Gairdner Student Outreach and Lecture Program Graduate Student Lunch

On Friday, October 20, 2017 there will be a graduate student lunch with Dr Kay will. This is fantastic opportunity for students of all disciplines to discuss academic and scientific career development with a renowned scholar.  This lunch is sponsored by the Office of Research Services and seats are limited

How to apply for the luncheon

If you would like to participate in this activity, please email Emily Wilton ( with a 150-word explanation of why you would like to participate. 

The winners of this competition will be determined by several professors involved in organizing this visit. 

The deadline to apply is Friday, October 13th, and participants will be notified by Wednesday, October 18th.

For those not chosen to participate in the lunch on Friday, there will also be an opportunity to meet Dr. Kay at lunchtime (12-1 pm) on Thursday, October 19th, behind Urban Market.

Public Talk

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Location: Recital Hall W570

Time: 2:00 p.m.

The University of Lethbridge has the pleasure host a visit by Canada Gairdner International Award winner, Dr. Lewis E. Kay (Professor, Departments of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Chemistry, University of Toronto; Senior Scientist, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto) on October 19-20, 2017.

Dr. Kay was awarded the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award for the development of modern NMR spectroscopy for studies of biomolecular structure dynamics and function, including applications to molecular machines and rare protein conformations with implications in neurodegeneration and cancer.

For a full speaker bio and information about the Gairdner Award please visit the Gairdner Award website.  For more infromation on the talk please see the Notice Board or the SGS Event Calendar.


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