Dear IPN students,
The GSAN would like to start regular and FREE French classes- language exchange meetings!
The following is a survey to evaluate your willingness to join such events either as a student or as a volunteer teacher/moderator.
Please follow this link to help us plan the classes according to your needs:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1X4Msjzrua4g2oYrfAR3hKJo79gGg4JxU3jlf3LC1Pc0/viewform
If you have questions please contact email@example.com
SERF on Optogenetics
Date: October 30th, 7-8.30PM @ Thomson House (room 404)
Join this term’s first SERF (student experimental research forum) to learn more about optogenetics, and discuss this technique with other students in a laid-back atmosphere. Round off the evening and stay for a few drinks at Thomson House afterwards.
President: Julia Nantes: firstname.lastname@example.org
VP Finance: Rochelle Herrington
VP External:Hazim Alkhani
VP Academic: Brent Dawe
VP Social: Shaleeza Kaderali
Secretary: Jacalyn Guy
Fundraising Officer: Falisha Karpati
Website coordinator: Ravishankar Palanisamy (Ravi)
Sports/Recreation Coordinator:Camille A. Juzwik
New & International Students Officer:Ana Fernandez
Public Relations Officer: S. Gabriela Torres-Platas
Miguel Cisneros (MNI)
Kristen Parker (MNI)
Victor Mocanu (MNI)
Arjun Paliwal (Montreal Children’s Hospital)
Sylvia Joseph: (Jewish GeneralHospital)
Armita Dehmoobadsharifabadi: (RVH)
Adele Tufford: (Bellini,IRCM, Macintyre)
Lea Perret: (Douglas)
Hannah Schubloom: (StewartBiologyBuilding)
Elections for committee positions on the Graduate Students Association for Neuroscience (GSAN) will occur at the general assembly on Wed. Sept. 25th between 6-8pm at the Montreal Neurological Institute (de Grandpré Communications Centre).
All IPN students are welcome to run for a GSAN committee position!
GSAN Committee Positions Available
Website Coordinator (1)
Recreation/Sports Coordinator (1)
Advertising/Fundraising Officer (2)
Social Officers (2)
International Student Officer (1)
Public Relations Officer (1)
Academic Officers (2)
Institute Representatives (1-3 per institute, dependent on IPN student population)
PGSS Representatives (3)
To run for a position, you must (i) email email@example.com by Tues. Sept. 24th indicating which position(s) you would like to run for, and (ii) attain at least 3 signatures from other IPN students on the nomination form (attached) and bring this form to the general assembly. All candidates are welcome to give a 1-minute speech at the assembly detailing why he/she should be elected. Please familiarize yourself with the duties of the position you are running for as well as the responsibilities of all committee members, irrespective of position (see attached document).
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
It is time to elect a new GSAN executive committee! Our general assembly will take place on Monday, June 10th at 6:30pm in deGrandpre Communications Center. It is important that as many IPN students as possible attend and participate as GSAN represents IPN students, organizes academic and social events and participates in PGSS meetings.
We are also calling for nominations of students who wish to be part of the executive; that is President, VP Social, VP Academic, VP Finance and Operations and VP External. (N.B. Officer elections are held in the fall.)
- Please see the Executive Positions document explaining each executive position, from the constitution, and from our current execs.
- Please note, that to run for president, you must have previously or currently held a position on the committee (executive or officer).
- To nominate yourself for an executive position, you must e-mail email@example.com with your name and expected date of graduation, fill out the GSAN Exec Nomination Form and obtain 10 signatures from IPN students on this form.
As usual, pizza and beer will be served to those participating in the meeting!
Feel free to ask any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org).
From your PGSS representatives
Aside Posted on Updated on
Based on responses from our start-of-the-year survey GSAN is planning to host a MATLAB-related workshop early in the new year. We would appreciate feedback from students, particularly if you are interested in attending such a workshop. Please let us know what subjects you would like to be taught, your experience level with MATLAB, and any other suggestion you might have.
A link to the survey document is provided below.
Please try to complete the survey within one week (by Friday November 23rd).
Your GSAN Academic Team