool for primer design.
Compendium of Fetal MRI A collection of labelled fetal MRI images.
Genome Quebec Innovation Center A McGill-affiliated Center offering many genomic services such as Illumina technology and microarray.
BioHub BioHub is the first antibody focused resource, designed for scientists to find top quality antibodies in 3 simple clicks!
Biotech Industry Supplier Registry Manual compilation of biotechnology and life sciences suppliers.
Drug Keeping an eye on pharmaceuticals
OMIM Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man. Catalog of all known genetic disorders with chronological history of knowledge base.

Links for MSc in Genetic Counselling Students

Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors Canadian organization with over 250 members.
National Society of Genetic Counselors American organization with over 2,200 members.
American Board of Genetic Counseling Administers and oversees certification of genetic counsellors and accreditation of genetic counselling training programs in North America.
Genetests Clinical details and links to testing laboratories for ~1,300 diseases.
Progeny Anywhere Free pedigree drawing software.

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