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October 15, 2014
Dr. Cliff Guy, who did his PhD at Memorial under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Michalak, is an author on a number of significant papers.
October 2, 2014
Two talks about weight reduction and obesity management will take place on Friday Oct. 24 in Lecture Theatre B from 1:30 noon-3:30 p.m.
October 2, 2014
Dr. King Holmes, recipient of the Canada Gairdner Global Health Award for 2013, will present the 2014 Gairdner Lecture at Memorial University on Wed. Oct. 22 from 1:30-2:30 in the main auditorium of the Faculty of Medicine.
September 19, 2014
Dr. Thomas Michalak, a prominent researcher in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University, was inducted as a fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) on Sept. 18. Election to fellowship in the CAHS is considered one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community and carries with it an agreement to serve the academy and the future well-being of the health sciences. 

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Next seven days
October 23, 2014
1:00 PM Lecture Theatre D
Immunology and Infectious Disease Journal Club - Ricardo Carmona
 “Expression of mosquito microRNA aae-miR-2940-5p-is down-regulated in response to West Nile Virus infection to restrict viral replication”
October 24, 2014
1:00 PM SN4015
Biochemistry - Dr. Noriko Daneshtalab
 "Using Multi-Disease Animal Models to Study Systemic Inflammation and Cerebrovascular Dysfunction"
October 27, 2014
3:30 PM 1M114, Medical Education Building
2014 Van Rooyen Lectureship - Dr. Robert A Weinberg
"Cancer stem cell and the epithelial-mesenchymal transition" presented by Dr. Robert A Weinberg, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Ludwig Center for Molecular Oncology, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  This presentation is sponsored by Dalhousie University and is presented via video conference at Memorial University in the new Medical Education Building, Room 1M114.
October 28, 2014
10:00 AM HSC Theatre B
Neuroscience Candidate Seminar - Dr. Hongyu Sun
 "Functional identification of hippocampal neuron subpopulations underlying early-life epilepsy" presented by Dr. Hongyu Sun, (Research Assistant Professor), Department of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 
October 28, 2014
11:00 AM HSC, Computer Lab B
Cancer and Development - Ema Yoshioka
 “Afatinib Enhances the Efficacy of Conventional Chemotherapeutic  Agents by Eradicating Cancer Stem-like Cells”