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MCIN hosts representatives from the Krembil Foundation and Brain Canada

Mark Krembil, President of the Krembil Foundation, and Kate Williams, Health Science Grants Manager of the Krembil Foundation, were joined by Inez, President and CEO of the Brain Canada Foundation and NeuroScience Canada Partnership to tour the MCIN labs with Allan Evans during their visit to the Neuro.

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Representatives from the Allen Institute visit the MCIN

The MCIN was visited representatives from the Allen Institute. Executive Director (Strategic Alliances), Jane Roskams Ph.D, and Application Scientist, Terri Gilbert Ph.D toured the facility with Alan Evans during their visit to the Neuro. Highlights include: A lecture entitled “The Allen Institute v2.0: Our New Vision is Vision!” by Jane Roskams, Ph.D Workshop entitled “Navigating the Allen …

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MP Marc Miller visits the MCIN

On a recent visit to the Neuro, MP Marc Miller, Lisa Montgomery, and Bryan Rourke toured the MCIN and experienced the BigBrain with Dr. Alan Evans.

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Delegates from the Kingdom of Jordan visit the MCIN

On February 22 The MNI’s Big Brain Lab hosted a high profile delegation from Jordan, led by H.E. Dr. Labib Al Khadra, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Mr. Jean-Philippe Tachdjian, Counsellor Commercial, Embassy of Canada to Jordan and Iraq. Also in attendance: H.E. Dr. Abderrazaq Bani Hani, President, Jerash University Dr. Ahmad …

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22-February-2016: Delegates from Shenzhen Second People’s Hospital visit the MCIN

On February 22, following the recent signing of a training partnership between The Neuro and Shenzhen Second People’s Hospital focusing on Movement Disorders and Epilepsy, Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital and Dr. David Eidelman, Dean of McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, hosted a high profile delegation from the city of …

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25-September-2015: PM Stephen Harper visits the MCIN.

The MCIN was honoured to host a visit by Prime Minister Harper. The tour of the lab included experiencing the Big Brain in 3D. Below are pictures of PM Harper experiencing the Big Brain in 3D with Alan Evans.

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Alan Evans inducted to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

We are pleased to announce that Alan Evans has recently been inducted in to the Royal Society of Canada. This prestigious honour is awarded to Canadians in recognition of outstanding achievement in their fields. You can read more in the following articles: http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/09/royal-society-of-canada-honours-14-mcgill-researchers-and-scholars/ http://www.rsc-src.ca/sites/default/files/candidates/EVANS%20%20Alan.pdf  

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MCIN hosts INCF working group to create an image atlas format.

The MCIN was pleased to host members of the International Neuromatics Coordinating Facility to create a format for an imaging atlas. The INCF develops collaborative neuroinformatics infrastructure and promotes the sharing of data and computing resources to the international research community. You can visit their site here: http://www.incf.org  

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The Neuro hosts representatives from ScotiaBank.

The Neuro was please to be host to representatives from one of the Neuros most important supporters, ScotiaBank, on a recent tour of the MCIN facilities.

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The CFI board members visit the MCIN.

The MCIN was pleased to host a visit from the board members of the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. The CFI is a foundation that strives to build our nation’s capacity to undertake world-class research and technology development to benefit Canadians. For more information, please visit:  http://www.innovation.ca/

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MCIN visit: “The Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference (GGCLC)”.

Members of the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference, representing current and future leadership in various publica ad private organizations toured the MCIN, with focus on “Leadership and Innovation”. Find out more about GGCLC: http://www.leadershipcanada.ca/

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Professor Evans Named One of “Canada’s Top 100 Explorers”.

“The beauty of the term ‘explorer’ is that the people labelled as such are constantly helping to evolve its meaning. We can’t put many restrictions on a word that drives discovery, that constantly reframes the world, introduces us to new places, peoples and species or shows them again in ways not yet imagined.” Read the …

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Professor Evans Elected Chair of the OHBM.

Professor Alan Evans elected by the direct vote of the members of the “Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)” as the new Chair of the organization. The OHBM is the primary international organization dedicated to using neuroimaging to discover the organization of the human brain. Dr. Evans has been a founding member since 1995 when the organization started. The 4th. annual meeting …

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Alan Evans honoured on the Parliament Hill.

Five of McGill’s most distinguished researchers were honoured yesterday on Parliament Hill for their contributions to health sciences research in Canada and internationally at an event hosted by the Minister of Health, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, and jointly organized by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and McGill University. Professors Alan Evans(The Margolese National Brain Prize), Brigitte …

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MCIN visit by the Deputy Head of Science and Innovation of the UK Govt. and the British Consul General in Montreal.

The Deputy Head of Science and Innovation of the UK government, Dr. Emma Hennessey and the British Consul General in Montreal, Mr. Nick Baker accompanied by Dr. Mario Rivero Huguet, UK Science and Innovation Officer at British Consulate in Montreal, visit the MCIN and discuss further scientific collaboration.

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MCIN visit by the Deputy Minister of Industry Canada.

Mr. John Knubley Deputy Minister of Industry Canada and Mme. Julie Insley, Executive Director, Quebec Regional Office of Industry Canada visit the MCIN accompanied by McGill’s Principal Dr. Suzanne Fortier. See official profile of John Knubley: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/icgc.nsf/eng/h_07015.html.

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MCIN visit by Directeur scientifique, FRSQ.

Dr. Normand Labrie, Directeur scientifique, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture visits MCIN to discuss further scientific collaboration. Dr. Labrie’s contact info at FRSQ: http://www.frq.gouv.qc.ca/divers/nous-joindre.  

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MCIN visit by the Clerk of the Privy Council of Canada.

Mme. Janice Charette Clerk of the Privy Council of Canada visits the MCIN, accompanied by McGill’s Principal Dr. Suzanne Fortier. See official profile of Janice Charette: http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/index.asp?lang=eng&page=clerk-greffier.

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MCIN Researchers used epidemic disease spreading model to map the propagation of misfolded proteins in Alzheimer’s disease.

MCIN Researchers used epidemic disease spreading model to map the propagation of misfolded proteins in Alzheimer’s disease. Read summary in Science Daily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141120141656.htm

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Ludmer Center’s panel discussion on Mental Health

  Ludmer Centre’s panel discussion on mental health Thursday October 23rd. 2014 McGill Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (MCIN) Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI)   Video: <http://www.alumni.mcgill.ca/redirect/?ed=8309&jid=0000369187&link=http://goo.gl/v8Q7i4>   Photos: <http://www.alumni.mcgill.ca/redirect/?ed=8309&jid=0000369187&link=http://goo.gl/cTL5jg>

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