We host seminar presentations where Canadian and international experts are given the opportunity to present their cutting-edge research. Requests to present a seminar should be directed to our seminar coordinators.

This 2020-21 academic year, the seminars are held from 1:30pm - 2:30pm Friday (unless specified otherwise) via Zoom. Please click on the poster links for more information.

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Fall 2020




Seminar Title

Sep 11, 1PM

Jason Bates

University of Vermont

The Physics of Asthma

Sep 18

Marc McKee

McGill University

Life at a crystal’s edge: Molecular recognition and regulation at the organic-inorganic interface in biomineralization

Sep 25

Julien Cohen-Adad

Polytechnique, Montréal

Why isn't my 7T MRI showing 7T everywhere and why is that a problem? Real-time shimming with hybrid AC/DC coil technology

Oct 2

Caroline Wagner

McGill University

Engineering applications to global health: from biological gels to population-level transmission dynamics

Oct 9

Paul Weavers

Skope Magnetic Resonance Technologies

Making the Leap in Image Performance for MRI: Field monitoring to compliment strengths of high field systems and a high strength gradients

Oct 16

Matthew J Harrington

McGill University

Biological Fabrication of Hierarchically Structured Soft Matter

Oct 23

10:15AM– 3:00PM


Oct 30

Milica Radisic

University of Toronto

Instructive biomaterials for healing and regeneration

Nov 6

Roland Kroeger

University of York, UK

The small scale matters: using electron microscopy to interrogate biological materials

Nov 13

Kaleem Siddiqi

McGill University

Helicoids in the heart

Nov 20

Jianyu Li

McGill University

Biomechanical Design of Biomaterials for Tissue Repair

Nov 27

Ali Samadani

Philips Research

AI-enabled Solutions for Acute and Critical Care

Dec 11


Philip Warrick



Winter 2021

Jan 15


Jan 22


Jan 29

Codruta Ignea

McGill University


Feb 5


Feb 12


Feb 19


Feb 26


Mar 5

SPRING BREAK – No seminar

Mar 12



Mar 19


Mar 26


Apr 2

GOOD FRIDAY – No seminar

Apr 9



Apr 13

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