Seminars & Events

Monday, September 16, 2019, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
“Fibrosis: a silent but common driver of chronic disease”
Speaker: Darren Yuen, MD, PhD
Scientist
Medicine, Keenan Research Centre of Biomedical Science,
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto Ontario
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
Sprott Seminar Room,
5th floor Critical Care Wing,
Room 5225,
501 Smyth Road. Ottawa, ON
Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
"Supporting the Nervous System: Establishing and Maintaining Glial-Neuronal Contacts in the Retina"
Speaker: Ryan MacDonald, PhD
BBSRC David Phillips Fellow Institute of Ophthalmology University College London
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

 

Learning Objectives:

1) Appreciation of the many critical roles of glia in brain health

2) Understanding of the molecular and cellular mechanisms of glia development

3) Realize the importance for glial support in healthy ageing

***Hosted by Pierre Mattar

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Impact of health care reform on enrolment of immigrants in primary care in Ontario, Canada
Speaker: Ricardo Batista, MD, MSc PhD
Stagiaire Postdoctoral / Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute du Savoir Montfort
Fellow, IC/ES, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR) seminar room L1111

This event will not be videoconferenced or recorded
 

Clinical Epidemiology Program Debates

For more information, contact jpeters@ohri.ca
Monday, September 23, 2019, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
“Lncing” genes and the environment: Role of long noncoding RNAs (IncRNAs) in vascular endothelium
Speaker: Jeffrey Man, MD, PhD
Marsden Laboratory
Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
St. Michael’s Hospital
Toronto, Ontario
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
Sprott Seminar Room,
5th floor Critical Care Wing,
Room 5225,
501 Smyth Road. Ottawa, ON
Attachment: OHRI poster - Man.pdf
Monday, September 30, 2019, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
"Epigenetic control of pluripotency"
Speaker: Rupa Sridharan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology
Cell and Regenerative Biology
Epigenetics and Induced pluripotent stem cells
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
Madison, WI
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS
Sprott Seminar Room
5th floor Critical Care Wing
Room 5225, 501 Smyth Road.
Ottawa, ON
Tuesday, October 01, 2019, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Yingxi Lin, PhD
SUNY upstate
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Simon Chen

Monday, October 07, 2019, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
“Mitophagy protects against lipotoxicity and mitochondrial dysfunction in diabetic hearts”
Speaker: Junichi Sadoshima, MD, PhD
Chair and Professor of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine
Cardiovascular Institute
New Jersey Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
Sprott Seminar Room,
5th floor Critical Care Wing,
Room 5225,
501 Smyth Road. Ottawa, ON
Tuesday, October 08, 2019, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Shernaz X. Bamji, PhD
University of British Columbia
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Jean-Claude Béïque and Ruth Slack

Friday, October 25, 2019, 14:30-15:30
The Parkinson Research Consortium Program presents
"Studying the effects of nuclear alpha-synuclein in a novel mouse model" and "Neurophysiological Correlates of Countermanding Saccade Deficits in Parkinson's Disease"
Speaker: Haley Geertsma and Michael Min Wah Leung
Haley Geertsma
Bonnie & Don Poole Parkinson’s Research Fellowship
and
Michael Min Wah Leung
Toth Family Fellowship
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

PRC ROUNDS | Research in Motion

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Dritan Agalliu, PhD
Columbia University
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Baptiste Lacoste

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Pascal Kaeser, PhD
Harvard University
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Baptiste Lacoste 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Karun Singh, PhD
McMaster University
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Jing Wang

Friday, November 29, 2019, 14:30-15:30
The Parkinson Research Consortium Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Olanta Negeri
Olanta Negeri
Audrey Grant Parkinson’s Research Fellowship
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

PRC ROUNDS | Research in Motion

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.