Immunity to the pathogenic fungus Cryptococcus neoformans: How innate recognition of mannoproteins leads to an acquired T cell response
Stuart M. Levitz, MD, Depts of Medicine and Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston
Rolf Bäumer, Universität Siegen
Erika Mann [1905-1969] und Pauline Julien [1928-1998]. Vom Exil zum politischen Engagement! (Arbeitstitel und Arbeitsplan)
Staff-Student Colloquia: Myriam Augustin (in German)
Anant Kumar, a writer based in Germany and who writes in German, will read and discuss his work.
Discussion chaired by Jim Torczyner, director, McGill Middle East Program in Civil Society and Peace Building. Speakers: Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov, Swiss Centre for Conflict Research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Kimchi, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Yitzhak Reiter, Dept for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2005 Public Lecture Series: Dr Franziska Baltzer, pediatrician and director, Adolescent Medicine and Gynecology Program. What you need to know about sex bracelets, the cute Playboy bunny and sexy fashions.
Dr Adrian Vetta, Mathematics & Statistics, McGill
Delay induced dynamical instabilities: Cross coupled semiconductor lasers and Mackey-Glass analog circuits
Dr Min-Young Kim, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, University of Maryland
Dr Suzanne MacDonald, pediatrician, Adolescent Medicine and Gynecology Program and Pediatric Emergency. A lecture about children, teens and body image in the 21st century.
ciné NATURE: In the 1930s Australian sugar cane farmers imported cane toads from Hawaii to destroy the crop-damaging Greyback beetle. We hear from all sides about the problem: their mating habits (bruising), defense systems (poison that can kill a predator), and eating habits (almost anything). NO FOOD ALLOWED, so make sure you eat before!