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RGE Murray Seminar Series 2013-2014

This is the planning schedule for this year's seminar series. Dr. Bryan Heit will be chair for this series. If you would like to be included in an email seminar notification list and you are not otherwise affiliated with the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, please contact Fred Williams (fred.williams@schulich.uwo.ca) to have your name placed on the list. Seminar archive 1998-present

 

2013
Date
Speaker
Time/Room
Title
Host
Sept 4 Dr. Edward Usherwood
Dartmouth College
M384
4:00 pm
MNI Chair Recruitment Seminar
T cells, viruses and microRNAs - themes for the Usherwood lab
 
Sept 9 Classes Begin (Monday)
Sept 19   DSB 3008
10:30 am
   
Sept 26   DSB 3008
10:30 am
   
Oct 3 Alan Davidson
University of Toronto
DSB 3008
10:30 am
How phages fight back against the CRISPR/Cas bacterial immune system
Heinrichs
Oct 10 Dr. Ron Flannagan
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Characterization of macrophage function in infection and immunity
Heit
Oct 14 Thanksgiving Monday
Oct 15 Dr. Eric Arts,
Case Western Reserve University 
M282
4:00 pm
MNI Chair Recruitment Seminar
"Models for HIV transmission, pathogenesis and global spread"
 
Oct 21
Dr. Daniel W. Bradley and Dr. Harvey J. Alter
Aud A
10:00 am
MNI & CHI
Oct 22 Dr. Christopher Rudd
University of Cambridge
M282
4:00 pm
MNI Chair Recruitment Seminar
 
Oct 25 4970E Student Presentations
Oct 31 Fall Study Break      
Nov 1 Dr. Hidde Ploegh
Whitehead Institute, MIT
Brescia
9:00-5:00
Infection and Immunity Research Forum
IIRF
Nov 7 Dr. Dawn Bowdish
McMaster University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Macrophage phagocytosis is essential for control of nasopharyngeal colonization
McCormick
Nov 12 Pere Santamaria
University of Calgary
Shuttleworth Aud.
St Joseph’s Hospital
11AM - 4PM
 
Nov 13 Pere Santamaria
University of Calgary
M384
12:30 pm
"Peptide-MHC-based nanomedicines for the treatment of autoimmune disease".
Singh
Nov 14 Dr. Rima Menassa
Agriculture Canada
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Plant-made pharmaceuticals for animal and human health
Heit
Nov 21 Dr. Daniel Lamarre
IRIC- Université de Montréal
DSB 3008
10:30 am
“Novel cross-talk between a canonical-like WNT/b-catenin pathway and innate immunity”
Dikeakos
Nov 28 Dr. Stephan Sims
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Calcium signaling in osteoclasts
Heit
Dec 5 Dr. Eleanor Fish
(University of Toronto)
DSB 3008
10:30 am
IFNs - α/β the broad spectrum antivirals for the 21st century
Heit
2014
Jan 6 Classes Begin (Monday)
Jan 9 Dr. John Brumell
SickKids
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Salmonella pathogenesis: invasion, intracellular trafficking and autophagy
Bryan Heit
Jan 16 Dr. Patrick Keeling
Univ British Columbia
DSB 3008
10:30 am
RGE Murray Lectureship
Photosynthesis, coral reefs, and the origin of apicomplexan parasites
Bryan Heit
Jan 23 Dr. Martin Duennwald
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Protein misfolding in aging cells
 
Jan 30 C. Yong Kang
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
A Cure for AIDS? Strategies for prophylactic and therapeutic HIV/AIDS vaccine development
Bryan Heit
Feb 6   DSB 3008
10:30 am
   
Feb 13 Dr. Lillian Barra
Western University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Anti-Citrullinated Protein/Peptide Antibodies: Unraveling the Cause of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bryan Heit
Feb 20 Reading Week DSB 3008
10:30 am
   
Feb 27 Dr. Sarah Lebeer
University of Antwerp
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Molecular and functional analysis of lactobacilli
Gregor Reid
Mar 6   DSB 3008
10:30 am
   
Mar 13 John R. Gordon
(U. Saskachewan)
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Regulatory dendritic cell therapy for immunologic diseases.
Singh
Mar 18 London Health Research Day
Mar 27 Dr. Jude Uzonna
University of Manitoba
DSB 3008
10:30 am
Reverse Immunology: a powerful tool for advancing effective
vaccination strategy against parasites
Singh
April 4 4970E Student Presentations
Apr 10 Dr. Stephen Goff
Columbia University
DSB 3008
10:30 am
RGE Murray Lectureship
Players in the Silencing of Retroviral DNAs in Embryonic Stem Cells
Bryan Heit
Apr 16 Michael Cohen MSB 384
11:00 am
John A Thomas Award
Dissection of the C-Terminal Region of E1A Redefines the Roles of CtBP and Other Cellular Targets in Oncogenic Transformation
Dekoter
Apr 18 Good Friday
Apr 24 Elena Verdu
(McMaster)
 
Disease-associated microbiota contributes to gut dysfunction and inflammation in humanized-mouse models
Heinrichs
May 1    
Microbiology and Immunology
75 Year Anniversary Symposium
 
May 8 Dr. Johan Delport DSB 3008
10:30 am
candidate for cross appointment
Singh
TBA Dr. Amit Bar-Or
(McGill)
 
Dissecting disease mechanisms through experimental therapies โ€“ the case of MS
Singh
         

 

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