Research Seminars 2015-2016

NEW LOGO MEAKINS_squareWeekly Research Seminar Series

Date Speaker and Title Title
No Seminar
Mon, Sept 7, 2015
Labor Day  
Special Seminar
Mon, Sept 14, 2015
Mark Bazett pubmed
Haston Laboratory, McGill University

Airway mechanics, the intestinal microbiome and their interactions in cystic
fibrosis mouse models
Mon, Sept 21, 2015
James Martin pubmed
Chair, Dept of Medicine

Physician-in-chief, MUHC, McGill University
The T cell and airway smooth muscle: implications for remodeling
Mon, Sept 28, 2015
Matthias Friedrich pubmed
Prof of Medicine, McGill University

Dept of Med & Diagnostic Radiology
Chief, Cardio Imaging, MUHC
What everybody should know about Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Heart
Mon, Oct 5, 2015
Bryan Yipp pubmed
Assistant Prof, Dept of Crital Care Medicine

University of Calgary
Imaging Neutrophil Mediated Host Defense In vivo
No Seminar
Mon, Oct 12, 2015
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Janusz Rak pubmed
Prof of Pediatrics, Dept of Med

Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University
Extracellular vesicles in cancer – opportunities and limits
No Seminar
Mon, Oct 26, 2015
American College of Chest Physicians Meeting (Montreal) 
Mon, Nov 2, 2015
Keith Walley pubmed
Prof Dept of Medicine

Dir, UBC James Hogg Research Ctr
University of British Columbia
Pathogen lipid clearance in sepsis and the role of PCSK9
Mon, Nov 9, 2015
Christine Cremo pubmed
Prof Dept of Biochem and Mol Bio

Molecular Biosciences Grad Prog, University of Nevada
What limits the maximal speed of muscle contraction?
Mon, Nov 16, 2015
Morag Park pubmed
Prof Dept of Biochemistry

Director, Rosalind and Morris GCC, McGill University
Stromal heterogeneity in triple negative breast cancer
Macklem Lecture
Mon, Nov 23, 2015
Jeffrey Fredberg pubmed
Prof Bioengineering & Physiology

Dept of Environmental Health
Harvard T.H. Chan Sch Pub Health
Unjamming and cell shape in the asthmatic airway epithelium: Was Peter right yet again?
Mon, Nov 30, 2015
Emmanuelle Brochiero pubmed
Prof of Medicine, U of Montreal

Dir, Lab on Lung Physiopathologies
Dir, Respiratory Tissues Biobank
How to bypass the deleterious impact of infection on CF airways?
Mon, Dec 7, 2015
Woong-Kyung Suh pubmed
Assist Prof of Med, U of Montreal
Dir, Immune Regulation Res Unit
Institut de Recherches Clin de Mtl
Role of the immune inhibitory B7 protein B7-H4 in anti-cancer T cell immunity
Mon, Dec 14, 2015
Ernesto  Schiffrin pubmed
Prof Dept of Medicine, McGill U
Physician-in-Chief, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-JGH
Immunity and novel systems biology approaches to study hypertension
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Mon, Jan 11, 2016
Nicolas Flamand pubmed
Associate Prof

Centre de recherche de l’IUCPQ
Université Laval
Regulation of human eosinophil recruitment and activation in asthma and its severity
Mon, Jan 18, 2016
Francois Malouin pubmed
Prof, Faculty of Science

Centre de recherche CEVDM
University of Sherbrooke
Staphylococcus aureus Small-Colony Variants: virulence and impact for the CF lung
Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Wolfgang Kuebler pubmed
Assoc Prof, Depts Surgery & Physiol

Keenan Res Ctr, St Michael´s Hosp
University of Toronto
Novel regulators and therapeutic targets in acute lung injury and ARDS
Special Seminar
Mon, Feb 1, 2016
Raquel Farias
Supervisor: Simon Rousseau
Special PhD Seminar
IL-33, an Inflammatory Mediator in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease, Should We Be Alarmed?
Mon, Feb 8, 2016
William Stanford pubmed
CRC Integrative Stem Cell Bio

Ottawa Hospital Res Institute
Prof, U of Ottawa
Stem Cell approaches to model human disease and development
No Seminar
Mon, Feb 15, 2016
MUHC holiday  
Christie Lecture
Mon, Feb 22, 2016
Peter Calverley pubmed
Prof of Respiratory Medicine

School of Aging and Chronic Disease
University of Liverpool
Back to the future of COPD: How the Meakins-Christie got it right.
No Seminar
Mon, Feb 29, 2016
McGill Study Break  
Mon, Mar 7, 2016
Colin Funk pubmed
Prof, Dept of Biomedical and Mol Sci

CRC Mol Cell and Physiological Med
Queen’s University
Arginase-1 Deficiency: A Rare Genetic Disorder Studied in Mouse and Man
Mon, Mar 14, 2016
Daniel Barber pubmed
Chief, T Lymphocyte Biology Unit

Nat Inst of Allergy &  Infec Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Protective, non-protective and pathogenic CD4 T cell responses in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection
Mon, Mar 21, 2016
Mikael Adner pubmed
Senior Research, Institution for Environmental Medicine

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
To explore mast cell-induced contractions and airway hyperreactivity in human small airways
No Seminar
Mon, Mar 28, 2016
Easter Monday  
Mon, Apr 4, 2016
Alice Prince pubmed
Prof of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases in

Pharmacology, Columbia University
Macrophage signaling in acute bacterial pneumonia
Mon, Apr 11, 2016
YS Prakash pubmed
Prof of Anesthesiology, Physiology

Dept of Anesthesiology, Biomed Eng Mayo Clinic
Sex, Steroids, and The Lung: Implications for Airway Disease
Mon, Apr 18, 2016
Andrew Snow pubmed
Assistant Prof, Dept of Pharmacology

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
BENTA Disease: Molecular & Cellular Consequences of Dysregulated CARD11 Signaling
Mon, Apr 25, 2016
No Seminar  
Mon, May 2, 2016
No Seminar  
Mon, May 9, 2016
Lorenzo Ferri pubmed
Assoc Prof, Dept of Medicine

Surgery and Oncology, McGill University
No Seminar
Monday, May 16, 2016
ATS Meeting (San Francisco)  
No Seminar
Mon, May 23, 2016
National Patriots’ Day  
Mon, May 30, 2016
Frank McCormack pubmed
Prof of Medicine, Dept Internal Med

Division Director, Crit Care & Sleep
University of Cincinnati
Progress in Rare Lung Diseases
Thur, July 7, 2016
Stefan Matecki pubmed
Prof, Unité d’exploration foctionnelle pédiatrique

Université Montpellier
Early events involved in diaphragm dysfunction induced by mechanical ventilation