Category Archives: Events

View posts about our upcoming events below. For additional details about our different events, go to the events tab on our website. There you will see our annual research seminars, upcoming workshops, our weekly work-in-progress, and annual research day. Also, learn more about our memorial lectures, including the Christie Lecture, Macklem Lecture, and Heisler Lecture.

2019-2020 Respiratory Research Seminar Series

The 2019-2020 respiratory research seminar series schedule is now available on our website.
https://www.meakinsmcgill.com/research-seminars-2019-2020/ . We look forward to seeing everyone in September.

This weekly lecture has a long tradition in our community at McGill University and the RI-MUHC. It features experts in the field of Respiratory Medicine, Physiology, Immunology, Infection and Signal Transduction, among others. The seminars are held on Monday mornings from 9 to 10 am in the Cruess Amphitheatre. The audience consists of research and clinician scientists, postdoctoral fellows, and our graduate and undergraduate research trainees.

For an archive of past seminar series, please go here: https://www.meakinsmcgill.com/archive/

2019 RI-MUHC summer student research day

Summer Student Research Day 2019

Date : August 13, 2019

The RI-MUHC, through joint coordination with its Research Programs and the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training, is hosting a Summer Student Research Day.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:
Any undergraduate student, visiting student enrolled at the RI-MUHC as a summer student, intern or volunteer.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
Submit your abstract (maximum 400 words) by THURSDAY, JULY 18

All RI-MUHC members are all invited to attend the presentations.

To register:
http://fourwav.es/summerRD2019

More information : https://rimuhc.ca/documents/10803/74541/Summer_Student_Research_Day_2019_11x17_.pdf

2019 SPIRE Meakins Summer Party

SPiRE summer party

SPiRE Summer Party – Sundaes on Thursday! SPiRE and RIIGHT are delighted to announce our next event Sundaes on Thursday on July 18th 16:00-18:00 in the lunch room on M3! Join us for buckets of ice cream, some snacks, and games to celebrate the start of summer.

We hope to see you there!

More info here

Sincerely,
SPiRE & RIIGHT

Christie Lecture 2019

The Christie Lecture is given by people who are either alumni or closely associated with the Meakins-Christie Laboratories and who have made outstanding contributions to the area of respiratory medicine.

This year’s lecture will be given by:

Dr. David Gozal, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Date: June 3, 2019 in conjunction with the 2019 RI-MUHC Respiratory Research Day

Title: Exosomes in Sleep Apnea: Personalized Biomarkers or Effectors of Morbidity

2019 respiratory Research day oral presenter group photo

2019 RI-MUHC Respiratory Research Day

30th Annual RI-MUHC Respiratory Research Day
Monday, June 3, 2019

The aim of the 2019 respiratory research day is to provide a forum for the presentation of clinical, basic, and translational research by clinical and postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. A prize will be awarded to the best presentation in each category. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed and selected for either an oral or a poster presentation. 

Christie Lecture by Dr. David Gozal, University of Missouri School of Medicine 
Title: Exosomes in Sleep Apnea: Personalized Biomarkers or Effectors of Morbidity

To: All Clinical Fellows, Postdoctoral Fellows & Graduate Students and
Members of the MUHC Respiratory Division and RI-MUHC Respiratory Program

All clinical fellows are welcome to present at the 2019 respiratory research day. Second year fellows are expected to present their results from their 6 months of research experience. New trainees are encouraged to present their research project proposals.

Registration and Abstract Submission Information: https://www.fourwav.es/view/1186/info/

Research Day Info here: https://www.meakinsmcgill.com/research-day/

Meakins-Christie Past Workshops and Events

View our past workshops and events.

30th Annual RI-MUHC Respiratory Research Day

June 3, 2019
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC – Cruess Amphitheatre ES1.1129 
Keynote Christie Lecture by Dr. David Gozal

32nd Doctor Dorothy Wiselberg Seminar

May 31, 2019
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre,
1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC – Cruess Amphitheatre ES1.1129 
Organized by the McGill Respiratory Division
Keynote Wiselberg Lecture by Professor Anita Simonds

21st Annual Meakins-Christie Laboratories Workshop

March 24-25, 2019
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC – Cruess Amphitheatre
Macklem Lecture by Dr. Graham Barr

MUHC Consortium for Rare Disease Research: Rare Disease Research Day – Research & Reach Out

February 28, 2019
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC

2018 Summer Student Research Day

RESP Program members and summer students at the annual RI-MUHC summer student research day

August 13, 2018
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC, Cruess Amphitheatre

FOT Seminar

August 2, 2018
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC

31st Doctor Dorothy Wiselberg Seminar: Asthma

June 4, 2018
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC – Cruess Amphitheatre 
Organized by the McGill Respiratory Division 

29th Annual RI-MUHC Respiratory Research Day 

May 28, 2018
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal – Cruess Amphitheatre and Atrium
Keynote Christie Lecture by Dr. Manuel Cosio

20th Annual International Meakins-Christie Workshop

March 14-17, 2018
InterContinental, Dubai Festival City, UAE
in collaboration with the Gulf Thoracic Congress 2018

19th Annual International Meakins-Christie Workshop: Systems biology approaches to pulmonary host-pathogen interactions

October 30, 2017
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC

2017 Joint Summer Student Research Day

RESP Program members and summer students at the annual RI-MUHC summer student research day

August 10, 2017
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, RI-MUHC Auditorium and Atrium

FOT Unit Seminar

July 26, 2017
FOT Unit, Centre for Innovative Medicine, RI-MUHC
Glen B0.5243.2, CIM Conference Room 

2017 Wiselberg Seminar: Tuberculosis

June 19, 2017
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC
Organized by the McGill Respiratory Division

2017 Respiratory Research Day

June 6, 2017
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC – RI-MUHC Auditorium

FOT-QCT & Clinical Respirology Research Group Seminar

April 24, 2017
FOT Unit, Centre for Innovative Medicine
Glen B04.5243.2, CIM Conference Room

2017 Cystic Fibrosis Research Day – Jointly organized by the Meakins and the McGill Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre

April 3, 2016
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre,
1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC – RI-MUHC Auditorium

Monocyte Macrophage Biology Symposium: Cracking the Macrophage Code in Host Defense and Disease

November 14, 2016
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC
view photos here

Joint CHHD – Meakins/RESP RI-MUHC Summer Student Research Day

August 25, 2016 
Research  Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC
view photos here

2016 Wiselberg Seminar: Sleep

June 6, 2016 – Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC
In Collaboration with the McGill Respiratory Division

18th Annual Meakins-Christie International Workshop in Collaboration with the Strauss Severe Asthma Program: Asthma COPD Workshop

March 19-20, 2016
Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, 1050 Sherbrooke St. W, Montreal, QC
view photos here

Rare Respiratory Diseases Workshop

October 22-23, 2015
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boul Décarie, Montreal, QC

17th Annual Meakins-Christie International Workshop in Collaboration with the Strauss Severe Asthma Program

February 8-9, 2015 
Château Bromont
90 Stanstead St, Bromont, QC

McGill-Grenoble Workshop on Sleep-Disordered Breathing, COPD and Hypoxia

February 2-3, 2015
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
3626 St Urbain, Montreal, QC

Asthma and COPD: Similarities and Differences

November 3, 2014 
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
3626 St Urbain, Montreal, QC

Severe Asthma: What do we know and what are the unmet needs?

June 9, 2014 
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
3626 St Urbain, Montreal, QC

16th Annual Meakins-Christie – McGill University International Workshop: Advances in the pathogenesis and management of asthma and COPD

March 14-15, 2014 
Grand Hyatt Dubai Hotel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Severe Asthma and COPD: Similarities and Differences

October 21, 2013 
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
3626 St Urbain, Montreal, QC

Immune Tolerance in Allergic Disease

November 27-28, 2013 
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
3626 St Urbain, Montreal, QC

Immune Tolerance in Allergic Disease

November 14, 2012 
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
3626 St Urbain, Montreal, QC

40th Anniversary MCL Symposium

October 15, 2012 
Hotel Omni Mont-Royal
1050 Sherbrooke St. W, Montreal, QC

Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction in the Critically Ill

October 4-5, 2012 
Goodman Cancer Centre
McGill University, Montreal, QC

15th Annual Meakins-Christie/MUHC-RI International Workshop