2022-2023 Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

Infection and Immunity Seminar Series are offered as the Current Topics in Microbiology course. The Department invites guest speakers to talk about their current research. 

The seminars are a compulsory part of our graduate program* and are open to all interested participants. If you would like to attend, please info.microimm [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Seminar%20series-%20registration) (contact us) to register.  

Seminar Time: Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30pm (unless otherwise indicated)

NOTE: seminar times have changed: from 11 am to 11:30 am and will be held in the Lyman Duff Amphitheater 

​Location: In-person 

Additional dates may be added throughout the academic year.

The seminars are not recorded (unless otherwise mentioned). 







Thursday, September 22, 2022

11:30 -12:30pm


Dr. Katie Cockburn

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Goodman Cancer Institute, McGill University

Keeping up with the neighbors: local control of stem cell fates revealed through intravital imaging

Dr. Irah King

Thursday, September 29, 2022 

11:30 - 12:30pm

iGEM - Albert Nitu The McGill iGEM team is a student-run research initiative based on campus that aims to use synthetic biology research for public welfare and the advancement of society Engineering a cholesterol to coprostanol conversion pathway in B. subtilis as a novel cholesterol-lowering probiotic Dr. Irah King

Thursday, October 06, 2022

11:30 -12:30pm

Dr. Carolyn Jack

Assistant Professor, McGill University 

Host Pathogen Determinants of Remission in Adult Atopic Dermatitis Dr. Irah King

Thursday, November 03, 2022

11:30 - 12:30pm

Dr. Alex Gregorieff

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, McGill University/Cancer Research Program, MUHC RI

How do tissues regenerate? Dr. Irah King

Thursday November 10, 2022

11:30 - 12:30pm

*Online - Zoom

Dr. Veasna Duong

Head of Virology Unit Institut Pasteur du Cambodge

Endemic and emerging infectious diseases: surveillance and research at Institut Pasteur du Cambodge Dr. Irah King

Thursday November 17, 2022

11:30 - 12:30pm

Dr. Javier Di Noia

Director of Research unit at the IRCM 

Regulation of the antibody response and the germinal center by protein arginine methyltransferases

Dr. Irah King










*Attendance forms for MIMM graduate students:

Seminar Attendance Form

Graduate Seminar Attendance Form

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