Seminars & Events

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
"Deep Learning With Pyramidal Neurons"
Speaker: Blake Richards, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall, 451 Smyth Rd. Seminar Room 1421

 Neuroscience Seminar Series 

Learning Objectives:
1) Why current Hebbian models of plasticity are insufficient for understanding human intelligence.
2) Why deep learning from AI should inform our understanding of learning in the real brain.
3) Pyramidal neurons in the neocortex are well adapted for implementing deep learning algorithms.

Friday, November 24, 2017, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Influenza Epidemiology & Vaccine Effectiveness among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Speaker: Sunita Mulpuru MD FRCPC MSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, uOttawa
Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
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=62590755
(This event will not be recorded)

Learning Objectives:

    • Discuss the burden of Influenza infection and the evidence for vaccinating COPD patients
    • Review the results of a recent Canadian cohort study investigating Influenza vaccine effectiveness

    Would you like to know more about Dr. Mulpuru's research?  Go to:

    http://www.ohri.ca/profile/smulpuru


    Clinical Epidemiology Program Rounds

     

     

    For more information, contact jpeters@ohri.ca
    Monday, November 27, 2017, 15:30-16:30
    The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
    “Novel T-cell signaling pathways in the control of cancer immunotherapy”
    Speaker: Christopher Rudd, PhD
    Professor of Medicine
    University of Montreal
    Head of Immunology and Cell Therapy
    Centre de Recherche Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
    Centre de Recherche et Centre d'excellence en thérapie cellulaire
    Montréal, Québec
    Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
    Sprott Seminar Room,
    5th floor Critical Care Wing,
    Room 5225,
    501 Smyth Road.
    Ottawa, ON
    Monday, December 04, 2017, 15:30-16:30
    The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
    “Cell Plasticity in Heart Disease”
    Speaker: Arjun Deb, MD
    Associate Professor,
    Medicine, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
    University of California
    Los Angeles, CA
    Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
    Sprott Seminar Room,
    5th floor Critical Care Wing,
    Room 5225,
    501 Smyth Road.
    Ottawa, ON
    Attachment: OHRI poster - Deb.pdf
    Friday, December 08, 2017, 12:00-13:00
    The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
    Re-assessment of diagnosis in adults with physician-diagnosed asthma
    Speaker: Shawn Aaron, MD, FRCPC
    Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

    Professor, Division of Respirology, University of Ottawa
    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=62590886
    (archived version will be available after December 15, 2017 - same link)

    Learning Objectives:

      • To explore whether asthma is being diagnosed appropriately in the community.
      • To describe results of a program of studies that have challenged our assumptions about active asthma and chronic disease diagnosis.

      Would you like to know more about Dr. Aaron's research? 

      Go to:

      http://www.ohri.ca/profile/saaron


      Clinical Epidemiology Program Rounds

       

       

      For more information, contact jpeters@ohri.ca
      Monday, December 11, 2017, 15:30-16:30
      The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
      "Novel methytransferases in muscle maintenance"
      Speaker: Shihuan Kuang, PhD
      Professor and Showalter Faculty Scholar
      Purdue University
      West Lafayette, IN
      USA
      Location: GENERAL CAMPUS,
      Sprott Seminar Room,
      5th floor Critical Care Wing,
      Room 5225,
      501 Smyth Road.
      Ottawa, ON

      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.