null Good Genes Behaving Badly: Fighting Cancer with Knowledge and Hope lecture series (March 23, 2016)

Martin Theatre, room 504, McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, McGill University

When: March 23, 2016, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Presented by: The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre


Over 100 years of evidence for breast cancer
predisposing genes: 20 years since their

Patricia Tonin, PhD
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Human Genetics
Goodman Cancer Research Centre (GCRC), McGill University
Associate Leader, Cancer Research Program, Centre for Translational Biology
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Curioser and curioser: New findings in rare
ovarian tumors

William Foulkes, MBBS, PhD, FRCPC
Professor, Departments Human Genetics and Oncology,
McGill University
Director, Program in Cancer Genetics
Jewish General Hospital, McGill University Health Centre

DICER mutations: From human tumors
to model systems, and then back again

Thomas F. Duchaine, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Goodman Cancer Research Centre (GCRC), McGill University

Patient Testimonial


Sessions will be delivered in English.
The Question and Answer period will be bilingual.
Refreshments will be served.
Admission is free but seating is limited.

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building
1200 Pine Avenue West, 6th Floor
Montreal, QC H3A 1X1

Registration online at
or contact Ms. Annette Novak
at 514-398-4970 or email