Seminar Series & Events

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

Dr. Jennifer Stott, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

St-George's

University of London

" Digging Deeper : G protein by subunit regulation of cardiovascular Kv7 channels"

Monday, June 3, 2019

12pm

1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Abid Oueslati 

Assistant Professor 

CHU de Quebec Research Center

Laval University 

"Targeting alpha-synuclein aggregation for treatment of Parkinson's disease."

Monday, May 27, 2019 

12 pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Dr. Juan Fortea

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Neurology Services

" Alzheimer's disease in Down syndrome : Human studies"

Thursday, May 23, 2019

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Mark Nickerson Memorial Lecture 

Nicolas G. Bazan, MD, PhD

Boyd Professor
Ernest C. and Ivette C. VillereChair for Retinal Degenerations
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ophthalmology and Neurology


Director
Neuroscience Center of Excellence -School of Medicine
LSU Health New Orleans


Foreign Adjunct Professor of
Neuroscience
KarolinskaInstitutet
Stockholm, Sweden

“Brain homeostasis resiliency at the onset of damage and neurodegenerative diseases” Thursday, May 9, 2019
 12pm
Martin Amphitheater -Room 504
McIntyre Medical Sciences Building
 

Stephen D. Glasgow, PhD

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Research Group

Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery 

Montreal Neurological Institute 

McGIll University 

"Guiding synaptic plasticity : The role of netrin-1 and DCC in memory formation"

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 

12pm - 1pm

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Rm 1345

Britt  Drogemoller

Postdoctoral Fellow

Canadian Pharmacogenomics

Network for Drug Safety 

University of British Columbia 


"The role of genomics-driven discoveries in the development of safer and more effective treatments."

Thursday, May 2, 2019 

12pm - 1pm 

McIntyre medical Sciences Building 

Rm 1345 

Ajitha Thanabalasuriar 

MedImmune / AstraZeneca

Infectious Diseases 

Gaithersburg, Maryland 

"Using bugs and drugs to understand pulmonary immune responses"

Monday, April 29, 2019

10:00 am Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

CANCELLED

Dr. Anna-Noel Samaha, PhD

associate Professor 

Department of Pharmacology and Phsyiology

UdeM

" Cocaine addiction : How you take the drug is more important than how much."

Monday, April 29, 2019

12: 00 pm Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

2018 Lucian Award Winner 

Dan Roden

Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Biomedical Informatics 

Senior Vice-President fro personalized Medicine 

"Cardiac arrhythmias as a model for discovery and implementation in genomic medicine."

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

4:00 pm Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Dr. Alan Schneyer, PhD

CEO and Chief Scientific Officer 

Fairbanks Pharmaceuticals 

"FSTL3 neutralizing antibody as a novel diabetes therapy"

Monday, April 15, 2019 

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Dr. Francois- Michel Boisvert, PhD

Associate Professor

Departement d"anatomie et de biologie cellulaire 

Universite de Sherbrooke 

 

“More ubiquitins than meets the eye: Novel variants encoded by ubiquitin pseudogenes.”

Monday, April 8, 2019 

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Noha Gerges, PhD

Business Development Specialist 

McGill University 

"Connecting universities with industry and community partners"

Monday, April 1, 2019

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Sponsored by the Newman Institute for Catholic Studies

 

Kenneth Miller 

Professor of Biology 

Brown University

"Science vs Faith: Addressing History's Oldest Debate."

Thursday, March 28, 2019

12pm, Room 504 (Martin Amphitheater)

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Marc Robert Fabian 

Investigator, Lady Davis Institute

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology,

McGill University

"New players in mammalian post-transcriptional gene silencing pathways"

Monday, March 25, 2019

12pm Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Vahab D. Soleimani 

Investigator, Lady Davis Institute

Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, 

McGill University

" Cross-talk between skeletal muscle stem cells and their niche micro-environment in regulation of muscle stem cell function and tissue regeneration." 

Monday, March 11, 2019 

12pm Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Christopher Wright 

Senior Vice President of Global Development and Chief Development Office
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
Cambridge, MA

" A tale of two medicines" 

Monday, February 18, 2019

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

 Julie Lessard, PhD

Principal Investigator, Chromatin Structure and Stem Cell Biology research unit, IRIC

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal

 

" BAF60 Subunits of SWI/SNF Complexes Regulate Lineage-Fate Decisions during Hematopoietic Development"

Monday, February 11, 2019

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Pharmacology & Therapeutics Lecture in Neuropharmacology

 

Dr. John Hardy

Chair of Molecular Biology of Neurological Disease 

 University College London Institute of Neurology

 

 

"Genomic analysis of neurodegeneration." 

Monday, February 4, 2019

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

CANCELLED

Dr. Geatan Mayer 

Montreal Heart Institute 

CANCELLED

 

Monday, January 28, 2019

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Phoebe Zhong, PhD Candidate 

Dr. Gerhard Multhaup's Lab

"Investigating the effects of Aβ42-oligomer interacting peptide (AIP) on Aβ42-induced toxicity in Drosophila melanogaster. "

Monday, January 21, 2019

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Christiane Ayotte, PhD. 

Controle du dopage 

INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier Research Center 

 

"Strategies to detect the use of doping agents in human athletes. "

Monday, January 14, 2019 

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building 

Diana Matheoud, Ph.D.
Département de Neurosciences

Université de Montréal

''Parkinson’s disease related proteins PINK1 and Parkin are major regulatorsof the immune system.''

Monday, December 10, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Univ-Prof Dr rer nat Claus Pietrzik

Institute of Pathobiochemistry

Universitats Medizin

University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

"Proteolytic processes generating N-terminal truncated amyloid beta fragments, potential implications for Alzheimer`s Disease"

Monday, November 26, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Carl Blobel

Senior Scientist and Program Director

of the Arthritis and Tissue Degeneration

HSS Research Institute

Cornell Medical College

"iRhoms: Key Regulators of ADAM17-Dependent TNFa and EGFR Signaling"

Monday, November 12, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Chirine Toufaily

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Faculty of Medicine

McGill University

"An evolutionary specialization in a G protein-coupled receptor may have shaped the neural control of reproduction in mammals.”

Monday, October 29, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Andrew Hinck

Professor, Department of Structural Biology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

"Structural biology of TGF-beta family signaling proteins – new insights into mechanism to novel therapies for cancer and fibrosis”

Monday, October 15, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Jean-Philippe Gratton

Professeur titulaire et Directeur

Professor and Chair

Département de pharmacologie et physiologie Faculté de Médecine Université de Montréal

 

“VEGF and nitric oxyde signaling at endothelial cell junctions:

Implications in angiogenesis”

Monday, October 1, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Dr. Sylvie Breton

Professor of Medicine

Charles and Ann Sanders Research Scholar

Program in Membrane Biology/Center for Systems Biology, Division of Nephrology

Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard University

IN COLLABORATION WITH CRRD

 

RNA-sequencing reveals new functions of proton-secreting clear cells in the epididymis”

Monday, September 24, 2018

12pm, Room 1345

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

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