Friday Seminar Series

 All seminars take place at 11:00 am unless otherwise noted. Online seminars are given via Zoom, and all in-person seminars take place in Room 1034, McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, unless otherwise noted.





Sept. 9

Dr. Stephanie Eisenbarth, The Centre of Human Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Online seminar

"DOCK8 controls the immune response to food allergens"


Dr. Rae Silver, Department of Psychology, Columbia University

In-person seminar

"Portal systems of brain: Channeling Geoffrey Wingfield Harris"

Dr. Cedric Peirs, Principal Investigator, Neuro-Dol: Team Trigeminal pain and Migraine National Institute of Medical Research and Health, University of Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France                                       

In-person seminar

"Understanding dorsal horn circuits mediating mechanical allodynia"


Dr. Karl Koehler, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,Harvard Medical School

In-person seminar

"Building microphysiological systems for peripheral sensory organs"


Dr. Rob J. de Boer, Professor, Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Online seminar

"Protective memory is due to cells quitting clonal expansion early"
Oct. 14 no seminar  
Oct. 21





Dr. Anna Huttenlocher, Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin Medical School

In-person seminar

"Imaging inflammation and its resolution in tissue repair"

Nov. 4

Dr. Katie Cockburn,  Department of Biochemistry, McGill University

In-person seminar

"Local control of stem cell fates revealed through intravital imaging"

Nov. 11

Dr. Ukpong Eyo, Department of Neuroscience, University of Virginia, School of Medicine 

In-person seminar                                               

"Microglial contributions in brain physiology and pathology"
Nov. 18

Dr. Jean-Francois Poulin, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University

In-person seminar


Nov. 25

Dr. Armen Saghaleyan, Cervo Brain Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Université Laval

In-person seminar

"Integration and decoding of micro-environmental signals: from neural stem cells to mature neurons"
Dec. 1

Dr. Nicole Medeo, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto

In-person seminar

"Understanding variation in malaria infection dynamics"

Dec. 9

Dr. Ciaran Murphy Royal, Department of Neuroscience, Université de Montréal

In-person seminar

"The role of astrocytes in stress-induced behavioural dysfunction"


Jan. 6

no seminar


Jan. 13

Dr. Caroline Menard, Cervo Brain Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval

In-person seminar


Jan. 20

Dr. Heather Melichar, Cellular Immunotherapy, Université de Montréal


Jan. 27




Feb. 3




Feb. 10

Dr. Fernanda de Felice, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences,Queen's University                                                                                                                                                                         



Feb. 17 TBA  
Feb. 24 TBA  
Mar. 3 NO SEMINAR (March break)  
Mar. 10 TBA  
Mar. 17 TBA


Mar. 24 TBA  

17th Annual Undergraduate Research Day

Keynote speaker: TBA

In-person seminar

Apr. 7 No seminar (Good Friday)  
Apr. 14 TBA  
Apr. 21 TBA  
Apr. 28 TBA


May 5




May 12

28th Annual Graduate Research Day MAY 12 or May 19 TBA

Keynote speaker: TBA

In-person seminar

May 19 28th Annual Graduate Research Day MAY 12 or May 19 TBA  
May 26 -  

Previous schedules:

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