Lab Presentations

Monthly breakfast meetings where 2 trainees from different labs present their research findings to the group. This forum helps promote discussion and exchange of ideas and foster collaborations.

Past

Breakfast: 8:45 - Mondays
Seminar: 9:00 - 10:00

Apr 11 / 2016
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Zhang Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Srishti Jain will present : Functional analysis of monocytes/macrophages expressing CCR2 and CX3CR1 in an animal model of autoimmune peripheral neuropathy

Frances (Guan Yun) Wang will present : A novel mouse model of temporo-mandibular joint disorders and potential contribution of inflammation in its chronicicity

Mar 07 / 2016
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Arnold Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Feb 08 / 2016
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Mayo Research Group
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Jan 18 / 2016
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Antel Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Dec 14 / 2015
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Prat Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Soufiane Ghannam will present : DICAM: a novel molecular effector in neuroinflammation”

Alberto Perezwill present : “Leukocyte transendothelial migration at the BBB: In the search for new key players”

Nov 16 / 2015
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Antel / David lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Andrew Greenhalgh will present : “Interactions of microglia and infiltrating macrophages after CNS injury”

Malena Rone will present : “Oligodendrogliopathy in multiple sclerosis: Low glycolytic metabolic rate promotes oligodendrocyte survival”

Oct 26 / 2015
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Arbour Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Laurine Legroux will present : “Role of NKG2D in multiple sclerosis”

Negar Farzam-kia will present : “Increased expression of IL-15 by human immune cells in the context of MS”

May 04 / 2015
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Nalbantoglu Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Apr 13 / 2015
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Luheshi Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Mar 09 / 2015
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Zhang Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Feb 09 / 2015
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Joober Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Jan 19 / 2015
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Bar-Or Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Dec 15 / 2014
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Arnold Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Nov 04 / 2014
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Mayo Research Group
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Vanessa Bouchard will present “Progress towards an RCT on Self-Management for MS”

Alaa Arafah will present  “Adapting and Adopting Self-Management for People with MS in Saudi Arabia”

Oct 21 / 2014
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Wolfson Research Group
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Sandra Magalhaes will present:

‘Sun Exposure and MS Risk: An Epidemiological Perspective’

 

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Julia Nantes from the Koski Lab will present:

‘A multimodal approach to examine excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitter abnormalities among people with MS’

Sep 08 / 2014
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Prat Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Bieke Broux will present:

‘The novel TH17-associated cytokine IL-26 mediates BBB breakdown and neuroinflammation’

 

Laure Michel will present:

‘Interactions of B cells with the different CNS barriers.’

Mar 03 / 2014
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Talbot Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Marc Desforges will present:“Human coronavirus manipulation of neuronal cell response to infection to allow cell survival and limited virus replication”

 

Mathieu M. Pinard will presentUnderstanding neuronal cell death induced by a human neuroinvasive coronavirus”

Feb 10 / 2014
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – David Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Antje Kroner will present : TNF-alpha and iron influence macrophage polarization

 

Juan G.  Zarruk Serrano will present : Iron accumulation and dysregulation of iron homeostasis in the CNS in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE)”

Jan 13 / 2014
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Arbour Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Francois Gagnon will present : ” Characterization of CD4+CD8+ T lymphocytes in the context of Multiple Sclerosis”

 

Vincent Senecal will present : Role of interleukin-27 in MS pathogenesis

Dec 09 / 2013
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation- Nalbantoglou Lab and External Trainee
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Songsong Geng (Nalbantoglou Lab) will present:

“CAR Antagonizes The Adverse Effects of TNFα on Neurite Outgrowth: Role of Regulating Protein Synthesis”

 

Sara Konefal (Stellwagen Lab) will present

“Role of TNFα‐mediated plasticity in the mechanisms of addiction”

Nov 04 / 2013
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Zhang Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Mu Yang will present

“A new animal model of spontaneous autoimmune peripheral polyneuropathy: Implications for Guillain Barre Syndrome”

 

SeungHwan Lee will present

“Understanding the roles of macrophages in neuropathic pain” 

Sep 09 / 2013
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation- Piccirillo Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Mara Kornete will present: “CXCR3 mediated trafficking of ICOS+Foxp3+ T regulatory cells in a T1D model of autoimmunity

Khalid Bin Dhuban will present: “Characterization of the functional heterogeneity of human CD4+FOXP3+ regulatory T cells in health and autoimmunity”

Apr 08 / 2013
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

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Adam Peres (Joaquin Madrenas Lab) will present: “Can prenatal exposure to Staphylococcus aureus cause behavioral disorders during adolescence?”

Sandeep Sharma (Stephanie Fulton Lab) will present “Saturated high – fat diets promote depressive behavior and neuroinflammation in brain reward circuitry”

Mar 11 / 2013
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Arnold Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Feb 11 / 2013
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Mayo Research Group
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Stanley Hum will present: “Modeling longitudinal change in MS”

Ayse Kuspinar will present: “Developing a preference-based measure for multiple sclerosis OR: If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll probably end up somewhere else.”

Jan 14 / 2013
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Bar-Or Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Hétoum Misirliyan will present: “Modulation and regulation of Interleukin-6 by microRNAs in human B cells – implications for multiple sclerosis”

Rui Li will present: GM-CSF+ TNFɑhigh IL-6high IL-10-  B cells A novel pro-inflammatory human B cell subset abnormally increased in patients with MS.”

Dec 10 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Fournier Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Nov 12 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Wolfson Research Group
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Sandra Magalhaes will present:

‘Using Harmonization Methodology to Study the Etiology of Multiple Sclerosis’

 

Sarah-Gabrielle Beland will present:

‘Systematic review of the prevalence and incidence of multiple sclerosis in North, Central and South America’

Oct 01 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Prat Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,
Sep 10 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Lab Presentation – Antel Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Lorna Galleguillos: “Immunological effects of emerging therapies in multiple sclerosis”

Vijayaraghava Rao: “Utilization of laser capture microdissection (LCM) for characterization of cells isolated from brain tissue”


Jun 11 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Talbot lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Élodie Brison: “Glutamate excitotoxicity is involved in motor dysfunctions and paralysis following infection by a human respiratory coronavirus”

Mathieu M. Pinard: “Caracterization of neuronal programmed cell death induced by a human coronavirus”


Apr 30 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Zhang lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Tony Lim: “Disturbance of nerve microvascular homeostasis in a rodent model of neuropathic pain.”

Jianping Zhou: “FTY720 in neuropathic pain model.”

Mar 05 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Joober lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Geeta Thakur: “Maternal smoking during pregnancy : an environmental factorindexing a more homogeneous subgroup of ADHD and role of the norepinephrinetransporter gene (SLC6A2)”

Feb 13 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Piccirillo lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Khalid Bin Dhuban: “Analysis of FOXP3+ regulatory T cell function in human autoimmunity”

Lei Zheng: “Translational control of CD4+ T cells”

 

Jan 16 / 2012
09:00 -10:00
Nalbantoglu lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Nadia Houri: “Exploring new signaling pathways of the cell receptor CAR via its enzymatic processing”

Hui Chen: “STAT5 Signaling in Cell Migration”

Dec 12 / 2011
09:00 -10:00
Luheshi lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Megan Sheppard: “Diet-induced obesity exacerbates and prolongs the response to an acute immune challenge” 

Tia Maric: “The influence of diet on the inflammatory response in obesity”

Nov 07 / 2011
09:00 -10:00
Mayo lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details:

Vanessa Bouchard: “Getting from Can’t do to Can do: Exploring illness intrusiveness in people with Multiple Sclerosis” 

Pamela Ng: “Factors predicting employment status in people with MS”

Shanaz Shahrbanian: “Pain Experience Among People with Multiple Sclerosis”

Oct 03 / 2011
09:00 -10:00
Arnold lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Hyunwoo Lee: “Brain atrophy in rapidly-progressing multiple sclerosis patients following treatment with immunoablation and immune-reconstitution via autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation”

Xu Fei: “The Impact Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea On Neurodegeneration In Multiple Sclerosis”


Sep 12 / 2011
09:00 -10:00
Arbour Lab
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal,

Details

Fatma Zaguia: “NKG2C and NKG2D: Receptors acquired by activated CD4 T cells and involved in oligodendrocyte destruction”

Camille Pittet: “Roles of PD-L1 and PD-L2 expression by CNS cells in regulating T cell responses in the context of multiple sclerosis.”