September 13, 2018

Connecting students, faculty and staff of the Cumming School of Medicine
to the latest news, events and goings-on.
United Way BBQ, hosted by Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta | Sept. 18 More
Bryan Kolb Lecture in Behavioural Neuroscience | Sept. 21 More
Engage! – Global Citizenship Lunch & Learn | Sept. 19
UCalgary Community Report with President Cannon | Sept. 26 More
PhD student’s unique journey includes stops in U.K. and India | More
Rapid Prototyping for Research
Have you ever wanted to conduct an experiment that you have had in your head, but lacked the device or apparatus? Rapid prototyping can fix that. Rapid prototyping techniques like 3D printing and Arduino programming are becoming more popular in medical research. Get ahead of the times and advance your skills. Attend the Rapid Prototyping workshops and symposium on Oct. 4 & 5. Register to attend today!

JLABS (Johnson & Johnson) Resources for Innovators
JLABS offers emerging life science companies modular lab units, office space, shared core laboratory equipment and business facilities. It also links the entrepreneurs with the full breadth of Johnson & Johnson InnovationLearn more about JLABS & how they engage with life science innovators across Canada! Attend the information session on Sept. 25.

For more on entrepreneurship and opportunities available, visit
Graduate Science Education (GSE) Office of Faculty Development (OFD) Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) More seminars and workshops
  • Dr. Cheryl Barnabe, MD | The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) - Fellow of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
  • Dr. Adam Kirton, MD | The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) - Fellow of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Have you been recognized with an award for excellence in research or education? Share your success!
Hospital Drive lane closure
Alberta Health Services is in the final phase of the project that has altered Hospital Drive traffic flow since Aug. 22. Starting Monday, Sept. 17, motorists using Lot 6 will notice a temporary paved road will be used to exit the parkade. This temporary road will likely be in place for an two or three weeks.

The application process for The Koopmans Memorial Research Fund is now open. The endowment provides funds for innovative research into the mechanisms of food intake, energy balance or integrative GI physiology. Submissions can be sent to the Office of the Associate Dean (Research) at The application deadline is Oct.15, 2018.
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