Research Seminars 2011-2012

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Date Speaker Title
Seminar
Mon, Sept 19, 2011
Johannes Savolainen pubmed
University of Turku, Finland
Aspects of immunomodulation in atopic allergy
Seminar
Mon, Sept 26, 2011
Audrey Poon spira
Postdoctoral fellow, MCL
The search for genetic risk factors for asthma (and related traits) –
a candidate gene study approach
Seminar
Mon, Oct 3, 2011
Joel Moss
Senior Investigator

National Heart Lung & Blood Inst
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM): Molecular Insights Lead to Targeted Therapies
No Seminar
Mon, Oct 10, 2011
Thanksgiving  
No Seminar
Mon, Oct 17, 2011
No Seminar  
Seminar
Mon, Oct 24, 2011
Stephane Laporte
Assoc Prof, Dept Medicine, McGill
Canada Res Chair Mol Endocrinol
Novel GPCR antagonists based on receptor allosterism and biased signaling
Seminar
Mon, Oct 31, 2011
Sabah Hussain spira
Professor, Dept Medicine
McGill University
Novel biological roles for angiopoietins
Seminar
Mon, Nov 7, 2011
Michael Laposata, Prof pubmed
Adam Seegmiller, Asst Prof pubmed
Dept Pathology, Vanderbilt Univ
Fatty acid abnormalities in cystic fibrosis
Seminar
Mon, Nov 14, 2011
Stephanie Lehoux pubmed
Canada Res Chair in CV Physiol

Lady Davis Institute
Stress, strain and the atherosclerotic plaque
Christie Lecture
Mon, Nov 21, 2011
Jason Bates pubmed
Professor of Medicine
University of Vermont
A physicist’s life in the lungs: the good, the bad, and the viscoelastic
Seminar
Mon, Nov 28, 2011
Ryszard Grygorczyk pubmed
Professor, Dept Medicine
Université de Montréal
Hôtel-Dieu
Mechanosensitive nucleotide release from lung epithelial cells
Seminar
Mon, Dec 5, 2011
Ernesto Schiffrin pubmed
Physician-in-Chief, JGH

Canada Res Chair in Hypertension
& Vascular Res, Lady Davis Institute
Hypertensive vascular disease and immune mechanisms
Seminar
Mon, Dec 12, 2011
Erwin Schurr spira
Centre for Host Resistance
James McGill Professor
Dept Med, McGill University
Host genetic control of antimycobacterial immune responsiveness
Seminar
Mon, Dec 19, 2011
Victor Laubach pubmed
Assoc Prof of Surgery
University of Virginia
Innate Immune Responses in Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Seminar
Mon, Jan 9, 2012
Imed Gallouzi pubmed
Assoc Prof, Dept Biochemistry

McGill University
Pateamine A, an Inhibitor of General Translation, Prevents
Cachexia-Induced Muscle Wasting
Seminar
Mon, Jan 16, 2012
Gerardo Ferbeyre pubmed
Assoc Prof, Dept Biochemistry

University of Montreal
ERK/MAPK inhibition facilitates malignant transformation by preventing senescence
Seminar
Tue, Jan 24, 2012
Zhou Xing pubmed
Professor, Path & Mol Medicine

McMaster University
Immunity and vaccines against pulmonary tuberculosis: from bench
to clinical trial
Seminar
Mon, Jan 30, 2012
Javier Di Noia pubmed
Canada Res Chr Genetic Diversity
Clin Res Inst Montreal
Chaperoning antibody diversification
MCL Workshop
Mon, Feb 6, 2012
 Meakins Workshop  
Seminar
Mon, Feb 13, 2012
Jean-François Côté spira
Res Unit on Cytoskeleton Organization &
Cell Migration
Clin Res Inst Montreal
Signaling and biological functions of DOCK-family Rho guanine
nucleotide exchange factors
Seminar
Mon, Feb 20, 2012
Postponed  
Seminar
Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Postponed  
Seminar
Mon, Mar 5, 2012
Stephen Michnick pubmed
CRC in Integrative Genomics

Professor, Dept Biochemistry
University of Montreal
The hidden impulses of an incredible shrinking cell
Seminar
Mon, Mar 12, 2012
Jean-Philippe Gratton pubmed
Can Res Chair in Endothelial Cell Signalling &
Angiogenesis
Clin Res Inst Montreal
Nitric oxide and growth factor signaling at endothelial cell junctions
Seminar
Mon, Mar 19, 2012
Matthew E Poynter pubmed
Assoc Prof, Dept Medicine
University of Vermont
The Influence of Airway Epithelial NF-kappaB Activity on Allergic
Sensitization
Seminar
Mon, Mar 26, 2012
Nikolaus Heveker pubmed
Dept Biochem, U Montreal

St. Justine Hospital
 Chemokines and their receptors in cancer
Seminar
Mon, Apr 2, 2012
Sylvia Vidal pubmed
Prof, Dept Human Genetics
McGill University
Genome-wide mouse ENU mutagenesis to identify new mechanisms
of host response against pathogens
No Seminar
Mon, Apr 9, 2012
Easter Monday  
Seminar
Mon, Apr 16, 2012
Nathalie Lamarch-Vane pubmed
Dept Anat Cell Biol
McGill University
Important roles for the CdGAP protein, a Rac1/Cdc42 GTPase
regulator, in cancer cell migration and development
Seminar
Mon, Apr 23, 2012
Postponed  
Seminar
Mon, Apr 30, 2012
David Y Thomas pubmed
Chair, Dept of Biochemistry
McGill University
Correcting CFTR trafficking
Seminar
Mon, May 7, 2012
Bruce Levy pubmed
Pulm & Critical Care Medicine

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard University
Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators For Lung Inflammation and Injury
Seminar
Mon, May 14, 2012
Maziar Divangahi pubmed
Asst Prof, Dept Med McGill
Meakins-Christie Labs
The role of macrophages in immunity to pulmonary infection
No Seminar
Mon, May 21, 2012
ATS Meeting  
Seminar
Mon, May 28, 2012
Simon Rousseau pubmed
Asst Prof, Dept Med McGill
Meakins-Christie Labs
What can Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases tell us about the involvement of CFTR
in lung infections?
Seminar
Mon, June 4, 2012
Paul Kubes pubmed
Prof, Physiology & Pharmacology,
University of Calgary
Imaging Intravascular Immunity
Seminar
Mon, June 11, 2012
Ciriaco A Piccirillo pubmed
Assoc Prof, Dept micro/Immunol
Centre for Study of Host Resistance
McGill University
Stability of Foxp3+ regulatory T cell function in mice and humans
Seminar
Mon, June 18, 2012
Anne-Marie Lauzon pubmed
Assoc Prof, Dept Med McGill
Meakins-Christie Labs
Smooth muscle molecular and strip mechanics in airway hyperresponsiveness
and asthma.