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Concordia Health Sciences Symposium

DATE & TIME
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
COST

This event is free

WHERE

Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics
7141 Sherbrooke W.
Room 110

WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBLE

Yes

THIS EVENT IS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

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Join us for the virtual/in-person Concordia Health Sciences Symposium. This symposium features keynote lectures from this year’s Gairdner Laureates Mary-Claire King and Daniel Drucker, plenary session by faculty from the Department of Biology on cancer, genetics, computational medicine and other health-related topics. Registration is free and is required for entrance or for the zoom link. Register and submit an abstract here or submit an abstract below.

Call for submissions

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows conducting research related to human health are invited to submit an abstract to present a five-minute "lightning talk." Awards for the best trainee talks will be $250 each!

Abstract submission deadline: October 10, 2021. Submit abstract here.

Conference schedule

9 - 10 AM Dr. Daniel Drucker keynote talk

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Concordia health research talks

12:15 - 1 PM: Lunch break

1 - 2 PM: Dr. Mary-Claire King keynote talk

2:15 - 3:45 PM: Lightning talks by trainees (I)

3:45 - 4 PM: break

4 - 5 PM: Lightning talks by trainees (II)

Conference organizers:

Elena Kuzmin: elena.kuzmin@concordia.ca 

Alisa Piekny: alisa.piekny@concordia.ca

Michael Sacher: michael.sacher@concordia.ca

William Zerges: william.zerges@concordia.ca 

 

This event is funded by generous contributions from the Gairdner foundation,  Canadian Institute for Health Research, Fond de Research Sante Quebec, The Globe and Mail, and the Canadian Government.

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