Postdoctoral position in Immuno AVAILABLE

The labs of Dr John White and Dr Jorg Fritz are seeking for an highly motivated postdoctoral fellow, who can begin in May or June 2018. The postdoc should have expertise in flow cytometry and mouse work, and competence in Bioinformatics would be an asset. The successful candidate will work in both lab environments. 

In Media


John White participated as session co-chair in:

21- 24 April 2015, Delf, the Netherlands

Session II: Vitamin D Metabolism and Calcium Absorption

Our presentation in:

3-6 November 2013, Toronto, Canada

Vitamin D signaling regulates turnover of target proteins of the E3 ligase tumor suppressor FBW7

Reyhaneh Salehi-Tabar, Loan Nguyen-Yamamoto, Thomas Quail, Vassil Dimitrov, Beum-Soo An, Leon Glass, David Goltzman, John H. White

Newly Discovered Effects of Vitamin D on Cancer

An Interview with John H. White, Ph.D.

By: Richard A. Passwater, Ph.D., Published

In: WholeFoods Magazine, March 2013


Vitamin D and TB

John White, from the Departments of Physiology and Medicine, explains how Vitamin D combats tuberculosis.

In: Soup and Science, McGil University, May 2012





Vitamin D Supplements Could Fight Crohn's Disease

A new study has found that Vitamin D, readily available in supplements or cod liver oil, can counter the effects of Crohn's disease.

In: ScienceDaily AND McGill University Health Centre, January 27, 2010

Cell Defenses and the Sunshine Vitamin:

Scientists now recognize that vitamin D does much more than build strong bones and that many people are not getting enough of it. Is widespread D deficiency contributing to major illnesses?

By: Luz E. Tavera-Mendoza and John H. White

In: Scientific American, November 2007

The Antibiotic Vitamin

Deficiency in vitamin D may predispose people to infection

by Janet Raloff, In: Science News
10:58am, November 6, 2006

Molecular geneticist John H. White of McGill University in Montreal and his colleagues were the first to observe that cathelicidin production is ramped up by vitamin D or, more specifically, by the hormone 1,25-D, the vitamin's active form

Vitamin D helps fight TB

Findings help explain why populations with low levels of the active form of the vitamin are more at risk

By Ishani Ganguli | February 24, 2006

In: TheScientist

Vitamin Boost

From muscle strength to immunity, scientists find new vitamin D benefits

by Janet Raloff, In: Science News
11:00am, October 5, 2004

In the nucleus of cells, 1,25-D binds to short sequences of DNA. Known as response elements, these sequences switch on the activity of adjacent genes. "We wanted to find out what genes were next to the vitamin D response elements," White recalls.


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