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Michael Sharp

Posted by karin.fodor on January 31, 2012
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Michael Sharp, MSc, LLB, of Parlee McLaws LLP
“From Lab Bench to Law Firm: A Further Perspective on Career Planning”
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)
Students and post-docs from all departments welcome; Student Professional Development Seminar;

Alexandra Rose

Posted by karin.fodor on January 30, 2012
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Alexandra Rose (Smiley Lab)
“The human Cytomegalovirus UL11 protein interacts with the receptor tyrosine phosphatase CD45, resulting in functional paralysis of T cells”
12:00 Noon, 6-52 HMRC
Virology Journal Club; Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Robyn-Lee Burton

Posted by karin.fodor on January 27, 2012
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Robyn-Lee Burton
The STING of Virus Infection”
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, 1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre (Oborowsky Degner Hall)
MMI 601 Seminar Series; Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Dr. Christoper Power

Posted by karin.fodor on January 26, 2012
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Dr. Christopher Power, Professor, Canada Research Chair in Neurological Infection and Immunity, AI-HS Senior Scholar, Departments of Medicine (Neurology), Medical Microbiology & Immunology, and Psychiatry, University of Alberta
“Convergence of immunity and infection in the brain: lessons from multiple sclerosis, NeuroAIDS and the microbiome”
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)
Host: Dr. Troy Baldwin, Seminar Coordinator; ImmuNet Seminar Series

Ulrike Strunk

Posted by karin.fodor on January 23, 2012
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Ulrike Strunk
“Lymphoid Tissue Damage in HIV-1 Infection Depletes Naïve T Cells and Limits T Cell Reconstitution after Antiretroviral Therapy”
12:00 Noon, 6-52 HMRC
Virology Journal Club; Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Daniel Kerage

Posted by karin.fodor on January 20, 2012
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Daniel Kerage
“The role of CMV infection on changes in cardiovascular function in aging and pregnancy” 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, 1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre (Oborowsky Degner Hall)
MMI 601 Midstream Seminar Series; Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Dr. Christine Szymanski

Posted by karin.fodor on January 19, 2012
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Dr. Christine Szymanski, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Alberta Innovates Technology Scholar, University of Alberta
Dendritic cells as adjuvants for vaccines – it’s all in packaging”
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, ImmuNet Seminar Series; Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Chad Irwin

Posted by karin.fodor on January 18, 2012
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Chad Irwin and Branawan Gowrishankar (Evans Laboratory)
“Poxviruses encounter cancer! Vaccinia suffers -F4 splash damage and myxoma adds F11 to its movement roll. (AKA Two strategies for engineering oncolytic poxviruses.)”

4:30 pm, Room 6-52 HMRC
Rat Trap; Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Dr. Eric Delwart

Posted by karin.fodor on January 17, 2012
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Eric Delwart, Blood System Research Institute, UC San Francisco
“Metagenomics and Virus Discovery”
10:00  – 11:00 am, 1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre (Oborowsky Degner Hall)
Host: Michael Houghton, Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology; Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

John Thibault

Posted by karin.fodor on January 13, 2012
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John Thibault
“Mechanistic Insights Into Poxviral Anti-Apoptotic Functions”
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, 1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre (Oborowsky Degner Hall)