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Research Seminars 2018-2019

Weekly Research Seminar Series

Monday Sept 17, 2018
Larry Schlesinger
Texas Biomedical Research Institute
Immunoregulatory networks in human macrophages in response to tuberculosis
Monday Sept 24, 2018
Dennis Metzger
Professor, Department of Immunology and Microbial Disease
Albany Medical College
The Role of Interferon-gamma and ILC2s in Susceptibility to Influenza A Infection
Monday Oct 1, 2018
David Juncker
Professor & Chair BME
McGill University
Microfluidic and Nanotechnologies for the analysis of cells, proteins, and exosomes in liquid biopsies
Tuesday Oct 2, 2018
John LaCava
Research Assistant Professor
The Rockefeller University
Driving Biological Discovery: An Expanding Toolkit for Affinity Proteomics
Thursday Oct 4, 2018
Scott Tebbutt
Professor, Department of Medicine
Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, UBC
Biosignatures and fit-for-purpose biomarkers in human health and disease: case studies in neonatal immunology, allergic asthma, and heart transplant rejection
Monday Oct 8, 2018 No SeminarHappy Thanksgiving
Monday Oct 15, 2018
Alan Sher
Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Iron dependent targets for host-directed therapy of TB
Monday Oct 22, 2018No Seminar
Monday Oct 29, 2018
Matthew Miller
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
McMaster Immunology Research Centre
Towards a more “universal” understanding of the humoral immune response against influenza virus
Monday Nov 5, 2018
Marc Peters-Golden
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
Controlling the Rogue Fibroblast in Fibrotic Lung Disease
Monday Nov 12, 2018
Pascal Chanez
Professor, Département des Maladies Respiratoires, Aix-Marseille University, France
The world of Biologic Therapies in the Treatment of Severe Asthma
In collaboration with TEVA
Monday Nov 19, 2018
Robert Korneluk
Professor, University of Ottawa
Senior Scientist

CHEO Research Institute
Combining Immunotherapy and IAP Antagonism to Effectively Treat Cancer
Monday Nov 26, 2018
Toby McGovern
Research Associate with Dr. James Martin
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
McGill University
Monday Nov 26, 2018
Gregory Fonseca
PDF, Glass Laboratory, UCDS
Using machine learning to define transcription factor architecture in macrophages
Monday Dec 10, 2018
Dimitry Krementsov
Assistant Professor
University of Vermont
Using mice to understand gene-by-environment interactions in immune-mediated pathologies
Monday Dec 17, 2018
Zachary Szpiech
Auburn University, Alabama
Population Genetic Approaches for Understanding Complex Traits
Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!
Monday Jan 14, 2019
Lawrence Kazak
Assistant Professor
McGill University
Adipocyte control of energy balance
Tuesday Jan 15, 2019
John E. McDonough
Department of Chronic Diseases, Metabolism and Ageing, KU Leuven
Novel Pathologies in Chronic Progressive Lung Diseases
Monday Jan 21, 2019
Christopher P O’Donnell
Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Monday Jan 28, 2019
André Veillette
Professor, Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal
SLAM family receptors in innate immunity, innate-like T cells and immunotherapy
Heisler Lecture
Tuesday Feb 5, 2019
John P. Clancy
Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s
Growing the Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research (CFTR) Program
Friday Feb 8, 2019
Takehiko Yokomizo
Professor, Juntendo University School of Medicine
New subsets of macrophages and dendritic cells defined by the expression of leukotriene B4 receptor, BLT1
Monday Feb 11, 2019No Seminar MUHC Holiday
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Qingling Duan
Assistant Professor, Dept of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University
Systems biology approaches for the understanding of chronic respiratory diseases
Monday Feb 18, 2019
Janos Filep
Professor, Centre de recherche Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosement, Université de Montréal
Targeting neutrophil apoptosis to facilitate resolution of pulmonary inflammation
Monday Feb 25, 2019
Toby McGovern
Research Associate with Dr. James Martin. Meakins-Christie Laboratories, McGill University
Monday Mar 4, 2019No SeminarMcGill Spring Break & CIHR Deadline
Monday Mar 11, 2019
Stephanie Shore
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Obesity and asthma: role of the microbiome
Monday Mar 18, 2019
David Hood
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Cell Physiology, York University
Mitophagy in skeletal muscle: effects of exercise and age
MCL Workshop March 24-25, 201921st Annual Meakins-Christie Laboratories International Workshop
Molecular Physiology of Respiratory Diseases
Macklem Lecturer: Graham Barr: Lumping and splitting chronic respiratory diseases
Monday Apr 1, 2019
Catherine Martel
Assistant Professor, Montreal Heart Institute, Université de Montréal
Time to rethink reverse cholesterol transport
Monday Apr 8, 2019
Erwan Pernet
Postdoctoral Fellow, Divangahi Lab, Meakins-Christie Laboratories
Final PDF Seminar.
The 12/15-lipoxygenase pathway promotes alveolar macrophages homeostasis.
Monday Apr 15, 2019
Toby McGovern
Postdoctoral Fellow, Martin Lab, Meakins-Christie Laboraties
Cysteinyl leukotrienes and chlorine induced airway injury
Monday Apr 22, 2019No SeminarEaster Holiday
Monday Apr 29, 2019
Alex Shalek
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Broad Institute
Learning More by Looking at Less – Single Cell Analyses of Pathogen Responses
Monday May 6, 2019
David Gosselin
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, Université Laval
Epigenomic origins of microglial cell activity in the brain
Monday May 3, 2019No Seminar
Monday May 20, 2019No SeminarATS Conference, Dallas, Texas May 17-22, 2019
Monday May 27, 2019
Nihal Altan-Bonnet
Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Dynamics, NHLBI
Vesicle-Mediated Inter-Organismal Transfer of Viral Populations
Friday May 31, 2019
Wiselberg Seminar32nd Annual Doctor Dorothy Wiselberg Seminar
Keynote Wiselberg Lecture: Professor Anita Simonds
Research Day Monday June 3, 2019 RESP Research Day & Christie Lecture30th Annual RI-MUHC Respiratory Research Day
Keynote: Christie Lecture by Dr. David Gozal
Exosomes in Sleep Apnea: Personalized Biomarkers or Effectors of Morbidity