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March 18, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on March 18, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Monday, March 18, 2019

Leaving Neverland allegations will change the way students learn about Michael Jackson 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Steven Baur, Associate Director (Music), Associate Professor, Fountain School of Performing Arts. 
Research Specialties: Musicology, nineteenth-century music, American music, music and culture, popular music, Russian music. 
Contact: steven.baur@dal.ca and 902-494-6502. 

Reports indicate federal budget will make home-buying more affordable
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Howard Ramos, Professor, Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Specialties: Social justice and inequality, migration – immigration, social change, social movements, social statistics. 
Contact: howard.ramos@dal.ca and 902-494-3130/902-494-6595.

Joyce Murray is new Treasury Board president after latest cabinet shuffle
Dalhousie Expert: 
Lori Turnbull, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science.
Research Specialties: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, and public engagement.
Contact: lturnbul@dal.ca and 902-494-6605.

Scientific community divided when it comes to gene editing 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Graham Dallaire, Director of Research, Professor of Pathology. 
Research Specialties: Role of nuclear structure in tumour suppression, genome stability and DNA repair, CRISPR-based gene editing, mechanisms of chemotherapy resistance, tumour-drug interactions and personalized therapy. 
Contact: dellaire@dal.ca and 902-494-4730.

Managing children’s pain after surgery not given the priority it deserves 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Christine Chambers, Division of Gastroenterology, Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Children's Pain.
Research Specialties: Pain, implementation science, knowledge translation, health psychology, clinical psychology. 
Contact: christine.chambers@dal.ca and 902-470-7706.