Seminars & Events

Friday, November 15, 2019, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Typical and atypical secondary antibody deficiency
Speaker: Juthaporn Cowan, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa & The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR) seminar room L1111 (Host) (directions attached)

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

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=99838996

Learning objectives:

  • To review risk factors for secondary antibody deficiency in the 21st century
  • To review current prevention, early detection and management of secondary antibody deficiency
  • To review how immunoglobulin treatment can also work in patients without typical secondary antibody deficiency such as COPD patients

To learn more about Dr. Juthaporn Cown's research, go to: http://www.ohri.ca/profile/jcowan

Clinical Epidemiology Program Rounds

For more information, contact jpeters@ohri.ca
Friday, November 15, 2019, 13:30-14:30
The Cellular and Molecular Medicine Program presents
“Understanding molecular underpinnings of renal cell carcinoma; toward precision medicine from the renal cancer genome”
Speaker: Dr. Yasser Riazalhosseini
Assistant Professor, Department
of Human Genetics, McGill University
Dr Yasser Riazalhosseini, professeur adjoint, département
de génétiques humaines, Université McGill
Location: Pavillon Roger– Guindon Hall
Room /pièce 2149

If anyone is interested in meeting him on the  15th there is currently time from 11:30-12pm and after his presentation 2:45-4pm.

 

Yasser is currently the group head of the Kidney Cancer Genomics program at McGill and is very involved in tissue banking and epigenetic analysis with the bioinformatians at McGill.    

 

All the best,

Ryan Russell | ryan.russell@mailuottawa.ca

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 22, 2019, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
What aspects of Equity should Cochrane Reviews address?
Speaker: Peter Tugwell, O.C., MD, FRCPC
Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Director, Centre for Global Health, University of Ottawa
Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation and Health Technology Assessment in Health Equity, Bruyere Research Institute
Professor, Medicine & Epidemiology & Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR) seminar room L1111 (Host) (directions attached)

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

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=99839009

Learning objectives:

Cochrane has identified equity as one of the new priority areas needing guidance. We would like feedback on our proposed guidance.  

To learn more about Dr. Peter Tugwell's research, go to: http://www.ohri.ca/profile/ptugwell

Clinical Epidemiology Program Rounds

For more information, contact jpeters@ohri.ca
Monday, November 25, 2019, 14:00-17:00
CI3-CIHR Symposium
Speaker: MEET-THE-COMMUNITY EVENT
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Institute of Infection and Immunity (III)
Location: Roger Guindon Hall Room 2005 and Atrium

Dr. Vanessa D’Costa

University of Ottawa

Identifying New Host-Pathogen Interactions to Better Understand Bacterial Infection

Dr. Angela M. Crawley

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; University of Ottawa

Liver fibrosis, hepatitis C virus infection and CD8 T cell dysfunction: Showcasing basic science and clinical partnerships

Dr. Jim Sun

University of Ottawa

Empowering macrophages for host-directed elimination of tuberculosis

Dr. Marceline Côté

University of Ottawa

Ebola virus hitches a ride for entry into the host cell


CIHR-III will be in Ottawa for their 50th Institute Advisory Board Meeting (IAB). On this occasion, the University of Ottawa CI3 is partnering with III to showcase young Ottawa researchers in the area of infection and immunity. The community is invited to take advantage of this unique opportunity to engage with the Ottawa research community and meet the III’s Scientific Director, Staff and members of the III Advisory Board. III-IMII@gihr-irsc.gc.ca

 

 

 

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Speaker presentations 4:00 - 5:00pm Q&A and Networking Reception* • Light refreshments will be served
Monday, November 25, 2019, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
“Post-transcriptional regulation and iPSC models of neurodevelopmental disorders”
Speaker: James Ellis, PhD
Senior Scientist,
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Professor,
Department of Molecular Genetics
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
Sprott Seminar Room,
5th floor Critical Care Wing,
Room 5225,
501 Smyth Road. Ottawa, ON
Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
Mechanisms regulating skeletal muscle stem cell activation following injury
Speaker: Dr. Frederic Relaix
Professor, UPEC - Paris Est-Creteil University
Director, INSERM Team U955-E10 BNMS
Head Group 1 - Development and Stem Cells
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
Sprott Seminar Room,
5th floor Critical Care Wing,
Room 5225,
501 Smyth Road. Ottawa, ON
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

Monday, December 02, 2019, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
“TBD”
Speaker: Suresh Gadde, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS
Sprott Seminar Room
5th floor Critical Care Wing
Room 5225, 501 Smyth Road.
Ottawa, ON
Monday, December 09, 2019, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Brian Clark
Assistant Professor,
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
Sprott Seminar Room,
5th floor Critical Care Wing,
Room 5225,
501 Smyth Road. Ottawa, ON
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Derek Bowie, PhD
McGill University
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Stephen Ferguson

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Wei-Hsiang Huang
McGill University
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Pierre Mattar, Max Rousseaux and  Simon Chen

Tuesday, January 07, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Mingshan Xue, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Simon Chen and Max Rousseaux

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Lynn Raymond, MD, PhD
UBC
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Stephen Ferguson

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Roger Thompson, PhD
University of Calgary
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Stephen Ferguson

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Martin Beaulieu, PhD
University of Toronto
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Paul Albert

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00-12:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Writing and registering a meaningful protocol
Speaker: Dr. An-Wen Chan
Dr. Chan is a Phelan Scientist at the Women's College Research Institute, an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and a Staff Dermatologist at the Women's College Hospital. Dr. Chan's research interests include the epidemiology and management of high-risk skin cancer in solid organ transplant recipients, as well as addressing issues of transparency and biases in clinical trials. He currently chairs the international SPIRIT initiative to improve the quality of clinical trial protocols.
Location: General Hospital, 5th floor Critical Care Wing, Room W5225 (directions attached)

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=141878178 (link works best in Explorer)

Centre for Journalology Speaker Series

The Centre for Journalology, based at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 speaker series. Please see details of the first three talks below. Join us and our invited external speakers to learn more about publication best practices. Talks will be relevant to both clinical and basic science researchers.

For more information please contact Kelly Cobey at kcobey@ohri.ca
Tuesday, February 04, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Michael Salter, PhD
University of Toronto
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Stephen Ferguson

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Scott Ryan, PhD
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Max Rousseaux

Thursday, March 05, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
The wild west of scientific publishing: What we've learned at Retraction Watch
Speaker: Dr. Ivan Oransky
Dr. Oransky is VP, Editorial at Medscape, Distinguished Writer In Residence at NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute, and co-founder of Retraction Watch. Retraction watch "tracks retractions as a window into the scientific process". He received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University, where he was executive editor of The Harvard Crimson, his medical degree from New York University, and completed an internship at Yale before leaving medicine to be a full-time journalist.
Location: General Hospital, 5th floor Critical Care Wing, Room W5225 (directions attached)

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=141886750 (link works best in Explorer)

Centre for Journalology Speaker Series

The Centre for Journalology, based at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 speaker series. Please see details of the first three talks below. Join us and our invited external speakers to learn more about publication best practices. Talks will be relevant to both clinical and basic science researchers.

For more information please contact Kelly Cobey at kcobey@ohri.ca
Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Guy Rouleau
Montreal Neurological Institute
Location: TBD

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Michael Schlossmacher

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Julie Lefebvre, PhD
Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Jean-Claude Beique

Tuesday, April 07, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Brian Chen, PhD
McGill/MNI
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Maxime Rousseaux

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Timothy Murphy, PhD
University of British Columbia
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by NSC students

Tuesday, May 05, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Melissa Warden, PhD
Cornell University
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Paul Albert

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Dimitri Krainc, MD/PhD
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Maxime Rousseaux and Michael Schlossmacher

Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Christian Ethier, PhD
Université Laval
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Greg Silasi

Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
TBD
Speaker: Lauren Orefice, PhD
Harvard University
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, Seminar Room 1421

NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM SEMINAR SERIES

***Hosted by Baptiste Lacoste

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.