2016 - 2017 MRCCT Seminars


     McGill University Research Centre on Complex Traits SEMINAR SERIES

An Initiative to Cure Infectious and Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

Location: McIntyre Medical Sciences Bldg (unless otherwise specified)
Address: 3649 Promenade Sir-William-Osler, Montréal, Québec
Time: 16:00 (unless otherwise specified)


PDF icon Monday, January, 23


Director of the Biology of Infection Unit, Institut Pasteur and Inserm. Professor, Paris Descartes University, Deputy Head, Department of Infectious Diseases - Necker-Enfants malades University Hospital

 “Listeria invasion of host tissues: mechanisms and effects”

Martin Amphitheater | Room #504

PDF icon Friday, February 17
*  12h15  *

Julien Karim Malet, PhD
Bacteria-Cell Interaction Unit (Dr. Pascale Cossart)
Institut Pasteur, Paris
Candidate for: Postdoctoral position

“Alteration of host cell proteome in response to Listeria monocytogenes infection”

KARP Amphitheater | Room #501

PDF icon Wednesday, March 15

*     11h      *

Thomas Kufer, PhD
Professor, Head of Department of Immunology
University of Hohenheim
Stuttgart, Germany

“The NLR protein NOD1 - cellular function and regulation”

KARP Amphitheater | Room #501

PDF icon Monday, March 27


Jean-Pierre de VILLARTAY, PhD
Directeur de Recherche INSERM
Lab Director “Genome Dynamics in the Immune System” (DGSI)
Institut Imagine, INSEREM UMR1163 / Paris

"DNA double strand breaks in the Immune System: a dangerous game“

Martin Amphitheater | Room #504

PDF icon Wednesday, April 5


Alexander V. CHERVONSKY, PhD  
Professor, Chairman, Committee on Immunology; Department of Pathology, University of Chicago

“Host-commensal symbiosis”

Martin Amphitheater | Room #504



Brett FINLAY, PhD    
Professor, Michael Smith Laboratories, and the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Microbiology and Immunology; University of British Columbia

"To be rescheduled at a later date"

PDF icon Wednesday, April 26


Johannes TEXTOR, PhD
Tumor Immunology,  Radboud University Medical Center,
Nijmegen,  The Netherlands

“Landscapes of tumor infiltrating  Lymphocytes: Quantification, Modeling and Clinical Relevance”

** 1H30  **  |  KARP Amphitheater | Room #501

PDF icon June 8-9, 2017

RIKEN – McGill Symposium
Excellence in Immunology & Genetics

McCord Museum
690 Rue Sherbrooke West
Montréal, QC, H3A 1E9

**  McCord Museum |   J. Armand Bombardier Amphitheatre

PDF icon Wednesday, May 17

Fumio TAKEI, PhD
Distinguished Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory,
Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine,
Associate Member, Medical Genetics, Associate Member, Microbiology
University of British Columbia (UBC)

“Group 2 innate lymphoid cell memory: what and how do they remember?”

** 12H  **  |  Meakins Amphitheater  |  Room #521

PDF icon Monday, May 29

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Senior Physician, Zanvil A. Cohn and Ralph M. Steinman Professor, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, Rockefeller University (NY)

"The HIV Vaccine Problem"

Martin Amphitheater | Room #504


PDF icon FRIDAY, November 11


Group Director, Laboratory for Transcriptional Regulation
Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS)
RIKEN | Japan

“Transcriptional Regulation of T Cell Development in The Thymus”


PDF icon MRCCT Symposium

“1st International Symposium on Immunogenetics of Infectious and Inflammatory diseases in Montreal”


Link to Symposium page

3625 Avenue du Parc, Montréal (QC)

PDF icon Monday, December 12

Nan YAN, PhD
Assistant Professor, Rita C. and William P. Clements, Jr., Scholar in Medical Research, Department of Immunology and Department of Microbiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Texas

“Innate immune response in infection and autoimmune disease”

Meakins Amphitheater | Room #521

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