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Research Seminars 2021-2022

2021-2022 Research Seminar Series
Time: Mondays, 9:00 am – 10:00 am via ZOOM unless otherwise stated.
In-person seminars will resume when possible.

Meakins-Christie Seminar
Monday September 27, 2021
Ajitha Thanabalasuriar, PhD
Assistant Professor
McGill University
Harnessing the power of intravital microscopy to understand host-pathogen interactions
Meakins-Christie Seminar
Monday October 25, 2021
Claudia dos Santos, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical
Science of St. Michael’s, Toronto
Translational studies of Mesenchymal Stromal Cell (MSC) therapy for the treatment of severe sepsis: from pre-clinical to clinical and back again
Meakins-Christie Seminar
Monday November 22, 2021
David Marsolais, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Laval
Researcher, CRIUCPQ, University of Laval
Confusing lymphocytes: the way S1P receptor ligands reduce lung inflammation

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!
Meakins-Christie Seminar
Monday March 28, 2022
Michal A. Olszewski, PhD
Professor, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine University of Michigan Medical School & LTC Charles S. Kettles VA Medical Center, Research Service
Host Pathogen Interactions in the Lungs and Brain and their Implications for Immunotherapies
Meakins-Christie Seminar
Monday April 25, 2022
Stokes Peebles, MD
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pathology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 
Mechanisms of the Early Innate Allergic Immune Response
Meakins-Christie Seminar
Monday May 30, 2022
Jakob von Moltke, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology
University of Washington
Small Intestinal Tuft Cells: sentinels and effectors of type 2 immunity

Meakins-Christie Seminar
Monday June 27, 2022
9am Cruess Amphitheatre
ES1.1129 & Zoom

Daniel Weiss, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine
University of Vermont Medical Centre
Advances in lung Regenerative Medicine and Engineering
Meakins-Christie Seminar
Monday July 4, 2022
9am Training Room
EM1.3509 & Zoom
Jichao Chen, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine – Research, Division of Internal Medicine,
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Intercellular signaling and transcriptional control in the lung – following the lead of AT1 cells

Meakins-Christie Seminar
Thursday, July 7, 2022
10am Training Room
EM1.3509 & Zoom
Darcy Wagner, PhD
Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lung Bioengineering and Regeneration, Principal Investigator, LUCC: Lund University, Sweden
Bioengineering human lungs in the lab: towards transplantable tissue