Meet the Candidates!

Where: McMed 519
When: Wednesday, March 28th; 2:00pm-4:00pm

Voting Period for BUGS elections starts on Thursday March 29th! We will be hosting a ‘Meet the Candidates’ and Q&A session to give students the opportunity to ask questions to the candidates and hear them speak about their platforms! We strongly encourage you all to attend!

BUGS Banquet: A Royal Pre & ROYALTY.

BUGS Banquet: A Royal Pre & ROYALTY.

On April 6th, join BUGS for a night of royal fun!

The evening will start out with BUGS BANQUET: A ROYAL PRE, a 2-course dinner at Accords le Bistro! From 5:00-8:00 pm, enjoy a lovely meal and celebrate the year in biochemistry and honour our graduating students! Tickets for the dinner are $30, and can be purchased along with tickets for the formal ball! Due to limited space, 20 spots are reserved for U3s, but all years are invited and welcome! Additionally, U3s have access to the BUGS bursary program to help pay for this evening (details on the Facebook event)!

Following the banquet, at 8:00pm-2:00am Biochemistry will be joined by Neuroscience and Physiology for ROYALTY, a formal ball for the ages! Featuring DJs and an open bar, come dance the night away with these three awesome departments and remember to dress to impress!

DETAILS:
Tickets for BUGS Banquet: $30
Tickets for ROYALTY: $20 in-department, $25 out-of-department
REGISTER HERE; and pay ONLINE or in cash at the BUGS OFFICE
Facebook events: BUGS BANQUET | ROYALTY.

See you all there!

Journal Club!

Our first Journal Club of the winter semester will be on February 12th, 5:30pm-6:30pm in McMed 908! A discussion on Bioethics in Research will be led by Kathy Li, a Biochemistry and Philosophy student at McGill. The paper that will be discussed can be found here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hast.548/abstract. Come out and engage in interesting conversations with your peers, learn something new and enjoy the snacks! Find the event here on Facebook!

Give back with BUGS this February

This Valentine’s Day, show a little love to the homeless youth in Montreal ♥ ♥
Up until Feb 14th, BUGS will be collecting new or gently used clothing, non-perishable food and gift cards, or monetary donations to donate to the Montreal-based organization Dans la rue.

Contributors are encouraged to drop off physical donations during our BUGS office hours (McMmed 510, Mon-Thu 10:30-1:30, Fri 10:30-2:30). U-reps from each year will be making brief class announcements to collect monetary donations. Check out the Facebook event for more details and a list of recommended donation items!