Seminars, unless otherwise indicated, are held every Friday at 11:00 AM in Room 1034 of the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building located at 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler. Special joint seminars may be held at other locations which will be indicated below.
|Sept. 9||Dr. Jean-Marc Fritschy, Director of the Center for Neuroscience Zurich, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland||"Mechanisms of GABAergic synapse formation and plasticity"|
|Sept.16||Dr. Lyanne Schlichter, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, and Department of Physiology, University of Toronto||"Microglia activation states: Molecular and functional consequences and roles of ion channels"|
|Sept.23||Dr. Leah Keshet, Mathematics Department, University of British Columbia||"Modeling cell signaling by Rho GTPases in cell motility, cell shape, and cancer cells"|
|Oct. 6||Dr. Derek Bowie, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, McGill University||"Ion-channels as targets for CNS disease"|
|Oct. 7||Dr. Jean-Francois Trempe, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, McGill University||"Molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial quality control by PINK1 and Parkin"|
|Oct. 14||Dr. Slav Bagrianstsev, Assistant Professor, Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale University||"Molecular basis of mechanoreception in tactile specialist ducks"|
|Oct. 21||Dr. Sarah Woolley, Department of Biology, McGill University||"Social circuits and basal ganglia circuits in songbird vocal production"|
|Oct. 27||Dr. Jaideep Bains, Professor, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Calgary||"Synaptic and cellular signatures of stress"|
|Oct. 28||Dr. Charles Bourque, Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University||"The neurophysics of thirst"|
|Nov. 2||Dr. Monika Jadi, Principal Investigator, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies (Will take place in MCMED 1345 at 12:30 p.m.)||
"Flexible computations in the brain"
|Nov. 4||Dr. Louis Gendron, Institut de Pharmacology, Universite de Sherbooke||
"Molecular mechanisms controlling the delta opioid receptor trafficking"
|Nov.11||Dr. James R. Howe, Professor of Pharmacology, Yale University||
"How AMPA receptor kinetics shapes fast synaptic transmission"
|Nov.18||Dr. Stéphane Richard, McGill University, Lady Davis Institute||"Defining the role of arginine methylation: implications for myogenesis and muscle regeneration"|
|Dec. 2||Dr. Lisbet Haglund, Associate Director, Experimental Surgery, McGill University||
"Spine Pathology: from degeneration and pain to tissue repair and recovery”
|Dec. 8||Dr. Guy A. Rutter, Professor and Head of Section of Cell Biology and Functional Genomics, HEFCE (Will take place in MCMED 1034 at 11:30 a.m.)||"Understanding Pancreatic Beta Identity in Diabetes: From GWAS to Optogenetics"|
|Dec. 9||Dr. Tony Humphries, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McGill University||
"Why model hematopoiesis mathematically?"
|Dec. 16||Dr. Daniela Quail, Research Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center||
"Impact of systemic and local inflammatory environments on cancer progression."
|Jan. 6||No Seminar||TBA|
|Jan. 13||Dr. El Bachir Affar, Centre de Recherche, Hopital Maisonneuve-Rosemont||
"Mechanisms of Function of the Chromatin-Associated Deubiquitinase and Tumor Suppressor BAP1"
Dr. Jean-Claude Labbé, IRIC
"When failure is success: regulation of syncytium formation by incomplete cytokinesis"
|Jan. 27||Dr. Mari Kaartinen, McGill University||"Factor XIII-A transglutaminase enzyme in energy metabolism- GWAS, cells and mice"|
|Feb. 3||Dr. Renaud Vincent and Dr. Premkumari Kumarathasan||
“Toxicology of Respirable Particles: from Cell Culture Models to Biomarker Discovery”
|Feb. 10||Dr. Prem Ponka, McGill University||Erythroid cell mitochondria receive endosomal iron by a "kiss-and-run"|
|Feb. 17||Dr. Anjaparavanda P. Naren, Cystic Fibrosis Research Center||
“Understanding CFTR: From Macromolecular complexes to Personalized Medicine”
|Feb. 24||Dr. Alyson Fournier, Montreal Neurological Institute||
“Molecular Approaches for promoting CNS repair”
|Mar. 3||Dr. Alexandre Orthwein, McGill University||
"Interdependence between the cell cycle and the repair of DNA lesions"
|Mar.10||Dr. Ali Salahpour, Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Toronto||
"Pharmacological Chaperones of the Dopamine Transporter Rescue Dopamine Transporter Deficiency Syndrome Mutations"
|Mar.17||Dr. Louise Larose, Associate Professor, Centre for Translational Biology, McGill University||
"Nck2, an unexpected regulator of adipogenesis"
|Mar.24||Dr. Anna Moroni, Professor of Plant Physiology, University of Milano||
"cAMP regulation in HCN channels".
|Mar.31||Physiology 12th Undergraduate Research Day - Dr. Jeffrey Holt Ph.D, Havard University- 11:45am, 6th floor, Martin Amphitheatre, McIntyre Building||
"Adventures in Auditory Sensory Transduction, Structure and Function"
|Apr. 7||Dr. Mark Harnett, MIT||
"Structure and Function for Neuronal Computation"
|Apr. 14||No seminar - Good Friday|
|Apr. 21||Dr. David Dankort, McGill University||
“Oncogene induced senescene in Braf-V600E-induced lung cancer.”
|Apr. 28||Dr. Sulayman D. Dib-Hajj, Senior Research Scientist in Neurology, Yale University||
"Sodium Channelopathies in Human Pain Disorders: From Bench to Bedside"
|May 5||Dr. Diane Barber, Professor and Chair, Department of Cell and Tissue Biology, University of California||
“Regulation by Intracellular pH Dynamics: From Molecules to Cancer Cell Behaviors”
23rd Annual Physiology Graduate Research Day: Bierman's Guest Lecturer: Dr. Pamela Ohashi, Director, Tumor Immunotherapy Program, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 3:30pm, 6th floor, Martin Amphitheatre, McIntyre Building
|'Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes(TILs): A View to the Clinic and Tumor Immunology"|
|May 19||No seminar|
|May 26||Dr. Valerie Chappe, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Dalhousie University||
"CFTR regulation by the Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide: Molecular basis and therapeutic potential"
CAMBAM public lectures and events. Centre for Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine (CAMBAM) is a leading institution in the application of mathematics to address challenges in bioscience and medicine through partnership with industry, government and other stakeholders in society. Info: Tel: 514-398-3047.