McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Demystifying Medicine Graduate Student Talks

The many faces of a PhD: Insights into becoming a research scientist and beyond

Date:

Monday, February 4, 2019

Time:

4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Location:

HSC 1A6

Speaker:

Sonia Padwal, project manager, McMaster Immunology Research Centre

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of medical investigation from basic biomedical research to translational and clinical research
  • Explore the doctoral research experience and the wide range of post-doctoral opportunities

Neurotrophins, ER stress and the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s Disease

Speaker:

Khaled Nawar, Masters of Science Student, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, McMaster University

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the activity of the recently discovered neurotrophin, MANF, on ER stress and its implication on the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s Disease

Contact Information:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: demystifyingmedicine@gmail.com

Cathy Stampfli
Phone: 905-521-2100 Ext. 73115