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Jay Ingram Event March 30

Host of Discovery Channel Canada’s Daily Planet, and one of Canada’s best-known science communicators

March 30, 2011

On Wednesday, March 30, join Jay Ingram for an engaging look at the cultural and scientific mysteries of perplexing prion diseases that impact our lives, food supply and economy.

The Prion Diaries: Fatal degenerative diseases in humans and animals
The history of prion diseases is one of the most exciting chapters of the story of medicine in the twentieth century, one that is still being written at this present time.


Medicine Hat College: S159 Lecture Hall
Public is welcome, but seating is limited so please arrive early. Admission is free.  

Tentative schedule:
4:30 PM: Student Presentations (see list below):
Learn more about innovative research projects at MHC, from best water projects to marketing research 
6:10 PM: Free Pizza Supper
8:00 PM: Reception

Q & A Panel Discussion will take place following the presentation, with Mr. Jay Ingram, Dr. Stefanie Czub (Head, National and OIE Reference Laboratory for BSE and Canadian Food Inspection Agency Adjunct Profession, U of C), and Mr. Kevin Keough (Executive Director of the Alberta Prion Research Institute).

Student presentations from:
Claire Dalzell: Social networking for Redcliff
Veronica Martens: Literature review on water rights for SEAWA
Sheldon Moser/Krista Berg: Best water practices for SEAWA
Business students: Marketing research for Canadian Mental Health
Health Studies students: Testing effectiveness of simulators 

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