null IDIGH Program Seminar Series Spring 2023

IDIGH Program seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12 to 1 p.m. (unless otherwise stated). Seminars will be in English.

Seminars will be in hybrid format. For the Zoom link or room location, please send an email to or visit:

The same Zoom link will be used for all seminars in this series.

January 11, 2023
Wesal Elgretli, M.Sc. Student
Supervisor: Dr. Giada Sebastiani
Topic: Cardiometabolic Effects of Hepatitis C Virus
January 18, 2023
Raquel Cuella Martin, PhD, MBA
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, McGill Genome Centre
Topic: Precision genome editing to study gene function, human genetic variation and drug development
January 25, 2023
Stéphane Isnard, PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy
Topic: Immunometabolism and Autophagy: Influence of the Acyl-CoA-Binding Protein in HIV and COVID-19
February 1, 2023
Rob Scarborough, PhD
Research Associate, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
Topic: Exploring RNA therapies against viral infections
February 8, 2023
Tirosh Shapira, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia
Topic: Strike Home - Discovery and characterization of host pathways exploited by multiple intracellular pathogens
February 22, 2023
Andréanne Lupien, PhD
Research Associate, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
Topic: Uncovering New Therapeutics: Drug Discovery Strategies for Mycobacterial infections
May 31, 2023
Celeste Pilon, PhD Student
Supervisor: Dr. Joyce Rauch
Topic: Deciphering the Innate and Adaptive Immune Mechanisms Underlying Autoantibody Generation in an Induced Murine Model of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus