Research Seminars 2009-2010

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Date Speaker Title
Seminar
Mon, Sept 21, 2009
Carolyn Baglole PubMed
Res Asst Professor
Dept Env Med, U Rochester
Attenuation of pulmonary inflammation and cell death by the
aryl hydrocarbon receptor
Seminar
Mon, Sept 28, 2009
Jason Kindrachuk PubMed
Posdoctoral Fellow
Dept Micro/Imm, UBC
Enhancing Host Defence Peptide Activities Through Rational Design:
Therapeutic Prospects and Limitations
Seminar
Mon, Oct 5, 2009
Zoulfia Allakhverdi PubMed
Postdoctoral Fellow
Hôpital Notre-Dame, Montreal
Role of epithelial cells in inflammatory airway diseases
No Seminar
Mon, Oct 12, 2009
Thanksgiving  
Seminar
Mon, Oct 19, 2009
Daniel J Weiss PubMed
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Vermont
Amelioration of Allergic Airways Inflammation by Systemic Administration of
Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Seminar
Mon, Oct 26, 2009
John White PubMed
Professor, Dept Physiology
McGill University
Regulation of innate immunity by vitamin D
Seminar
Mon, Nov 2, 2009
Carole Ober PubMed
Professor of Human Genetics
University of Chicago
Genetic Dissection of Asthma and Associated Traits
Seminar
Mon, Nov 9, 2009
Maria Kilfoil Scopus PubMed
Asst Professor, Dept. Physics
McGill University
Cell Architecture: Soft Matter Physics Meets Biology
Seminar
Mon, Nov 16, 2009
Joshua A. Boyce PubMed
Assoc professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Cysteinyl leukotrienes and their receptors; much more complicated than
we thought
Seminar
Mon, Nov 23, 2009
No Seminar  
Seminar
Mon, Nov 30, 2009
Vassilios Papadopoulos PubMed
Professor, Dept Medicine
McGill University
Director, Res Inst, MUHC
CANCELLED
Seminar
Mon, Dec 7, 2009
Albert M. Berghuis PubMed
Dept Biochemistry, McGill
Structure-guided lead development for combating antibiotic resistance
Seminar
Mon, Dec 14, 2009
Robert Sladek PubMed
Asst Prof, Dept Medicine, McGill
McGill University and
Génome Québec Innovation Centre
Genome-Wide Association Studies: A simple approach to complex diseases
Happy Holidays!
Seminar
Mon, Jan 11, 2010
Sven Wassmann PubMed
Assoc Prof, Dept Medicine
McGill University – JGH
Endothelial progenitor cells: Functional capacities and implications of the renin-
angiotensin system
Seminar
Mon, Jan 18, 2010
Ann Clarke  PubMed
Assoc Prof, Dept Medicine, McGill
Montreal General Hospital
Peanut Allergy: Trivialized or Demonized?
Seminar
Mon, Jan 25, 2010
Philippe Gros PubMed
Professor, Dept Biochemistry
McGill University
Genetic control of susceptibility to malaria: from mice to humans
Seminar
Mon, Feb 1, 2010
Madhukar Pai PubMed
Asst Prof, Dept Epid/Biostat
McGill University
Optimism bias, inflated accuracy estimates, and contradicted findings in TB
diagnostic research
No Seminar
Mon, Feb 8, 2010
13th Annual Meakins-Christie Workshop (Feb 7-8, 2010)
Seminar
Mon, Feb 15, 2010
Bruce Mazer PubMed
Assoc Prof, Pediatrics, McGill
Meakins-Christie Labs
Semaphorin 4C: A novel Th2-specific B cell immune regulator
Seminar
Mon, Feb 22, 2010
Christine McCusker PubMed
Associate Prof, Pediatrics, McGill
Meakins-Christie Labs
Can allergic airway responses be prevented by STAT-6 inhibition?
Timing is everything
No Seminar
Mon, Mar 1, 2010
AAAAI Meeting
New Orleans (Feb 26 – Mar 2)
Seminar
Mon, Mar 8, 2010
Steven An PubMed
Asst Prof, Dept Env Health Sciences
Johns Hopkins University
Forces of airway smooth muscle in asthma
Seminar
Mon, Mar 15, 2010
No Seminar  
Seminar
Mon, Mar 22, 2010
Don Sheppard PubMed
Asst Prof, Dept Microbiol/Immunol
McGill University
To be announced
Seminar
Mon, Mar 29, 2010
Frieder Schöck PubMed
Assoc Prof, Dept Biology
McGill University
Cell-matrix adhesion and myofibril assembly mediated by LIM domain proteins
No Seminar
Mon, Apr 5, 2010
Easter Monday  
Seminar
Mon, Apr 12, 2010
No Seminar  
Seminar
Mon, Apr 19, 2010
Peter WellerPubMed
Professor of medicine
Harvard Medical School
Mechanisms of human eosinophil cytokine secretion
Seminar
Mon, Apr 26, 2010
Naftali Kaminski PubMed
Assoc Prof, Dept Medicine
Simmons
 Cntr Interstitial Lung Dis
U Pittsburgh Medical Center
The big role of small RNAs in Lung Fibrosis
Seminar
Mon, May 3, 2010
Arnold Kristof PubMed
Asst Prof, Medicine, McGill
Meakins-Christie Labs
To be announced
Seminar
Mon, May 10, 2010
Mark Inman PubMed
Prof, Dept Medicine,
McMaster Firestone Inst Resp Health
Epithelial barrier function a determinant of airway responsiveness
No Seminar
Mon, May 17, 2010
ATS Meeting
New Orleans (May 14-19)
 
No Seminar
Mon, May 24, 2010
Victoria Day  
Seminar
Mon, May 31, 2010
Bradley J. Undem PubMed
Prof, Dept. Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Activation Mechanisms of  Vagal  Extero- and Intero-Nocieptors in the Respiratory Tract
Wiselberg Seminar
Mon, June 7, 2010
26th Annual Dr. Dorothy Wiselberg Seminar: Rare Lung Diseases
Seminar
Mon, June 14, 2010
Atul Malhotra PubMed
Asst Prof, Dept Medicine
Harvard Mecical School
CANCELLED