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Infection and Immunity Seminar Series Schedule 2012-2013

Seminars, unless otherwise indicated, are held on Thursdays at 11:00 AM in Duff Amphitheater at the Lyman Duff Medical Building, located at 3775 University Street (corner of Pine Ave).

***Please check back frequently as additional dates and speakers will be added.






September 13, 2012*

*Note: Exceptionally, the career symposium will be from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM in seminar room 507-509 in Lyman Duff Building

Mini-Career Symposium

Mini-Career Symposium

Mini-Career Symposium

For the list of Speakers click  here

Dr. Samantha Gruenheid

Dr. Connie Krawczyk

September 27, 2012

Dr. Josée Harel

Director, GREMIP & CRIP -Faculté de médecine vétérinaire- Universite de Montreal

Phase variation of the fimbrial adhesin F1651: When Escherichia coli plays heads or tails Dr. Samantha Gruenheid
October 11, 2012
Dr. Bob Hancock  University of British Columbia Systems Biology of Innate Immunity: From basic research to novel therapies Dr. Samantha Gruenheid
October 25, 2012
Dr. Dawn Bowdish McMaster University Aging gracefully with the pattern recognition receptors. Dr. Joaquin Madrenas
November 8, 2012
Dr. Julian Guttman Simon Fraser University

Strategies pathogenic E. coli and Francisella tularensis use to control cytoskeletal and endocytic components of host cells to cause disease

Dr. Samantha Gruenheid
November 15, 2012
Dr. Maritza Jaramillo Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) – Institut Armand-Frappier Translational Control of the Innate Immune Response: A Double-edged Sword? Dr. Martin Olivier
November 22, 2012
Dr. Danielle Malo Department of Medicine and Department of Human Genetics, McGill University ENU mutagenesis:analyzing gene funtion in mouse models of Salmonella infection Dr. Samantha Gruenheid
November 29, 2012
Meso Scale Discovery 2nd Sheldon Multiplexing Symposium How to Multiplex like a Rock Star Dr. Mark Hancock
December 6, 2012
Dr. Tania Watts Department of Immunology, University of Toronto TNFR family members in control of viral infection Dr. Ciriaco Piccirillo
December 13, 2012
 Dr. Diego Miranda-Saavedra Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC). Osaka, Japan Systems biology approaches to dissect and manipulate the anti-inflammatory response Dr. Joaquin Madrenas
January 10, 2013
Dr. Sebastien Faucher Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, McGill University, Macdonald Campus Genetic determinants of the survival of Legionella pneumophila in water Dr. Hervé Le Moual
January 24, 2013
Dr. Subburaj Ilangumaran University of Sherbrooke Priming of CD8+ T lymphocytes by inflammatory cytokines: Implications for Autoimmunity and Tumor immunotherapy Dr. Jörg Fritz
February 7, 2013
Dr. Nathalie Arbour Université de Montréal, Research Center (CHUM) Dialogue between T Cells and brain cells in the context of multiple sclerosis Dr. Ciriaco Piccirillo
Febraury 21, 2013
Dr. Bana Jabri

The University of Chicago, Department of Medicine and Pediatrics

TLR2: The Janus of toll-like receptors Dr. Joaquin Madrenas
March 7, 2013
Dr. Gauchat Jean-Francois Université de Montréal The roles of IL-30 and cardiotrophin-like cytokine in T and B cell differentiation Dr. Jörg Fritz
March 21, 2013
Dr. Sam Miller University of Washington Using bacteria to understand human innate immune diversity Dr. Hervé Le Moual
April 11, 2013
Dr. Maria Ciofani University of New York The transcriptional regulatory network governing
Th17 cell specification and plasticity
Dr. Joaquin Madrenas
April 18, 2013
Dr. Thomas Schlich McGill University A realignment of surgery and laboratory science: asepsis and bacteriology, 1880-1900 Dr. Joaquin Madrenas
May 2, 2013
Dr. Hartmut Wekerle Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried “Thymus – gut – lung – spleen - brain (and back?) – The improbable journey of a brain autoimmune T lymphocyte” Dr. Jack Antel