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Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology

Seminars

 

 

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

 

Dr. Lisa Osborne – Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of British Columbia

“Regulation of Intestinal immunity by the Multibiome”

4:00pm – Classroom F (2J1.02 WMC)

Host: Dr. Troy Baldwin, ImmuNet Chair

Sponsored by Walter Mackenzie Visiting Speaker Fund; Refeshment sponsored by Muttart Immunology Network

 

 

 

Saturday, November 4, 2017

 

LIVERight Health Forum

9:00AM – 4:30Pm: Room 2-190 ECHA

Schedule and speakers:

AM Schedule          9:00 – 9:45              Registration / Coffee

                               9:45 – 10:00           Welcome / Moderator – Dr. Lorne Tyrrell

                               10:00 – 10:30         Dr. Michael  Houghton – Hepatitis C Vaccine            

                               10:30 – 11:00         Dr. Steve Shafran – Hepatitis C Elimination

                               11:00 – 11:30         Dr. Aldo Motano-Loza – PBC / PS

                             11:30 – 12:00         Dr. Amir Landi – Biomarkers of autoimmune liver disease

                               12:00 – 12:30         Dr. Norm Kneteman – Liver Transplants

PM Schedule           12:30 – 1:30           Light Luncheon

                               1:30 – 2:00              Dr. Diana Mager – Nutrition and the Liver

                                2:00 – 2:30              Dr. Mang Ma – Fatty Liver Disease

                                2:30 – 3:00              Dr. Jason Yap –

                                                      Children’s fatty liver disease – not just a growing problem

                                3:00– 3:30              Dr. Lori West  – CNTRP Update

                                3:30 – 4:00              Wrap–up / Thank-you presentations

Canadian Liver Foundation Event

 

 

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

 

Dr. Maya Shmulevitz – Associate Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

“Reforming enteric reovirus to thrive in the tumor niche”

4:00pm – Classroom F (2J1.02 WMC)

Host: Dr. Troy Baldwin, ImmuNet Chair

Refeshment sponsored by Muttart Immunology Network

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

 

Annie Cartman – Research Technology Specialist, MilliporeSigma

“Welcome to the world of Crispr”

Millipore -Science Talk in collaboration with the LKS IoV

2:00pm – Classroom D (2F1.04 WMC)

Reception and Networking with Millipore reps to follow

 

 

 

Monday, November 20, 2017

 

Dr. Lori Frappier – Professor and Canada Research Chair in Molecular Virology, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

“New Functions of Epstein-Barr Virus Proteins in Host Manipulation”

10:00AM – Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall (1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre)

Host: Jim Smiley

Sponsor: Walter Mackenzie Visiting Speaker Fund and Faculty of Graduate Studies

Guest Speaker, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

 

Ulrike Strunk – Smiley Lab

“How VP11/12 activates the PI3K/Akt signaling pathway”

9:00AM – Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall (1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre)

PhD thesis Seminar, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

 

 

 

Friday, November 24, 2017

 

Dr. Rodney Russell – Associate Professor, Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University Newfoundland

“Virus-Induced Pyroptosis: A Pathogenic Assault or a Celluar Fire alarm?”

10:00AM – Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall (1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre)

Host: Luis Schang

Sponsor: Walter Mackenzie Visiting Speaker Fund and Faculty of Graduate Studies

Guest Speaker, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology

 

 

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