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PERFORM Colloquium Series

The PERFORM colloquium series presents ongoing research talks on a broad range of topics related to preventative health research. Although these events are intended for an Academic & Researcher audience, everyone is welcome.

Topic Speaker Date & Time
Neural Substrate Mediating Motor Sequence Learning and Consolidation Julien Doyon, Ph.D.
Director, McConnell Brain Imaging Center
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University

Wed., Oct. 23, 2019

Venue: RF 110

How Exercise Benefits to Improve Abnormal Muscle and Brain Metabolism in Diabetes K. Sreekumaran Nair, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Mayo Clinic

Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Venue: RF 110

Do our genes determine what we should eat? Ahmed El-Sohemy, PhD
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Nutrigenomics
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto

Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

Venue: RF 110

Health Consequences of Circadian and Sleep Disruption Kenneth P. Wright Jr., PhD
Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado Boulder

Wed., Feb. 12, 2020

Venue: RF 110

Prenatal maternal stress and child development: Epigenetic and brain mechanisms from Project Ice Storm Suzanne King, PhD
Department of Psychiatry,
McGill University

Wed., Mar. 11, 2020

Venue: RF 110

Functional neuroimaging at scale, a quest for big picture on brain function


Gael Varoquaux, PhD
Research Director
Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA)
Visiting Professor, McGill University

Wed., Mar. 25, 2020

Venue: MB 9CD

Strategies for eating healthy and being active at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Théa Demmers, P.Dt., M.Sc.
Nutrition Suite Supervisor
PERFORM Centre, Concordia University

Christina Weiss, M.Sc., CSEP/ FKQ Certified
Conditioning Floor Supervisor 
PERFORM Centre, Concordia University

Thurs., Apr. 23, 2020

Zoom Webinar

Why and how to maintain a good sleep in a time of crisis Thanh DANG-VU, MD PhD
Neurologist, Professor 
Director, Sleep, Cognition & Neuroimaging Laboratory (SCNLab)
Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology & PERFORM Centre
Dpt of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Concordia University

Wed., May. 20, 2020

Zoom Webinar - Register HERE

On the Road to Positive Mental Health Shawn Wilkinson, PhD
Assistant professor
Department of Applied Human Sciences
Concordia University

Tues., Jun. 23, 2020

Zoom Webinar - Register HERE

More events to be announced.

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