2020-2021 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 office.microimm [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Seminar%20series-%20registration) (contact us) to register.  

Seminar Time: Thursdays, 11:00am-12:00pm (unless otherwise indicated)

​Location: Zoom (will be sent via email)

Additional dates may be added throughout the academic year.

The seminars are not recorded. 

DATE

SPEAKER

PICTURE

AFFILIATION

TITLE

HOST

Thursday, October 1 2020

11:00am-12:00pm

Dr. Yves Brun

Canada 150 Research Chair in Bacterial Cell Biology

Professor at the Department of Microbiology, Infectiology and Immunology at Universite de Montreal

The role of dynamic pili in bacterial adhesion

Dr. Greg Marczynski

Thursday, November 5 2020

11:00am-12:00pm

Dr. Craig MacLean

Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow and Professor of Evolution and Microbiology

Oxford University
Evolutionary drivers of antibiotic resistance in pathogenic bacteria Dr. Jesse Shapiro

Thursday, January 21 2021

11:00am-12:00pm

Dr. Jankovic       Dr.  Mary Stevenson

Thursday, February 11 2021

11:00am-12:00pm

Dr. Lisa Osborne University of British Columbia Host and environmental regulation of intestinal immunity and inflammation Dr. Irah King

Thursday, February 25 2021

11:00am-12:00pm

Dr. Josef Anrather Professor, Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medicine

 
  Dr. Irah King
Thursday, March 18 2021 Dr. Eva Harris   UC Berkeley    Dr. Selena Sagan

Thursday, March 25 2021

Time TBC

CAREER DAY

FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

       

Thursday, April 8 2021

11:00am-12:00pm

Dr. Nandita Garud

Assistant Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Evolution in the Microbiome

Dr. Jesse Shapiro

Friday, April 16 2021

11:00am-12:00pm

Dr. Carla Rothlin   Yale University   Dr. Judith Mandl

 

*Attendance forms for MIMM graduate students:

Seminar Attendance Form

Graduate Seminar Attendance Form

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