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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.

6th Annual IDIGH Student Research Day

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

McGill Centre for Microbiome Research Symposium

Topic: Emerging breakthroughs in Microbiome Science

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 contact [at] idigh.ca or visit: https://idigh.ca/webinars.

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

Date
Speaker
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
Poster
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
Poster
February 1, 2023
Rob Scarborough, PhD
Research Associate, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
Topic: Exploring RNA therapies against viral infections
Poster
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
Poster
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
Poster

IDIGH Program Seminar Series Fall 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 in hybrid format. For the Zoom link or room location, please send an email to contact [at] idigh.ca or visit: https://idigh.ca/webinars.

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

Date
Speaker
November 30, 2022
Aunonna Kabir, PhD Student
Supervisor: Dr. Christos Tsoukas
Topic: Evaluating T cells in a context of B cell deficiency: Lessons learnt from studying experiments of nature
Poster
December 7, 2022
Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Topic: Aspergillus fumigatus melanin subverts host immunity in human airway epithelium
Poster

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