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. 17

Prof. Robert Insall, Mathematical and Computational Cell Biology, Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow

Online Seminar

"Making your way - how cells steer themselves to solve mazes or spread cancer"

Sept. 24

Dr. Xiaohong Xu, Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology, Institute of Neuroscience, Shanghai, China

Online Seminar

"Cortical control of innate behaviors"
Oct. 1

Dr. Marion Pepper, Department of Immunology, University of Washington

Online Seminar

"Functional Immune memory to SARS-CoV2"
Oct. 8

Dr. Amaury Francois, Institute of Functional Genomic (IGF), CNRS, Montpellier France

Online Seminar

"In search of the neuronal basis of social and affective touch"
Oct. 15

Dr. Inna Slutsky, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Online Seminar

"Regulation and dysregulation of activity set-point in hippocampal circuits"
Oct. 22

Dr. Vishva Dixit, Physiological Chemistry, Genentech Inc.

Online Seminar

"The non-canonical Inflammasome Pathway"
Oct. 29

Dr. Krista Heinonen, Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie Research Centre

In-person seminar

"Bone marrow emergency response to infections: Good or bad but most often ugly"

Nov. 5

Dr. Kodi Ravichandran, Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, University of Virginia

Online seminar

"Eating a good apoptotic meal: Lessons from phagocytes"

Nov. 12

Dr. Spencer Freeman, Cell Biology, Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto

In-person seminar

"Fluid endocytosis and traffic in cells and its role in immune surveillance"

Nov. 19

Dr. Yalda Mohsenzadeh, The Brain and Mind Institute, Western University

Online Seminar

Nov. 26

Dr. Kerry Walker, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Oxford University

Online Seminar

"Representations of complex sound features in auditory cortex"

Dec. 3

Dr. Leigh Anne Swayne, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Victoria

In-person seminar

Dec. 10

Dr. Mihaela Iordanova, Department of Psychology, Concordia University

In-person seminar

"Neurobiology of secondary fear triggers"


Jan. 7

Dr. Vijay G. Sankaran, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Online Seminar

Jan. 14 Dr. Eric Morrow, Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Brown University  
Jan. 21

Dr. Sarah Teichman, Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK

Online Seminar

Jan. 28

Dr. Aviad Hai, Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Online Seminar

Feb. 4

Dr. Xavier Trepat, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

Online Seminar

Feb. 11

Dr. Oleg Butovsky, Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Online Seminar

Feb. 18

Dr. Stefan Feske, NYU Langone Health

Feb. 25

Dr. Fanny Langlet, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Université de Lausanne

Online Seminar

Mar. 11

Dr. Verena Ruprecht, Cell and Developmental Biology, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain

Online Seminar

Mar. 18

Dr. Timothy J. Buschman, Psychology and Neuroscience, Princeton Neuroscience Institute

Online Seminar

Mar. 25

16th Annual Undergraduate Research Day

Keynote speaker: TBA

Apr. 1

Hala Harony-Nicolas, Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Online Seminar

Apr. 8

Dr. Alex Quinn, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Biomedical Engineering, Dalhousie University

Online Seminar

Apr. 15 NO SEMINAR (Good Friday)  
Apr. 22

Dr. Jill Stobart, College of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba

Online Seminar

Apr. 29

Dr. Stephanie Eisenbarth, Laboratory Medicine, Immunobiology and Immunology, Yale School of Medicine

Online Seminar

May 6 Dr. Medha Pathak, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of California, Irvine  
May 13 TBA  
May 20 TBA  
May 27 Dr. Valeria Vasquez, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center  

Previous schedules:

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