Seminars & Events

Monday, November 19, 2018, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
"Linking Structure and Function in Gene Regulation"
Speaker: Douglas Higgs, PhD
Professor of Molecular Haematology
Director of the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS, Sprott Seminar Room,
5th floor Critical Care Wing, Room 5225,
501 Smyth Road. Ottawa, ON
Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
“Dissecting Release Site Architecture for Fast Neurotransmitters and for Neuromodulators"
Speaker: Pascal Kaeser, PhD
Harvard University
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
 Host: Baptiste Lacoste, PhD

 

 

 

Friday, November 23, 2018, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Postnatal gestational age estimation from newborn screening bloodspots: From linear regression to artificial neural networks
Speaker: Steven Hawken, PhD
Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa
Affiliate Investigator, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute
Adjunct Scientist, ICES
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR), seminar room L1111 (host)

Civic campus - Admin Services Building (ASB), 2nd floor, conference room 2-018

Watch Online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=76210233
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Learning Objectives :
  1. Provide an overview of our team’s work on gestational age prediction using linked Ontario birth registry, newborn screening, and clinical databases, supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  2. Discuss our international collaborative efforts to externally validate our models in low resource settings in sub-Saharan Africa (Zambia), South Asia (Bangladesh), China (Shanghai) and the Philippines.
  3. Discuss how AI and machine learning algorithms can dramatically improve model performance compared to traditional modeling approaches.

To learn more about Dr. Hawken's research, go to: http://www.ohri.ca/profile/shawken

 Clinical Epidemiology Program Rounds

For more information, contact jpeters@ohri.ca
Monday, November 26, 2018, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
“Progesterone Receptor Membrane Component 1 and 2: What they do in the ovary and how they do it.”
Speaker: John Peluso, PhD
Professor
Department of Cell Biology and
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS
Sprott Seminar Room
5th floor Critical Care Wing
Room 5225, 501 Smyth Road.
Ottawa, ON
Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Andrew Pruszynski, PhD
University of Western Ontario
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
Host: Len Maler, PhD

Friday, November 30, 2018, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
FACT or Fiction… High Dose Folate to Prevent Pre-eclampsia
Speaker: Dr Mark Walker, MD, FRCS(C), MSc(epi), MScHCM
Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Ottawa
Chief of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care, The Ottawa Hospital.
Obstetrician Gynecologist, Clinical Specialist Maternal Fetal Medicine
Senior Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Scientific Director, BORN Ontario
Medical Lead - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Champlain Maternal Newborn Regional Program
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR), seminar room L1111 (host)

Civic campus - Admin Services Building (ASB), 2nd floor, conference room 2-018

Watch Online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=76210484
Link works best with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 (http://webcast.otn.ca/support)

Learning Objectives :

  • Understand the important of pre-eclampsia as a leading cause of maternal mortality
  • Review the result of the OMNI research groups work on folic acid for the prevention of pre-eclampsia
  • Understand the limitations and bias of observational studies and why RCT’s are the gold standard.

    To learn more about Dr. Walker's research, go to: http://www.ohri.ca/profile/MWalker

     Clinical Epidemiology Program Rounds

    For more information, contact jpeters@ohri.ca
    Tuesday, December 04, 2018, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Alanna J. Watt, PhD
    McGill University
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
    Host: Hsiao-Huei Chen, PhD

    Monday, December 10, 2018, 15:30-16:30
    The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
    "In vivo veritas - Using CRIPSR to elucidate novel cancer genes in mice"
    Speaker: Daniel Schramek, PhD
    Principal Investigator, LTRI
    Assistant Professor, Dept. of Molecular Genetics,
    University of Toronto
    Canadian Research Chair in Functional Cancer Genomics
    Toronto, ON
    Location: GENERAL CAMPUS
    Sprott Seminar Room
    5th floor Critical Care Wing
    Room 5225, 501 Smyth Road.
    Ottawa, ON
    Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Julien Muffat, PhD
    University of Toronto
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
    Host: Maxime Rousseaux, PhD

    Monday, December 17, 2018, 15:30-16:30
    The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
    “New Investigation in Ovarian Cancer Metastasis”
    Speaker: Dr. Sharon Stack, PhD
    Director, Harper Cancer Research Institute,
    Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry,
    University of Notre Dame
    South Bend, IN
    United States
    Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
    Sprott Seminar Room,
    5th floor Critical Care Wing,
    Room 5225,
    501 Smyth Road.
    Ottawa, ON
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Matthieu Vanni, PhD
    Université de Montréal
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
    Host: Greg Silasi, PhD

    Tuesday, January 08, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    “Using Observational Studies to Inform Intracerebral Hemorrhage Clinical Trials”
    Speaker: Dar Dowlatshahi, MD, PhD
    The Ottawa Hospital, uOBMRI
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES presents
    Neurology Resident Education Series 
    Host: Paul Albert, PhD

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Dan Feldman, PhD
    UC Berkley
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
    Host: Hsiao-Huei Chen PhD

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Zachary Kaminsky, PhD
    Royal Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
    Host: Paul Albert, PhD

    Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: TBD
    TBD
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    David Park uOBMRI Colloquium Series

    Tuesday, February 05, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Chris Proulx, PhD
    Université Laval
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
    Host: Simon Chen, PhD

    Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Aaron Gitler, PhD
    Stanford University
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES presents
    Neurology Resident Education Series 
    Host: Maxime Rousseaux, PhD

    Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Michael Hildebrand, PhD
    Carleton University
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
    Host: Stephen Ferguson, PhD

    Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: TBD
    TBD
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    David Park uOBMRI Colloquium Series

    Tuesday, March 05, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Ray Truant, PhD
    McMaster University
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
    Host: Stephen Ferguson, PhD

    Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Smita Pakhalé, PhD
    The Ottawa Hospital
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES presents
    Neurology Resident Education Series
    Host: Michael Schlossmacher, MD

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Denise Cai, PhD
    Mount Sinai, New York
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
     Host: Simon Chen, PhD

     

     

     

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 10:30-11:30
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Lesley MacNeil, PhD
    McMaster University
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1007

    The Technomise and Neuroscience Program Seminar
     Host: Antonio Colavita, PhD

     

     

     

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: TBD
    TBD
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    David Park uOBMRI Colloquium Series

    Tuesday, April 02, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Martin Parent, PhD
    Université Laval
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
     Host: Baptiste Lacoste, PhD

     

     

     

    Tuesday, April 09, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Pierre Mattar, PhD
    University of Ottawa
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES presents
    Neurology Resident Education Series
    Host: Michael Schlossmacher, MD

    Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Maria Musgaard, PhD
    University of Ottawa
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
     Host: Mario Tiberi, PhD

     

     

     

    Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: TBD
    TBD
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    David Park uOBMRI Colloquium Series

    Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Joshua Levitz, PhD
    Cornell University
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
     Host: Mario Tiberi, PhD

     

     

     

    Tuesday, May 07, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Frans Leenen, PhD
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
     Host: Paul Albert, PhD

     

     

     

    Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Nicolas Tritsch, PhD
    NYU Neuroscience Institute
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES presents
    Neurology Resident Education Series
    Host: Jean-Claude Béique, PhD

    Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: TBD
    TBD
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    David Park uOBMRI Colloquium Series

    Tuesday, June 04, 2019, 13:00-14:00
    The Neuroscience Program presents
    TBD
    Speaker: Mackenzie Mathis, PhD
    Harvard University
    Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

    NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES
     Host: Greg Silasi, PhD

     

     

     

    Please note that OHRI seminars are open to all members of OHRI and partner institutions. Members of the general public are asked to contact the communications office (613-737-8899 x 73325; jganton@ohri.ca) for more information about the research presented at OHRI seminars.