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Research Seminars 2012-2013

Weekly Research Seminar Series

Mon, Sept 17, 2012
Carolyn Baglole
Asst Prof, Dept Med McGill
Meakins-Christie Labs
Beyond dioxin: the aryl hydrocarbon receptor attenuates cigarette smoke-induced lung disease
Mon, Sept 24, 2012
Jeffrey V. Ravetch
Theresa & Eugene Lang Professor, Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular
Genetics & Immunology
Rockefeller University
Solving the antibody paradox: the diverse roles of Fc receptors in immunity
Mon, Oct 1, 2012
John Di Battista
Professor, Dept Medicine
McGill University
Signalling Networks Activated by G-Protein Coupled Receptors: Are Proteomic Analyses Useful?
Mon, Oct 8, 2012No SeminarThanksgiving
40th Anniversary
Mon, Oct 15, 2012
No Seminar 40th Anniversary of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories and Christie Lecture
All MCL alumni welcome
Contact Maria Makroyanni for further information
Mon, Oct 22, 2012
Siegfried Hekimi
Professor, Dept Biology
McGill University
Mitochondria, ROS, the immune response and aging: another way to think about their relationships
Mon, Oct 29, 2012
Irah King
Asst Prof, Dept Micro/Immunology
McGill University
Tracking Th2 and T follicular helper cell differentiation during intestinal infection
Mon, Nov 5, 2012
Chris Kontos
Assoc Prof, Dept Medicine
Duke University
Novel roles for endothelial receptor tyrosine kinases in skeletal muscle
Mon, Nov 12, 2012
Dilson Rassier
Assoc Prof, Dept Kinesiology
McGill University
Mechanics of striated muscle contraction: from molecules to cells
Mon, Nov 19, 2012
Yohan Bossé
Institute of Cardiology & Pulmonology
Laval University
Genomics of asthma and smoking-related lung diseases
Mon, Nov 26, 2012
Jessica Nadigel
PhD student
Meakins-Christie Labs
The effect of cigarette smoke exposure on the expression and regulation of Toll-like receptors in COPD
Mon, Dec 3, 2012
Heidi McBride
Assoc Prof, MNI, McGill
Can Res Ch in Mitochondrial Cell Biol
New insights into the meaning of mitochondrial dynamics
Mon, Dec 10, 2012
Louis-Philippe Boulet
Professor, Institute of Cardiology & Pulmonology
Laval University
Mechanisms of airway dysfunction and remodelling in athletes
Mon, Dec 17, 2012
Ynuk Bosse
Asst Prof, Laval University
Inst for Cardiol & Respirology
Length-dependency of airway smooth muscle force and its potential dysregulation in asthmatic airway hyperresponsiveness
Happy Holidays Happy New Year!
Mon, Jan 14, 2013
Terry Hébert
Assoc Prof, Dept Pharmacol Ther
McGill University
GPCRs and G proteins in the nucleus- signalling turned inside out
Mon, Jan 21, 2013
Paul Clarke
Professor, Dept Pharmacology
McGill University
The uncertain role of nicotine in tobacco addiction
Mon, Jan 28, 2013
Nicole Beauchemin
Goodman Cancer Centre
Prof, Dept Biochemistry
McGill University
CEACAM1 controls liver metastasis of colorectal cancer at multiple levels
Mon, Feb 4, 2013
Christina Haston
Assoc Prof, Dept Medicine, McGill
Meakins-Christie Labs
Genetic susceptibility to radiotherapy side effects:
murine investigations
Mon, Feb 11, 2013
Karim Shalaby
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
Final PhD seminar
The role of the Toll-like Receptor 48-TRIF axis in allergic airway disease
Mon, Feb 18, 2013
Joyce Rauch
Assoc Professor, Dept of Medicine, Div of Rheumatology
McGill University
The role of innate immunity in the initiation and pathogenesis of anti-phospholipid syndrome
Mon, Feb 25, 2013
Sabah Hussain
Professor, Dept Medicine
McGill University
Regulation of autophagy in skeletal muscles
Mon, Mar 4, 2013
Yong-Xiao Wang
Professor, Centre Cardiovascular Science
Albany Medical College
Ryanodine receptors/calcium release channels in airway smooth muscle cells
Mon, Mar 11, 2013
Feige Kaplan
Prof, Dept of Human Genetics
Dept of Pediatrics & Biology
McGill University
The impact of In utero gene-environment interactions in developing lung on asthma susceptibility
Mon, Mar 18, 2013
Jacques Huot
Professor, Dept Medicine
Director, Oncology Axis, CRCHUQ
Laval University
Road p38: a pathway to angiogenesis
Mon, Mar 25, 2013
Nabil Seidah
Dir, Biochem Neuroend Res Unit, Clin Res Inst Montreal
Prof, Dept Medicine, U de Montréal
The obscure proprotein convertase PC7: unexpected physiological roles
Mon, Apr 1, 2013No SeminarEaster Monday
Mon, Apr 8, 2013
Chris Rocheleau
Assoc Prof, Dept Medicine
McGill University
Arf GTPases antagonize EGFR signaling during cell fate patterning in C. elegans
Mon, Apr 15, 2013
Elizabeth Fixman
Assoc Prof, Dept Med McGill
Meakins-Christie Labs
Reciprocal interactions between IL-13 and IL-17 in the lung
Mon, Apr 22, 2013
Noam A Cohen
Asst Prof, Dept Otorhinolaryngology
University of Pennsylvania
The Role of Cilia in Microbial Detection and Clearance, from Genetics to Biofilms
Mon, Apr 29, 2013
Salman Qureshi
Assoc Prof, Dept Medicine
Cntr for Study of Host Resistance
McGill University
IL-33 dependent signaling and innate immunity to Cryptococcus neoformans pneumonia
Special Seminar
Wed, May 8, 2013
Toby McGovern
Meakins-Christie Labs
Supervisor: Dr. James Martin
Oxidative Stress and Chlorine Induced Airway Dysfunction
Mon, May 13, 2013
Jiangping Wu
Prof, Dept Medicine
University of Montreal
Hôpital Notre-Dame
Novel blood pressure regulation mechanisms exerted by receptor tyrosine kinases Ephs and their ligands ephrins
Mon, May 20, 2013No Seminar
Mon, May 27, 2013No Seminar
Mon, June 3, 2013
Marcel Behr
Professor, Dept Medicine
McGill University
The Rise and Fall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in two Acts
Mon, June 10, 2013No Seminar
Mon, June 17, 2013No SeminarMUHC-RI Respiratory Axis Research Day