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Infection and Immunity Archive


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1998
Sept. 17  Dr. Donald Low (Mount Sinai Hospital, U. Toronto) 1:00 pm
SDRI217
The emergence of antimicrobial resistance: Has it gone too far? G. Reid
Sept. 24  Dr. Suzanne Bernier
UWO
11:00 am
SDRI217
Cell signaling in chondrocytes B. Chan
Oct. 1 Dr. Stephen Ferguson
RRI
11:00 am
SDRI217
Molecular mechanisms of G protein coupled receptor endocytosis B. Chan
Oct. 8 Dr. David Lo
Scripps Research Institute
11:00 am
SDRI217
Integrating innate and adaptive immunity B. Singh
Oct. 15  Dr. Herb Schellhorn
McMaster U.
11:00 am
SDRI217
Stationary phase, RpoS-dependent gene regulation in Escherichia coli M. Valvano
Oct. 22  Dr. Rick Miller
U. of Toronto
11:00 am
SDRI217
NK cell recognition mechanisms B. Singh
Nov. 5  Dr. Nancy Martin
Queens

11:00 am
SDRI217
Folding and presentation of Gram negative bacterial virulence determinants from the perspective of disulfide bond formation S. Koval
Nov. 12 Dr. G. Kidder
UWO

11:00 am
SDRI217
Connexin mutations and female infertility B. Chan
Nov. 19 Dr. Juan Zuniga-Pflucker
U. of Toronto
  Molecular Control of Thymocyte Development and T cell Lineage Commitment J. Madrenas
Nov. 26 Dr. Dale Laird
UWO

11:00 am
SDRI217
Trafficking, assembly and function of a connexin43- green fluorescent protein chimera in live mammalian cells B. Chan
Dec. 2 Dr. John Reynolds
U. of Calgary
11:00 am
SDRI217
Determinants of life and death in the B cell system B. Singh
Dec. 3  Dr. Marc Jenkins 
U. Minnesota
11:00 am
SDRI217
Defining the activation requirements of antigen- specific CD4 T cells and B cells in vivo T. Delovitch
Dec. 10 Dr. Dale Greiner
Diabetes Division, Univ. Mass. Med. Ctr.
11:00 am
SDRI217
Transplantation tolerance induced by an anti-CD154 antibody and donor-specific transfusion T. Delovitch
Dec. 11 Dr. Sherwood Casjens
U. of Utah
10:30 am
M193
The unusual genome of Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete G. Chaconas
M. Valvano
Dec. 18 Dr. Kent HayGlass
U. of Manitoba
11:00 am SDRI217 Why aren't you allergic? Cytokines, chemokines and maintenance of clinical tolerance G. Strejan
1999
Jan. 14 Dr. Lori Frappier
U. of Toronto
11:00 am SDRI217 Structure and Function of the Epstein-Barr virus origin binding protein, EBNA1 G. McFadden
Jan. 21  Dr. Nicholas Sinclair
UWO
11:00 am SDRI217 Immune Responses Also Sicken: Implications for Lymphocyte Signaling B. Chan
Jan. 28  Dr. John Hiscott
McGill
11:00 am SDRI217 Transcriptional regulation of cytokine/chemokine gene expression during HIV-1 pathogenesis G. McFadden
Feb. 11  Dr. Stephen Miller
orthwestern University
11:00 am SDRI217 Role of Epitope Spreading in the Chronic Pathogenesis of Autoimmune and Virus- Induced Demylelinating Diseases B. Singh
Feb. 25 Dr. Philippe Poussier Wellesley Toronto 11:00 am SDRI217 Lack of intestinal T lymphopoiesis is associated with inflammatory bowel disease T. Delovitch
Mar. 3 Dr. Michel Sadelain
Sloan-KetteringCancer Center
11:00 am
SDRI217
Genetic approaches to enhance the anti-tumoral activities of human T lymphocytes B. Singh
Mar.11 Dr. J. Woodgett (Ontario Cancer Inst.) 11:00 am
SDRI217
Anti-apoptotic signalling: role of protein kinase B and the search for its targets J. Madrenas
Mar. 25  Dr. Michael Julius U. of Toronto 11:00 am
SDRI217
Functional Coupling of TcR with the CD3 Complex B. Singh
Mar. 30 Dr. Carl Robinow
UWO

11:00 am
SDRI217
Update on Basidiobolus ranarum, a unicellular, uninucleate mould of dubious ancestry. B. Singh
Apr. 1 U. of Florida 11:00 am
SDRI217
Deregulation of Erythroid Signal Transduction Pathways by the Friend Spleen Focus-Forming Virus G. Dekaban
Apr. 5 Dr. J. Staley
U. Washington
11:00 am
SDRI217
Poles Apart: Biodiversity and Biogeography of Sea Ice Bacteria R.G.E. Murray
Apr. 8 Dr. Mark Atkinson
U of Florida
11:00 am
SDRI217
What do we really know about the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes in humans? T. Delovitch
Apr. 15  Dr. Bob Zhong
UWO

11:00 am
SDRI217
Xenotransplantation: Is it a dream or a reality? B. Singh
Apr. 22 Dr. Andy Teng
UWO
11:00 am
SDRI217
CD4 T cells in infectious disease and self tolerance B. Singh
Apr. 29 Dr. A. Singer
NCI
11:00 am
SDRI217
Signals driving thymocyte development T. Delovitch
May 4
3M Distinguished Lectureship

Dr. Shirley Tilghman
Princeton

3:00 pm


LHSC-UC Auditorium A
The mechanism and function of genomic imprinting Graduate Students of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology
May 13 Dr. W. Sheffield
McMaster
11:00 am
SDRI217
Building slowly cleared antithrombotic albumin fusion proteins A. Lucas
May 20
Sponsored by Trojan Technologies

Dr. Mark Sobsey
UNC-School of Public Health

11:00 am
SDRI217
Cryptosporidium parvum in Drinking Water: Recent Developments in Detection Methods and Control Measures M. Clarke
Sept 16 Dr. Mark Poznansky


RRI
11:00 am
SDRI217
Science in the new Millennium: new avenues of research, funding and community outreach Quim Madrenas
Sept 23 Dr. John Schrader
UBC
11:00 am
SDRI217
Rethinking the Ras pathway Bhagirath Singh
Oct 7 Dr. Josef Penninger


U of T
11:00 am
SDRI217
OPGL: a common link between T cells and bone loss Quim Madrenas
Oct 14 Dr. Joseph Tully


NIAID
11:00 am
SDRI217
Current impressions of the taxonomy, phylogeny, and pathogenicity of members of the class Mollicutes Bob Murray
Oct 21 Dr. R. Wange


NIA/NIH
11:00 am
SDRI217
Itk activation: a story of ZAP-70, Lat and the inadequacy of membrane targeting Quim Madrenas
Oct 16 Dr. Jonathan Katz
Washington U. (St. Louis)
11:00 am
SDRI217
Less is more: understanding type 1 diabetes in the NOD mouse using reductionist approaches Terry Delovitch
Oct 28 Dr. Martin McGavin


Sunnybrook
11:00 am
SDRI217
Control of adhesive and invasive phenotype by Staphylococcus aureus David Heinrichs
Nov 4 Dr. Eleanor Fish


U of T
11:00 am
SDRI217
Interferon-alpha signaling: not just Jaks and Stats Grant McFadden
Nov 11 Dr. Michel Tremblay


Université Laval
Noon
SDRI217
The Incorporation of Host-encoded Icam-1 in the Envelope of Hiv Positively Affect the Viral Life Greg Dekaban
Nov 18 Dr. Dario Vignali


St. Jude Memphis
11:00 am
SDRI217
Gateway to the Immune System: T Cell Receptor Recognition of MHC:peptide Complexes Craig Strathdee
Nov 25 Dr. Fred Possmayer
UWO
11:00 am
SDRI217
Pulmonary Surfactant Apoproteins: their role in surfactant function Quim Madrenas
Dec 2 Dr. Danielle Malo
McGill
11:00 am
SDRI217
CANCELLED Miguel Valvano
Dec 9 Dr. Scott Gray-Owen


U of T
11:00 am
SDRI217
Host cell responses to Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection: interactions between the Opa outer membrane proteins and human CD66 receptor family Miguel Valvano
Dec 16 Dr. Ronan Foley


Hamilton Civic Hosp
4:00 pm
RRI
Melanoma Cancer Vaccine: Autologous CD34+-derived Dendritic Cells Transduced with an Adenovirus Expressing gp100 Mick Bhatia
2000
Jan 6 Dr. Ian Chin-Yee


LHSC
11:00 am
SDRI217
CD34 Subsets: Clinical Implications Mick Bhatia
Jan 13 Dr. David Serreze


Jackson Laboratories
11:00 am
SDRI217
A conspiracy between the good gone bad, and some killer B's in type I diabetes Bhagirath Singh
Jan 20 Dr. James Mahony


McMaster
11:00 am
SDRI217
Chlamydia - not just a sexually transmitted infection! Hanna Bialkowska- Hobrzanska
Jan 27 Dr. Kevin Kane


U of Alberta
11:00 am
SDRI217
Cloning and characterization of novel natural killer cell receptors Grant McFadden
Feb 17 Dr. Norman Iscove
OCI
11:00 am
SDRI217
Identifying the genetic determinants of self-renewal and differentiation programs in hematopoietic precursor cells Mick Bhatia
Feb 25 Dr. Anne Croy


U. of Guelph
12:00
M341
New Murine Models To Assess Homing and Functions of Natural Killer Cells in the Pregnant Uterus Bhagirath Singh
Mar 2 Dr. Katie Haskins


U. of Colorado
11:00 am
SDRI217
T Cells in the Immunoregulation of Diabetes in the NOD Mouse Terry Delovitch
Mar 9 Dr Rob Sutherland


U. of Toronto
11:00 am
SDRI217
Identification and Quantitation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells for Research and Clinical Use: CD34, CD109 and beyond the ISHAGE Mick Bhatia
Mar 16 Dr. Julie Deans


U. of Calgary
11:00 am
SDRI217
Lipid Rafts in B lymphocytes: Role in antigen receptor signaling and CD20 function Bhagirath Singh
Mar 23 Dr. Massismo
Trucco
11:00 am
SDRI217
Targeting Autoimmune Diabetes with Gene Therapy Terry Delovitch
Mar 29 Dr. Ira Mellman
Yale University School of Medicine
2:00 pm
LHSC-UC
3M Distinguished Lectureship 2000

Initiating Immunity:The Cell Biology of Dendritic Cells
Graduate Students of M&I
Mar 30 Dr. Dev Mangroo
U. of Guelph
11:00 am
SDRI217
CANCELLED David Heinrichs
Apr 4 Mark Cameron

4:00 pm
DSB 3008
1999 John Thomas Award
Interleukin-4-mediated Prevention of Type I Diabetes in Nonobese Diabetic Mice


POSTPONED
Miguel Valvano
Apr 6 Dr. Jeff Wrana


U of Toronto
  Signaling Through the Transforming Growth Factor ß (TGF-ß) Superfamily Mick Bhatia
Apr 13 Dr. Justin Nodwell


McMaster
11:00 am
SDRI217
The Regulation of Morphogenesis in a Multicellular Prokaryote David Heinrichs
Apr 20 Dr. Cal Harley


Geron Corporation
11:00 am
SDRI217
Telomerase and Embryonic Stem Cells: Complementary Technologies for Regenerative Medicine Hanna Bialkowska- Hobrzanska
Apr 27 Dr. Kathleen Okruhlik


UWO
11:00 am
SDRI217
Philosophy of Science Today Joaquin Madrenas
May 4 Dr. Kang Howson-Jan


LHSC
11:00 am
SDRI217
Clinical Aspects of Stem Cell Transplantation Mick Bhatia
May11 Dr. Stuart Knechtle


U. of Wisconsin
11:00 am
SDRI217
Tolerance in Organ Transplantation: New Approaches Bob Zhong
May 18 Dr. Vijay Kuchroo


Harvard
11:00 am
SDRI217
Genetic and Cellular Basis for Autoimmunity and Self Tolerance Bhagirath Singh
May 31 Dr. Jin-Xiong She


U. of Florida
11:00 am
SDRI217
Predictions of Type 1 Diabetes by Genetic Polymorphism and Microarray Analysis Terry Delovitch
June 6 Dr. Richard Ulevitch


Scripps Research Institute
4:00 pm
LHSC-UH
2nd Annual Dr. R.G.E. Murray Lecture


"Multilevel Regulation of Innate Immunity"
Bhagirath Singh
July 21 Dr. Silvano Sozzani


Mario Negri Inst. Milan, Italy
2:00 pm
SDRI217
Chemokine Signalling David Kelvin
Sept 14 Dr. Carol Herbert


UWO
11:00 am
SDRI217
Basic Science After the Human Genome: medical education and research Quim Madrenas
Sept 21 Dr. Marcelo Tolmasky


CSU Fullerton
11:00 am
SDRI217
The growing threat of infectious diseases: molecular mechanisms and dissemination of bacterial antibiotic resistance Miguel Valvano
Oct 5 Dr. Jim Smiley


Univ. of Alberta
11:00 am
SDRI217
Shutoff during HSV-1 infection: Virus of host and vice-versa Grant McFadden
Oct 12 Dr. Chris Whitfield


U. of Guelph
9:30 am
SDRI217
Moving high-molecular-weight polysaccharides through the bacterial cell envelope: synthesis and assembly of group 1 capsular polysaccharides David Heinrichs
Oct 19 Dr. Gillian Gardiner
Lawson Res. Inst.
11:00 am
SDRI217
Functional Food and Biomedical Applications of Probiotic Bacteria Gregor Reid
Oct 20 MINI SYMPOSIUM LHSC-UH "Biomaterials, Wound Infections and Inflammation"  
Oct 26 Dr. Janine Maddock


U. of Michigan
11:00 am
SDRI217
Clustering of Bacterial Chemoreceptors Susan Koval
Nov 2 Dr. Li Zhang


U. of Toronto
11:00 am
SDRI217
Antigen-specific tolerance induced by double negative regulatory T cells Bob Zhong
Nov 9 Dr. Nick Sinclair


UWO
11:00 am
SDRI217
Coinhibition & Intracellular Feedback: Two ITIM-Based Forms of Negative Signaling Quim Madrenas
Nov 15 Dr. Matthias von Herrath


Scripps Res. Inst.
11:00 am
SDRI217
Regulatory lymphocytes and APCs in type 1 diabetes Terry Delovitch
Nov 23 Dr. Jun Liu


U. of Toronto
11:00 am
SDRI217
Mycobacterial cell wall: structure, function and biosynthesis Miguel Valvano
Nov 30 Dr. David Cooper


Harvard
11:00 am
SDRI217
Outwitting evolution - recent studies in xenotransplantation Bob Zhong
Dec 7 Dr. Jerry McGhee


U. of Alabama
11:00 am
SDRI217
Rescheduled to May 10, 2001 Andy Teng
Dec 14 Dr. Matilde Leon-Ponte


Robarts Res. Inst.
11:00 am
SDRI217
HTLV-II epidemiology in Guahibo and Yaruro Venezuelan Amerindians Quim Madrenas
2001
Jan 11 Dr. Miguel Valvano


UWO
11:00 am
SDRI217
Export of Lipopolysaccharide: To flip or not to flip Quim Madrenas
Jan 18 Dr. Brian Wilson


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
11:00 am
SDRI217
CD1d-restricted T cells target dendritic cells and regulate the development of autoimmune diabetes ORDCF-DRC
Jan 25 Dr. David Rothstein


Yale
11:00 am
SDRI217
CD45 Isoforms, Signals, And Tolerance: Novel Roles For an "Old" Molecule ORDCF-CRTD
Feb 1 Dr. Phillip Popovich


Ohio State
11:00 am
SDRI217
Manipulating the Neuroimmune Axis: a novel approach to repairing the injured spinal cord Neurodegeneration Research Group
Feb 8 Dr. David Perkins


Harvard/B&WH
11:00 am
SDRI217
Profiles of Rejection ORDCF-DRC
Feb 22 Dr. Mark Gijzen


Agriculture Canada
11:00 am
SDRI217
An Asthma-Causing Protein from Soybean Seed Dust: A Case of Naturally Occurring Gene Amplification Bhagirath Singh
Mar 1 Dr. Roland Tisch


U. of N. Carolina
11:00 am
SDRI217
Dissecting the T cell response in autoimmune diabetes ORDCF-DRC
Mar 8 Dr. Michael Surette


U. of Calgary
11:00 am
SDRI217
Population behaviors in bacteria: cell-cell communication and swarming behavior Susan Koval
Mar 14 Dr. Brett Finlay


UBC
2:00 pm
LHSC-UH
3M Distinguished Lectureship 2001
"Pathogenic E. coli: why diarrhea is our bread and butter"
M&I Graudate Students
Mar 15 Dr. Andrew Luster


Mass. General Hospital/Harvard
11:00 am
SDRI217
Chemokines and the control of T cell trafficking in disease ORDCF-CRTD
Mar 22 Dr. Ed Leiter


Jackson Labs
11:00 am
SDRI217
The Mouse Homolog of RT6, a Rat T Cell Differentiation Alloantigen ORDCF-DRC
Mar 23 Dr. Steven Norris


U. of Texas
10:30 am
MSB 193
An elaborate antigenic variation system in Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete George Chaconas
Mar 29 Dr. Paul Potter


UWO
11:00 am
SDRI217
The History of Immunology Quim Madrenas
Apr 11 Dr. Anthony Schryvers


U. of Calgary
11:00 am
SDRI217
Receptor-mediated Iron Acquisition from Transferrin in Pathogenic Bacteria David Heinrichs
Apr 12 Dr. Luc Van Kaer


Howard Hughes
11:00 am
SDRI217
Antigen presentation by classical and nonclassical MHC class I molecules Terry Delovitch
Apr 19 Dr. Michael Clare-Salzler


U. of Florida
11:00 am
SDRI217
Antigen presenting cell defects in the NOD mouse ORDCF-DRC
Apr 26 Dr. David Spaner


U. of Toronto
11:00 am
SDRI217
Modeling adoptive cancer immunotherapy in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Atsuo Ochi
May 3 Dr. Tracy Handel


U. of California Berkeley
11:00 am
SDRI217
Chemokine-receptor recognition; the story so far Grant McFadden
May 9 Dr. W. Ford Doolittle


Dalhousie and CIAR Program in Evolutionary Biology
3:00 pm
LHSC-UH
3rd Annual Dr. R.G.E. Murray Lecture
Chopping down, or at least uprooting, the Tree of Life
Bhagirath Singh and Wayne Flintoff
May 10 Dr. Jerry McGhee


U. of Alabama
11:00 am
SDRI217
GALT Revisited: Roles For Peyer's Patches In Mucosal Immunity, Inflammation and Oral Tolerance Andy Teng
May 22 Andrea Weston


2000 John Thomas Award
4:00 pm
M146
Mechanisms underlying chondrogenesis and myogenesis: common signaling pathways M&I Graduate Program
May 31 Dr. Keith Bishop


U. of Michigan
11:00 am
SDRI217
TGF Beta1 Gene Therapy in Vascularized Cardiac Allografts ORDCF-CRTD
Sept 13 Dr. Skip Virgin


Washington Univ.
11:00 am
SDRI217
Postponed to February 7, 2002 Grant McFadden
Sept 20 Dr. John McCormick


U. of Minnesota
11:00 am
SDRI217
Bacterial superantigens and toxic shock syndrome Gregor Reid
Sept 27 Dr. Frank Scannapieco


SUNY Buffalo
11:00 am
SDRI217
Molecular Biological Studies of Oral Biofilm Formation Andy Teng
Ovt 4 Dr. Jeff Nisker


UWO
11:00 am
SDRI217
Bioethics of Human Reproduction Research: Population, Genetics and Stem Cells Andy Teng
Oct 11 Dr. Kelly Summers


UWO
11:00 am
MSB 341
Dendritic Cells in Arthritis Dendritic Cells in Arthritis
Oct 18 Dr. Jana Jass


Umea University
11:00 am
MSB 341
Atomic force microscopy to investigate E. coli pathogenesis Gregor Reid
Oct 25 Dr. Richard Flavell


Yale University
11:00 am
MSB 341
Postponed- To be rescheduled. Terry Delovitch
Nov 1 Dr. Ken West


Dalhousie
4:00 pm
RRI
The Dendritic Cell and the Immunological Synapse Tony Jevnikar
Nov 8 Dr. Joan Cook-Mills


U. of Cincinnati
11:00 am
MSB 341
VCAM-1 Signaling during Lymphocyte Migration Atsuo Ochi
Nov 15 Dr. Jeff Howard


Lawson
11:00 am
MSB 341
Dupuytren's disease: A clinical model of wound myofibroblasts? Wayne Flintoff
Nov 22 Dr. Dwayne Barber


U. of Toronto
11:00 am
MSB 341
Signaling by the Erythropoietin Receptor and TEL-JAK2: A Window into Normal and Leukemogenic Signal Transduction Pathways Grant McFadden
Nov 29 Dr. William Cruikshank


Boston University
11:00 am
MSB 341
Regulation of chemokine activity by IL-16 Terry Delovitch
Dec 6 Dr. Reginald Gorczynski


U. of Toronto
4:00 pm
RRI
Immunoregulatory role of CD200 molecule Tony Jevnikar
Dec 13 Dr. Weiping Min


UWO
11:00 am
MSB 341
Dendritic cell-mediated mechanism of tolerance in transplantation Wayne Flintoff
2002
Jan 10 Dr. Don Avery


UWO
11:00 am
MSB 341
Bioweapons, Microbiology and Arms Control: The Canadian Experience Grant McFadden
Jan 10 Dr. Bob Zhong

4:00 pm
RRI
Update on Xenotransplantation Tony Jevnikar
Jan 17 Dr. Gergely Lukacs


U. of Toronto
11:00 am
MSB 341
The ins and outs of CFTR trafficking Wayne Flintoff
Jan 24 Dr. Cynthia Chambers


U. of Massachusetts Medical School
11:00 am
MSB 341
Regulation of T cell activation by inhibitory signals Quim Madrenas
Jan 31 Dr. J. Ebersole
U. of Kentucky
11:00 am
MSB 341
Postponed to May 2, 2002 Andy Teng
Feb 7 Dr. Skip Virgin


Washington Univ.
11:00 am
MSB 341
Host and Viral Genes that Regulate Herpesvirus Infection, Oncogenesis and Latency Grant McFadden
Feb 14 Dr. Gabriel Criado


Robarts Research Institute
4:00 pm
RRI
CD4 and lck: The Odd couple Quim Madrenas
Feb 21 Dr. Peta O'Connell


Robarts Research Institute
11:00 am
MSB 341
Dendritic cells and Transplantation Wayne Flintoff
Feb 28 Dr. Richard Moyer


Univ. of Florida
11:00 am
MSB 341
The poxvirus serpins: Additional complexities suggested by interactions with other proteins Graduate Students
Mar 7 Dr. Bruce Blazar


U. of Minnesota
11:00 am
MSB 341
The role of T cell costimulatory pathways and regulator cells in allogeneic bone marrow transplantation Quim Madrenas
Mar 14 Dr. Thomas Forsthuber


Case Western University
11:00 am
MSB 341
Modeling Multiple Sclerosis in "humanized" HLA-DR transgenic mice Bhagi Singh
Mar 14 Dr. Jay Levy


U. of California, San Francisco
2:00 pm
LHSC-UH
3M Distinguished Lectureship 2002 M&I Graduate Students
Mar 21 Dr. Kevin Coombs


U. of Manitoba
11:00 am
MSB 341
Assembly and disassembly of reovirus; from genetics to MALDI TOF mass spectrometry Bhagi Singh
Mar 28 Dr. Eva Turley


LRCC
11:00 am
MSB 341
A parallel universe? Hyaluronan regulated signaling Bhagi Singh
Apr 4 Dr. Anita Chong


Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
11:00 am
MSB 341
Regulation of allograft tolerance induced by bone and anti-CD40L Bob Zhong
Apr 11 Dr. Vince Manganiello


NIH
4:00 pm
RRI
TBA Quim Madrenas
Apr 18 Dr. Dev Mangroo


U. of Guelph
11:00 am
MSB 341
Ins and Outs of Nuclear tRNA Export: A tale of two Texans David Heinrichs
Apr 25 Dr. Robert Rottapel


U. of Toronto
11:00 am
MSB 341
To be rescheduled in Fall '02 Atsuo Ochi
May 2 Dr. J. Ebersole


U. of Kentucky
11:00 am
MSB 341
Periodontal Diseases: Is Immune Protection Achievable? Andy Teng
May 9 Dr. Abigail Salyers


U. of Illinois
3:00 pm
MSB 1002
4th Annual R.G.E. Murray Lecture


Antibiotic Resistance Gene Transfer by Intestinal Bacteria
Wayne Flintoff
Mat 14 Dr. S.J. Ono


U. of London
11:00 am
MSB 341
The CC Chemokine/Receptor System in Mast Cell Development and Activation- Implications for Therapy Terry Delovitch
June 13 Dr. Ganes Sen


Cleveland Clinic
11:00 am
MSB 341
Mode of Activation and Functions of Viral Stress-inducible Genes Grant McFadden
Sept 12 Dr. Fred Keenan


Director of International Research UWO
11:00 am
MSB 341
International Research at Western Bhagi Singh
Sept 19 Dr. C. Yong Kang
UWO
11:00 am
MSB 341
Mechanism of Viral Interference Mediated by Defective Interfering Particles Bhagi Singh
Sept 26 Dr. Jeremy Mogridge


U of Toronto
11:00 am
MSB 341
Anthrax toxin assembly on the mammalian cell surface Miguel Valvano
Oct 3 Dr. Li Zhang
U of Toronto
11:00 am
MSB 341
Graft infiltrating cells: Friend or Foe? Peta O'Connell
Oct 17 Dr. Jeremy Burton


LHRI
11:00 am
MSB 341
The Vaginal Bacterial Microflora: New Perspectives and Tools for Tomorrow Gregor Reid
Oct 24 Dr. Joe Lam


Univ. of Guelph
11:00 am
MSB 341
WaaP, a potential antimicrobial target, is a novel eukaryotic type protein-tyrosine kinase essential for the biosynthesis of core oligosaccharide in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Carole Creuzenet
Oct 31 Dr. Elena Verdun


McMaster
11:00 am
MSB 341
Enhancement of oral tolerance or immunization with intestinal flora antigens in experimental colitis? Gregor Reid
Nov 7 Dr. Denis Kinane
U. of Louisville
11:00 am
MSB 341
Cellular and humoral immune responses of periodontal disease Andy Teng
Nov 14 Dr. Gregory J. Kato


Johns Hopkins
4:00 pm
RRI
Role of PDE4 Phosphodisterase in Lymphoid Malignancy Quim Madrenas
Nov 21 Dr. Lori Burrows


Sick Kids
11:00 am
MSB 341
Genes involved in development of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms Miguel Valvano
Nov 28 Dr. Karen Mossman
McMaster
11:00 am
MSB 341
Immune evasion and oncolytic properties of herpesviruses Grant McFadden
Dec 5 Dr. Ricky Chan
Univ. of Toronto
11:00 am
MSB 341
A lipoprotein of Campylobacter jejuni involved in triggering the signalling pathways of epithelial cells leading to the activation of NF-kB and p38 MAP kinase Carole Creuzenet
Dec 12 Dr. Keith Poole


Queens
11:00 am
MSB 341
Efflux-mediated multidrug resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: pumps, pumps and more pumps David Heinrichs
2003
Jan 16 Dr. James Koropatnick


UWO
11:00 am
DSB 3008
Dr. Koropatnick is a Chair Candidate
Metals, metallothionein, and cell signaling
Wayne Flintoff
Jan 23 Dr. Ann Marie Schmidt


Columbia
11:00 am
DSB 3008
RAGE and the complications of diabetes and beyond Andy Teng
Jan 30 Dr. Miguel Valvano


UWO
11:00 am
DSB 3008
Dr. Valvano is a Chair Candidate
LPS Trek: The wonderful voyage of a bacterial glycolipid across two membranes
Wayne Flintoff
Feb 6 Dr. Sam Rabkin


Harvard
11:00 am
DSB 3008
Taming the Enemy: Herpes Simplex Viruses for Cancer Therapy Greg Dekaban
Feb 13 Dr. Liisa Selin


U of Massachusetts
4:00 pm
RRI
No one is naïve: the significance of heterologous T-cell immunity Greg Dekaban
Feb 20 Dr. Steven Porcelli


Albert Einstein College of Medicine
2:00 pm
LHSC-UH
3M Distinguished Lectureship 2003


Lipid Antigen Presentation by CD1: Roles in Host Defense and Immunoregulation
MNI Grad Students
Mar 6 Dr. Josef Penninger


U of Toronto
11:00 am
DSB 3008
Genetic control of heart size and heart muscle function Andy Teng
Mar 13 Enrique Vines
UWO
11:00 am
DSB 3008
The Tol import system and LPS surface expression: A journey to stress Miguel Valvano
Arp 3 Dr. Jack Da Silva
North Carolina Supercomputing Center
11:00 am
DSB 3008
Computational Molecular Genetics of HIV-1 Adaptive Evolution Wayne Flintoff
Apr 10 Dr. E. Long
NIH
4:00 pm
RRI
Regulation of NK Cell Activation Quim Madrenas
Apr 17 Dr. Mohamed Sayegh


Brigham and Women's Hospital
11:00 am
DSB 3008
Cancelled Tony Jevnikar
Apr 24 Dr. Michele Bendeck


U of Toronto
11:00 am
DSB 3008
MMP's, matrix and smooth muscle cell functions in atherosclerosis Alex Lucas
Oct 2 Dr. Mohamed Karmali


Health Canada
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Emerging Public Health Challenges of Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens with Special Reference to Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) Wayne Flintoff
Oct 16 Dr. John Bell


U. of Ottawa
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Oncolytic viruses and the treatment of cancer Grant McFadden
Oct 30 Dr. Melissa Carpenter


RRI
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Human Stem Cells for Regenerative Medicine Wayne Flintoff
Nov 13 Dr. Eric Pamer


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Adaptive and innate immune defenses against bacterial infection Quim Madrenas
Nov 20 Dr. Jenny Jongstra-Bilen


Toronto Western Hospital
4:00 pm
RRI
Cross-talk between Fcg-receptors and Mac-1 (CD11b/CD18) for optimal phagocytosis Bosco Chan
Nov 27 Dr. Gordon McBean


UWO
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Climate Change and Public Health Implications Bhagi Singh
Dec 4 Dr. Sung Kim


LHRI
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Mechanism of macrophage cell death induced by anthrax Wayne Flintoff
Dec 11 Dr. Mohamed Sayegh


Brigham and Women's Hospital
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Role of new T cell costimulatory molecules in allograft rejection and tolerance: hierarchy versus redundancy Tony Jevnikar
2004
Jan15 Dr. Michael Rees


Medical College of Ohio
4:00 pm
RRI
Role of Innate Immunity in Xenotransplantation Terry Delovitch
Jan 22 Dr. Jonathan Bramson


McMaster
4:00 pm
RRI
The Immunobiology of Genetic Vaccination Grant McFadden
Jan 29 Dr. Marc Tini


UWO
11:00 am
MSB 341
Convergence of DNA repair and Transcription via CBP/p300 acetylases Miguel Valvano
Feb 12 Dr. Ken Bayles


U. of Idaho
11:00 am
MSB 341
The molecular control of bacterial programmed cell death David Heinrichs
Feb 19 Dr. Marisa Alegre


U. of Chicago
11:00 am
MSB 341
Targetting NF-kB activation in T cells to achieve tolerance Quim Madrenas
Feb 23 Dr. Pascale Cossart


Pasteur Institute
11:00 am
MSB 341
R.G.E. Murray Lectureship
Infection by Listeria monocytogenes: from Cell Biology and Genomics to Pathophysiology

Miguel Valvano
Feb 26 Dr. Amiya Banerjee


Cleveland Clinic
11:00 am
MSB 341
New insight into the mechanism of gene expression of negative strand RNA viruses Yong Kang
Mar 4 Dr. Russell Bishop


U of Toronto
11:00 am
MSB 341
Structure and function of an outer membrane endotoxin remodeling enzyme Miguel Valvano
Mar 11 Dr. Albert Berghuis


McGill
11:00 am
MSB 341
A structural view of antibiotic resistance Carole Creuzenet
Mar 18 Dr. John McDonald
Washington University School of Medicine
4:00 pm
RRI
Role of stem cells and repair of the damaged spinal cord Lynne Weaver
Mar 18 Dr. Ronald Atlas 1:00 pm
UCC
3M Distinguished Lectureship 2004


National Security and Biological Research: Science and Policy
MNI grad Students
Mar 23 Dr. Reg Lo


U. of Guelph
3:00 pm
MSB 148
Development of an edible vaccine against bovine pneumonic pasteurellosis by expressing Mannheimia haemolytica antigens in transgenic alfalfa David Heinrichs
Mar 25 Dr. Gregg Hadley


U. of Maryland
11:00 am
MSB 341
Role of the integrin, CD103, in promoting interaction of CD8+ T cells with epithelial compartments Quim Madrenas
Mar 31 Dr. Peter A. R. Vandamme


Universiteit Gent
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Sense and nonsense in bacterial taxonomy: a field workers' view Miguel Valvano
Apr 1 Dr. Peter Forsythe


U. of Calgary
11:00 am
MSB 341
Developing better therapies for Brain Tumour: Targeting oncolytic viruses and invasion Grant McFadden
Apr 8 Dr. Yang Liu


Ohio State
11:00 am
MSB 341
Expanding the Horizon for T cell costimulation Quim Madrenas
Apr 22 Dr. Dennis Cvitkovitch


U. of Toronto
11:00 am
MSB 341
The mob mentality of Streptococcus mutans: Cell-cell signalling in Dental Plaque Susan Koval
Apr 29 Dr. Derek Dykxhoorn


Harvard
11:00 am
MSB 341
Killing the messenger: Dissecting the basic biology of mammalian RNA interference and its application Tom Linn
May 6 Dr. Ramakrishna Vankayalapati


U. of Texas
11:00 am
MSB 341
  Miguel Valvano
May 27 Dr. Sung Kim


LHRI
11:00 am
MSB 341
  Miguel Valvano
June 10 Dr. Michelle Barry 11:00 am
MSB 341
Vaccinia virus: tales of death defying feats Grant McFadden
Sept 9 Dr. Simon F. Lacey
Beckman Research Institute
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Cellular Immunity to Human Cytomegalovirus, and to BK virus, a human polyomavirus Miguel Valvano
Sept 16 Dr. Laura Hertel
Stanford University
11:00 am
DSB 2016
"Of Cytomegalovirus, Dendritic cells and Microarrays: digging the tunnel to the goldmine." Miguel Valvano
Sept 23 Dr. Ramu Subbramanian
Harvard Medical School
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Magnitude and Diversity of Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Responses Elicited by Prime-Boost Vaccination Regimens Miguel Valvano
Sept 30 Dr. Stephen Polyak
University of Washington
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Interactions of Hepatitis C Virus With Innate Antiviral Signal Transduction Pathways Miguel Valvano
Oct 28 Dr. Gary Koretzky
U. of Pennsylvania
11:00 am
DSB 2016
The role of adapter proteins and enzymes in hematopoietic cell development and funciton Quim Madrenas
Nov 4 Dr. Klaus Fruh
Oregon Health and Science University
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Viral immune modulation Grant McFadden
Nov 25 Dr. Patrick Lee
Dalhousie
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Reovirus oncolysis Grant McFadden
Dec 9 Dr. Pam Sokol
University of Calgary
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Comparative Virulence Analysis of the Burkholderia cepacia complex Miguel Valvano
2005
Jan 13 Dr. Sergio Grinstein
Division of Cell Biology Hospital for Sick Children
11:00 am
MSB 270
"Imaging of phospholipids and GTPases during phagocytosis" Miguel Valvano
Jan 27 Dr. Patrick Sullivan
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
11:00 am
MSB 270
CANCELLED
Mitochondrial Permeability as a Therapeutic Target following Traumatic CNS Injury
Greg Dekaban
Feb 3 Dr. Deyu Fang
Department of Biological Chemistry University of Michigan Medical Center
11:00 am
MSB 270
Candidate for the Faculty Position In Mechanisms Of Inflammation
The Regulatory Roles of Ubiquitination in Immune System
Miguel Valvano
Feb 8 Dr. Shijun Zheng
University of Pennsylvania
10:00 am
DSB 2016
Candidate for the Faculty Position In Mechanisms Of Inflammation
“Critical roles of TRAIL in cell death during Listeriosis and ConA induced hepatitis
Miguel Valvano
Feb 10 Dr. John McCormick
LHRI
11:00 am
MSB 270
“Toxins and pathogenicity islands in Gram-positive cocci: Genome plasticity and the evolution of virulence” Miguel Valvano
Feb 17 Dr. J. Madrenas
Canada Research Chair in Transplantation and Immunobiology, UWO
11:00 am
MSB 270
Plasticity of signal transduction through CTLA-4 Miguel Valvano
Feb 22 Dr. Woong-Kyung Suh University of Toronto 11:00 am
MSB 341
Candidate for the Faculty Position In Mechanisms Of Inflammation   "Regulation of immune responses by the members of CD28-B7 family costimulatory molecules" Miguel Valvano
Feb 24 Dr. David Boone
Assistant Professor
UCSF Dept of Medicine
11:00 am
MSB 270
Candidate for the Faculty Position In Mechanisms Of Inflammation   "Regulation of  Toll-like receptor signaling by ubiquitination" Miguel Valvano
Mar 3 Dr. Bob Hancock
University of British Columbia
11:00 am
MSB 270
"Function and therapeutic potential of natural host defence peptides" Bob Murray
Mar 17 Dr. David Hess
Department of Internal Medicine Division of Oncology, Section of Stem Cell Biology Washington University
11:00 am
MSB 270
"Murine and human stem cell populations that mediate pancreas and liver regeneration" Mickie Bhatia
Mar 24 Dr. Philip D. King
University of Michigan Medical School
11:00 am
MSB 270
Regulation of T Cell Signal Transduction and Self/Non-Self Discrimination by the T Cell-Specific Adapter (TSAd) Protein Quim Madrenas
Mar 31 Dr. John Collier 11:00 am
LHSC-UH

Anthrax toxin and the problem of toxin translocation across membranes

Bob Murray
Apr 7 Dr. Charles G. Orosz
Ohio State University
11:00 am
MSB 270
CANCELLED Dr. Zhong
Apr 20 Jorge E. Galan, Ph.D.
Section of Microbial Pathogenesis Yale University School of Medicine Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine
3:00 pm
LHSC-UH
3M Distinguished Lectureship Series 2005
Modulation of host cellular functions by the bacterial pathogen Salmonella
MNI grad Students
Apr 26 Dr. Mansour Haeryfar
Cell Biology & Viral Immunology Sections Laboratory of Viral Diseases National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
11:00 am
DSB 2016
Candidate for the Faculty Position In Mechanisms Of Inflammation
"Regulatory T cells in Antiviral Defense, Inflammation and beyond"
Miguel Valvano
Apr 28 Dr. Donna L. Farber
University of Maryland at Baltimore
11:00 am
MSB 270
"Generation and functional plasticity of memory CD4 T cells" Quim Madrenas
May 5 Dr. Uri Galili
Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

11:00 am
MSB 270
"The natural anti-Gal antibody: A foe in xenotransplantation and a friend in cancer immunotherapy." Dr. Zhong
May 12 Dr. Frank Church m
University of North Carolina
11:00 am
MSB 270
"Cut and Die:  Proteolytic Cascades and their Inhibitors Regulating Blood Coagulation" Alex Lucas
May 26 Susanne E. Acklin, PhD
Industry Liaison Officer
UWO
11:00 am
MSB 270
"Technology Transfer at UWO: From Lab to Market - Bridging the Gap" Miguel Valvano
June 16 Dr Mikael Skurnik
The Haartman Institute
Department of Bacteriology and Immunology
University of Helsinki

11:00 am
MSB 270
Role of YadA, Ail, and lipopolysaccharide in  Serum Resistance of
Yersinia enterocolitica serotype O:3
Carol Creuzenet
June 23 Dr. David Harlan 11:00 am
MSB 270
"Autoimmune beta cell destruction is the chief impediment to a T1DM cure. Strategies for overcoming that hurdle." Terry Delovitch
Sept 29 Dr. David White
RRI
11:30 am
DSB 3008
Candidate for cross appointment
Xenotransplantation of porcine islets of Langerhans into
type 1 diabetic patients. A cure for diabetes?
Miguel Valvano
Oct 13 Dr. Narinder Mehra
Department of Transplant Immunology & Immunogenetics All India Institute of Medical Sciences Ansari Nagar New Delhi
11:30 am
DSB 3008
Cancelled Bhagi Singh
Oct 14 Dr. Nikhil Tandon
Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism All India Institute of Medical Sciences Ansari Nagar New Delh
11:30 am
MSB 148
Immunogenetic basis and Antibody Status of Type 1 diabetes Bhagi Singh
Oct 20 Dr Caigan Du
UWO
11:30 am
DSB 3008
Candidate for cross appointment
Renal tubular epithelial injury in response to inflammation
Miguel Valvano
Nov 3 Dr. Brian D. Lichty
McMaster
11:30 am
DSB 3008
Vesicular Stomatitis Virus: An Emerging Therapeutic Platform Grant McFadden
Nov 10 Dr. Brian Shilton
UWO
11:30 am
DSB 3008
The General Secretory System of E. coli: ”Nature of the SecA-Preprotein Interaction David Heinrichs
Nov 17 Dr. Tom Linn
UWO
11:30 am
DSB 3008
Bacillus cereus Sigma Factors:  On the Pathway to Virulence? Miguel Valvano
Nov 24 Dr. Miodrag Grbic´
UWO
11:30 am
DSB 3008
Evolution of arthropod development: from ancestral developmental program to developmental novelties Miguel Valvano
Dec 1 Dr. Patrick Sullivan
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
11:30 am
DSB 3008
Novel Therapeutic Interventions for the Treatment of Brain and
Spinal Cord Injury: Taking Aim at the "Powerhouse" of the Cell
Greg Dekaban
Dec 8 Dr. John Wilkins
University of Manitoba
11:30 am
DSB 3008
Proteomics: Clinical and Basic Applications in Immunology Bosco Chan
Dec 15 Dr. Martin Chalfie
Columbia University
11:30 am
DSB 3008
Mechanosensory Transduction in C. elegans Quim Madrenas
2006
Jan 9 Dr. Fritzler
University of Calgary
9:30 am
DSB 3008
Autoantibodies to miRNA components: What are GWBs anyway? David Bell
Jan 26 Dr. Charles Dozois
INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier
11:30 am
MSB 270
Extra-intestinal pathogenic E. coli : Staying alive in harsh places Carole Creuzenet
Feb 16 Dr. Rob Hegele
RRI
11:30 am
MSB 270
Genomics and phenomics in atherosclerosis Miguel Valvano
Mar 2 Dr. Patricia Spear
Northwestern University
11:30 am
MSB 270
Multiple entry receptors for Herpes simplex virus: Host and viral mutations that alter receptor usage, call tropism and disease Vince Morris
Mar 9 Dr. Jonathan Bromberg
Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York
11:30 am
MSB 270
Migration and trafficking in transplantation tolerance Dr. Zhong
Mar 16 Dr. Quim Madrenas
UWO
11:30 am
DSB 1002
Inflammation, Research Institutes, and the Funding of Science in London Miguel Valvano
Mar 23 Dr. Lori Frappier
University of Toronto
11:30 am
MSB 270
Cellular Protein Interactions of the Epstein-Barr Virus EBNA1 Protein:  Insights into EBV Persistence and Cell Immortalization McFadden/Hertel
Mar 30 Dr. Silvia Vidal
McGill University
11:30 am
MSB 270
Innate resistance to cytomegalovirus infection: role of NK cell receptors, MHC class I and their interactions Laura Hertel
Apr 6 Dr. Michael Murphy
University of British Columbia
11:30 am
MSB 270
Mechanisms of heme and iron transport in Campylobacter jejuni David Heinrichs
Apr 10 Dr. Ronald Schwartz
Head of the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology (T cell activation section) at the National Institute of Health Harvard University
2:00 pm
LHSC-UH
3M Distinguished Lectureship
T cell anergy and peripheral tolerance
MNI Grad Students
Apr 20 Dr. Joanna Shisler
University of Illinois
11:30 am
MSB 270
Viral immunolodulation strategies: Poxvirus regulation of the cellular NF-kappaB transcription factor McFadden/Mymryk
May 4 Dr. Fritz Bach
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
11:30 am
MSB 270
Postponed to September 2006 Bob Zhong
May 11 Dr. Andrew D. Wells
University of Pennsylvania
11:30 am
MSB 270
Chromatin remodeling at cytokine genes during T cell immunity vs. tolerance Quim Madrenas
May 18 Dr. Katherine R. Spindler
University of Michigan
11:30 am
MSB 270
Mouse adenovirus: Capitalizing on mouse genetics to study
virus-host interactions
Joe Mymryk
May 25 Dr. Ronald N. Germain
Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Immunology
Chief, Lymphocyte Biology Section, Laboratory of Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health, DHHS
1:30 pm
LHSC-UH
Dr. R.G.E. Murray Annual Lectureship
Understanding Adaptive Immunity: From Molecules to Models to Movies
 
June 6 Dr. Petar Lenert
University of Iowa
11:30 am
MSB 270
Candidate for Clinician Scientist Position
Does DNA pay a Toll in lupus?
 
June 27 Dr. Shawn Lewenza
Institute Pasteur
Molecular Genetics Unit
Paris, France
11:00 am
MSB 341
Candidate for the Functional Genomics Position
" Investigating the role of lipoproteins in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
pathogenesis and biofilm formation"
Miguel Valvano
July 3 Dr. Jose Teodoro
University of Massachusetts
Program in Gene Function & Expression
11:00 am
MSB 341
Candidate for the Functional Genomics Position"Identification of novel viral and cellular pathways targeting tumour
growth"
Miguel Valvano
July 18 Dr. John McCormick
Lawson Health Research Institute
11:00 am
MSB 341
Candidate for the Functional Genomics Position"Genome plasticity in group A streptococci and the superantigen arsenal" Miguel Valvano
Sept 14 Dr. Michael Imperiale
University of Michigan
11:30 am
DSB 3008
"Adenovirus Assembly and DNA Packaging" Joe Mymryk
Sept 21 Dr. Satish Raina
Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland
Faculty of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
11:30 am
DSB 3008
"Sensing the stress: You have the help-bacterial model" Miguel Valvano
Sept 28 Dr. André Cantin
University of Sherbrooke
11:30 am
DSB 3008
"Bronchial epithelium, mucus and host defenses” Miguel Valvano
Oct 5 Dr. Erin Gaynor
University of British Columbia
11:30 am
DSB 3008
“Life on the edge: insights into how Campylobacter jejuni navigates the complex virulence-transmission cycle" Carole Creuzenet
Oct 26 Dr. Paul Ritvo
Univ of Toronto
11:30 am
DSB 3008
"Vaccine Acceptance and Dissemination: How long will it take before HPV
vaccines save lives in Africa?"
Greg Dekaban
Nov 2 Dr. Lothar Steidler
ActoGeniX NV, Zwijnaarde, Belgium
10:00 am
DSB 3008
"Live Therapeutics: Genetically Modified Lactococcus lactis in Medicine" Gregor Reid
Nov 16 Dr. Marc Ouelette
Université Laval
11:30 am
DSB 3008
"Molecular microbiology of the TonB interactome" David Heinrichs
Nov 24 Dr. Norma Andrews
Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis
Section of Microbial Pathogenesis
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
  Infection & Immunity Research Day MNI grad Students
Nov 30 Dr. Brigitte Huber
Tufts University
11:30 am
DSB 3008
"HERV-K18 superantigen and its implications for EBV" Quim Madrenas
Dec 7 Dr. Kathy Siminovitch
Division of Genomic Medicine
Toronto General Research Institute
11:30 am
DSB 3008
"Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome protein - forging the link between T cell activation and the actin cytoskeleton" Bosco Chan
Dec 14 Dr. France Daigle
Université de Montréal
11:30 am
DSB 3008
"Bacterial gene hunting with SCOTS." Carole Creuzenet
2007
Jan 11 Dr. Quim Madrenas
Robarts Research Institute
11:30 am
MSB 282
"Infectious Music: how microbes shaped our music" Miguel Valvano
Jan 18 Dr. Seth Bordenstein
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole
11:30 am
MSB 282
"Nature's Russian Doll: Bacteriophage in Bacterial Endosymbionts" Bob Murray
Jan 25 Dr. Donald Woods
University of Calgary
11:30 am
MSB 282
"Pathogenesis of Disease due to
Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei"
Miguel Valvano
Feb 1 Dr. Jim Smiley
University of Alberta
11:30 am
MSB 282
"New twists to host shutoff by herpes simplex virus" Laura Hertel
Feb 8 Dr. Eric Sundberg
Boston Biomedical Research Institute
11:30 am
MSB 282
"Superantigen-mediated T cell activation: Structure, Function and Therapeutic Development" John McCormick
Feb 15 Dr. Subash Sad
NRC Institute for Biological Sciences
11:30 am
MSB 282
“ Differentiation of CD8 T cells during infection with intracellular pathogens ” Mansour Haeryfar
Feb 22 Dr. Derrick MacFabe
University of Western Ontario
11:30 am
MSB 282
CANCELED Sally Galsworthy
Mar 1 Dr. Leda Raptis
Queen's University
11:30 am
MSB 282
" A novel pathway of Stat3 activation" Joe Mymryk
Mar 8 Dr. Michelle Barry
University of Alberta
11:30 am
MSB 282
"Poxviruses: Control of Apoptotic Death and Protein Degradation" Laura Hertel
Mar 15 Dr. Khashayarsha Khazaie
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
11:30 am
MSB 282
" Immune responses that PROMOTE colon cancer" Mansour Haeryfar
Mar 23 Dr. Lynn Enquist
Princeton University
11:30 am
MSB 384
"Imaging herpesvirus infections of neural tissue and neurons" Laura Hertel
Mar 29 Dr. Christine Posavad
University of Washington
11:30 am
MSB 282
"Natural and vaccine-induced T cell responses to HSV in humans" Laura Hertel
Apr 4-5 MICROIMM 483   Student Presentations  
Apr 12 Dr. Roy Duncan
Dalhousie University
11:30 am
MSB 282
Lost in translation:  Polycistronic viral mRNAs and alternate mechanisms of translation initiation Mansour Haeryfar
Apr 19 Dr. Scott Hultgren
Washington University
11:30 am
MSB 282
"Uropathogenic E. coli:  More to the Picture than Meets the Eye" Gregor Reid
Apr 26 Dr. Gabriel Nunez
University of Michigan
11:30 am
MSB 282
" Function of TLRs and NLRs in Immunity and Disease" Miguel Valvano
May 1 Dr. Hassan Javanbakht
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
11:00 am
MSB 384

Candidate for the Molecular Virology Position

"Retroviral Restriction factors"
Miguel Valvano
May 3 Dr. Bruce Beutler
Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Ca
LHSC-UH RGE Murray Lecture
"How we sense infection and respond to it:  the forward genetic approach"
Miguel Valvano
May 8 Dr. Marco Vignuzzi University of California - San Francisco 11:00 am
MSB 384

Candidate for the Molecular Virology Position

"Population Dynamics of Viral Pathogenesis: Fidelity, Mutation and
Cooperativity in the RNA Quasispecies"
Miguel Valvano
May 10 Dr. Robert Perry
University of Kentucky
11:30 am
MSB 282
"Small-molecule regulation of plague biofilm formation – cyclic-di-GMP and polyamines" Miguel Valvano
May 11 Dr. Janet Wood
University of Guelph
10:30 am
MSB 384
"Transporter ProP of Escherichia coli: Osmosensor and Osmoregulator" Stan Dunn
May 17 Dr. Stephen Jameson
University of Minnesota
11:30 am
MSB 282
"T cell homeostasis" Quim Madrenas
May 24 Dr. Rafick-Pierre Sékaly
University of Montreal
11:30 am
MSB 282
“T cell homeostasis in HIV infection” Greg Dekaban
May 29 Dr. Xiaoning Si
University of British Columbia
11:00 am
MSB 384

Candidate for the Molecular Virology Position

"CVB3 Pathogenesis: An
Integrative Approach"
Miguel Valvano
June 6 Dr. Rafael Garduno
Dalhousie University
11:30 am
MSB 282
  Miguel Valvano
June 27 Dr. Scott Gray-Owen
University of Toronto
10:30 am
DSB 3008
"The Pathogenic Neisseria: Dancing with Humans" David Heinrichs
June 27 Dr. Michele Barry
University of Alberta
1:00 am
MSB 1002
Candidate for Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Viral Pathogenesis
"Lessons from Studying Poxviruses:
Modulation of Apoptotic Death & Protein Degradation"
 
TBA Dr. Derrick MacFabe
University of Western Ontario
  Canceled
"The Self- Centred Bug"- The Possible Role of  Enteric Bacterial Metabolites  in the Pathogenesis of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Sally Galsworthy
TBA Dr. Ciriaco Piccirillo
McGill University
    Mansour Haeryfar
TBA Dr. George O'Toole
Dartmouth Medical School
    Susan Koval
Sept 20
Dr. Branch Moody
Harvard University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"The surprising diversity of lipid antigens for human
CD1-restricted T cells"
Terry Delovitch
Sept 27
Dr. Ciriaco Piccirillo
McGill University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
“Multi-faceted functions of CD4+Foxp3+ regulatory T cells in organ-specific autoimmunity: Lessons from mice and men.”
Terry Delovitch
Oct 4
Dr. Peter Cadieux
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 am

Candidate for cross-appointment

"Infections and Calculi in Urology"

Miguel Valvano
Oct 11
Dr. Mark Wainberg
McGill University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Mechanistic basis for subtype differences in HIV drug resistance: Implications for public health"
Yong Kang
Oct 18
Dr. Frank DeLeo
National Institutes of Health
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Evasion of Innate Host Defense by Bacterial Pathogens"
David Heinrichs
Oct 26
483 Student Presentations - 1:30 pm to 5:15 pm Schedule
Nov 1
Dr. Bent Rubin
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-Pierre Fabre, Toulouse, France
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Mechanisms of T cell recognition Of Tumour Cells during adaptive and innate immunity"
Terry Delovitch
Nov 8
Dr. Mario Ostrowski
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
“The Challenge of an HIV vaccine:  any new paradigms?”
Greg Dekaban
Nov 16
Dr. Jonathan W. Yewdell
Chief, Cellular Biology Section
Laboratory of Viral Diseases
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
UH
Aud A

Infection & Immunity Research Form
“Virus Induced tRNA Misacylation: A New Innate Immune Mechanism?”

2007 Keynote Speaker

 
Nov 22
Dr. Peter Kvietys
LHRI
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Neutrophil transendothelial migration"
Miguel Valvano
Nov 29
Dr Alain Stintzi
University of Ottawa
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Campylobacter journey through the digestive tract"
Carole Creuzenet
Dec 6
Dr. Thomas Gajewski
University of Chicago
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"T cell anergy and other negative regulatory mechanisms"
Quim Madrenas
2008
Jan 10
Dr. Caroline Cameron
University of Victoria
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Dissemination of the Syphilis Spirochete, Treponema pallidum"
Miguel Valvano
Jan 17
Dr. Gregor Reid
LHRI
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"The Important Role of Bacteria in Health"
Laura Hertel
Jan 24
Dr. Nicola Jones
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer: what are the STATs?
Carole Creuzenet
Jan 31
 
DSB 3008
10:30 am
   
Feb 7
Dr. Fred Dick
Dept. Biochemistry
UWO
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Using DNA tumor viruses to probe the functions of cancer genes"
Laura Hertel Joe Mymryk
Feb 14
Dr. Tania Watts
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"4-1BBL in CD8 T cell activation and maintenance"
Quim Madrenas
Feb 21
Dr. Anice Lowen
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
DSB 3008
11:00 am
Candidate for the Virology Position
Please note time for this seminar

"Influenza Virus Transmission: Studies in the Guinea Pig Model"
Miguel Valvano
Feb 25
Dr. Stephen Barr
University of Alberta
DSB 3008
11:00 am
Candidate for the Virology Position
Please note time and date for this seminar

"The Host Interferon-induced Protein TRIM22 Blocks HIV
Assembly/Release."

Miguel Valvano
Feb 26
Dr. Peter Margetts
Div. of Nephrology, McMaster University
RRI 4th Floor
4:00 pm

Please note date, time, location change for this seminar

"Epithelial mesenchymal transition in peritoneal injury"

Quim Madrenas
Feb 28
Dr. Tetsure Ikegami
University of Texas
DSB 3008
11:00 am
Candidate for the Virology Position
Please note time change for this seminar

"Reverse genetics of Rift Valley Fever Virus:
New Role of Major Virulence Factor NSs"
Miguel Valvano
Mar 6
Dr. Dohun Pyeon University of Wisconsin-Madison
DSB 3008
11:00 am
Candidate for the Virology Position
Please note time change for this seminar


"Interactions between Papillomavirus and Host Cell Cycle:
Early Infection to Oncogenesis"
Miguel Valvano
Mar 13
Dr. Suzanne Dale
McMaster University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Applying Your PhD to Medicine: Why I Became a Clinical Microbiologist"
David Heinrichs
Mar 20
     
Mar 27
Dr. Karla Kirkegaard
Stanford University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"New lessons from poliovirus: dominant drug targets and novel routes of dissemination"
Laura Hertel
Apr 4
483 Student Presentations 12:30 - 5:00 pm Schedule
Apr 10
Dr. John Howe
Schering-Plough Research Institute
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Advances in the development of two new classes of HIV antivirals: CCR5 antagonists and integrase inhibitors"
Joe Mymryk
Apr 17
James Riley
University of Pennsylvania
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Overcoming murine T cell envy:
Insights into human T cell therapy and biology"
Quim Madrenas
Apr 24
Malak Kotb
University of Tennessee
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Translational Infectious Disease Phenome Project (TIPP): Systems Approach to Infectious Diseases"
John McCormick
May 1
Dr. Rusung Tan
University of British Columbia
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Natural killer cell regulation of type 1 diabetes"
Mansour Haeryfar
May 8
Dr. Laurie Dempsey
Senior Editor
Nature Immunology
DSB 3008
10:30 am
'An insider's view of publishing in Nature-branded journals"
Quim Madrenas / Miguel Valvano
June 2
Slade Loutet
University of Western Ontario
MSB 282
2:00 pm
John A. Thomas Award Lecture
"Antimicrobial peptide resistance in Burkholderia cenocepacia: implications for drug developmen
t"
Miguel Valvano
Aug 12 Dr. Martin McGavin University of Toronto DSB 3008
10:00 a.m.
Candidate for "Inflammation Research" Position
Adaptations of Staphylococcus Aureus to Chronic Infections
Miguel Valvano
Aug 18 Dr. Rodney Dekoter University of Cincinnati DSB 3008
11:30 a.m.
Candidate for "Inflammation Research" Position
Regulation of immune development and function by PU.1 and related Ets transcription factors
Miguel Valvano
Aug 26 Dr. Chinten J. Lim University of California DSB 3008
11:00 a.m.
Candidate for "Inflammation Research" Position
Spatial Restriction of PKA Activity Promotes Integrin Alpha-4 Dependent Cell Migration
Miguel Valvano
Sept 4 Dr. Thomas Silhavy
Princeton University
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
RGE Murray Lectureship
"Outer membrane biogenesis in Gram-negative bacteria"
Miguel Valvano
Oct 3 Dr. Luc Van Kaer
Vanderbilt University
DSB 3008
11:30 a.m.
Note the time and date change for this seminar
"Modulation of immune responses with glycolipid-reactive natural killer T cells"
Terry Delovitch
Oct 24     4970E Student Presentations  
Nov 12 Dr. Todd Klaenhammer
North Carolina State University
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Note the date change for this seminar

"Genomics of probiotic lactobacilli: from genes to traits
"
Gregor Reid
Nov 21 Dr. Luis P. Villarreal
University of California, Irvine
   
Nov 25 Dr. Andrew Makrigiannis
McGill University - IRCM
MSB 384
3:00 p.m.
Candidate for Tier 2 CRC in Viral Pathogenesis
Positive Regulation of Dendritic Cell Function via Class 1 MHC
Victor Han
Nov 27 Dr. Guido van Marle
University of Calgary
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
HIV-1 in the Gut
Stephen Barr
Dec 4 Dr. Terry Delovitch
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
"Regulatory iNKT Cells and Protection from Type 1 Diabetes"
Laura Hertel
2009
Jan 15 Dr. Jian Zhang
University of Chicago
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
"New Pathways and Functions Regulated By E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Cbl-b in T Cells"
Quim Madrenas
Jan 29 Dr. Juan Carlos Zuniga-Pflucker
University of Toronto
Canada Research Chair in Developmental Immunology

DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
“T cell development in vitro, implications and applications”
Mansour Haeryfar
Feb 5 Dr. Chris Whitfield
University of Guelph
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
"Sugar coating - assembly of the cell surface of Escherichia coli"
David Heinrichs
Feb 12 Dr. Brian Coombes
McMaster University
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
"Regulatory evolution in Salmonella drives pathoadaptation at the host-pathogen interface"
Sung Kim
Feb 19    
Reading Week
 
Feb 26 Dr. Miguel Valvano
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
The psychodramatic life of an opportunistic pathogen: virulence vs. adaptability in Burkholderia cenocepacia
Laura Hertel
Mar 5 Dr. Michael Dosch
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Cognate Immune Control of Obesity
Bhagi Singh
Mar 9 Dr. Kent Hayglass
University of Manitoba
DSB 3008
11:00 a.m

Note date and time change for this seminar
"Peanut allergy: Why you?
Then again, why not you?"

Bosco Chan
Mar 12 Dr. Todd Schell
Pennsylvania State University
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Regulation of the CD8+ T cell response through direct- and cross-presentation of antigen
Mansour Haeryfar
Mar 13 Dr. Anice Lowen
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
RRI
1:00 p.m.
Candidate for the Tier II CRC in Viral Pathogenesis
"Influenza Virus Transmission"
Victor Han
Mar 19
Dr. Jean-Claude Martinou
Unversity of Geneva
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Role of mitochondria dynamics in apoptosis
Quim Madrenas
Mar 26    
Margaret Moffat Research Day
 
Apr 3     4970E Student Presentations  
Apr 9 Dr. Patrick Schlievert
University of Minnesota
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
MRSA/MSSA Super Pathogens: The Toxin Factor(y)
John McCormick
Apr 16 Dr. Michael Princiotta
State Universsity of New York
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
"Optimizing Protein Antigen Expression in Recombinant Vaccine Vectors"
Mansour Haeryfar
Apr 23 Beckman M 384
8:30-12:30
Ultracentrifugation Seminar
 
Apr 30 Dr. Pedro Lowenstein
UCLA
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Canceled Quim Madrenas
May 7 Dr. Greg Dekaban
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Cellular inflammatory response to spinal cord injury Laura Hertel
May 8 Dr. Laura Hertel
UWO
DSB 1002
9:00 a.m.
Candidate for Tier 2 CRC in Viral Pathogenesis
"Human cytomegalovirus tropism, latency and immunoevasion"
Victor Han
May 14 Dr. Mark Cattral
Toronto General Hospital
RRI
4:00 p.m.
TBA“New insights into Tumor Dendritic Cells”
Quim Madrenas
Oct 1 Dr. Sameer Elsayed
Dept of Medicine
UWO
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Candidate for Cross-Appointment
Antimicrobial Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: MRSA and Beyond
David Heinrichs
Oct 8 Dr. Alp Sener
Dept of Surgery UWO
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Candidate for Cross-Appointment
Memory CD4 T-cell predominance following T-cell depletion derives from homeostatic proliferation of Naive CD4 T cells
David Heinrichs
Oct 23 4970E Student Presentations 1:30 - 5:15
Oct 26 Dr. Richard Losick
Harvard University
LHSC-UH
10:00 a.m.
Gairdner Lecture
Developmental Biology of a Bacterium
 
Oct 29 Dr. Barry Kreiswirth
Public Health Research Institute Center
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
A molecular epidemiologist's view of M. tuberculosis pathogenesis
Martin McGavin
Nov 5 Dr. Lee Ann Garrett-Sinha
SUNY Buffalo
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Transcription factor Ets-1 in immunity and cancer
Rodney DeKoter
Nov 9 Fred Beasley
UWO
M384
3:00 p.m.
John A. Thomas Award Lecture
Siderophore-mediated iron uptake by the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus
David Heinrichs
Nov 12 Dr. Éric Cohen
Canada Research Chair in Human Retrovirology Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Recent advances in HIV accessory proteins biology
Stephen Barr
Nov 20 Dr. Victor Nizet
University of California
San Diego
U.H.
Aud A
Infection and Immunity Research Form
 
Nov 26 Dr. Qing-Sheng Mi
Wayne State University
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Small RNAs play a big role: microRNAs and iNKT cell development and function
Terry Delovitch
Dec 10 Dr. Sean Whelan
Harvard University
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Cell biology of the entry and replication of vesicular stomatitis virus
Laura Hertel
2010
Jan 14 Dr. Aaron Marshall
CRC in Molecular Immunology
University of Manitoba
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
"Role of PI 3-kinase and PH domain adaptor proteins in controlling humoral immunity"
Bhagi Singh
Jan 15 Dr. Jonathan Hill
Harvard University
RRI
Noon
"T Cell Variability: From Microarrays to Microenvironments"
Quim Madrenas
Jan 21 Dr. Thaddeus George
Director of Biology, Amnis, Seattle WA
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Analysis of Blood Cell Function using ImageStreamX Cytometry
Quim Madrenas
Jan 28 Dr, Quim Madrenas
UWO
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
REQUIEM: on the art and science of death and dying
 
Feb 25 Dr. Kasper Hoebe
University of Cincinnati
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
"Understanding immune pathology in Gimap5-deficient mice; the riddle of the Sphinx."
Sung Kim
Mar 18 Dr. Dennis Kasper
Harvard Medical School
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
RGE Murray Lecture
"Immunity to Bacterial Carbohydrates: Old Dogmas, New Tricks"
 
Mar 31    
Margaret Moffat Research Day
 
Apr 2 4970E Student Presentations 1:30 - 5:15
Apr 8 Dr. Miriam Greenberg
Wayne Statte University
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
“Cellular functions of cardiolipin as potential physiological modifiers of the Barth syndrome phenotype”
Quim Madrenas
Apr 15 Dr. Stephen Trent
University of Texas
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Lipopolysaccharide modification systems are not just for LPS
Carole Creuzenet
Apr 21 Dr. Jean Gariepy
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:00 a.m.
"Novel therapeutic agents based on the mechanism of action of shiga-like toxins"
John McCormick
Apr 22 Dr. David Hoskin
Dalhousie University
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
"Anti-inflammatory activities of piperine, a phytochemical component of black pepper"
Mansour Haeryfar
Apr 29 Dr. Billy Tsai
University of Michigan
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
"How a toxin and a virus hijack common cellular machineries to cause disease"
Yong Kang
May 13 Dr. Dana Philpott
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
“Nod proteins in immunity and inflammation”
Quim Madrenas
May 20 Dr. David Kranz
University of Illinois
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Engineering high-affinity recombinant T-cell receptors to target pepMHC antigens and bacterial superantigens
John McCormick
May 20 Dr. David Kranz
University of Illinois
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Engineering high-affinity recombinant T-cell receptors to target pepMHC antigens and bacterial superantigens
John McCormick
June 7 Andrew Martins
UWO
1:00 p.m.
John A. Thomas Award Lecture
"The role of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor in the anti-inflammatory effects of probiotics and regulation of the intestinal immune system"
Miguel Valvano
June 10 Dr. Lakshman Gunaratnam
Dept Medicine
UWO
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Candidate for Cross-Appointment
"Process and Consequence of Kidney Injury Molecule-1-mediated Phagocytosis of Apoptotic Cells following Tissue Injury"
Miguel Valvano
June 22 Dr. Gary Chan
University of Louisiana
M384
10:30 a.m.
Molecular Virology Recruitment Seminar
"Human cytomegalovirus reprograms monocytes to function as vehicles of viral dissemination"
Miguel Valvano
June 24 Dr. Joe Mymryk
Dept Oncology
UWO
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Molecular Virology Recruitment Seminar
"Viral reprogramming of host endothelial cells in Kaposi's Sarcoma"
Miguel Valvano
June 29 Dr. Jennifer Corcoran
University of Dalhousie
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.
Molecular Virology Recruitment Seminar
"Viral reprogramming of host endothelial cells in Kaposi's Sarcoma"
Miguel Valvano
July 6 Dr. Kelly Summers DSB 3008
10:00 a.m.
Educator Recruitment Seminar
Miguel Valvano
July 8 Dr. John Taylor
University of Kansas
M384
10:30 a.m
Molecular Virology Recruitment Seminar
"Dissecting the Roles of HTLV-1 Accessory Proteins in Virus Replication and Transmission"
Miguel Valvano
July 13 Dr. Alina Constantine DSB 3008
10:00 a.m.
Educator Recruitment Seminar
Miguel Valvano
July 20 Dr. Tracey Hunt Taylor DSB 3008
10:00 a.m.
Educator Recruitment Seminar
Miguel Valvano
July 22 Dr. Brenda Murphy DSB 3008
10:00 a.m.
Educator Recruitment Seminar
Miguel Valvano
Sept 30 Dr. Uwe Mamat
Leibniz Center for Medicine and Biosciences
Borstell, Germany
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Biosynthesis and assembly pathway of Kdo, an essential component of the lipopolysaccharide in Gram-negative bacteria
Miguel Valvano
Oct 7 Dr. James Carlyle
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
MHC-independent NK recognition during cellular transformation, infection, and genotoxic stress
Bhagi Singh
Oct 12 Dr. Mithilesh Jha
Yale University
MSB 384
10:00 am
Candidate for the Faculty Position in Immunology
Regulation of Survival and Functions of T lymphocytes by L-type Calcium Channels
Miguel Valvano
Oct 14 Dr. Mani Larijani
Memorial University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Mechanisms of genome mutators involved in adaptive immunity and lymphomagenesis
Mansour Haeryfar
Oct 22 4970E Student Presentations 1:30 - 5:15
Oct 26 Dr. Bryan Heit
SickKids , Toronto
MSB 282
10:30 am
Candidate for the Faculty Position in Immunology
Lipids Charge and ITAMS: Regulating Apoptosis and the Clearance of Apoptotic Cells
Miguel Valvano
Oct 28 Dr. Steven Kerfoot
Yale University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Candidate for the Faculty Position in Immunology
Fate decision zones for B and T cells early in the Germinal Center response
Miguel Valvano
Nov 5 Dr. David Artis
University of Pennsylvania
Aud A
LHSC-UH
 
Nov 11 Remembrance Day
Nov 18 Dr. Anthony Clarke
University of Guelph
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Searching for chinks in the bacterial armor: Identification of peptidoglycan O-acetylation as a potential antibacterial target
David Heinrichs
Nov 25 Dr. Colin Anderson
University of Alberta
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Autoimmunity: the danger of unleashing baby T cells
Bhagi Singh
2011
Jan 13 Dr. Erwin Schurr
McGill University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Host genetics of tuberculosis susceptibility
Sung Kim
Jan 20 Dr. Jack Bennink
NIAID
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Imaging the Initiation of the CD8 T-cell Response to Virus
Mansour Haeryfar
Jan 27 Dr. Alberto Martin
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
The AID enzyme in antibody diversification: Lessons from a genome mutator
Mansour Haeryfar
Feb 10 Dr. Heidi McBride
University of Ottawa
DSB 3008
10:30 am
New insights into mitochondrial dynamics: from vesicles and beyond
Quim Madrenas
Feb 24 Dr. Greg Gloor
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Next generation sequencing approaches: the vaginal microbiota
Rodney DeKoter
Mar 17 Dr. Susan Koval
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 am
The Predatory Life Style of Diverse Bdellovibrios: Microbes on a Mission
Miguel Valvano
Mar 21 Dr. Rob Knight
University of Colorado
DSB 3008
11:30 am

RGE Murrary Lectureship
"Variation in the human microbiome across space in time"

Miguel Valvano
Mar 24 Dr. Michael Gold
University of British Columbia
DSB 3008
10:30 am
The Rap GTPases, movers and shakers in lymphocyte trafficking and activation
Mansour Haeryfar
Quim Madrenas
Rodney DeKoter
Mar 31    
Margaret Moffat Research Day
 
Apr 2 4970E Student Presentations 1:30 - 5:15
Apr 7 Dr. William Swords
Wake Forest University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Bacterial eavesdropping in polymicrobial otitis media
Martin McGavin
Apr 14 Dr. Jim Pipas
University of Pittsburgh
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Probing Cellular Growth Control with Polyomaviruses"
Joe Mymryk
Apr 21 Dr. Carole Creuzenet
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Investigating the function of HcpE and its role in the virulence of Helicobacter pylori
Miguel Valvano
Apr 25 Dr. David Marchant
University of British Columbia
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Virology Recruitment Candidate
"The Roles of Matrix MetalloProteinase-12 during Antiviral Immunity."
Miguel Valvano
Apr 28 Dr. Cezar Khursigara
University of Guelph
DSB 3008
11:15 am
Cryo-electron microscopy: elucidating macromolecular structures and cellular architecture
Susan Koval
May 6 Dr. Chetankumar Tailor
SickKids Hspital
MSB 282
10:30 am
Virology Recruitment Candidate
“ Feline leukemia virus receptors in virus infection and disease”
Miguel Valvano
May 16 Matthew Miller DSB 3008
2:00 pm
Thomas Award
"Functional Studies of the Human Adenovirus 55 residue E1A protein"
Joe Mymryk
June 13 Dr. Jimmy Dikeakos
Oregon Health &
Science University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Virology Recruitment Candidate
"Setting the clock: A molecular timer controls HIV-1 immune evasion"
Miguel Valvano
Sept 29 Ze-Chun Yuan
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
DSB 3008
10:30 am
cross appointment candidate
"Disset Bacterium-Plant Interaction and Signaling Networks in the Rhizosphere"
Dr. Valvano
Oct 6 Dr. Marco Prado
Robarts Research Institute
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Physiological functions of the prion protein: beyond prion diseases
Dr. DeKoter
Oct 13 Dr. Stephen Girardin
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Amino acid starvation: a critical arm of the host response to bacterial infection
Dr. Kim
Oct 21 4970E Student Presentations
Nov 4 Dr. Scott Halperin
Dalhousie University
   
Nov 10 Dr. Brian Shilton
Biochemistry UWO
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Energy and Dynamics in ABC Transport Systems"
Dr. DeKoter
Nov 17 Dr. Gerry Wright
McMaster University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Origins and mechanism of antibiotic resistance
Dr. Singh
Nov 24 Dr. Michele Anderson
Sunnybrook Research Institute
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Transcriptional control of hematopoietic fate choice in the thymus"
Dr. DeKoter
Dec 1 Dr. Jun Liu
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Lsr2: a novel nucleoid-associated protein and a global regulator of Mycobacterium tuberculosis"
Dr. McGavin
Dec 8 Dr. Miguel Valvano DSB 3008
10:30 am
Seminar for Graduate Students
"Navigating Student-Supervisory Relationships"
 
2012
Jan 12 Dr. David Litchfield
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Convergence of protein kinase and caspase signaling: a mechanism for pathological rewiring of signaling pathways to promote cancer cell survival"
Dr. DeKoter
Jan 26 Dr. Shannon Dunn
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"PPARs as regulators of sex differences in Th1 and Th17 immunity"
Dr. Kerfoot
Feb 2 Dr. Gord Southam
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Bacteria-mineral Interactions"
Dr. Creuzenet
Feb 9 Dr. Derrick MacFabe
University of Western Ontario
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Is Autism An Infectious Disease? Fermentation Products Of Opportunistic Enteric Bacterial Infections As Key Environmental Triggers"
Dr. Galsworthy
Feb 16 Dr. Paula Foster
Robarts Research Institute
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Cell Tracking for Cancer Immunotherapy and Inflammation "
Dr. Dekaban
Mar 20 London Health Research Day  
London Convention Centre
 
Mar 22 Dr. Phil Hanna
University of Michigan
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Choke Points Analyses of the Anthrax Infectious Cycle"
Dr. Heinrichs
Mar 29 Dr. Ting Lee
Robarts Research Inst
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Functional CT Imaging"
Dr. Dekaban
Apr 30 Biljana Todorovic
Microbiology & Immunology
DSB 3008
1:00 pm
Thomas Award
 
May 3 Dr. Pam Ohashi
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Molecular pathways promoting T cell responses to self antigens"
Dr. Haeryfar
June 22 Dr. Ranjeny Thomas
University of Queensland
DSB 3008
11:00 am
"Preclinical development and trials of antigen-specific immunotherapy in rheumatoid arthritis"
Dr. Heit
Aug 10 Dr. Jun Wang
Dalhousie University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"A novel recombinant adenoviral transgene system for dissecting the role of IL-17/IL-17R signaling in tumor microenvironment"
Bryan Heit
Oct 11 Dr. Albert Descoteaux
INRS–Institut Armand-Frappier
DSB 3008
10:30 am
SNARE cleavage by Leishmania: impact on phagosome function
Sung Kim
Oct 19 4970E Student Presentations
Oct 25 Dr. Jonathan Choy
Simon Fraser University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Regulation of immune responses in transplantation"
Steven Kerfoot
Nov 1 Dr. Zia Khan
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"'Vascular stem cells in the pathogenesis of chronic diabetic complications"
Bryan Heit
Nov 8 Dr. Mauricio Terebiznik
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"How filamentous Legionella invade mammalian cells: The importance of being long"
Bryan Heit
Nov 15 Dr. Alan Cochrane
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Manipulation of HIV-1 RNA Processing to Suppress Viral Replication: A Novel Therapeutic Approach"
Stephen Barr
Nov 22 Dr. Francois Jean
University of British Columbia
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Shifting the paradigm on indirect-acting antiviral strategies: From protein-based inhibitors to therapeutic microRNAs"
Jimmy Dikeakos
Nov 30 Dr. Peter Palese
Mount Sinai, New York
DSB 3008
10:30 am
IIRF
"Toward a Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine"
IIRF
Dec 6 Dr. Keith Poole
Queen's University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Stress responses as determinants of antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa"
David Heinrichs
2013        
Jan 9 Dr. Jonathon Swann
University of Reading
MSB 384
11:30 am
  Gregor Reid
Jan 17 Dr. Dale Laird
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Mechanisms linking connexin gene mutations to syndromic and non-syndromic disease"
Bryan Heit
Jan 24 Dr. Bernie Kraatz
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Functional Biomaterials and Sensors"
Bryan Heit
Jan 31 Dr. Shawn Li
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Phosphotyrosine superbinders targeting the EGF receptor: potential applications in cancer research and therapeutics"
Bryan Heit
Feb 7 Dr. Gary Shaw
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Towards a molecular mechanism for parkin, a causative E3 ligase in early-onsey Parkinson's disease"
Bryan Heit
Feb 14 Dr. Lina Dagnino
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"Unexpected roles of inside-out and outside-in integrin signaling in epithelia"
Bryan Heit
Feb 21 Dr Jeremy Burton
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
seminar for cross appointment
"The Realities of Applying Probiotics to Influence the Microbiota"
Bhagi Singh
Feb 28 Dr. Martin McGavin
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
  Bryan Heit
Mar 7 Dr. Jacques Ravel
University of Maryland
DSB 3008
10:30 am
"The temporal dynamics of the vaginal microbiota in health and disease"
Gregor Reid
Mar 14 Dr. Ninan Abraham
University of British Columbia
DSB 3008
10:30 am
  Mansour Haeryfar
Mar 19 London Health Research Day      
April 4-5 4970E Student Presentations
Apr 11 Dr. Stan Dunn
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
  Bryan Heit
Apr 18 Dr. Jennifer Gommerman
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
  Rod Dekoter
Apr 25 Dr. Perbaiz Abbasi
Agriculture Canada
DSB 3008
10:30 am
seminar for cross appointment
Bhagi Singh
         
         

 

 

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