Events list



International Congress on Personalized Health Care

From 23 September to 26 September

While placing the individual at the centre of its discussions, the second International Congress on Personalized Health Care will highlight the importance and necessity of concerted action, in accordance with the hopes of all stakeholders from the field. 


Its content and dynamic presentation format will make for an event that is truly unique. Focusing on the theme “15th Anniversary of the Completion of the Human Genome Project: Challenging Transition from OMICS Discoveries to Responsible Application” the International Congress will serve as a vast issue table where ideas and resources are shared.



Sunday, September 23 to Wednesday, September 26



Palais des congrès de Montréal

1001, Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

Montréal (Québec) H2Z 1H5


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Sample Preparation and Single-Cell Sequencing for Selected Applications


Join Miltenyi Biotec and 10x Genomics on Tuesday, September 25th for a joint workshop to learn more about the following topics:

  • Automated and reproducible tissue dissociation
  • Removal of dead or unwanted cells, debris, and clumps
  • Cell isolation for enhanced resolution of subpopulations
  • Gentle flow sorting to reduce stress responses
  • 10x Genomics’ single cell sequencing enabling technology


Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.



CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center
Amphitheater 125 
3175 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC, H3T 1C5

For more information or to register for this Miltenyi Biotec-10x Genomics workshop


The 5th Canadian Conference on Epigenetics

From 30 September to 3 October


This symposium, organized by the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium Network, is intended to bring together a critical mass of epigenetics researchers, along with key international leaders in the field, to engage in cross-disciplinary dialogue on recent advancements in the field of epigenomics with a focus on the impact of epigenetic mechanisms in human disease.


Sunday, September 30, 2018 - Wednesday, October 3, 2018


Estérel Resort

39, Fridolin-Simard blvd
Estérel (Québec) J0T 1E0


To learn more about the The 5th Canadian Conference on Epigenetics or to register, click here. 


National eDNA workshop - Pathway to Increase Standards and Competency of eDNA Surveys (PISCeS)

From 1 October to 2 October


The University of Guelph’s Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO), Department of Integrative Biology and College of Biological Sciences are pleased to host a National eDNA workshop.

Academia, regulators, and industry will join in a discussion on Pathways to Increase Standards and competency of Environmental DNA Surveys. The intent is to explore and inform public policy, industry strategies and future research. Day 2 will consist of an 
eDNA tools training session especially designed for PISCeS participants. The session is free for all registered participants.


Monday October 1st and Tuesday October 2nd, 2018



Arboretum and Summerlee Science Complex Atrium

University of Guelph 

474-570 Gordon St

Guelph (Ontario) N1G 1Y2

For more information or to register for the National eDNA workshop


IRIC's 12th International symposium

From 23 October to 24 October

The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of Université de Montréal, is organizing its 12th international symposium entitled "Machine Learning applied to biological systems".

On October 22nd, the IRIC will join forces with IRICoR for a day of workshops revolving around artificial intelligence and drug discovery.


More information to come