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Holly Freedman

Posted by karin.fodor on October 27, 2017
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Dr. Holly Freedman – Houghton Lab

“Computational approaches to fighting viral diseases: applications and method develpment”

1:00PM – Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall (1-040 LKS Building

Research Seminar; Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

The 2017 Gairdner Symposium: minds that matter

Posted by karin.fodor on October 23, 2017
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The 2017 Gairdner Symposium: minds that matter

Distinguished speakers:

Dr. Lewis Kay – Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Chemistry, University of Toronto

“NMR Why bother? Studies of the p97 Molecular Machine Provide an answer”

and

Dr. David Julius – Professor & Chair, Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco

“Natural Products as Probes of the Pain Pathway: From Physiology to Atomic Structure”

 

Lectures: 2 – 4 PM -ECHA L1-490 (basement)
Reception: 4 – 5 PM – 1st floor Katz Atrium

Lectures in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Supporters: University of Alberta – Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry; CIHR; Burroughs Wellcome Fund; University Hospital Foundation; The Globe And Mail; Governments of Alberta and Canada

Dr. Nicolas Touret

Posted by karin.fodor on October 19, 2017
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Dr. Nicolas Touret -Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Membrane Protein Disease Research Group, University of Alberta

“Regulation of CD36 signal transduction by F-actin & lipid nanodomains”

4:00PM – Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)

Host: Maya Shmulevitz – Seminar Chair
ImmuNet Seminar Series; refreshments sponsored by the Muttart immunology Network

Tiing Tiing Chua

Posted by karin.fodor on October 19, 2017
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Tiing Tiing Chua – Tyrrell Lab, University of Alberta

“Huh7 Hepatocyte Cells Cultured in Human Serum are an Improved in Vitro Model for the Study of Two Populations of the Hepatitis A Virus”

11:30AM – Education 254

M.SC. Thesis Seminar, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Gairdner Symposium: Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

Speakers:
Prof. Dr. Hilmar Bading -Heidelberg University
Dr. Phillip Barker – University of British Columbia
Dr. Arthur L. Horwich – Yale University
Dr. Jack Jhamandas – University of Alberta Hospital
Dr. Jean-Pierre Julien -Universite Laval
Dr. Lorraine V. Kalia – University of Toronto
Dr. Stuart A. Lipton – The Scripps Research Institute
Dr. Richard I. Morimoto – Northwestern University
Dr. Alexandre Prat – University of Montreal
Dr. Lynn A. Raymond – University of British Columbia
Dr. David C. Rubinsztein – Cambridge University
Dr. J. Paul Taylor – St. Jude’s Research Hospital
Dr. Bruce D. Trapp – Cleveland Clinic
Dr. David Westaway – University of Alberta
Dr. V. Wee Yong – University of Calgary

Citadel Theatre, Edmonton Alberta

Dr. Shokrollah Elahi

Posted by karin.fodor on October 12, 2017
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Dr. Shokrollah Elahi -Assistant Professor, Department of Dentistry, Division of Foundational Sciences, University of Alberta

“New players in immune regulation: The role of erythroid suppressor cells in physiological and pathological conditions”

4:00PM – Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)

Host: Maya Shmulevitz – Seminar Chair
ImmuNet Seminar Series; refreshments sponsored by the Muttart immunology Network

“Hope and Innovation” Lecture

Posted by karin.fodor on October 11, 2017
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Public Lecture “Hope and Innovation” – Changing the future for patients with brain disease

Dr. Richard Morimoto, Director – Rice Institute for Biomedical Research, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University

“The Stress of Molecular Aging on Cellular Heath and Longevity”

 

Dr. Jhanmandas, Neurologist – University of Alberta Hospital

“A Quest for Novel Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease”

 

Roger Marple, Hope Advocate – Young onset Alzheimer’s disease patient

“My Story: Research and Living Well with Dementia”

5:30PM – Allard Family Lecture Theatre (1-080 Katz Centre)

Sponsors: Canada Gairdner Awards, University Hospital Foundation, University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Dr. Celia A. Schiffer,

Posted by karin.fodor on October 5, 2017
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Dr. Celia A. Schiffer, Professor – Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

“Constraining Evolution – Avoiding Drug Resistance: Lessons from Viruses”

4:00PM – Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)
Host: Dr. Matthias Götte – Professor & Chair, MMI
Sponsors: The Walter Mackenzie Visiting Speaker Fund, the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology and the Muttart immunology Network