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Seminar Series 2013-2014

Date Host Time/Rm Speaker Title
Sept 11, 2013 Graduate Students 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Bill Bement
Department of Zoology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sept 25, 2013 Dr. Morales 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Loydie Majewska
Dept. of Pediatrics and Human Genetics
McGill University

"Protein trafficking and morphogenesis at the crossroad, the tale of TMED2 and the liver"

Oct 09, 2013 Dr. Kollman 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Marlene Oeffinger
Ribonucleoprotein Biochemistry
Research Unit, IRCM

"Studying RNA maturation across different systems"

Oct 23, 2013 Dr. Kollman 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Charles Sindelar
Dept. of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry
Yale University

"A new look under the hood of the kinesin molecular motor by high-resolution cryo-EM"


*Nov 1, 2013 Dr. Rocheleau 15:00 in W315  Dr. Joel Moss
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

 "Diverse regulatory actions of BIG1 and BIG2 related to their Arf-activating and
protein scaffolding functions"

Nov 06, 2013 Dr. Davis 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Jennifer Estall
Principal Investigator
Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal
Assistant Professor, University of Montréal
"Targeting PGC-1alpha in Fatty Liver Disease: From Bench to Biomarkers"
*Nov 19, 2013 Department 3:30 in 1/12 Dr. David Bryant
Tenure Track Candidate

“Should I stay or should I go? Cracking the molecular code for epithelial tissue organization and polarity”

Nov 20, 2013 Dr. Autexier 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Russell Hepple
Department of Kinesiology
McGill University

"Altered mitochondrial function in aging muscle and its role in aging muscle atrophy"

*Nov 25, 2013 Department 2:00 in 1/12 Dr. Jonathan Thon
Tenure Track Candidate

“A Biomimetic Human Platelet Bioreactor"

*Dec 03, 2013 Department 11:30 in 1/12 Dr. Daniel Denning
Tenure Track Candidate 
“The many faces of death: the removal of unwanted cells by phagocytosis or extrusion"
Dec 04, 2013 Dr. Reinhardt 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Lisbet Haglund
Department of Surgery
McGill University
Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
Montreal General Hospital
"Loading of the IVD: link to repair, degeneration and pain"
*Dec 20, 2013 Dr. Lamarche 11:30 in
Dr. Cécile Gauthier-Riviere
Macromolecular Biochemistry Research Center
Montpellier, France
"Role of P-cadherin in collective cell migration"
Jan 8, 2014 Dr. Kollman 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Allen Ehrlicher
Department of Bioengineering
McGill University

"Force Spectrum Microscopy Reveals Active Diffusive-like Fluctuations in Living Cells"

*Jan 15, 2014 Department 11:30 in 1/12 Dr. Khanh Huy Bui
Tenure Track Candidate 

 “Integrated structural analysis of  the human nuclear pore complex scaffold”

Jan 22, 2014 Dr. Vali 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Kathryn Grandfield
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
McMaster University

"FIB-SEM and 3D Electron Microscopy of Biointerfaces" 

Feb 05, 2014 Dr. Hermo 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Frederick Kan
Biomedical & Molecular Sciences
Queen's University

 "Oviductal regulation of sperm function and fertilization: Enhancement of sperm fertilizing competence by use of recombinant human oviductin"

Feb 19, 2014 Dr. Mandato 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Hideto Takahashi
Assistant Research Professor
Director, Synapse Development and Plasticity Research Unit
"Neuronal adhesion mechanisms that trigger synapse development in CNS"
Apr 02,
Grad Students 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Frank Gertler
Department of Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Mechanisms underlying tumor cell responses to chemotactic and haptotactic cues during invasion and metastasis."
Apr 09, 2014 Dr. Daniels 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Luke McCaffrey
Department of Oncology
Rosalind & Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre, McGill University
"Cell Polarity Signaling in Breast Tumourigenesis and Metastasis"
Apr 23, 2014 Dr. Presley 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Andrew Mouland
Department of Medicine
McGill University
"RNA export-dependent disassembly of the nuclear pore complex by HIV-1"
Apr 30, 2014 Dr. Reinhardt 11:30 in 2/36 Philippe Campeau, MD
Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center
Montreal, Quebec
 “Identification of new skeletal dysplasia genes through next-generation sequencing”
May 07, 2014 Dr. McKee 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Moise Bendayan
Département de Pathologie et Biologie cellulaire Université de Montréal
"Gastric Leptin and Obesity: From Cell Bioloty to Clinical Application"
May 14, 2014 Dr. Hermo 11:30 in 2/36 Dr. Makoto Nagano
Division of Experimental Medicine
McGill University
"Biology and Clinical Application of Spermatogonial Stem Cell"

 * Special Seminar hosted outside of our regular seminar series date/time slot.