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Seminar Series Winter 2012

Seminar Series, Winter 2012

Raymond 4-045 Friday 11:30 am
Macdonald Campus, McGill University

January 20
Petra Rohrbach Institute of Parasitology
Introduction
January 27
Anny Fortin Dafra Pharma Research
Developing oleylphosphocholine as a new treatment option against leishmaniasis and other parasitic diseases.
February 3
Cristine Ballesteros Institute of Parasitology
Investigation into the Acquisition of Iron and Heme in the Filarial Parasite Brugia malayi
February 10
Philip Zanet Institute of Parasitology
Characterization of cathepsin L in Macrostomum lignano

Pablo Godoy Institute of Parasitology
Haemonchus contortus P-glycoproteins: interaction and possible role in macrocyclic lactones resistance
February 17
Jihad Chehayeb Institute of Parasitology
Fluid analysis of different A. suum compartments using a proteomic approach

Manal Hassan Institute of Parasitology
Identifying biomarkers for Schistosoma mansoni Infection using proteomic technology
February 24
Mohammed Rashid Institute of Parasitology
Characterization of putative nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits in Platyhelminth blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni

Lisa Starr Institute of Parasitology
Histological examination of tissues from parasite infected and protein deficient mice and their stunted offspring
March 2
Thomas Duguet Institute of Parasitology
Haemonchus contortus AChR gene diversity: potential new anthelmintic targets?
March 9
Amanda Davidsen Institute of Parasitology
Biophysical Investigations of Structural Features and Interactions of Leishmania donovani Peroxin 5

Elizabeth Ruiz Institute of Parasitology
In situ and in vitro de-orphanization of Caenorhabditis elegans FLP-GPCRs
March 16
Maeghan O'Neill Institute of Parasitology
Characterizing the action of flubendazole on the filarial nematode Brugia malayi

Filipe Perez Institute of Parasitology
Gyrodactylus local adaptation in the context of a mosaic of coevolution
March 23
Nidhi Sharma Institute of Parasitology
RNA interference ( RNAi ) screens of putative neuromuscular receptors in Schistosoma mansoni

Kevin MacDonald Institute of Parasitology
Acetylcholine-gated Chloride Channel Subunits as Modulators of S. mansoni Motor Function
March 30
Fadi Baakdah Institute of Parasitology
Identification of PfCRT interacting proteins

Nelly El-Sakkary Institute of Parasitology
Dopaminergic Schistosomal Receptors SmGPR-3 and SmD2
April 6
No Seminar  
April 13
Bibiana Gonzales Institute of Parasitology
TBA
April 20
Carli Halpenny Institute of Parasitology
Health, wealth and diet: Socio-spatial patterns in pre-school child parasitic infection and nutrition among the Ngäbe of Western Panamá
April 27
James McLean Institute of Parasitology
TBA
May 4
Cancelled
TBA
May 11
Dayal Dasanayake Institute of Parasitology
Identification of Toxoplasma gondii factor(s) responsible for the inhibition of IFN γ-mediated up-regulation of MHC Class II
May 18
Louis-Philippe Leroux Institute of Parasitology
Subversion of MHC-II antigen presentation by Toxoplasma gondii is mediated by the upregulation of the MHC-II associated invariant chain