Online Seminar - Resist or die: host-pathogen interactions in C. elegans


Over the last 2 decades, the nematode C. elegans has become an important model for the study of host-pathogen interactions. It deploys a wide range of strategies to defend itself against infection....

Online Seminar - Factor Inhibiting ATF4 Transcription (FIAT) as a target for drug development


There is a need for developing treatments to stimulate bone formation in regenerative medicine since the approved drugs can only be used for a maximum of two years and have potential high risk side...

Dr. Masha Prager-Khoutorsky awarded Brain Canada grant

Published: 13Nov2020

Congratulations to physiology faculty member Dr. Masha Prager-Khoutorsky, one of 20 Canada-wide recipients of the Brain Canada 2019 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research award. This grant...

Science from the Sharif Lab leads to creation of pain ointment

Published: 10Nov2020

Research performed in one of our physiology labs has led to a scientifically-backed product that directly helps humans.

Dr. Leon Glass wins McGill Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement

Published: 6Nov2020

Congratulations to physiology faculty member Dr. Leon Glass, one of three winners of the 2020 McGill Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement in recognition of his outstanding contributions to...

Online Seminar: Tissue Immunity - defence at the borders


There is increasing interest in how immunity is orchestrated within organs./physiologyCategory: Dept. of Physiology Physiology Friday Seminar Series

Online Seminar - Mechanisms of neuronal polarity: cytoskeleton remodeling and cargo sorting


Cell polarization generates morphological and functional asymmetry, and is crucial for the development and proper functioning of many cell types./physiologyCategory: Dept. of Physiology...

Sharif, Orlowski and Ferland labs publish collaborative study in PAIN

Published: 22Oct2020

Congratulations to the Sharif, Orlowski and Ferland labs on their recent publication in PAIN, the Journal of the International Association for the Study of Pain. 

Online Seminar - Signal propagation in myelinated axons: relating structure to function using mathematical modeling and simulations


The profound functional significance of myelin is revealed by the severe neurological deficits that are consequent upon multiple inherited or acquired demyelinating conditions./physiologyCategory:...


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