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Infection and Immunity Week November 29 to December 3 2021

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiome Symposium

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Held virtually on Thursday December 2nd (9AM-12PM) during Infection and Immunity Week, a McGill Bicentennial Signature Event, featuring international keynote speakers and McGill researchers and students. Jointly organized by the McGill AMR Research Centre and the McGill Centre for Microbiome Research.

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Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiome Symposium

Held virtually during Infection and Immunity Week (Nov. 29-Dec. 3, 2021)

Co-organized by the McGill Antimicrobial Resistance Research Centre

and the McGill Centre for Microbiome Research.

 

Thursday December 2nd, 9AM-12PM

 

9:00 Opening remarks by the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity (3 min)

9:05 The future of Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiome research at McGill (20 min)

9:30 Plenary lecture (20 min presentation, 10 min Q&A):  Dr. Eric. Pamer, M.D., Director, Duchossois Family Institute, Donald F. Steiner Professor, Departments of Medicine, Microbiology, and Pathology, The University of Chicago.

10:00 2 Student “3-min thesis” presentations (6 min)

10:10 Antimicrobial Resistance video competition runner-up (5 min)

10:15 Plenary lecture (20 min presentation, 10 min Q&A):  Dr. Ilana L. Brito, Mong Family Sesquicentenial Faculty Scholar, Assistant Professor, Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, Cornell University.

10:45 Break (10 min)

10:55 Antimicrobial Resistance video competition winner (5 min)

11:00 2 Student “3-min thesis” presentations (6 min)

11:10 Panel on the future of Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiome research (50 min)

Confirmed panelists:

Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe, Professor, Canada Research Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, co-founder of NuBiyota.

Dr. Ed Topp, Principal Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario.

Dr. B. Jesse Shapiro, Associate professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, McGill University.

 

12:00 End

Registration is free but required.

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