2016-2017 Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

Seminar Time: 11:30am-12:30pm

​Location: Duff Amphitheater, 3775 University Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4


September 22

Dr. Lawrence Goodridge

Associate Professor, McGill University

Insights from the Inside: Whole genome sequencing reveals a new group of prophages within Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica

Dr. Samantha Gruenheid

October 6

Dr. Gregory Sonnenberg

Assistant Professor, Cornell University

Immune regulation of intestinal health

Dr. Jörg Fritz

October 13

Dr. Laurent Chatel-Chaix

Assistant Professor, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique(INRS)

Morphological and functional remodeling of the cytoplasm by dengue virus

Dr. Selena Sagan

October 20

Dr. Helene Decaluwe

Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal

Impact of cytokines on adaptive T cell responses to chronic viral infections Dr. Irah King

November 3

Dr. Bebhinn Treanor

Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Novel mechanisms regulating B-cell activation

Dr. Martin Richer

November 10

Dr. Moutih Rafei

Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal

The hidden side of Interleukin-21

Recruitment Candidate

November 17

Dr. Karen Madsen

Professor, University of Alberta

Manipulation of the gut microbiota for the prevention and treatment of gut inflammation

Dr. Samantha Gruenheid

November 24

Dr. Michel Bergeron

Professor, University of Laval

From Pasteur to the Genome: the Diagnostic Revolution


December 1

Dr. Nicole Bernard

Associate Professor, McGill University

NK cell responses to HIV infected cells

Dr. Mary Stevenson

December 8

Dr. Eric Cohen

Professor, Université de Montréal

HIV Accessory Proteins and HIV Persistence

Recruitment Candidate

December 15

Dr. Mariela Segura

Associate Professor, Université de Montréal

Modulation of the immune response by encapsulated streptococci: demystifying the role of sialylated capsular polysaccharides

Dr. Mary Stevenson

February 16

Dr. Jonathan Spicer

Assistant Professor, McGill University

The emerging role of the neutrophil in cancer progression: Friend or Foe?

Recruitment Candidate

Dr. Irah King


March 16


Dr. Daniel Kaplan


University of Pittsburgh


DC & Non-Hematopoietic Cells Coordinate Skin Immunity 

Dr. Irah King

March 23

Dr. Ian Watson

McGill University (Department of Biochemistry)

Molecular Characterization of Melanoma: Creating a Framework for Targeted and Immune Therapy

Dr. Jörg Fritz

April 6

Dr. Rachel Carmody

Harvard University

Food and its form: diet-based manipulation of the gut microbiome

Dr. Corinne Maurice

April 20 Dr. William Gause

Rutgers University 

Helminths, Wound Healing and Worm Expulsion

Dr. Mary Stevenson


April 27


Dr. Ross Kedl


University of Colorado


T Cell vaccinology: what infections haven’t been telling us.

Dr. Martin Richer


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