Organelles Without Borders: How Liquid Droplets Organize the Cell

Stephanie Weber (McGill University, Department of Biology)

Jun 29, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: McGill Downtown Campus McConnell Engineering Building (3480 University St) Room 204
Hybrid in-person/livestream

We welcome you to another IN-PERSON and online public lecture! This time we hear from Department of Biology Prof. Stephanie Weber as she tells us about the new developments in the field of intracellular phase separation, a phenomenon important for biological processes from neurotransmission to gene expression! It also has been implicated in a variety of human diseases, including cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, and viral infection. Join us to hear about this fascinating and important research!

This event will be hybrid in-person and streamed online. If you would like to attend in person, we ask that you register in advance (in-person attendance limit ~60 people). Please feel free to submit questions for the speaker when you register! Anyone attending virtually may submit questions anytime during the event.

This event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

**We strongly encourage wearing a mask if attending this event in-person**

Registration link: https://forms.gle/4ZKdGZFHhpJzC1Fg7

YouTube link: https://youtu.be/wiMgHY9cymk

P.S. Read more about intracellular phase separation in the links below!

https://knowablemagazine.org/.../what-is-liquid-liquid...

https://www.quantamagazine.org/molecular-condensates-in.../


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Upcoming Public Outreach Activities

AstroMcGill serves as the education and public outreach branch of the McGill Space Institute. To find more science outreach activities at McGill, visit the Faculty of Science's outreach webpage.

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Past Public Outreach Activities

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Public Observing Night

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Public Astro Night - Dark Matter Panel

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Sep 30, 2022 8:30 PM
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Public Astro Night - Planets Near and Far

Eve Lee, Thomas Navarro, Jared Splinter (MSI)

Sep 28, 2022 7:00 PM
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Sep 24, 2022 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Cosmic Dawn: How the first stars formed and burned off the fog of the Early Universe

Patrick Breyesse (New York University)

Jul 19, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Hybrid - McConnell Engineering 204
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Organelles Without Borders: How Liquid Droplets Organize the Cell

Stephanie Weber (McGill University, Department of Biology)

Jun 29, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: McGill Downtown Campus McConnell Engineering Building (3480 University St) Room 204
Hybrid in-person/livestream
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Window Into the Life of an Astrophysicist

Lisa Dang, Lawrence Herman, Maclean Rouble (McGill University)

May 5, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Apr 28, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Talking Telescopes: Then & Now

Apr 7, 2022 7:00 PM
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Les plus gros trous noirs de l'univers / The Largest Black Holes in the Universe

Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (Université de Montréal)

Mar 31, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Virtual Astronomy Trivia Night

Feb 22, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Green Chemistry: A Story of Shellfish, Synthesis, and Sustainability

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Feb 15, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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A Qubit Quandary: A Panel on Quantum Information

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Jan 27, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Enabling new probes of the cosmos with novel technology

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Dec 14, 2021 7:00 PM
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Virtual Astronomy Trivia Night #3

Nov 23, 2021 7:00 PM
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Astronomy in the blink of an eye: Searching for the fastest events in the Universe

Emily Petroff (McGill University)

Oct 19, 2021 7:00 PM
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An Evening with Webb: Canadian Astronomers Using the Next Great Space Telescope

Oct 5, 2021 7:30 PM
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Erin Gibbons, Debarati Das, Richard Léveillé (McGill University)

Sep 22, 2021 7:00 PM
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