Seminars & Events

Monday, June 12, 2023, 9:00-18:00
The uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute Program presents
BRAIN HEALTH RESEARCH DAY - Injury and Regeneration
Speaker: Keynote Address: S. Thomas Carmichael, M.D, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Frances Stark Endowed Chair
Department of Neurology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Location: uOttawa, Roger Guindon Hall
451 Smyth Road, Ottawa

Details can be found at

Registration opening soon.

  • Local Speaker Presentations
  • Poster Session
  • Social / Networking and awards ceremony



Tuesday, June 20, 2023, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
Epilepsy, Neurophysiology and Neural Modelling in Ottawa: Prospects for future research collaborations
Speaker: Please see speaker details:
André Longtin, Professor of Physics, APS Fellow, Director, Center for Neural Dynamics and AI
Jérémie Lefebvre, Associate Professor, Depts. Biology and Physics, uOttawa
Katalin Tóth, Professor, Interim Chair, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, uOttawa
Jean-Claude Béïque, Professor, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, uOttawa
Tadeu Fantaneanu, Director, Adult Epilepsy Program and EEG Laboratory, The Ottawa Hospital, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, uOttawa
Adam Sachs, Neurosurgeon, The Ottawa Hospital, Associate Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, uOttawa
David Dyment, Clinical Investigator, CHEO Research Institute, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, uOttawa
Anne Mary Abe, Neuropsychiatrist, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, uOttawa
Location: Hybrid In Person RGN Room 1421 and MS Teams Meeting
Please contact Nancy MacDonald at for the link

Presents the uOBMRI - David Park Colloquium Series Featuring

During this event multiple experts from areas of basic science, clinical research and science domains will give brief presentations on their work to highlight areas of collaboration and growth in the field of epilepsy and clinical  neurophysiology in Ottawa.

This will lay the ground work for a larger fall time event at the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research (uOBMRI) Institute with the ultimate goal of building collaboration for epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology through the uOBMRI injury and regeneration pillar.

Monday, September 25, 2023, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
Speaker: Sebastien Bonnet
PhD, F.A.H.A
Full Professor, department of medicine, Laval University
Director, Canadian Research Chair in translational research in pulmonary vascular diseases
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Research Group
Centre de recherche de l’IUCPQ
Location: General Campus CCW 5th Floor- Room #5225
Hosted by Dr. Duncan Stewart & Dr. Manoj Lalu
Monday, October 16, 2023, 15:30-16:30
The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
Speaker: C. Florian Bentzinger
Professeur agrégé
Université de Sherbrooke
Département de pharmacologie-physiologie
Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé
Location: General Campus CCW 5th Floor- Room #5225
Hosted by Dr. Michael Rudnicki

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 ( for more information about the research presented at OHRI seminars.