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February 11, 2014
Dr. Jane Green, professor of genetics in the Faculty of Medicine, was one of seven exemplary individuals inducted into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador (ONL) at a ceremony hosted at Government House Feb. 7. 
February 7, 2014

Dr. Michael Woods, associate professor of genetics in the Faculty of Medicine, is a contributing author on a paper published in December 2013 in the journal Nature Genetics which describes a model of DNA variant interpretation for bowel and uterine cancer that will help diagnose those at high risk.
 
December 9, 2013
The inaugural Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon took place Dec. 6, celebrating awards at the university, provincial, national and international level in the last five years. Dr. James Rourke, dean of medicine, welcomed everyone to this special event. Before the lunch, he played a video of the 100th laureate of the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame – Dr. Ian Rusted, founder of Memorial’s medical school.

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April 25, 2014
12:00 PM HSC Auditorium
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Peter Daley
"Conjugate pneumococcal vaccination of adults. Preliminary results of the CAPiTA trial"
April 25, 2014
1:00 PM SN-4015
Biochemistry - Dr. Peter Trnka
"What May Philosophy (of Science, of Morality) Contribute to the Life Sciences Today?"
April 28, 2014
12:00 PM HSC, Theatre D
Genetics - Daniel Evans and Robyn Byrne
"POLE, an Emerging Colorectal Cancer Susceptibility Gene" and "Whole Exome Sequencing Data of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients Reveals a Novel Nonsense Variant in CD109, a Negative Regulator of TGF-β"
April 28, 2014
1:00 PM HSC, Theatre D
Neuroscience Journal Club - Victoria Linehan
“On the origin of the brain. Current perspectives on cortical evolution” presented by Victoria Linehan.
April 30, 2014
10:00 AM HSC,Theatre H (Pharmacy-3446)
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Visiting Speaker - Andrés Finzi, PhD
“Envelope and viral determinants required for efficient elimination of HIV-1-infected cells by antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity” presented by Andrés Finzi, PhD, Director - Laboratory of Retroviral Entry, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Université de Montréal