Research Seminars 2017-2018

meakins logo: pulmonary research seminar seriesWeekly Research Seminar Series
Time: Mondays, 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Room: ES1.1129 RI-MUHC Auditorium unless otherwise advertised

Date Speaker Title
Special Seminar
Wed Aug 16, 2017
12 pm 
Donna Savigni pubmed
School of Human Sciences, University of Western Australia
Airway Smooth Muscle in Development and Dysfunction
No Seminar
Monday Sept 4, 2017
Labor Day 
Seminar
Monday Sept 11, 2017
Dongsheng Duan pubmed
Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor in
Medical Research, University of Missouri
AAV therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy by gene
replacement and gene editing
Seminar
Monday Sept 18, 2017
Miguel Soares  pubmed
Principal Investigator, Instituto Gulbenkian
de Ciência, Portugal
Metabolic adaptation and disease tolerance to infection
Seminar
Monday Sept 25, 2017
Slava Epelman pubmed
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto
Origin and function of cardiac Dendridic Cells during
viral myocarditis
Seminar
Monday Oct 2, 2017
Stephen Girardin pubmed
Associate Professor, Laboratory Medicine &
Pathobiology, University of Toronto
A cytosolic unfolded protein response controls
innate immune signaling
No Seminar
Monday Oct 9, 2017
Thanksgiving  
Special Seminar
Tuesday Oct 10, 2017
1-2pm
Kian Fan Chung pubmed link for PROFESSOR KIAN FAN CHUNG
Professor of Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute
Imperial College London
What have we learned from the UBIOPRED?
In collaboration with AstraZeneca

Seminar in EM1.3509 from 1-2pm
Seminar
Monday Oct 16, 2017
Christopher Rudd pubmed link for Christopher Rudd
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Microbiology,
Infection and Immunology, University of Montreal
Novel adaptive T-cell signaling pathways in inflammation
and cancer
Seminar
Monday Oct 23, 2017
Gregory Downey pubmed link for gregory downey publications
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary,
Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, National Jewish Health
Tyrosine Phosphatase Control of Pulmonary Fibrosis:
pY and pY not? 
Workshop
Monday Oct 30, 2017
19th Annual Meakins-Christie International Workshop:
Systems biology approaches to pulmonary host-pathogen interactions
Seymour Heisler Memorial Lecture: Dr. David Huttman –
Pathogen evolution within the cystic fibrosis lung
Seminar
Monday Nov 6, 2017
Samuel David  pubmed
Professor, Dept of Neurology &
Neuroscience, Dept Medicine, McGill University
Iron homeostasis in the nervous system in health and disease
Seminar
Monday Nov 13, 2017
Eric Thorin pubmed link for Eric Thorin
Professor, Dept of Surgery, 
University of Montreal
Pulse pressure and cerebrovascular aging
Room D 03.6020 reserved
Seminar
Monday Nov 20, 2017
Jeff Xia pubmed link for Eric Thorin
Assistant Professor, McGill University
To be announced
Special Seminar
Monday Nov 27, 2017
Alice Panariti pubmed link for Eric Thorin
Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. James Martin
Final PDF Seminar
Title to be announced
Seminar
Monday Dec 4, 2017
David Brooks pubmed
Associate Professor, University Health Network,
University of Toronto
To be announced
Seminar
Monday Dec 11, 2017
Mihai Netea   pubmed
Dept of Internal Medicine, Radbound University
Medical Center, Netherlands
To be announced
Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!   
Seminar
Monday Jan 15, 2018
   
Seminar
Monday Jan 22, 2018
Gerald Supinski   pubmed
Professor, University of Kentucky
To be announced
Seminar
Monday Jan 29, 2018
Jeremy Hirota  pubmed link for Jeremy Hirota
Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine
McMaster University
To be announced
Seminar
Monday Feb 5, 2018
Harry Karmouty-Quintana  pubmed link for Harry Karmouty-Quintana
Assistant Professor,
The University of Texas
To be announced
No Seminar
Monday Feb 12, 2018
MUHC Holiday 
Seminar
Monday Feb 19, 2018
   
Seminar
Monday Feb 26, 2018
   
No Seminar
Monday Mar 5, 2018
McGill Study Break  
Workshop
Mar 14-17, 2018
20th Annual Meakins-Christie International Workshop: Asthma and COPD 
In collaboration with the 2018 Gulf Thoracic Society,
InterContinental – Dubai Festival City, UAE
 
No Seminar
Monday Mar 19, 2018
No Seminar
Return from Asthma-COPD Workshop
 
Seminar
Monday Mar 26, 2018
   
No Seminar
Monday Apr 2, 2018
Easter  
Seminar
Monday Apr 9, 2018
Chris Sassetti   pubmed
Dept of Microbiology & Physiological
Systems, U of Mass Medical School
Systems Genetics of Tuberculosis
Seminar
Monday Apr 16, 2018
Qingling Duan  pubmed
Assistant Professor, Dept of Biomedical &
Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University
To be announced
Seminar
Monday Apr 23, 2018
   
Seminar
Monday Apr 30, 2018
Thomas Murphy pubmed
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
On rethinking the role of airway smooth muscle mechanics
in development and airway disease
Seminar
Monday May 7, 2018
John Fahy   pubmed
Professor of Medicine, University of California,
San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine
Clinical and molecular phenotypes of asthma
Seminar
Monday May 14, 2018
RI-MUHC Auditorium not available Room D 03.6020 reserved
No Seminar
Monday May 21, 2018
ATS Meeting
Seminar
Monday May 28, 2018