Seminar Series

The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics hosts speakers from International Institutes and local academia, in a series of weekly seminars.
All are welcome.

Dr. Sachdev Sidhu, PhD

Professor

University of Toronto

The Donnelly Centre for Cellular Biomolecular Research

"From Systems Biology to Systems Biologics"

Monday, May 7, 2018

4pm, Meakins

Room 521

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Jian Jin

Professor

Oncological Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

“Discovery of Selective Inhibitors for Histone Methyltransferases"

Monday, April 30, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

CANCELLED

The 2018 Mark Nickerson Memorial Lecture

Nobel Laureate
Dr. Thomas C. Südhof
Stanford University School of Medicine
and Howard Hughes Medical Institute

CANCELLED

“How synapses construct circuits: Towards a molecular dissection of synapse formation”

Friday, April 27, 2018

12pm

Martin Amphitheatre, Room 504
McIntyre Medical Sciences Building
3655 Promenade Sir William Osler

Frank Bosmans, Pharmd, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Physiology

John Hopkins School of Medicine

The Solomon H. Snyder - Department of Neuroscience

CANCELLED

"Sodium channel regulation of sensory modalities"

CANCELLED

Monday, April 16, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Leonard Foster

Professor

University of British Columbia

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

SPONSORED BY BRUKER

"Exploring the Dynamic and Tissue-Specific Interactome Space Using PCP-SILAC"

Monday, April 9, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Bertrand Routy, MD/PhD

Assistant Professor Hemato-oncology CHUM

CRCHUM - University of Montreal Research Center

Immunotherapy/Oncomicrobiome Team

“Gut microbiota to increase cancer immunotherapy; the present and the future”

TUESDSAY, March 20, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Adriana Di Polo, Ph.D.

Full Professor

Dept. of Neuroscience

Université de Montréal

“The molecular basis of neuronal dysfunction in glaucoma: novel insights”

Monday, March 12, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Mohamed Chahine, Ph.D

Full Professor

Department of Medicine, Laval University and

CERVO Brain Research Centre

in partnership with GEPROM

“Role of gating pore current as a cadiac channelopathy”

Monday, March 5, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Jeffrey Mogil, Ph.D

Professor

Canada Research Chair in Genetics of Pain (Tier I)

E. P. Taylor Chair in Pain Studies

"Sex, Pain and Death"

Monday, February 26, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Veronique Giroux, Ph.D.

**Recruitment Candidate**

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

"Keratin 15 marks stem cells with radio-resistance and tumor-initiating capacities in the digestive tract "       

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Serge McGraw, Ph.D

Assistant professor-researcher

Centre de recherche du CHU Sainte-Justine et Université de Montréal

Obstétrique-Gynécologie, Faculté de médecine

"Epigenetic Dysregulation in Early Embryos: Susceptibility and Consequences"

Monday, February 12, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Anne-Claude Gingras

Senior Investigator

Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum

Research Institute

Mount Sinai Hospital

“Proteomics approaches to define the organization of the human cell”

Monday, February 5, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Anne Marie Downey

Ph.D Candidate

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

McGill University

Robaire Laboratory

"The male germ cell response to cyclophosphamide treatment"

Thursday, February 1, 2018

4pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

**CANCELLED**

Joel Meyerson, Ph.D.

Brandeis University & HHMI

Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Christopher Miller Laboratory

**CANCELLED**

"Investigating the ionotropic glutamate receptor gating cycle using cryo-EM"

Monday, January 29, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Andre Veillette, MD, FRSC

Director, Molecular Oncology Research Unit

Professor, IRCM & Department of Medicine,

Université de Montréal

Canada Research Chairholder in Immune System Signalling

"SLAM family receptors in innate immune cells and immunotherapy"

Monday, January 22, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Michel Bouvier, Ph.D., FCAHS, FRSC

Chief Executive Officer, IRIC

PI, Molecular Pharmacology research unit, IRIC

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal

Deputy Vice-Rector Research, Discovery, Creation and Innovation

tbd

Monday, January 15, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Francesca Cicchetti

Professor

Department of Psychiatry & Neurosciences

Faculty of Medicine

Université Laval

"Are neurodegenerative diseases prion disorders?"

Monday, December 11, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. David Maclean

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacology & Physiology

University of Rochester Medical Center

"Uncovering Novel capabilities of Acid Sensing Ion Channels"

Monday, December 4, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

WIN4SCIENCE

Dr. Cassandra Steer, B.A. mr. LL.M.
Executive Director of Women in International Security (WIIS) Canada

RSPV to bobbi.bidochka [at] mcgill.ca

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome

Thursday, November 30
Workshop 4-5pm

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building
Room 210/211
Reception to follow in room 1346

Dr. Claudia Kleinman

Assistant Professor

Department of Human Genetics

McGill University

“Modeling gene expression trajectories in the developing brain: applications to childhood brain tumors”

Monday, November 20, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

**POSTPONED**

The 2017 Mark Nickerson Memorial Lecture

Nobel Laureate
Dr. Thomas C. Südhof
 Stanford University School of Medicine
 and Howard Hughes Medical Institute

“ApoE signaling in synapse formation and Alzheimer’s disease”

**POSTPONED**

Martin Amphitheatre, Room 504
McIntyre Medical Sciences Building
3655 Promenade Sir William Osler

Reception to follow in the Bellini Atrium

Eeva Leinala, Ph.D.

Principal Administrator Hazard Assessment Programme and Risk Reduction Programme 

Environment Health & Safety Division

Environment Directorate, OECD

OECD Work Towards Substitution of Harmful Chemicals – Science to Policy

Monday, November 6, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Gary Brouhard

Associate Professor

Department of Biology

McGill University

“Microtubule Curvature and Dynamics in Cancer Therapy”

Monday, October 30, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

WIN4SCIENCE

Dr. Lisa Münter, rer.nat.

Assistant Professor, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Director of Win4Science

Introduction to Win4Science Initiative

 

Dr. Saleem Razack MD, FRCP(C)

Director, Office of Social Accountability and Community Engagement, Assistant Dean of Admissions, Professor of Pediatric

Building Inclusive Spaces in Academia: Confronting Implicit Bias, Microaggressions, and Systemic Barriers

Thursday, October 26, 2017

4pm-5pm, reception to follow

McIntyre Medical Sciences Bldg, Room 1345

 

Rsvp: bobbi.bidochka [at] mcgill.ca

In partnership with GEPROM

Dr. Corrie da Costa

The Welcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology

Assistant Professor, Chemistry &Biomolecular Sciences Faculty of Science, University of Ottawa

"Zombie ion channels:

Why can't the undead and the living get along?"

Monday, October 23, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Senior Seminar

Sandra Paschkowsky

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Munter Lab

“Moving rhomboid research forward: Cellular roles of RHBDL4”

Monday, October 16, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

The Fourth Annual Theodore L. Sourkes Lecture in Neuropharmacology

Dr. Freda Miller
Professor and Senior Scientist
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto

"Building and repairing the nervous system with stem cells“

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 4:00 pm
KARP Conference Room 501, Goodman Cancer Research Centre
Entrance: 1160 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A3

Reception to follow in the Bellini Atrium

Dr. Siegfried Hekimi

Professor

Department of Biology

McGill University

"Mitochondrial dysfunction, reactive oxygen species, and lifespan in animals: Untangling the knot"

Monday, October 2, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Joaquin Ortega

Professor

Anatomy and Cell Biology

McGill University

"The Impact of Recent Improvements in Cryo-electron Microscopy Technology on the Understanding New Antimicrobial Targets"

Monday, September 25, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Pierre Chaurand

Professor

Department of Chemistry

University of Montreal

"Imaging mass spectrometry: Correlating molecular information to histology"

Monday, September 18, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Ivan Topisirovic

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology
Associate Member, Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine

McGill University

"Protein Synthesis and Cellular Energetcis"

Monday, September 11, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Nazem El Husseini

PhD Candidate

McGill University

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Senior Seminar

"The Role of P53 Signaling in Hydroxyurea Embryotoxicity"

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building