Current Seminars

04/02/2014 - 18:30 - Genomics: Driving a new bio-economy for Canada

IMI Seminar - Guest speaker: Pierre Meulien, Ph.D., President & CEO, Genome Canada.  Genomics: Driving a new bio-economy for Canada. Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 6:30pm (light refreshments at 6pm), Instructional Building, Room 120. All welcome! Abstract: Genome Canada has been funding genomics research for the past 13 years in...

28/01/2014 - 18:30 - Debate - Type II Diabetes: Prevention or Cure?

The motion: "This house believes that future Canadian government funding for Type II Diabetes should be focused on preventative measures." Find out next week what MBiotech students think! For the motion: Team Aptus   Against the motion: Team Celtera   Tuesday, January 28th, 2014.  6...

21/01/2014 - 18:30 - Debate - The Basic Research Funding Dilemma

The motion: "Basic research is fundamental to the advancement of scientific knowledge, healthcare, and treatment options. This house believes that it is essential to address the trend of decreased federal research funding in Canada and the United States by increasing alternative funding sources directed towards basic research. Basic...

14/01/2014 - 18:30 - Debate - Alzheimer's or Bust

The motion: "This house believes that Canada should catch up to other G20 nations by establishing an official policy on Alzheimer's Disease and that government dollars would be best spent on research and addressing inadequacies in the Canadian healthcare system". Find out next week what MBiotech students think! For the...

07/01/2014 - 18:30 - IMI Seminar - Guest Speaker: Dr. Don Stewart, CEO, PlantForm

IMI Seminar - Guest speaker: Dr. Don Stewart, Chief Executive Officer, PlantForm Corporation.  Tuesday, Jan 7th, 6:30pm (light refreshments at 6pm), Instructional Building, Room 120. All welcome! Dr. Don Stewart, an entrepreneur and scientist, is a founder of PlantForm Corporation and assumes the roles of President and Chief Executive...

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