Visiting Scholar Seminar

This seminar series sponsors outstanding guest speakers from Canada and abroad who are leaders in field. Provides opportunities for trainees to discuss their own work and network with leading scientists.

Past

Jan 28 / 2016
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Jan Schwab, The Ohio State University
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Title of talk: “Spinal Cord Injury-induced Immune Deficiency Syndrome (SCI-IDS) – Clinical Relevance and Experimental Evidence”

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

Dec 03 / 2015
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Etty Benveniste, University of Alabama at Birmingham
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Title of talk: “The Role of CK2 in T-cell Polarization and EAE”

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

May 21 / 2015
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Oleg Butovsky, Harvard Medical School
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Title of Talk: << Identification of a Unique Molecular and Functional Microglia Signature in Health and Disease>>.

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

 

Mar 19 / 2015
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Pierre Gressens, INSERM- Diderot University Paris
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details 

Title of talk: “tbd”

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

Feb 19 / 2015
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Michelle Ploughman, Memorial University of Newfoundland
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Title of talk: “tbd”

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

Dec 04 / 2014
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Cornelia Bergmann, Case Western Reserve University
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

 Details

Title of talk: “Factors driving dynamics and diversity of B cells in the CNS”

Poster (click here to open)

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

 

Mar 18 / 2014
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Ru-Rong Ji, Duke University School of Medicine
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Title of talk: “Neuroinflammation and Chronic pain: Pro- and Anti- inflammatory regulation” 

Presented by CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

 

 

 

Jan 30 / 2014
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Li Ka Shing Institute, St. Michaels’s Hospital / University of Toronto
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Title of talk: ” How should patients be involved in setting research priorities? Lessons from multiple sclerosis and dialysis”

Presented by CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

Oct 24 / 2013
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Katerina Akassoglou, Gladstone Institute of Disease / University of California, San Francisco
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Title of talk: ” Neurovascular interactions in neuroinflammation: Mechanisms, imaging and therapeutic potential”

Presented by CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

 

May 02 / 2013
11:00 -12:00
Dr. Wekerle, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology
Duff Amphitheatre, Duff Building, 3775 rue University , Montreal,

Co-sponsored with the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University and the endMS Network

 

Apr 18 / 2013
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Bruno Conti, The Scripps Research Institute
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Title of talk: “IL-13Ra1 and neuroinflammation-associated neuronal damage.”

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

Feb 28 / 2013
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Serge Rivest, Laval University
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Title of talk: “How to stimulate the immune system to fight against brain diseases.”

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

Nov 22 / 2012
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Marcia Finlayson, Queen’s University
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Lecture: “Reducing the impact of fatigue on the lives of people with MS:  Research achievements and future directions”

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

 

Oct 22 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Becoming an Intellectual Property Professional
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

Young Practitioners Committee presents:

<<Becoming an Intellectual Property Professional>>

After a brief introduction on the different types of intellectual property, panel members will discuss their experiences as patent professionals. The presentation will discuss the options for careers and the steps in becoming a patent professional. The presentation will also introduce the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and discuss the benefits of being a member.

Presenters:

Dr. Carmela DeLuca, B.Sc., Ph.D., J.D.: Barrister & Solicitor (Ontario)| Patent Agent | Bereskin & Parr

Dr. Demian Barbas, B.Sc., Ph.D.: Patent Agent Norton Rose Canada

Dr. Joanna Pohl B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.: Clinical Technical Writer, Algorithme Pharma

Apr 19 / 2012
12:00 -13:00
Sophie Layé, INRA Université Bordeaux 2
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Title of Talk: “Influence of lipid nutrition on neuroinflammation : consequences on behaviour”

Poster (click here to open)

 

 

 

Mar 15 / 2012
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Hans Lassmann, Medical University of Vienna
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

 

Details

Lecture: “Mechanisms of Demyelination and Tissue Injury in Multiple Sclerosis: The role of oxidative stress, mitochondrial injury and iron”.

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

Poster (click here to open)

 

 

Jan 26 / 2012
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Alvaro Alonso, University of Minnesota
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Lecture: “Inflammation, cognitive function, and dementia: an epidemiologic perspective”

Presented by: CIHR Neuroinflammation Training Program

Poster (click here to open)

Oct 06 / 2011
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Steve Lacroix, Université de Laval
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Lecture: “Inflammation in the nervous system: Is it good or bad for neural repair?”

Poster (click here to open)

Jun 03 / 2011
12:00 -13:00
Dr. David A. Hafler, Yale School of Medicine
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Lecture: “The Pathophysiology of Multiple Sclerosis”

Poster (click here to open)

Apr 01 / 2011
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Benjamin M. Segal, University of Michigan Medical School
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Lecture: “Myeloid cells and their growth factors as novel therapeutic targets in autoimmune demyelinating disease”

Poster (click here to open)

Feb 11 / 2011
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Christopher Power, University of Alberta
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Lecture: “Pathogenesis of NeuroAIDS and MS: viral and host interactions”

Poster (click here to open)

Oct 08 / 2010
12:00 -13:00
Dr. Daniel C. Anthony, University of Oxford
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec

Details

Lecture: “Inflammation in neurodegenerative disease? It’s inflammation Jim, but not as we know it”

Poster (click here to open)