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Research Seminars 2014-2015

Weekly Research Seminar Series

Monday, Oct 13, 2014No SeminarThanksgiving
Monday, Oct 20, 2014
Russell Jones
Associate Prof, Dept of Physiology
McGill University
Feeding Immunity: metabolic plasticity in T cell responses
Monday, Oct 27, 2014No Seminar
Monday, Nov 3, 2014No SeminarAsthma and COPD Workshop
Monday, Nov 10, 2014
Bastien Castagner
Assistant Prof, Dept of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, McGill University
Inhibition of a Clostridium difficile Toxin by Allosteric Triggers of Auto-Processing
Monday, Nov 16, 2014
Brian Ward
Associate Prof, Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Montreal General Hospital
Convincing plants to make vaccines for respiratory infections: Strengths & limitations
Special Seminar
Monday, Nov 24, 2014
Alice Panariti
PostDoc, Meakins Christie Labs.
RI of McGill University Health Center
Transient changes in pulmonary homeostasis: tissue and cellular response
Monday, Dec 1, 2014
Yves Berthiaume
Prof, Faculty of Medicine Université de Montréal
Transcriptome anlysis and cystic fibrosis: An important source of data to explore the pathophysiology
Monday, Dec 8, 2014No Seminar
Monday, Dec 15, 2014No Seminar
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Monday, Jan 5, 2015
Mélanie Bilodeau
PostDoc, Dr Janet Rossant’s laboratory
PGCRL, The Hospital for Sick Children
Defining pulmonary progenitors and development with Nkx2-1 reporter mice
Monday, Jan 12, 2015
Daniel J. Tschumperlin
Associate Prof, Physiology & Biomedical Engineering,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mechanobiology of fibroblast activation and pulmonary fibrosis
Monday, Jan 19, 2015
Jacopo Mortola
Prof, Dept Physiology
McGill University
Hypoxic hypometabolism
Monday, Jan 26, 2015
Alice Prince
Professor of Pediatrics
Columbia University Medical Center
Participation of Host Signaling in the Pathogenesis of Pneumonia
Special Seminar
Monday, Feb 2, 2015
Susan Lynch
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
The microbiome and Childhood Allergic Asthma
Monday, Feb 9, 2015No Seminar Meakins Workshop
Wed, Apr 8, 2015Ilan AzuelosIdiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: examining the link between fibroblast differentiation and metabolism
Monday, Apr 13, 2015No Seminar
Monday, Apr 20, 2015No Seminar
Monday, Apr 27, 2015
Anastasia Nijnik
Asst Prof, Dept Physiology
McGill University
Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Function and Lymphocyte Development by Deubiquitinase MYSM1: Cross-talk with p53 and Other Mechanisms
Monday, May 4, 2015
Samuel Behar
Prof, Microbiol & Physiol Systems
U Mass Medical School
T cells, protective immunity, and vaccines against tuberculosis
Monday, May 11, 2015
Judith N Mandl
Asst Prof, Dept Physiology Complex Traits Group
McGill University
The architecture of a T cell receptor repertoire and its consequences for T cell function
Friday, May 22, 2015
Theodoros Vasilakopoulos
Department of Critical Care
Evangelismos Hospital
U Athens Medical School
Respiratory system response to resistive breathing
Special Seminar
Wed, May 27, 2015
Emily Nakada
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
McGill University
The effects of interleukin-17A on T helper 2 responses in allergic airways disease
Monday, June 1, 2015
Martin J Richer
Asst Prof, Dept Microbiol/Immunol
McGill University
Inflammatory IL-15 is required for optimal memory CD8 T cell responses
Monday, June 8, 2015
Luis Bruno Barreiro
Asst Prof, Dept Pediatrics
CHU Sainte Justine
Université de Montréal
Inter-individual differences in immune response to infection and susceptibility to disease
Monday, June 15, 2015
Katrin Mayer-Barber
Research Scientist, Immunology
National Institutes of Health
Inflammatory cytokine networks in tuberculosis: New avenues for host-directed therapies