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. 

SPEAKER

TOPIC

DATE & LOCATION

2022

   
Nicolas Pilon, PhD
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM)
TBD

Monday, February 21, 2022

TIME: 12:00 pm

In-person Seminar - TBA

Maureen McKeague
Assistant Professor
Department Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University

TBD

Monday, February 7, 2022

TIME: 12:00 pm

In-person Seminar - TBA

Maria Vera Ugalde, PhD.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
McGill University

TBD

Monday, January 17, 2022

TIME: 12:00 pm

In-person Seminar - TBA

Host: Dr. Terry Hébert

2021

   

Senior Seminar

Mariana Asslan – PhD Candidate
Dr. Simon Rousseau’s Lab

“Single and Dual Inhibition of Extracellular Signal Regulated Kinases1/2 and Histone Deacetylase6 as Potential Therapies for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma”

Monday, December 13, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 814 7089 5708
Passcode: 436796

Taylor S. Cohen, PhD
Director
Department of Microbial Sciences
AstraZeneca
Gaithersburg, MD

 

 

“Drug Discovery at the Host Pathogen Interface”

Monday, December 06, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 823 3715 0753
Passcode: 336924

Sarah Kimmins, PhD
Associate Professor - Reproductive Biology
Department of Animal Science
Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
McGill University

Canada Research Chair Tier II, Epigenetics, Reproduction and Development
Centre for Research in Reproduction and Development (CRRD)

"Paternal environmental exposures and their influence on development via the sperm epigenome"

Monday, November 15, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 882 7240 0100
Passcode: 792335

Host: Dr. Jason Tanny 

 

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD
Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute and Simon H. Stertzer, MD, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine & Radiology

 

“Stem Cells & Genomics for Precision Medicine”

Monday, November 01, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 815 9704 7019
Passcode: 586368

Host: Dr. Terry Hébert

Lawrence Kazak, Ph.D
Canada Research Chair in Adipocyte Biology
Assistant Professor, Goodman Cancer Research Centre
Department of Biochemistry
McGill University

“Expanding the "parts-list" of adipose tissue thermogenesis”

Monday, October 25, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 892 6631 1172
Passcode: 620082

Host: Dr. Terry Hébert

Koren Mann, PhD
in coming Chair & Professor of Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics.

Director, Molecular and Regenerative Medicine Axis, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research

“ Who am I? What do I do? Where do I see us going in the next 5 years?”

Monday, October 04, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 810 7305 0353
Passcode: 039182

Senior Seminar

Morgan Foret – PhD Candidate
Dr. Cuello’s Lab

 

“Exploring oxidative stress in an amyloid model of Alzheimer's disease”

Monday, September 20, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 810 4962 2175
Passcode: 767975

Host: Dr. Claudio Cuello

 

Sebastian Alvarado, PhD
Assistant Professor – Department of Biology
Queen’s College
The City University of New York

 

"Epigenetic plasticity in the coloration and behavior of an African cichlid”

Monday, September 13, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 836 8237 0847
Passcode: 328694

Host: Dr. Terry Hébert

Senior Seminar

S. Can Akerman - PhD Candidate
Dr. Multhaup’s Lab

“Amyloid-β detection and pathogenesis in Alzheimer Disease”

Monday, August 30, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 876 2884 0208

Michael Pollak, MD, FRSC
Professor and Alexander Goldfarb Chair
Faculty of Medicine
McGill University and Jewish General Hospital
Montreal

“drugs to manipulate IGF signaling”

Monday, June 28, 2021

TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 834 0573 8735


Guojun Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Department of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Member - The Rosalind & Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre
McGill University

"Engineering nanoformulations and microdevices for drug delivery"

Monday, June 07, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 835 5111 4260
Passcode: 925890

Host: Dr. Gerhard Multhaup

Jill Baumgartner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Institute for Health and Social Policy &
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
McGill University
“Air pollution exposure in low-income communities: measurements, modelling, and some educated guesses”

Monday, May 17, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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ID: 874 8443 4989

Dr. Jason Tanny

Dr. Mark Basik
Herbert Black Professor of Surgical Oncology
McGill University
Senior Investigator, Lady Davis Institute

“Resistance to chemotherapy in triple negative breast cancer: from the bedside to the bench and back” Monday, May 10, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm
 

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Meeting ID: 845 3860 5608
Passcode: 722140

Maureen O'Connor-Mccourt, Ph.D
Chief Scientific Officer
HyperMabs
"A Tale of Two Drug Development Programs: A TGF-beta trap and an anti-EGFR Antibody Drug Conjugate"

Monday, May 03, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 812 8617 2396
Passcode: 461991

Host: Dr. Jean-Francois Trempe

Senior Seminar

Yubo (Frank) Cao - PhD candidate
Dr. Stephane Laporte's lab

“Understanding the molecular determinants for functional selectivity in the angiotensin II type 1 receptor”

Monday, April 12, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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meeting ID: 890 1067 0530

Richard Gold
Full Professor
Faculty of Law, McGill University
Director, Centre for Intellectual Property Policy
James McGill Professor
Associate member, Dept of Human Genetics

"Open Science as a Solution to Declining Research Productivity"

Monday, March 29, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 861 6017 2851
Passcode: 662544

Host: Dr. Jean-Francois Trempe

Louis-Eric Trudeau, Ph.D.
Professeur titulaire/Professor
Directeur GRSNC/Director CNS Research Group
Départements de pharmacologie & physiologie et de neurosciences / Departments of Pharmacology & Physiology and neurosciences
Directeur / Director, Groupe de recherche sur le système nerveux central / CNS Research Group
Faculté de médecine
Université de Montréal

"Exploring the intriguing connectivity of dopamine neurons and its implications for neuronal vulnerability in Parkinson's disease"

Monday, March 22, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 845 7854 4074
Passcode: 677046

Host: Dr. Jean-Francois Trempe

Daniel J. Bernard, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University

“Discovery of a novel inhibin B co-receptor: Implications for fertility regulation”

Monday, March 15, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm
 

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Meeting ID: 816 3423 4252
Passcode: inhibin

Host: Dr. Jean-Francois Trempe

Senior Seminar

Jace Jones-Tabah – PhD Candidate
Dr. Paul Clark and Dr. Terry Hébert’s Labs

“Dissecting the pharmacology and signaling of the dopamine D1 receptor: from in vivo signal transduction to transcriptional regulation”

Monday, March 08, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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meeting ID: 856 0654 9931
Password:  836005

Saïd Kourrich, Ph.D. 
Professeur Département des Sciences Biologiques
Faculté des sciences
Université du Québec à Montréal

“Plasticity of neuronal intrinsic excitability in drug addiction”

Monday, February 15, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 836 8449 5009

Host: Dr. Jason Tanny

Matthew Lorincz, PhD
Interim Head, Professor Medicine
Medical Genetics
The University of British Columbia - Vancouver Campus

“Chromatin-Guided DNA Methylation: Insights From The Mouse Germline”

Monday, February 01, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 846 1952 9372

Host: Dr. Jason Tanny

Senior Seminar

Noosha Yousefpour – PhD Candidate
Dr. Alfredo Ribeiro Da Silva’s Lab

"Spinal Cord Structural Plasticity in Neuropathic Pain".

Monday, January 25, 2021
TIME: 12:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 819 0169 0389

Mary Jo LaDu, Ph.D
Professor
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
College of Medicine
The University of Illinois at Chicago

Modeling the effect of sex on APOE4-induced AD pathology in a novel transgenic mouse: Therapeutic implications”

Monday, January 11, 2021
TIME: 12;00 pm

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meeting ID: 8846 4486 4517

Host: Dr. Jason Tanny

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