2018-2019 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 but are open to all interested participants. 

For more information about guest speaker seminar series, office.microimm [at] mcgill.ca (please contact us).

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

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

Additional dates may be added throughout the academic year.







September 20

Dr. Christopher Prada

Assistant Professor, Department of pathology and microbiology, Université de Montréal

Post-genomic approaches to study protozoan parasites

Dr. Martin Olivier
September 27 Dr. Michelle Epstein  

Medical University of Vienna

Tissue resident Th2 memory cells in allergic asthma

Dr. Jorg Fritz
October 25 Career Day Career Day Career Day Career Day Career Day
November 15 Dr. Kathy McCoy

Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, Snyder Institute, University of Calgary

Microbial regulation of innate immune cells and homeostasis in the small intestine


Dr. Irah King


November 29


Dr. Weiping Zhou


Professor of Surgery, Immunology and Biology at the University of Michigan

Director, Center of Excellence for Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy


Cancer immunotherapy: past, present and future


Dr. Ciro Piccirillo

March 21

Dr. Karen Mossman

Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University

Novel insights into pathogen-host interactions in humans and bats

Dr. Selena Sagan
April 11 Dr. Zabrina Brumme

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University 

Genetics and dynamics of the latent HIV reservoir: implications for HIV cure

Dr. Thibault Mesplede

May 2

Dr. Wayne Yokoyama

Professor of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Pathology and Immunology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Washington University in St. Louis

Viruses, natural killer cells, and missing-self

Dr. Jorg Fritz

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