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Posted by karin.fodor on March 28, 2017
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Dr. Tom Hobman receives CIHR grant to further his studies on Zika virus

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Tom Hobman is a professor of cell biology at the University of Alberta, as well as a Canada Research Chair. His team was recently awarded a $500,000 grant to continue its research on the Zika virus, which has become a priority for the scientific community since outbreaks in South America and Central America in 2015. Hobman spoke to Postmedia on Thursday about studying the virus and searching for its weaknesses.

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Dr. Deborah Burshtyn

Posted by karin.fodor on March 23, 2017
Posted in Seminars 

Dr. Deborah Burshtyn -Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of Alberta
Vice-Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Alberta

“Did Cytomegalovirus’ immune evasion protein UL18 force down the human inhibitory receptor LILRB1 on NK cells?”

4:00 pm – Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)
Host: Dr. Maya Shmulevitz, Seminar Chair
Immunet Seminar Series, sponsored by the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, the Muttart Immunology Network

Dr. Daniel R. Barreda

Posted by karin.fodor on March 16, 2017
Posted in Seminars 

Dr. Daniel R. Barreda -Associate Professor Department of Agriculture, Food & nutritional Sciences and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta

“Evolution of phagocyte contributions to the induction  and resolution of acute inflammation”

4:00 pm – Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)
Host: Dr. Maya Shmulevitz, Seminar Chair
Immunet Seminar Series, sponsored by the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, the Muttart Immunology Network

Dr. Stephanie Yanow

Posted by karin.fodor on March 9, 2017
Posted in Seminars 

Dr. Stephanie Yanow -Associate Professor in Global Health, School of Public Health, University of Alberta

“A novel mechanism of Cross-species immunity to malaria”

4:00 pm – Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)
Host: Dr. Maya Shmulevitz, Seminar Chair
Immunet Seminar Series, sponsored by the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, the Muttart Immunology Network

Dr. Stephanie Yanow

Posted by karin.fodor on March 9, 2017
Posted in Seminars 

Dr. Stephanie Yanow -Associate Professor in Global Health, School of Public Health, University of Alberta

A novel mechanism of Cross-species immunity to malaria

4:00 pm – Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)
Host: Dr. Maya Shmulevitz, Seminar Chair
Immunet Seminar Series, sponsored by the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, the Muttart Immunology Network