2018 - 2019 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: 12:00 (unless otherwise specified)


PDF icon Wednesday, September 19


Nienke Vrisekoop, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor | Dept of Pulmonary Diseases
Lab of Translational Immunology
University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands

Title : “Neutrophil heterogeneity in health and disease”

Karp Amphitheater | ROOM #501

PDF icon Thursday, October 4 Vladimir Reinharz, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Science, Ben‐Gurion, University, Beer‐Sheva, Israel
Title:  "HCV and HBV Virus Dynamics and Parameters Estimation in a Multiscale Model with Age, with and without Treatment"
Karp Amphitheater | ROOM #501
PDF icon Wednesday, December 12 Irah King, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Meakins-Christie Laboratories, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University Health Centre
“Mechanisms of disease tolerance during intestinal helminth infection”
Karp Amphitheater | ROOM #501


PDF icon Wednesday, January 23 Simon Rousseau, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Department of Medicine,
Division of Experimental Medicine, RI-MUHC
"Hide and seek in Cystic Fibrosis lung disease: the complex and dynamic interactions between P. aeruginosa and bronchial epithelial cells"
Karp Amphitheater | ROOM #501
PDF icon Thursday, February 7 Ryan Brinkman, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist, BC Cancer, Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, UBC CEO, Cytapex Bioinformatics Inc.
"Data-Driven Cytometry"
Karp Amphitheater | ROOM #501
PDF icon Wednesday, April 3 David Juncker, PhD
Professor & Chair BME, MUGQIC (McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre), McGill University
“Antibody-based micro and nanotechnologies for multiplexed protein and exosome analysis of complex samples”
Karp Amphitheater | ROOM #501
PDF icon Wednesday, May 1st Sébastien Talbot, Ph.D.
Tier-2 Canada Research Chair in Neuro-Immunology
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, Université de Montréal
"Pain neurons control immune responses"
Karp Amphitheater | ROOM #501

PDF icon Wednesday, May 8

David Russell, Ph.D.
William Kaplan Professor of infection Biology
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Cornell University
*was initially scheduled April 10
“Alveolar Macrophages in Tuberculosis and HIV-1-Infection”
Karp Amphitheater | ROOM #501

*Postponed to 2019-2020


Chiara Romagnani, Ph.D.
Innate Immunity, Group Leader,
Deutsches Rheuma Forschungszentrum (DRFZ), Berlin

Postponed to 2019-2020
*Postponed to 2019-2020 Michael Sixt, Ph.D.
Tenured Professor, Institute of Science and Technology
Austria (IST Austria)
Postponed to 2019-2020
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