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IDIGH  |  Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program

Events

The IDIGH Program organizes and supports numerous speakers, seminars, and symposia throughout the year.

5th Annual IDIGH Research Day

Keynote speaker: Dr. Hideki Ueno, MD, PhD

6th Annual IDIGH Student Research Day

Keynote speaker: Dr. Soren Gantt, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC

IDIGH Program Seminar Series Winter 2022

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

Seminars will be online via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic and will also be featured on YouTube for that day only. For more information including links to zoom and YouTube visit: https://idigh.ca/webinars.

Contact information: Eric Beliveau, eric.beliveau [at] affiliate.mcgill.ca or Joanne Krief, joanne.krief [at] affiliate.mcgill.ca

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

Date
Speaker
January 19, 2022
Work in progress
Zhiyang Liu, M.Sc. Student
Supervisor: Dr. Ciriaco Piccirillo
Topic: Modeling of Thymic Regulatory T cell Development In Vitro Using Artificial Thymic Organoid Systems
Poster
February 9, 2022
Work in progress
Cindy Leung Soo, M.Sc. Student
Supervisor: Dr. Nitika Pant Pai
Topic: Identifying Predictors of HIV Infection in South Africa Using Bayesian Predictive Projection for Variable Selection
Poster
February 16, 2022
Brian Ward, MDCM
Topic: Bringing a COVID vaccine from concept to (possible) licensure
Poster
February 23, 2022
Work in progress
Leah Flatman, PhD Student
Supervisor: Dr. Evelyne Vinet
Topic: Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors as a Risk Factor for Serious Infections in Pregnant Women with Chronic Inflammatory Diseases and their offspring
Poster
March 9, 2022
Work in progress
Mohamed Shengir, PhD Student
Supervisor: Dr. Giada Sebastiani
Topic: Changes in Hepatic Steatosis and Cardiometabolic Manifestations After Hepatitis C Virological Cure
Poster
March 23, 2022
Work in progress
Arina Morozan, M.Sc. Student
Supervisors: Dr. James Martin and Dr. Ines Colmegna
Topic: The Intradermal Hypochlorous Acid Treated Mouse Does Not Recapitulate Key Features of Systemic Sclerosis
Poster
March 30, 2022
Giada Sebastiani, MD
Topic: Lifestyle and pharmacologic interventions for Metabolic-associated Fatty Liver Disease
Poster
April 6, 2022
Work in progress
Khlood Alsulami, PhD Student
Supervisor: Dr. Nicole Bernard
Topic: High Frequencies of Adaptive NK cells Are Associated With Absence of Coronary Plaque in Cytomegalovirus Infected People Living with HIV
Poster
April 13, 2022
Nitika Pant Pai, MD, MPH, PhD
Topic: Can digital solutions plug health service delivery gaps for HIV/Sexually transmitted infections? Evidence from Canada, India and South Africa
Poster
April 20, 2022
Work in progress
Tho-Alfakar Al-Aubodah, PhD Student
Supervisors: Dr. Ciriaco Piccirillo and Dr. Tomoko Takano
Topic: The Implication of the T/B Cell Crosstalk in Childhood Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome Indicates a Humoral Autoimmune Origin of Disease
Poster
May 11, 2022
Work in progress
Harshita Patel, M.Sc. Student
Supervisors: Dr. Carolyn Jack and Dr. Ciriaco Piccirillo
Topic: Identification of IL-13 Secreting Pathogenic T Cell Populations In Refractory Adult Atopic Dermatitis
Poster
May 25, 2022
Work in progress
Celeste Pilon, PhD Student
Supervisor: Dr. Joyce Rauch
Topic: Evaluating the Impact of RIPK3 on the Immune Response in an Induced Murine Model Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Poster

IDIGH Program Seminar Series Fall 2021

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

Seminars will be online via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic and will also be featured on YouTube for that day only. For more information including links to zoom and YouTube visit: https://idigh.ca/webinars.

Contact information: Eric Beliveau, eric.beliveau [at] affiliate.mcgill.ca or Joanne Krief, joanne.krief [at] affiliate.mcgill.ca

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

Date
Speaker
November 3, 2021
George Dong, PhD candidate
Dr. Martin Olivier Lab, RI-MUHC
Topic: Vps36: A key component of Leishmania major extracellular vesicle production
November 10, 2021
Sanjat Kanjilal, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School & Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Institute, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Topic: Probabilistic Medicine: Finding the light inside of the tesseract
Poster
December 1, 2021
Work in progress
Gayatri Jayant Marathe, PhD Candidate
Supervisors: Dr. Marina Klein and Dr. Erica Moodie
Topic: Impact of HCV cure on the presence of depressive symptoms in the HIV-HCV co-infected population in Canada
Poster
December 15, 2021

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