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NEWS from Richardson Lab EVENTS

Monthly Pension Update: August 2018

Posted 2018 October 02

Pension Plan Fund rate 8.61% through August 2018 (12/12 months)

Solid returns from the global equity markets continued again in August, contributing to a modest monthly gain of 0.6% (net of fees) for the final month of the plan year. Overall performance was mixed, however -- returns were 74 basis points (0.74%) below the Fundís benchmark return for the month but 18 basis points (0.18%) above benchmark for the 12-month period ending August 31, 2018.

The net return for the 2017-18 plan year stands at 8.6114% (September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018). For additional detail, please see the new monthly report on Fund performance prepared by Investment Services.

Note that the current fund rate, which is calculated monthly based on reports from both our managers and the Plan's trustee, is now used to determine final values for members who decide to initiate pension benefit payments as well as for those who elect to transfer their account balances following termination or retirement. Active and deferred member balances are updated once each year based on the fund rate of return following our year-end of August 31.

For more information, please contact the Pensions Services unit of the Department of Human Resources.


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Tuesday, 16 October 2018 12:11 pm events

Monday 2018 October 08 - Thanksgiving Day Holiday - No classes or meetings

Tuesday 2018 October 09
9:00-10:00 Neuropathology Conference - Autopsy Conference Rm.
2:00-3:00 GI Conference - Multihead Microscope Rm.
2:30-4:30 Path425 - Richardson Lab Room 101- L. Badalato
4:00-5:00 Path 830/930 Dept Research Seminar - Richardson Lab Amphitheatre - Dr. Yuxin Yin, Professor and Dean, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Director, Institute of Systems Biomedicine, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, P.R. China "p53 and PTEN: Two Guardians of the Genome"

Wednesday October 10
8:00-8:55 Resident Led Session - Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Dr. M. Khara
8:30-9:30 P&MM Journal Club - Richardson Lab Room 107 - Speaker: Dr. Crocker
9:00-9:55 Pediatrics: Perinatal Pathology - Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Dr. T. Childs
10:00-10:55 Micro Round - Multihead Microscope Rm. - Dr. D. Hurlbut
11:00-11:55 Oral & Nasal Cavity/Pharynx/Larynx - Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Dr. D. Hurlbut

Thursday October 11
11:30-12:30 Grand Round - Richardson Lab Amphitheatre - Dr. D. Villalobos The Opioid Overdose Crisis: What is the role of the Pathologist?

Friday October 12
9:00-9:30 Gross Rounds - Gross Room - Dr. C. Davidson
1:30-2:30 Hematopathology Morphology Round Autopsy Conference Rm.
1:30-2:30 Medical Legal Work Round Richardson Amphitheatre

Wednesday 2018 September 19 - Last date to drop fall term classes without financial penalty

Thu-Fri 2018 October 25-26 - Fall mid-term break - no classes

Friday 2018 November 02 - Last date to drop fall term classes without academic penalty

Friday 2018 November 30 - Fall Term Classes end

Friday 2018 December 21 - Last day of exams

Monday 2019 January 07 - Winter term classes begin

Friday 2019 January 19 - Last date to drop winter term classes without financial penalty

Tue-Fri 2019 February 19-22 - Winter midterm Reading Week

Friday 2019 April 05 - Winter Term Classes end

Tuesday 2018 October 30
4:00-5:00 Path 830/930 Dept Research Seminar - Richardson Lab Amphitheatre - VIsiting Speaker: Ivan Topisirovic, MD, PhD, Investigator, Lady Davis Institute, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Associate Professor, Dept of Oncology, McGill University "Translational control of metabolic plasticity in neoplasia"

Wednesday 2018 November 14
4:00-5:00 Etherington Auditorium, 94 Stuart St, Queen's University Kingston Ontario. The 2018 Dr. David M. Robertson Visiting Lectureship.
Guest Lecturer Dr. Anthony E. Lang will present "Parkinson's Disease 2018: Selected Important Developments Over the Past 30 Years".
Dr. Anthony Lang is an internationally acclaimed Neurologist and Investigator in the field of Parkinson's disease and related Movement Disorders. Dr. Lang is a Professor at the University of Toronto, where he holds the Jack Clark Chair for Parkinson's Disease Research. He is the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson's Disease and the Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Clinic and he holds the Lily Safra Chair in Movement Disorders at the Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network. He has published over 600 peer-reviewed papers and over 100 book chapters and is one of the most highly cited investigators in the field of Movement Disorders.