Division of BioMedical Sciences

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BioMedical Events

BioMedical Sciences Research Forum
Dr. Vishaal Rajani & Dr. Sourav Ghosh
"Control of NMDA receptor function by alternative splicing" presented by Dr. Vishaal Rajani, PhD, Postdoc Fellow, The Hospital for Sick Kids, University of Toronto

"A common excitability phenotype of neocortical neurons in genetic forms of autism?" presented by Dr. Sourav Ghosh, PhD, Postdoc Fellow, INSERM

For Zoom meeting details please contact Robyn Dunne at robyn.dunne@med.mun.ca
December 9, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Dr. Kapil Tahlan, Associate Professor, Department of Biology
"Comparative genomics and metabolomics analyses of clavulanic acid-producing Streptomyces species provides insight into specialized metabolism and evolution of β-lactam biosynthetic gene clusters"

 
December 7, 2020
1:00 PM



Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series Journal Club
Hooman Sadighian, MSc Candidate
"Mutations in TMEM43 cause autosomal dominant auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder via interaction with connexin-mediated passive conductance channels"

For Zoom meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
December 4, 2020
1:00 PM



Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series Journal Club
Hooman Sadighian, MSc Candidate
"Mutations in TMEM43 cause autosomal dominant auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder via interaction with connexin-mediated passive conductance channels"

For Zoom meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
December 4, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Proton Rahman MD (Memorial), FRCPC, Associate Dean, Clinical Research, Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
“The longer I work, the more patients I see, the more patients I see, the more confused I get”
December 4, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Dr. Karl Jobst Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry
"Top-down and bottom-up exposomics using nontargeted mass spectrometry"
November 30, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Genetics / Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Zachary Porter, MSc Candidate, Dr. Jessica Esseltine’s Laboratory
"Disease modeling of a mutation in α‐actinin 2 guides clinical therapy in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy"

For Webex and D2L meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 30, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Genetics / Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Muhammad Ameen, PhD Candidate, Dr. Curtis French’s Laboratory
"Therapeutic Silencing of Centromere Protein X Ameliorates Hyperglycemia in Zebrafish and Mouse Models of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus"

For Webex and D2L meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 30, 2020
12:00 PM



Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series Journal Club
Meaghan McCarthy, MSc Candidate
"Acute inhibition of ATP-sensitive K channels impairs skeletal muscle vascular control in rats during treadmill exercise"

For Zoom link details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 27, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Carol Joyce M.D. Dalhousie, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
"Endocrine Disorders associated with Immune Checkpoint inhibitors(and Covid-19)"
November 27, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Amira Klip, Ph.D.
"The journey of insulin through the body: from secretion to action" presented by Amira Klip, Ph.D., Senior Scientist and Professor, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and, The University of Toronto
 
November 24, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Genetics / Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Patrick Pearson, MSc Candidate, Dr. Tom Belbin’s Laboratory
"Candidate tumor suppressor ZNF154 suppresses invasion and metastasis in NPC by inhibiting the EMT via  Wnt/β-catenin signaling"

For Webex and D2L meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
 
November 23, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Gerard Farrell M.D.
"Electronic Medical Records and Burnout What Went Wrong?" presented by Gerard Farrell M.D., Memorial, Family Medicine, Associate Professor, Director eHealth Research Unit
November 20, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Dr. Purvikalyan Pallegar, Co-founder/CTO, Nucliq Biologics Inc.
"Cyclic-di-GMP signalling proteins and gene transfer agent (GTA) production in Rhodobacter capsulatus"
November 16, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Genetics / Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Zahra Vafadoost, MSc Candidate, Dr. Touati Benoukraf’s Laboratory
"Illumina and Nanopore methods for whole genome sequencing of hepatitis B virus (HBV)"

For Webex and D2L meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 16, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Genetics / Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Barathy Logendra, MSc Candidate, Drs. Rahman/ O’Rielly’s Laboratory
"Antisense mediated Exon Skipping - Emerging therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)"

For Webex and D2L meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 16, 2020
12:00 PM



Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series Journal Club
Brenda Wells, MSc Candidate
"Skeletal muscle glucose uptake during contraction is regulated by nitric oxide and ROS independently of AMPK"

For Zoom meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 13, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
George A. Fox MD, Proton Rahman, MD, Heather Hanrahan B. Comm, M HSc
“Prepare for the Worst, But Hope for the Best” The Triage of Critical Care Resources in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic presented by George A. Fox MD, Chair, Critical Care Triage Operations Cmte. Proton Rahman, MD, Lead, NL Predictive Modeling Team & Heather Hanrahan B. Comm, M HSc, Assistant Deputy Minister, Regional Services
November 13, 2020
12:00 PM



Immunology and Infectious Disease Seminar Series
Nazanin Ghasemi (Dr. M. Grant's Lab)
"Persistence of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies in Non-Hospitalized COVID-19 Convalescent Health Care Workers"

For Webex meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 12, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Dr. Lindsay Cahill, Assistant Professor
"Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance to Detect Placental Pathology" presented by Dr. Lindsay Cahill, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 9, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Genetics / Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Dr. Firoozeh Samim, PhD Candidate, Dr. Tom Belbin’s Laboratory
"Visualization of mucosal field in HPV positive and negative oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas"

For Webex and D2L meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 9, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Vernon Curran, PhD, Associate Dean of Educational Development
“Innovations in Medical Education: Virtual Reality and Applications in Medicine" 
 
November 6, 2020
12:00 PM



Immunology and Infectious Disease Seminar Series
Rochelle Benoit (Dr. C. Moore's Lab)
"Dimethyl fumarate induces a persistent change in the composition of the innate and adaptive immune system in multiple sclerosis patients"

For Webex meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 5, 2020
12:00 PM



BioMedical Sciences Research Forum
Dr. Curtis R. French, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences (Genetics)
"Novel regulators of vascular development in humans and zebrafish."

For Zoom Link details please contact Robyn Dunne at robyn.dunne@med.mun.ca
November 4, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Dr. Jessica Esseltine
"Stem cells on the Rock(s)"  presented by Dr. Jessica Esseltine, Assistant Professor of Cancer and Development, Faculty of Medicine, Division of BioMedical Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 2, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Genetics / Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Grace Christopher, MSc Candidate, Dr. Jessica Esseltine’s Laboratory
"Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing-Based CRISPRi Screening Resolves Molecular Drivers of Early Human Endoderm Development"

For Webex and D2L meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
 
November 2, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Genetics / Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Cassidy Welsh, MSc Candidate, Drs. Rahman/ O’Rielly’s Laboratory
"Genomic Sequencing for Newborn Screening: Results of the NC NEXUS Project"

For Webex and D2L meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
November 2, 2020
12:00 PM



Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series Journal Club
Stephanie Gibbons, MSc Candidate
"Finite Element Analysis in Asymptomatic, Symptomatic and Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms"

For Zoom meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
October 30, 2020
1:00 PM



Immunology and Infectious Disease Seminar Series
Robert Needle (Dr. R. Russell's Lab)
"Development of SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Testing"

For Webex meeting details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
October 29, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Dr. Scott Harding, Assistant Professor
"The Postprandial Effects of Interesterified Versus Non-Interesterified Fats in Humans"

The direct link for the meeting is: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m68f0edb2dfe2a53a9ec58e8759b3362b 
October 26, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Genetics Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Dr. Firoozeh Samim, PhD Candidate, Dr. Tom Belbin’s Laboratory
"Visualization of mucosal field in HPV positive and negative oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas"

For Webex Meeting and D2L Link details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
October 26, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Dr. Patrick Parfrey
“Six strategies to improve health in NL based on comparisons with the Canadian provinces and Australia”. presented by Dr. Patrick Parfrey, John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professor Leader of Choosing Wisely NL

Link: https://mun.webex.com/meet/pginternalmedicine
October 23, 2020
12:00 PM



Immunology and Infectious Disease Seminar Series
Kathleen McNicholas (Dr. R. Russell's Lab)
"Pharmacological effects on virus-induced programmed cell death in hepatocytes (Work in progress)"

For Webex Meeting Link details please contact Melissa Dalton at m.dalton@mun.ca
 
October 22, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Genetics Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Matthew Dyer, MSc Candidate, Dr. Touati Benoukraf’s Laboratory
"Tissue-guided LASSO for prediction of clinical drug response using preclinical samples"

D2L Link: https://online.mun.ca/d2l/home/375678
 Webex Meeting link:https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m24c662584e4b72867cc34027cabe1792
 
October 19, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Genetics Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Shaykat Saha, MSc Candidate, Dr. Ken Hirasawa’s  Laboratory 
"The essential role of the transporter ABCG2 in the pathophysiology of erythropoietic protoporphyria"

D2L Link: https://online.mun.ca/d2l/home/375678

Webex Meeting link: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m24c662584e4b72867cc34027cabe1792
 
October 19, 2020
12:00 PM



Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series Journal Club
Gaylene McEvoy, PhD Candidate
"Metformin improves vascular and metabolic insulin action in insulin-resistant muscle"

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/7421772284?pwd=REt1VXJTS01DVFZTZWVaNldybUhudz09
October 16, 2020
1:30 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Benjamin Hibbert MD PhD FRCPC
"Complex structural interventions - the next evolution in cardiac care" presented by Benjamin Hibbert MD PhD FRCPC, Interventional Cardiologist, Clinician Scientist and Assistant Professor CAPITAL Research Group, Vascular Biology and Experimental Medicine Laboratory, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Link: https://mun.webex.com/meet/pginternalmedicine
October 16, 2020
12:00 PM



Immunology and Infectious Disease Seminar Series
Thaneswary Rajanderan (Dr. K. Hirasawa's Lab)
"Current topics surrounding SARS-CoV-2 infection"

Webex Meeting link: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m1c6fe8fb181d44946dd6948e790448b6
 
October 15, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Alan Goodridge M.D. Memorial, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine (Neurology)
"From The Ministry of Silly Walks to Gunslingers Gait: A Video Assessment of (Primarily Neurological) Gait Disturbances"

Link: https://mun.webex.com/meet/pginternalmedicine
 
October 9, 2020
12:00 PM



Immunology and Infectious Disease Seminar Series
Kathleen McNicholas, Dr. Rod Russell's Lab
"SARS-CoV-2 infection of human ACE2-transgenic mice causes severe lung inflammation and impaired function"

Webex Meeting link:https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m1c6fe8fb181d44946dd6948e790448b6
 
October 8, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Genetics Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Alexia Hawkey-Noble, PhD. Candidate, Dr. Curtis French’s Laboratory
"Most Commonly Mutated Genes in High-Grade Serous Ovarian Carcinoma Are Nonessential for Ovarian Surface Epithelial Stem Cell Transformation"

D2L Link: https://online.mun.ca/d2l/home/375678
Webex Meeting link: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m24c662584e4b72867cc34027cabe1792
 
October 5, 2020
12:00 PM



Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series Journal Club
Kayla Kitselman, PhD Candidate
"SARS-CoV-2 Endothelial Infection Causes COVID-19 chilblains: Histopathological, Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study of 7 pediatric cases"

Reference: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32562567/ (DOI: 10.1111/bjd.19327)

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/7421772284?pwd=REt1VXJTS01DVFZTZWVaNldybUhudz09
 
October 2, 2020
1:30 PM



BGSA Seminar Series
Dr. Alex Little
"The Price of Change: mechanisms and costs of adaptive plasticity." presented by Dr. Alexander Little, Department of Biology, Queen's University

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/94074311896?pwd=T1JlUnNMM1dIWHcvU2dhd3o0RE1jdz09

Password: biology

Please note: The seminar will begin at 1 PM via Zoom. Although the Zoom link states the meeting starts at 12:30 PM, we kindly ask audience members to enter the meeting no earlier than 12:45 PM to facilitate technical aspects of the invited speaker's presentation.

 


October 2, 2020
1:00 PM



MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS Medical Ethics
Dr. Karine Meador MD CCFP(AM)
“Transforming the Hospital Experience for People Who Use Drugs” presented by Dr. Karine Meador MD CCFP(AM)
Assistant Director; Inner City Health and Wellness Program and Addictions Recovery and Community Health (ARCH) Team  Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB


Register in advance for this webinar:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HNrk8tV3QLifB8gXv-24Cw
Meeting ID: 974 5429 0403
Passcode: 860281

SIP: 97454290403@zoomcrc.com
Passcode: 860281

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
 
October 2, 2020
12:00 PM



Immunology and Infectious Disease Seminar Series
Joseph Duncan (Dr. Ken Hirasawa's Lab)
"Self-amplifying RNA SARS-CoV-2 lipid nanoparticle vaccine candidate induces high neutralizing antibody titers in mice"

Webex Meeting link: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m1c6fe8fb181d44946dd6948e790448b6
October 1, 2020
12:00 PM



Immunology and Infectious Disease Seminar Series
Joseph Duncan (Dr. Ken Hirasawa's Lab)
"Self-amplifying RNA SARS-CoV-2 lipid nanoparticle vaccine candidate induces high neutralizing antibody titers in mice"

Webex Meeting link: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m1c6fe8fb181d44946dd6948e790448b6
October 1, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Dalshini Kirupananthan, PhD Student
"Role of intestinal peptide transporter 1 (PepT1) in maintaining health in neonatal piglets"


The direct link for the meeting is: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=mc5f74582a4e689cd5c26379699bebadd


View abstract at the following site: https://www.mun.ca/biochem/dept_docs/seminar_abstracts/2020-2021/092820.php
This seminar is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Science

 
September 28, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Genetics Cancer and Development Rounds
Rebecca Frohlich, MSc Candidate, Dr. Jessica Esseltine’s Laboratory
"Pannexin1 Channel Structure Through the Ages
Select readings from 3 research papers (Boassa et al., 2007, Chiu et al., 2017, and Qu et al., 2020)."


D2L Link: https://online.mun.ca/d2l/home/375678
Webex Meeting link: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m24c662584e4b72867cc34027cabe1792
September 28, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Genetics Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Sarah Hartery, MSc Candidate, Dr. Christopher Kovacs’ Laboratory
"Murine Placental-Fetal Phosphate Dyshomeostasis Caused by an Xpr1 Deficiency Accelerates Placental Calcification and Restricts Fetal Growth in Late Gestation"


D2L Link: https://online.mun.ca/d2l/home/375678

Webex Meeting link: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m24c662584e4b72867cc34027cabe1792
September 28, 2020
12:00 PM



Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series Journal Club
Eric Mensah, PhD Candidate
"Nitric oxide synthase inhibition increases aortic stiffness measured by pulse wave velocity in rats."

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7421772284?pwd=REt1VXJTS01DVFZTZWVaNldybUhudz09
 
September 25, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Gokul Vidyasankar B. Eng., MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine (Respirology)
"Towards a Competent Competency Committee – Our First Year in the World of Competency by Design"

Link: https://mun.webex.com/meet/pginternalmedicine
 
September 25, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Lanh Van Nguyen, PhD Student
"Enzymatic Incorporation of Eicosapentaenoic Acid (Epa) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (Dha) Into Virgin Coconut Oil (Vco) and Medium-Chain Triacylglycerol (Mct) Oil and Oxidative Stability of The Resultant Structured Lipids" presnted byLanh Van Nguyen, PhD Student, Department of Biochemistry
September 21, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Genetics Cancer and Development Seminar Series
Christie Costello, PhD Candidate
 "L-SIGN and the Role of Host Genetics in SARS Coronavirus Infection"



Paper Link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16369534/
D2L Link https://online.mun.ca/d2l/home/375678
Webex Meeting link:    https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m24c662584e4b72867cc34027cabe1792


 
September 21, 2020
12:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Ford Bursey B. Med. Sci., MD, FRCPC, FACP
“Human Gut Microbiome: Promising Advances or all Hype?”

Link:https://mun.webex.com/meet/pginternalmedicine


Learning Objectives:

•Brief overview of the Human Gut Microbiome

•Discuss how potential interventions might lead to effective therapeutic approaches in the management of IBD and NAFLD

•Overview of how colon cancer risk relates to microbiome composition

https://mun.webex.com/meet/pginternalmedicine

 
September 18, 2020
12:00 PM



Oncology Grand Rounds – WebEx
Dr. Astrid Billfalk-Kelly, Radiation Oncologist
"Oropharyngeal Carcinoma"

Link to join this WebEx meeting: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=m5338b4108aeb0aa24f9719e9e92fd888 

Password: 3raRNyjdJ28

 
September 17, 2020
12:00 PM



BioChemistry Seminar
Indrayani Phadtare, MSc Student
"Potential anti-adipogenic properties of shrimp oil extracted from shrimp waste using 3T3-L1 preadipocytes" presented by Indrayani Phadtare, MSc Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland


The direct link for the meeting is: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=mb3d0ce718ec56890039fc11993235847

View abstract at the following site: https://www.mun.ca/biochem/dept_docs/seminar_abstracts/2020-2021/091420.php
This seminar is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Science
September 14, 2020
1:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds
Peter Daley MD, MSc, Dalhousie, FRCPC DTM+H, Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
“Management of drug addiction among medical inpatients”

Link: https://mun.webex.com/meet/pginternalmedicine
 
September 11, 2020
12:00 PM



Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate - CANCELLED
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate
“‘Shock’ing The ‘Kill’er: TIGIT Blockade Intensifier NL Cell Activity” presented by Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate
March 19, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Candidate Seminar for the Position of Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences - Dr. Janna Andronowski
Candidate Seminar for the Position of Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences - Dr. Janna Andronowski
“Recent Advancements in the Analysis of Bone Microstructure: New Dimensions in the Forensic and Health Sciences” presented by Janna M. Andronowski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, The University of Akron
March 18, 2020
10:00 AM
MED 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Stephanie Gibbons, MSc Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Stephanie Gibbons, MSc Candidate
"Model Validation of Aortic Simulations" presented by Stephanie Gibbons, MSc Candidate
March 16, 2020
1:00 PM
MED 4M117


Biochemistry Seminar - Na Thi Ty Ngo, PhD Student
Biochemistry Seminar - Na Thi Ty Ngo, PhD Student
"Antioxidant activity and functional properties of protein isolates and hydrolysates from camelina and sophia seeds" presented by Na Thi Ty Ngo, PhD Student, Department of Biochemistry
March 16, 2020
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Dr. Firoozeh Samim, PhD Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Dr. Firoozeh Samim, PhD Candidate
"Oral Cancer: The Journey from early Detection To Survivorship" presented by Dr. Firoozeh Samim, PhD Candidate, Dr. Thomas Belbin’s Laboratory
March 16, 2020
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Seminar Series - Mohammed Chowdhury, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Seminar Series - Mohammed Chowdhury, MSc Candidate
"Astrocytes Control Circadian Timekeeping in the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus via Glutamatergic Signaling" presented by Mohammed Chowdhury, MSc Candidate
March 16, 2020
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Dr. Patrick Parfrey MD, FRCPC, OC, FRSC
Medical Ground Rounds - Dr. Patrick Parfrey MD, FRCPC, OC, FRSC
“Restructuring Healthcare” presented by Dr. Patrick Parfrey MD, FRCPC, OC, FRSC, John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professor, Leader of Choosing Wisely NL
March 13, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace, PhD Candidate
“Programmed Cell Death During Viral Infection” presented by Hannah Wallace, PhD Candidate
March 12, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - John G. Howland, PhD
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - John G. Howland, PhD
“Cortical involvement in working memory: subregions, sensory modalities, and tasks in rats.” presented by John G. Howland, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology, University of Saskatchewan
March 11, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 1M102


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development/ Neuroscience Rounds - Rebecca Frohlich & Grace Christopher, MSc Candidates
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development/ Neuroscience Rounds - Rebecca Frohlich & Grace Christopher, MSc Candidates
"Project Update – Effects of Pannexin1 Inhibition in Human Cerebral Organoids" presented by Rebecca Frohlich, MSc Candidate & "Intercellular Communication in Endoderm Formation" presented by Grace Christopher
March 9, 2020
12:00 PM
HSC 2815 - Main Auditorium


Medical Ground Rounds - Susan MacDonald, MD, CCFP PC FCFP
Medical Ground Rounds - Susan MacDonald, MD, CCFP PC FCFP
"Palliative Sedation and MAID: when, why and how." presented by Susan MacDonald, MD, CCFP PC FCFP, Founder Palliative Medicine, Associate Professor Medicine & Family Medicine
March 6, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Thaneswary Rajanderan, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Thaneswary Rajanderan, MSc Candidate
“My plan to fly high with proteomics analysis of IRF1 binding proteins” presented by Thaneswary Rajanderan, MSc Candidate
March 5, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Alexia Hawkey-Noble, PhD Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Alexia Hawkey-Noble, PhD Candidate
"Using Zebrafish (Danio rerio) as Models of Bone Development and Hearing loss." presented by Alexia Hawkey-Noble, PhD Candidate, Dr. Curtis French's Laboratory
March 2, 2020
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Caleb Morden, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Caleb Morden, MSc Candidate
"Chemobrain: Synaptic Mechanisms and Treatments" presented by Caleb Morden, MSc Candidate
March 2, 2020
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Cathy Murray M.Sc., M.D., FRCPC
Medical Ground Rounds - Cathy Murray M.Sc., M.D., FRCPC
"Steroid Therapy: Complications and Adrenal Insufficiency" presented by Cathy Murray M.Sc., M.D., Memorial, FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
February 28, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Leah Curnew, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Leah Curnew, MSc Candidate
“Visualizing HCV Core Protein using the Fluorescent Unnatural Amino Acid Anap” presented by Leah Curnew, MSc Candidate
February 27, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Kayla Kitselman, PhD Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Kayla Kitselman, PhD Candidate
" Exploring the Signalling of Cannabinoid Receptors” presented by Kayla Kitselman, PhD Candidate
February 24, 2020
1:00 PM
MED 4M117


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Cassidy Welsh & Barathy Logendra, MSc Candidates
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Cassidy Welsh & Barathy Logendra, MSc Candidates
"The Genetic Relationship of Psoriatic Arthritis and Obesity" presented by Cassidy Welsh, MSc Candidate & "JAK Inhibitor Therapy in a Child with Inherited USP18 Deficiency" presented by Barathy Logendra, MSc Candidate
February 24, 2020
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Jordan Osmond, MSc Candidate - CANCELLED
Neuroscience Journal Club - Jordan Osmond, MSc Candidate
"K+ Efflux-Independent NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation by Small Molecules Targeting Mitochondria" presented by Jordan Osmond, MSc Candidate
February 24, 2020
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Rufaro Chitsike, M.D. MMed Haem
Medical Ground Rounds - Rufaro Chitsike, M.D. MMed Haem
"Update in Management of Venous Thromboembolism in 2020" presented by Rufaro Chitsike, M.D. MMed Haem, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology)
February 21, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Robert Needle, PhD Candidate
Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Robert Needle, PhD Candidate
“Syndromic Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases” presented by Robert Needle, PhD Candidate
February 20, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Alia Norman
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Alia Norman
"Cannabis for Cancer Patients" presented by Dr. Alia Norman
February 20, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B, HSC


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Gaylene Russell McEvoy, PhD Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Gaylene Russell McEvoy, PhD Candidate
"Computational model to predict in vivo tissue concentration of vasoactive drugs administered via intravital exchange devices” presented by Gaylene Russell McEvoy, PhD Candidate
February 17, 2020
1:00 PM
MED 4M117


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Salem Werdyani, PhD Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Salem Werdyani, PhD Candidate
"Implementation of genetics and metabolomics approaches to identify novel biomarkers that are associated with outcomes of total joint replacement (TJR) and endotypes of osteoarthritis (OA)" presented by Salem Werdyani, PhD Candidate, Dr. Guangju Zhai’s Laboratory
February 17, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 2M240


Medical Ground Rounds - Touati Benoukraf, PhD
Medical Ground Rounds - Touati Benoukraf, PhD
"Contributions of 3rd generation sequencing to genomics and microbiomics research and to patient care" presented by Touati Benoukraf, PhD, Canada Research Chair in Bioinformatics for Personalized Medicine, Assistant Professor, Discipline of Genetics
February 14, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Joseph Duncan, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Joseph Duncan, MSc Candidate
“Roles of Posttranslational Modifications of IRF1 in Antiviral Immunity” presented by Joseph Duncan, MSc Candidate
February 13, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Benjamin Zendel, PhD
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Benjamin Zendel, PhD
“Neurophysiological changes in older adults after music lessons” presented by Benjamin Zendel, PhD, Canada Research Chair - Aging and Auditory Neuroscience, Chair of Research - Aging Research Centre - Newfoundland and Labrador, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
February 12, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Matthew Dyer & Zahra Vafadoost, MSc Candidates
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Matthew Dyer & Zahra Vafadoost, MSc Candidates
"Research Update Winter 2020" presented by Matthew Dyer, MSc Candidate & "Characterization of new microbe strains" presented by Zahra Vafadoost, MSc Candidate
February 10, 2020
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Nader Ghasemlou, PhD
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Nader Ghasemlou, PhD
“Neuroimmune control of dendritic cell activation and postoperative pain” presented by Nader Ghasemlou, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Dept. of BioMedical & Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University
February 10, 2020
9:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Dr. Mark Swain MD, MSc, FRCPC
Medical Ground Rounds - Dr. Mark Swain MD, MSc, FRCPC
"Staging and Diagnosis of non-viral liver disease; A pathway moving forward" presented by Dr. Mark Swain MD, MSc, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cal Wenzel Family Foundation, Chair in Hepatology
February 7, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Arron Maynard, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Arron Maynard, MSc Candidate
“HCV and the AIM2 Inflammasome” presented by Arron Maynard, MSc Candidate
February 6, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 4M117


Neuroscience Journal Club - Ben Rogers, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Ben Rogers, MSc Candidate
"The fate of hippocampal synapses depends on the sequence of plasticity-inducing events" presented by Ben Rogers, MSc Candidate
February 3, 2020
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Julia C. Trahey, B.Med.Sci., M.D., FRCPC
Medical Ground Rounds - Julia C. Trahey, B.Med.Sci., M.D., FRCPC
"Minding the Gap: Disclosure of Patient Safety Incidents" presented by Julia C. Trahey, B.Med.Sci., M.D., FRCPC, Founder GIM, MScHQ Director, Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine
January 31, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Lingyan Wang, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Lingyan Wang, PhD Candidate
"Anti-tumor immunity and photodynamic therapy" presented by Lingyan Wang, PhD Candidate
January 30, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Christopher P.F. Marinangeli
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Christopher P.F. Marinangeli
"Creating an Enabling Food Environment for Consumers: Identifying and Facilitating the Adoption of Healthy and Sustainable Dietary Patterns" presented by Dr. Christopher P.F. Marinangeli, Director, Nutrition Science and Regulatory Affairs at Pulse
January 21, 2020
2:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Aida Ghayour-Khiavi, MSc Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Aida Ghayour-Khiavi, MSc Candidate
"Representing Transcription Factor Dimers Using Forked-Position Weight Matrices’" presented by Aida Ghayour-Khiavi, MSc Candidate, Dr. Touati Benoukraf’s Laboratory
January 20, 2020
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Aida Maziar & Tristian Critch, MSc Candidates
Neuroscience Journal Club - Aida Maziar & Tristian Critch, MSc Candidates
"L-type calcium channels in learning and aging" presented by Aida Maziar & Tristian Critch, MSc Candidates
January 20, 2020
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


2019 David Hawkins Lectureship - Medical Ground Rounds - Jeremy Grimshaw MBChB, PhD, FRCGP, FCAHS
2019 David Hawkins Lectureship - Medical Ground Rounds - Jeremy Grimshaw MBChB, PhD, FRCGP, FCAHS
"Building a learning healthcare system to improve patient care and outcomes” presented by Jeremy Grimshaw MBChB, PhD, FRCGP, FCAHS, Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake
January 17, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Christina Major, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Christina Major, MSc Candidate
“Adenovirus Vector-Based Vaccines Confer Maternal-Fetal Protection against Zika Virus Challenge in Pregnant IFN-αβR−/− Mice” presented by Christina Major, MSc Candidate
January 16, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Joannie Neveu
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Joannie Neveu
“Update on Gyne Oncology” presented by Dr. Joannie Neveu, Gyne Oncologist
January 16, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Matthew Nosworthy
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Matthew Nosworthy
"Peptide transport, protein quality, and their impact on human health" presented by Dr. Matthew Nosworthy, Research Associate, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan
January 13, 2020
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Graduate Students ONLY
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Dr. Curtis French and Dr. Ann Dorward
Information Session for Graduate Students presented by Dr. Curtis French and Dr. Ann Dorward
January 13, 2020
12:30 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate
"Detrimental and protective action of microglial extracellular vesicles on myelin lesions: astrocyte involvement in remyelination failure" presented by Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate
January 13, 2020
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Allison Pridham, MD FRCPC
Medical Ground Rounds - Allison Pridham, MD FRCPC
“Geriatric considerations for the Internist: A guide to commonly encountered conditions in the elderly” presented by Allison Pridham, MD FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Geriatric Medicine)
January 10, 2020
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Michelle Ploughman, PT PhD
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Michelle Ploughman, PT PhD
"Combining Aerobic Exercise with Cognitive Training to Restore Fluid Intelligence in Chronic Stroke" presented by Michelle Ploughman, PT, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Canada Research Chair (Tier II): Rehabilitation, Neuroplasticity and Brain Recovery, Recovery & Performance Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
January 8, 2020
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Meaghan McCarthy, MSc Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Meaghan McCarthy, MSc Candidate
"Conducted dilatation to ATP and K+ in rat skeletal muscle arterioles” presented by Meaghan McCarthy, MSc Candidate
December 16, 2019
1:00 PM
MED 4M117


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Dr. Kathy Hodgkinson
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Dr. Kathy Hodgkinson
"A Christmas quiz for Science Nerds!" presented by Dr. Kathy Hodgkinson
December 16, 2019
12:00 PM



Neuroscience Journal Club - Lisa Fang, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Lisa Fang, PhD Candidate
“The role of PGE2 EP2 receptors in energy balance” presented by Lisa Fang, PhD Candidate
December 16, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Dr. Peter Daley
Medical Ground Rounds - Dr. Peter Daley
“latent tuberculosis infection” presented by Peter Daley, MD, MSc, Dalhousie, FRCPC DTM+H, Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
December 13, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Robert Gendron
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Robert Gendron
“Bioscience of the visual system of cyclopterus lumpus” presented by Dr. Robert Gendron, Professor of Cancer and Cardiovascular Biology, BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
December 11, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Brenda Wells, MSc Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Brenda Wells, MSc Candidate
"Perfusion controls muscle glucose uptake by altering the rate of glucose dispersion in vivo” presented by Brenda Wells, MSc Candidate
December 9, 2019
1:00 PM
MED 4M117


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Yajun Yu, PhD Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Yajun Yu, PhD Candidate
"Time-varying associations of clinico-demographic & genetic variables with survival outcomes in colorectal cancer" presented by Yajun Yu, PhD Candidate
December 9, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig L. Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Jessica Barron, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Jessica Barron, MSc Candidate
“Reduced mitochondrial fusion and Huntingtin levels contribute to impaired dendritic maturation and behavioral deficits in Fmr1-mutant mice” presented by Jessica Barron, MSc Candidate
December 9, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Brendan Parfrey, M.D. Memorial, FRCPC
Medical Ground Rounds - Brendan Parfrey, M.D. Memorial, FRCPC
“Sorting Out Stable Angina” presented by Brendan Parfrey, M.D. Memorial, FRCP Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Cardiology
December 6, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kate McNicholas, MSc Candidate - CANCELLED
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kate McNicholas, MSc Candidate
“Inflammasome-Independent Role for NLRP3 in Controlling Innate Antihelminth Immunity and Tissue Repair in the Lung” presented by Kate McNicholas, MSc Candidate 
December 5, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Francis Bambico
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Francis Bambico
"Cortical inhibitory systems and depression" presented by Dr. Francis Bambico, Assistant Professor (Neuroscience), Department of Psychology
December 2, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Genetics Visiting Speaker - Dr. Bernard Brais
Medical Genetics Visiting Speaker - Dr. Bernard Brais
"Ataxias with regional founder effects in Quebec:  lessons on diversity" presented by  Dr. Bernard Brais, Neurogeneticist and Professor, Dept of Neurology/Neurosurgery and Medical Genetics, McGill University – Montreal Neurological Institute
December 2, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 Craig L. Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Samantha Carew, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Samantha Carew, PhD Candidate
 “Second Order Conditioning in the Basolateral Amygdala” presented by Samantha Carew, PhD Candidate
December 2, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Vernon Curran, PhD
Medical Ground Rounds - Vernon Curran, PhD
“Review of “Models and Strategies” for Effective Clinical Teaching” presented by Vernon Curran, PhD  
November 29, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Cassidy Welsh, and Barathy Logendra, MSc Candidates
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Cassidy Welsh, and Barathy Logendra, MSc Candidates
"A clinical guide to hereditary cancer panel testing: evaluation of gene-specific cancer associations and sensitivity of genetic testing criteria in a cohort of 165,000 high-risk patients" pesented by Cassidy Welsh, MSc Candidate

"Whole Exome Sequencing based approach to validate existing and identify novel signalling pathways for subset of psoriatic arthritis" presented by Barathy Logendra, MSc Candidate
November 25, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 Craig Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Kathleen Fifield, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Kathleen Fifield, PhD Candidate
“Rapid degeneration of surviving neurons in the peri-infarct region following a small, focal ischemic stroke.” presented by, Kathleen Fifield, PhD Candidate
November 25, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - David Langleben, MD, FRCPC
Medical Ground Rounds - David Langleben, MD, FRCPC
"Understanding the hemodynamics and functioning of the human pulmonary microvasculature at rest, with exercise, and in disease: recent discoveries." presented by David Langleben, MD, FRCPC 
November 22, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Thaneswary Rajanderan, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Thaneswary Rajanderan. MSc Candidate
"An influenza virus-triggered SUMO switch orchestrates co-opted endogenous retroviruses to stimulate host antiviral immunity" presented by Thaneswary Rajanderan, MSc Candidate
November 21, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Hooman Sadighian, MSc Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Hooman Sadighian, MSc Candidate
"Severe Cardiac Dysfunction and Death Caused by Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Type 5 Are Improved by Inhibition of Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3β” presented by Hooman Sadighian, MSc Candidate
November 18, 2019
1:00 PM
MED 4M117


Biochemistry Seminar - Hong-Dien Phan, PhD Student
Biochemistry Seminar - Hong-Dien Phan, PhD Student
"The role of extracellular vesicles in B cell development and function" presented by Hong-Dien Phan, PhD Student
November 18, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience/ Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Zia Hasan, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience/Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Zia Hasan, PhD Candidate
“Epigenome-wide study uncovers large-scale changes in histone acetylation driven by tau pathology in aging and Alzheimer’s human brains” presented by Zia Hasan, PhD Candidate
November 18, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 1M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Maureen Lux, Professor and Chair
Medical Ground Rounds - Maureen Lux, Professor and Chair
“Isolated and Segregated: Indian Hospitals in 20th Century Canada” presented by Maureen Lux, Professor and Chair, History Department at Brock University in Ontario
November 15, 2019
12:00 PM
Main Auditorium


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert, PhD Candidate
"The Last Lecture: The Evolution and Structure of Apobec3F/G" presented by David Huebert, PhD Candidate
November 14, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Sanat K. Mandal, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Chemistry)
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Sanat K. Mandal, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Chemistry)
“Approaches to Next Generation Drug Design” presented by Dr. Sanat K. Mandal, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Chemistry), Faculty Member, Technology Centre, College of the North Atlantic, Former Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Memorial University , Adjunct Professor, BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
November 13, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Joanne Hickey, MD FRCPC
Medical Ground Rounds - Joanne Hickey, MD FRCPC
“Pathway to Change: Feedback Culture and CBME Finding the tools to facilitate the development of a culture of feedback in the new era of Competence by Design” presented by Joanne Hickey, MD FRCPC, Medical Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Cell Therapy and Transplant Program Eastern Health, Associate Professor, Discipline of Medicine, Division of Hematology
November 8, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Arron Maynard, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Arron Maynard, MSc Candidate
"New Mitochondrial DNA Synthesis Enables NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation" presented by Arron Maynard, MSc Candidate
November 7, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Stephanie Gibbons, MSc Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Stephanie Gibbons, MSc Candidate
 "Investigation of material modeling in fluid–structure interaction analysis of an idealized three-layered abdominal aorta: aneurysm initiation and fully developed aneurysms” presented by Stephanie Gibbons, MSc Candidate
November 4, 2019
1:00 PM
MED 4M117


Biochemistry Seminar - Shreyasi Sarkar, PhD Student
Biochemistry Seminar - Shreyasi Sarkar, PhD Student
"Trace amine transport in human intestinal cells involves both passive and active processes" presented by Shreyasi Sarkar, PhD Student
November 4, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W Feltham Room SN-4015


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Sarah Hartery, MSc Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Sarah Hartery, MSc Candidate
"ER Stress During the Pubertal Growth Spurt Results in Impaired Long-Bone Growth in Chondrocyte-Specific ERp57 Knockout Mice" presented by Sarah Hartery, MSc Candidate
November 4, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Mona Frey, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Mona Frey, PhD Candidate
“An update on the flexion relaxation phenomena - Results from a study investigating whether it is altered by prolonged sitting.” presented by Mona Frey, PhD Candidate
November 4, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Sean Murphy, MD FRCPC
Medical Ground Rounds - Sean Murphy, MD FRCPC
"Why SGLT2 inhibitors are the next big thing in Nephrology" presented by Sean Murphy, MD FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) Chair, Discipline of Medicine
November 1, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Joseph Duncan, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Joseph Duncan, MSc Candidate
“Modeling HIV-1 Latency Using Primary CD41 T Cells from Virally Suppressed HIV-1-Infected Individuals on Antiretroviral Therapy” presented by Joseph Duncan, MSc Candidate
October 31, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Biochemistry Seminar - Alexandria Tobin, MSc Student
Biochemistry Seminar - Alexandria Tobin, MSc Student
"The role of lipoprotein lipase in the growth and progression of breast cancer" presented by Alexandria Tobin, MSc Student
October 28, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Rebecca Frohlich, MSc Candidate & Grace Christopher, MSc Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Rebecca Frohlich, MSc Candidate & Grace Christopher, MSc Candidate
"Microglia innately develop within cerebral organoids" presented by Rebecca Frohlich, MSc Candidate

"Controlling Epithelial Polarity: A Human Enteroid Model For Host-Pathogen Interactions" presented by Grace Christopher, MSc Candidate
October 28, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Galloway, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Galloway, PhD Candidate
"MicroRNA-223 protects neurons from degeneration in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis" presented by Dylan Galloway, PhD
October 28, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Guang Sun
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Guang Sun
“Body Mass Index (BMI): Accuracy, Discrepancy and Application in Medical Practice and Research” presented by Guang Sun, M.D. CMU China, Ph.D. Hirosaki U Japan, Professor of Medicine, Discipline of Medicine, Complex Diseases Laboratory, The Craig L. Dobbin Genetics Research Centre
October 25, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Leah Curnew, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Leah Curnew, MSc Candidate
“Is Mayaro Virus (MAYV) The New Zika Virus?”, presented by Leah Curnew, MSc Candidate
October 24, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Kayla Kitselman, PhD Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Kayla Kitselman, PhD Candidate
"Control of myogenic tone and agonist induced contraction of intramural coronary resistance arterioles by cannabinoid type 1 receptors and endocannabinoids" presented by Kayla Kitselman, PhD Candidate
October 21, 2019
1:00 PM
MED 4M117


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Matthew Dyer, MSc Candidate & Zahra Vafadoost, MSc Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Matthew Dyer, MSc Candidate & Zahra Vafadoost, MSc Candidate
"An oncogenic super-enhancer formed through somatic mutation of a noncoding intergenic element" presented by Matthew Dyer, MSc Candidate 

"Microbiome database linked diseases, H pylori strains, a case study" presented by Zahra Vafadoost, MSc Candidate
 
October 21, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig Dobbin Genetics Centre


Medical Grand Rounds - Debra Bergstrom, MD, FRCP(C)
Medical Grand Rounds - Debra Bergstrom, MD, FRCP(C)
“Master of Disguise: The many faces of amyloidosis.” presented by Debra Bergstrom, MD, FRCP(C), Clinical Hematologist, Division of Hematology, Assistant Professor, Discipline of Medicine
October 18, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Robert Needle, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Robert Needle, PhD Candidate
"Measles Induced Immune Amnesia" presented by Robert Needle, PhD Candidate
October 17, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Julie Lebert, PGY5
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Julie Lebert, PGY5
‘Immune Checkpoint Blockade – Update on Resistance Mechanisms and Strategies to Overcome these’ presented by Dr. Julie Lebert, PGY5 in the Medical Oncology Residency Training Program, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre
October 17, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Medical Grand Rounds - Zaina Albalawi MD, MSc, FRCPC
Medical Grand Rounds - Zaina Albalawi MD, MSc, FRCPC
“Limb Preservation in Diabetes: #ActAgainstAmputation” presented by Zaina Albalawi MD, MSc, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor at Memorial University, Endocrinology, Discipline of Medicine
October 11, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Milan Cermack
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Milan Cermack
“Medical and Logistic Aspects in Arctic Accidents” presented by Dr. Milan Cermack, Senior Consultant in Anaesthesiology, Critical Care & Rescue Medicine, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, Global Faculty with the International Space University, Applied Space Technology Consulting, Switzerland
October 9, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Eric Mensah, PhD Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Eric Mensah, PhD Candidate
"Endothelium-dependent adaptation of arterial wall viscosity during blood flow increase is impaired in essential hypertension" presented by Eric Mensah, PhD Candidate
October 7, 2019
1:00 PM
MED 4M117


Biochemistry Seminar - Jagatheesan Manoharan, MSc Student
Biochemistry Seminar - Jagatheesan Manoharan, MSc Student
"Utilization of fish oil and lecithin in pigs consuming a Western diet" presented by Jagatheesan Manoharan, MSc Student, Department of Biochemistry
October 7, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Chantel Rice, PhD Candidate & Shaykat Saha, MSc Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Chantel Rice, PhD Candidate & Shaykat Saha, MSc Candidate
"DUB3 deubiquitinats and stabilizes NRF2 in chemotherapy resistance of colorectal cancer" presented by Chantel Rice, MSc Candidate

"Cyclosporin A-Mediated Activation of Endogenous Neural Precursor Cells Promotes Cognitive Recovery in a Mouse Model of Stroke" presented by Shaykat Saha, MSc Candidate
 
October 7, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Kyle Brymer, PhD
Neuroscience Journal Club - Kyle Brymer, PhD
“Fast-Acting Antidepressant-like Effects of Reelin Evaluated in the Repeated-Corticosterone Chronic Stress Paradigm.” presented by Kyle Brymer, PhD
October 7, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Michael McDonald
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Michael McDonald
“Partnering with Patients in Research: Ethical Considerations” presented by Michael McDonald, PhD, Professor Emeritus, W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
October 4, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour, PhD Candidate
"Chemotherapy-induced Extracellular Vesicle miRNAs Promote Breast Cancer Stemness by Targeting ONECUT2." presented by Mahdi Asgharpour, PhD Candidate
October 3, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Gaylene Russell McEvoy, PhD Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Gaylene Russell McEvoy, PhD Candidate
"Oxygen dependence of respiration in rat spinotrapezius muscle contracting at 0.5–8 twitches per second” presented by Gaylene Russell McEvoy, PhD Candidate
September 30, 2019
1:00 PM
MED 2M209


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Tom Belbin
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Tom Belbin
"Identifying Novel Prognostic and Diagnostic Biomarkers in Head and Neck Cancer" presented by Dr. Tom Belbin, Associate Professor, GSK Chair in Oncology Research, Discipline of Oncology
September 30, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Alexia Hawkey-Noble, PhD Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Alexia Hawkey-Noble, PhD Candidate
"Human pancreatic islet three-dimensional chromatin architecture provides insights into the genetics of type 2 diabetes" presented by Alexia Hawkey-Noble, PhD Candidate 
September 30, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


Neuroscience Journal Club - Sarah Torraville, MSc Candidate & Tamunotonye Omoluabi, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Sarah Torraville, MSc Candidate & Tamunotonye Omoluabi, MSc Candidate
"An experimental model of Braak’s pretangle proposal for the origin of Alzheimer’s disease: the role of locus coeruleus in early symptom development" presented by Sarah Torraville, MSc Candidate

"The Effects of Chronic Locus Coeruleus Neuronal Activity Patterns on Tau Pathophysiology and Cognitive Function in a Pretangle Tau Rat Model" presented by Tamunotonye Omoluabi, MSc Candidate
 
September 30, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace, PhD Candidate
"Nipah Virus: it's Always Bats" presented by Hannah Wallace, PhD Candidate
September 26, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Biochemistry Seminar - Sarika Kumari
Biochemistry Seminar - Sarika Kumari
"Whole cell 2H Solid-state NMR of Antimicrobial Peptides Interacting with Cell Envelopes: Role of lipopolysaccharide" presented by Sarika Kumari, PhD Student, Department of Biochemistry
September 23, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Lindsay Alcock
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Lindsay Alcock
"Predatory Publishers: What You Need To Know" presented by Lindsay Alcock, Head, Public Services, Health Sciences Library
September 23, 2019
12:00 PM
MED 5M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Arthur Chaves, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Arthur Chaves, PhD Candidate
"Exercise-induced brain excitability changes in progressive multiple sclerosis: a pilot study” presented by Arthur Chaves, PhD Candidate
September 23, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Panel Discussion
Medical Grand Rounds - Moderator: Dr. Joanne Hickey
"Early Adoption: Competence By Design in Action"

Moderator: Dr. Joanne Hickey, Internal Medicine CBD Liaison
Dr. Dave Jones, Program Director
Dr. Gokul Vidyasankar, Competence Committee Chair
Dr. Jennifer Leonard, Academic Advisor
Dr. Brian Harnett, PGY2
Dr. Peter Mu, PGY1
September 20, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Dawn Armstrong and Dr. Melanie Seal
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Dawn Armstrong and Dr. Melanie Seal
"Health Inequities and Cancer Care" presented by Dr. Dawn Armstrong and Dr. Melanie Seal, Medical Oncologists, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre
September 19, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Biochemistry Seminar - Vegneshwaran V Ramakrishnan
Biochemistry Seminar - Vegneshwaran V Ramakrishnan
"Production of Bioactive peptides from Atlantic Salmon processing discard presented" by Vegneshwaran V Ramakrishnan, PhD Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
September 16, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Christie Costello, PhD Candidate
Medical Genetics/ Cancer and Development Seminar Series - Christie Costello, PhD Candidate
"Mutations in RABL3 alter KRAS prenylation and are associated with hereditary pancreatic cancer" presented by Christie Costello, PhD  Candidate
September 16, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 - Craig L. Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Wendy Winsor
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Wendy Winsor
“Clostridioides difficile: An Update" presented by Dr. Wendy Winsor MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (GI)
September 13, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Dr. Rodney Russell
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Dr. Rodney Russell
"IID Journal Club format, expectations and scientific metrics" presented by Dr. Rodney Russell, Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
September 12, 2019
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


Biochemistry Seminar - Emmanuel Asante
Biochemistry Seminar - Emmanuel Asante
"Mouse Adipose Tissue Alters the Characteristic Morphology of Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells In 3-Dimensional Culture" presented by Emmanuel Asante, MSc Student, Memorial University of Newfoundland
September 9, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Frederic Paulin
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Frederic Paulin
“When is a Faint Just a Faint?” presented by Dr. Frederic Paulin MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
September 6, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Faculty of Medicine Visiting Speaker - Dr. Wayne Albert, PhD
Faculty of Medicine Visiting Speaker - Dr. Wayne Albert, PhD
"Ergonomics is an essential component of occupational wellness" presented by Dr. Wayne Albert, PhD, University of New Brunswick, Professor, Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology
August 12, 2019
11:00 AM
Faculty of Medicine, Room 5M101


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Vlad Gabriel Zaha, MD, PhD
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Vlad Gabriel Zaha, MD, PhD
“New translational perspectives in cardiac metabolic research using hyperpolarized carbon-13 tracer technology” presented by Vlad Gabriel Zaha, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Advanced Imaging Research Center, Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center
July 18, 2019
10:00 AM
MEC 5M101


BioMedicine 2019 Symposium Guest Speaker - Roger J Thompson, PhD
BioMedicine 2019 Symposium Guest Speaker - Roger J Thompson, PhD
“Overexcited neurons and the balance between life and death” presented by Roger J Thompson, PhD, Professor, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary
July 5, 2019
11:00 AM
MEC 1M101


BioMedicine Symposium
BioMedicine Symposium
https://www.med.mun.ca/BioMedical-Sciences/News,-Events-and-Dates/BioMedicine-2019-Symposium.aspx
July 4, 2019
4:00 PM



BioMedicine 2019 Symposium Guest Speaker - Dr. Benjamin Kleinstiver
BioMedicine 2019 Symposium Guest Speaker - Dr. Benjamin Kleinstiver
“Genome Editing with Improved CRISPR Enzymes” presented by Dr. Benjamin Kleinstiver, Assistant Investigator, Center for Genomic Medicine and Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
July 4, 2019
1:30 PM
MEC 1M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. James Stoller
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. James Stoller
“Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency – State of the Art” presented by Dr. James Stoller, Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Jean Wall Bennett Chair for Emphysema Research

June 28, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Robert Martindale
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Robert Martindale
"Nutritional Therapy in ICU and Hospitalized Patient: Where are we now and where are we going?" presented by Dr. Robert Martindale, Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of General Surgery at Oregon Health and Science University
 
June 21, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Sheila Garland
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Sheila Garland
"Integrative Oncology: What Patients and Providers Need to Know" presented by Dr. Sheila Garland, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Oncology, Memorial University. Introduction by:  Dr. John Thoms, Radiation Oncologist
June 20, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Jones, David
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Jones, David
"Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T Cell Therapy” presented by Jones, David - M.D. Memorial, FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology)
June 14, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre E- Room H2956


BMS Symposium - Deadline for Abstracts from Trainee Presenters

BMS Symposium -  Deadline for Abstracts from Trainee Presenters - https://www.med.mun.ca/BioMedical-Sciences/News,-Events-and-Dates/BioMedicine-2019-Symposium.aspx
June 7, 2019
4:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Sean Connors
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Sean Connors
"Reversing the Newfoundland curse:Development of a new paradigm for mutation-based management of heart disease" presented by Dr. Sean Connors D.Phil. Oxford, M.D. Memorial, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) 
June 7, 2019
12:00 PM
Dr. Richard Fagan Lecture Theatre, Room 1M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Sarah Power
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Sarah Power
“Machine Learning in Medicine” presented by Dr. Sarah Power, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., P.Eng.
May 31, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BMS Symposium - Deadline for Illustration /Artwork Competition

BMS Symposium - Deadline for Illustration /Artwork Competition - https://www.med.mun.ca/BioMedical-Sciences/News,-Events-and-Dates/BioMedicine-2019-Symposium/Illustration-Artwork-Competition.aspx
May 24, 2019
4:00 PM



Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Peter Daley
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Peter Daley
“Progress in Antimicrobial Stewardship” presented by Dr. Peter Daley, MD, MSc, Dalhousie, FRCPC DTM+H, Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
May 24, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Kirsty Tompkins, Dr. Joanne Hickey, Dr. Christine Orr
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Kirsty Tompkins, Dr. Joanne Hickey, Dr. Christine Orr
"A DAY IN THE LIFE OF CBD @ MUN IM – What Will YOUR Role Be When Competence By Design Launches on July 1?’’ Dr. Kirsty Tompkins, Memorial University Faculty of Medicine CBD Co-Lead & Dr. Joanne Hickey, Memorial University Internal Medicine CBD Liaison & Dr. Christine Orr, Memorial University Internal Medicine Faculty Development
May 17, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Jonathan Greenland
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Jonathan Greenland
"Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)" presented by Dr. Jonathan Greenland, MD, FRCPC, Radiation Oncologist, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, Eastern Health, Clinical Assistant Professor, Memorial University
 
May 16, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Medical Grand Rounds - Adrianna Smallwood
Medical Grand Rounds - Adrianna Smallwood
“Identifying Celiac Disease” presented by Adrianna Smallwood, RD Registered Dietitian
May 10, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Graham Fraser
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Graham Fraser
“Microvascular Mass Transport in Type 2 Diabetes” presented by Dr. Graham Fraser, Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Sciences
May 8, 2019
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


March For Science


May 4, 2019
10:15 AM
Bannerman Park


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Proton Rahman
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Proton Rahman
“Rheumatology in 2018/19 – Progress, Pitfalls and Unmet Needs” presented by Dr. Proton Rahman, MD (Memorial), FRCPC, Associate Dean, Clinical Research Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
 
May 3, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Ian MacPherson
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Ian MacPherson
"Update on the work-up and management of glomerular disease" presented by Dr. Ian MacPherson, MD FRCPC Nephrology, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University


 
April 26, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Thesis Club - Copyright considerations for graduate students

Thesis Club - Copyright considerations for graduate students 
April 25, 2019
4:00 PM
4M117


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Jonathan Greenland
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Jonathan Greenland
"Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)" presented by Dr. Jonathan Greenland, MD, FRCPC, Radiation Oncologist, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, Eastern Health, Clinical Assistant Professor, Memorial University
 
April 18, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Neuroscience Journal Club - José Meneses Hernández, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - José Meneses Hernández, MSc Candidate
“Lateral Hypothalamic Mc3R-Expressing Neurons Modulate Locomotor Activity, Energy Expenditure, and Adiposity in Male Mice.” presented by José Meneses Hernández, MSc Candidate
April 15, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Kim Babb & Dr. Susan Mercer
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Kim Babb & Dr. Susan Mercer
"ACEing Senior Care with Clinical Innovation: Reviewing the Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Strategy at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital" presented by Dr. Kim Babb M.D. Memorial University, BN, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Discipline of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine And Dr. Susan Mercer, MD CCFP Dip.COE, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Undergraduate Curriculum Lead for Geriatrics

April 12, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Susan Walling
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Susan Walling
“Behavioral, physiological and anatomical staging of a novel rat model of pretangle Alzheimer’s Disease.” presented by Susan G Walling, PhD, Assistant Professor, Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland
April 10, 2019
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


Faculty of Medicine Visiting Speaker - Dr. Stephen M. Robbins, PhD
Faculty of Medicine Visiting Speaker - Dr. Stephen M. Robbins, PhD
The Faculty of Medicine is pleased to host a visit by Dr. Stephen M. Robbins, PhD. Dr. Robbins is a professor at the University of Calgary in the Departments of Oncology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is the past Chair of the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance and the Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Cancer Research.
 
We invite you to attend a presentation by Dr. Robbins who will be providing the latest news from the CIHR and the Institute of Cancer Research, and an update on upcoming opportunities.  The presentation will be followed by an interactive question and answer period. This opportunity is open to faculty, staff and students of all disciplines, but will be of particular interest to individuals involved in aspects of cancer research.
April 10, 2019
9:30 AM
MEC 5M101


MUN Biology Graduate Student Association Guest Speaker - Joel Brown
MUN Biology Graduate Student Association Guest Speaker - Joel Brown
"The Selfish Cell: The ecology, evolution and treatment of cancer" presented by Joel Brown, Evolutionary Ecologist 
April 9, 2019
7:00 PM
Johnson GEO Centre


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Kapil Tahlan
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Kapil Tahlan
"Specialized metabolism in the Streptomyces: lessons from clavulanic acid biosynthesis" presented by Dr. Kapil Tahlan, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland 
April 8, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Human Genetics Graduate Student Research Forum
Human Genetics Graduate Student Research Forum
Visiting Speaker - Dr. Jacek Majewski, Associate Professor Department of Human Genetics, McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre
Program details to follow
April 8, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Sherri Bowes, MSc Student
Neuroscience Journal Club - Sherri Bowes, MSc Student
“Role of glutamate transporters in regulation of ambient glutamate and tonic current" presented by Sherri Bowes, MSc Student 
April 8, 2019
10:30 AM
MEC 4M117


Medical Genetics - Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Candidate
Medical Genetics - Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Candidate
"Evolution of DNA Mutating Enzymes; Past Clues and Present Insights" presented by Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Candidate, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Division of BioMedical Sciences

April 8, 2019
9:15 AM
MED 5M101


Thesis Club

The Graduate Thesis Examination: An over view of policies and guidelines for students


April 4, 2019
4:00 PM
Room 2M114


Genetics Seminar Series - Barathy Logendra
Genetics Seminar Series - Barathy Logendra
"The BabySeq Project – Implementing Genomic Sequencing in Newborns" presented by Barathy Logendra, MSc Candidate
April 1, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Dr. Jessica Esseltine
Neuroscience Journal Club - Dr. Jessica Esseltine
“A practical guide to CRISPR-cas9” presented by Dr. Jessica Esseltine, Assistant Professor of Cancer and Development                       

April 1, 2019
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Margo Wilson M.D.
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Margo Wilson M.D.
“Life is a highway: drugs of abuse” presented by Margo Wilson M.D. Memorial, CCFP (EM), Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
March 29, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Sabreen Bibana, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Sabreen Bibana, MSc Candidate
“Response to vaccine cues by biological sex” presented by Sabreen Bibiana, MSc Candidate  
March 28, 2019
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Sherri Christian
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Sherri Christian
"Eavesdropping on cells; understanding new mechanisms of cell-cell communication in normal and diseased states" presented by Dr. Sherri Christian, Associate Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland   

March 25, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Aaron Curtis
Genetics Seminar Series - Aaron Curtis
"Examining the multi-loci predictors of disease outcomes in colorectal cancer using the Multifactor Dimensionality Reduction (MDR) method" presented by Aaron Curtis, MSc Candidate
March 25, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club- Kevin Gilmore, PhD Student
Neuroscience Journal Club- Kevin Gilmore, PhD Student
"Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy: From Nerve to Muscle” presented by Kevin Gilmore, PhD Student  
March 25, 2019
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Zhiwei Gao
Medical Grand Rounds - Zhiwei Gao
“Sex-specific association between childhood BMI and asthma phenotypes” presented by Zhiwei Gao Ph.D., M.Sc., M.D, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology), Discipline of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
March 22, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Oncology Grand Rounds - Krista Benson
Oncology Grand Rounds - Krista Benson
"Renegotiating Sexual Intimacy after Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer" presented by Krista Benson, BNRN, MS, Clinical Sexologist, Mental Health and Addictions Program, Eastern Health
 
March 21, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Jeanette Boudreau
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Jeanette Boudreau
“Human natural killer cell diversity: a tool for rapid responses to changing challenges” presented by Dr. Jeanette Boudreau, Assistant Professor, Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Pathology, Dalhousie University
March 21, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Mark D. Berry
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Mark D. Berry
"A tale of two antibodies. Trace amine-associated receptor 1 in breast cancer" presented by Dr. Mark D. Berry, Professor and Head, Memorial University of Newfoundland
March 18, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Dr. Benjamin Zendel
Neuroscience Journal Club - Dr. Benjamin Zendel
"Music training and the aging brain" presented by Benjamin Zendel, PhD, Canada Research Chair – Aging and Auditory Neuroscience, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine
March 18, 2019
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Liujun Chen, PhD Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Liujun Chen, PhD Candidate
"TAAR1 inhibits MIF expression and release from adipose tissue: A key mechanism regulates metabolic dysfunction." presented by Liujun Chen, PhD Candidate                            

March 15, 2019
1:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab A


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Patricia Rodney
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Patricia Rodney
"Leadership for Medical Assistance in Dying: A Relational Ethics Lens on Practice Challenges and Opportunities for Physicians and Other Health Care Providers" presented by Patricia Rodney RN, MSN, PhD Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia School of Nursing; Faculty Associate with the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics at the University of British Columbia; and a Research Associate with Providence Health Care Ethics Services in Vancouver, BC
March 15, 2019
12:00 PM
Main Auditorium, HSC


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Joseph Duncan, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Joseph Duncan, MSc Candidate
“Mek Inhibition Enhances Oncolytic Virus Immunotherapy Through Increased Tumor Cell Killing and T Cell Activation” presented by Joseph Duncan, MSc Candidate
March 14, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Kevin Power
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Kevin Power
“Modulation of motoneurone excitability during rhythmic motor outputs” presented by Dr. Kevin Power, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University
March 13, 2019
12:00 PM
MEC 1M101


Cancer and Development Seminar - Shane Gilbert, MSc Student
Cancer and Development Seminar - Shane Gilbert, MSc Student
“Investigating the roles of the Mesoderm Induction Early Response (MIER) family” presented by Shane Gilbert, MSc Student
March 12, 2019
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Biochemistry Seminar - Olatunji Anthony Akerele
Biochemistry Seminar - Olatunji Anthony Akerele
"Omega-3 fatty acids maintains maternal metabolic profile and fetal sustainability in C57BL/6 mice" presented by Olatunji Anthony Akerele, P.h.D student , Memorial University of Newfoundland
March 11, 2019
1:04 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Christie Costello
Genetics Seminar Series - Christie Costello
 "Metabolomics Signature for Non-Responders to Total Joint Replacement Surgery in Primary Osteoarthritis Patients" presented by Christie Costello, MSc Candidate


 
March 11, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate
"Astrocyte-shed extracellular vesicles regulate the peripheral leukocyte response to inflammatory brain lesions" presented by Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate
March 11, 2019
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Fraser Clift
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Fraser Clift
“Multiple Sclerosis Therapy; Maintenance versus Interaction Benefit of Early Aggressive Treatment”  presented by Dr. Fraser Clift M.D., FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Faculty of Medicine
March 8, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Leah Curnew, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Leah Curnew, MSc Candidate
“Extending the genetic code of Mus musculus” presented by Leah Curnew, MSc Candidate
March 7, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab A


Cancer and Development Seminar - Shaykat Saha, MSc Student
Cancer and Development Seminar - Shaykat Saha, MSc Student
“Combining 5-ALA Mediated Increase in PpIX Fluorescence With MEK Inhibition to Aid Fluorescence Guided Surgery” presented by Shaykat Saha, MSc Student 
March 5, 2019
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Biochemistry Seminar - Han Peng
Biochemistry Seminar - Han Peng
"Enzymatic Preparation of Novel Antioxidants by Natural Phenolics" presented by Han Peng, P.h.D student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
March 4, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Gerissa Fowler
Genetics Seminar Series - Gerissa Fowler
"Understanding The Role Of GDP-FucoseSynthesis In Blood Vessel Stability Using Zebrafish Models" presented by Genetics Seminar Series - Gerissa Fowler MSc Candidate
March 4, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club _ Mona Frey, PhD Student
Neuroscience Journal Club _ Mona Frey, PhD Student
“Creep and the Flexion Relaxation Phenomenon. Mechanical and neuromuscular phenomena altered by prolonged sitting?” presented by Mona Frey, PhD Student  

March 4, 2019
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Robert Needle, PhD Student
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Robert Needle, PhD Student
“Next Generation Sequencing in Immunology and Infectious Disease Applications and Limitations” presented by Robert Needle, PhD Student 
February 28, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab A


Cancer and Development Seminar - Chantel Rice, MSc Student
Cancer and Development Seminar - Chantel Rice, MSc Student
“Cancer Stem Cells and 5-ALA-PDT Resistance” presented by Chantel Rice, MSc Student 

February 26, 2019
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Carl Zeiss Microscopy Lecture - Ian Bates, PhD (Carl Zeiss Imaging Specialist)
Carl Zeiss Microscopy Lecture - Ian Bates, PhD (Carl Zeiss Imaging Specialist)
"Live cell and Super resolution microscopy" presented by Ian Bates, PhD (Carl Zeiss Imaging Specialist)
February 26, 2019
10:00 AM
MEC 5M101


BioChemistry Seminar - Han Peng, P.h.D student
BioChemistry Seminar - Han Peng, P.h.D student
"Enzymatic Preparation of Novel Antioxidants by Natural Phenolics" presented by Han Peng, P.h.D student, Memorial University of Newfoundland   
February 25, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Guangju Zhai
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Guangju Zhai
"Personalized Medicine in Osteoarthritis: Where Are We?" presented by Dr. Guangju Zhai, Professor
February 25, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Abhinaba Ghosh, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Abhinaba Ghosh, PhD Candidate
“Phasic vs. Tonic Optogenetic stimulation of Noradrenergic Locus Coeruleus: Implication in Salience Coding and Learning” presented by Abhinaba Ghosh, PhD Candidate  
February 25, 2019
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert, PhD Candidate
"The World of Antiviral Restriction Factors" presented by David Huebert, PhD Candidate
February 21, 2019
12:00 PM
Computer Lab A


Cancer and Development Seminar - Ashley Le, MSc Candidate
Cancer and Development Seminar - Ashley Le, MSc Candidate
“The role of Engrailed-2 in Prostate Cancer Metastasis.” presented by Ashley Le, MSc Candidate
February 19, 2019
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Genetics Seminar - Alexia Hawkey-Noble, MSc. Candidate
Genetics Seminar - Alexia Hawkey-Noble, MSc. Candidate
"Using Zebrafish (Danio rerio) to Investigate the Role of Forkhead Box Transcription Factors in Craniofacial and Axial Skeleton Disease Development" presented by Alexia Hawkey-Noble, MSc. Candidate
February 18, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Andrew Caprariello
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Andrew Caprariello
“Biochemically-altered myelin triggers autoimmune demyelination and progressive atrophy” presented by Dr. Andrew Caprariello, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Calgary, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Cumming School of Medicine
February 18, 2019
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Gaylene Russell McEvoy, MSc Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Gaylene Russell McEvoy, MSc Candidate
"Application of a novel microfluidic device for simultaneous manipulation of microvascular microenvironment and intravital imaging." presented by Gaylene Russell McEvoy, MSc Candidate
February 15, 2019
1:00 PM
MEC 2M240


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Arron Maynard, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Arron Maynard, MSc Candidate
"A viral expression factor behaves as a prion” presented by Arron Maynard, MSc Candidate
February 14, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab A


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Thomas Michalak
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Thomas Michalak
“Immune Cell Reservoirs of Hepatitis C Virus and Their Role in Virus Persistence and Disease Pathogenesis.” presented by Dr. Thomas Michalak, Honorable and University Research Professor, Molecular Virology and Hepatology Research Group
February 13, 2019
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Raahyma Ahmad, MSc Candidate
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Raahyma Ahmad, MSc Candidate
“The Visual System of Lumpfish: Developmental Biology, Adaptation to Environmental Influences and Role of Dietary Vitamin A”. presented by Raahyma Ahmad, MSc Candidate
February 12, 2019
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. David Heeley
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. David Heeley
"The Role of the Myosin Essential Light Chain and an update on Myosin" presented by Dr. David Heeley, Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland 
February 11, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Anne Griffin, MSc.Aud
Genetics Seminar - Anne Griffin, MSc.Aud
"Working with Research Family Participants: Learning as we go along" presented by Anne Griffin, MSc.Aud, Coordinator of Hearing Research, Genomic-Based R & D Centre for Health, Grand Falls/Windsor
February 11, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds - Michelle Ploughman
Medical Grand Rounds - Michelle Ploughman
"Optimizing Stroke Rehabilitation" presented by Dr. Michelle Ploughman BSc.PT, MSc., PhD Canada Research Chair (Tier II) Rehabilitation, Neuroplasticity and Brain Recovery Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
February 8, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hilary Turpin
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hilary Turpin
"NLRP3 Inflammasome is Negatively Regulated by miR-223" presented by Hilary Turpin, MSc Candidate
 
February 7, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library Computer Lab A


Cancer and Development Seminar - Danyang Xu
Cancer and Development Seminar - Danyang Xu
“Regulation of IRF1 SUMOylation by Ras/MEK” presented by Danyang Xu, MSc Candidate
February 5, 2019
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Biochemistry Seminar - Raniru Randunu
Biochemistry Seminar - Raniru Randunu
"Effects of Neonatal TPN feeding on Biomarkers of Adult Chronic Diseases" presented by Raniru Randunu, Ph.D. student, Memorial University of Newfoundland
February 4, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Julia Pennell, MSc Candidate
Genetics Seminar - Julia Pennell, MSc Candidate
"Genomic and Functional Analysis of Newfoundland & Labrador Intracranial Aneurysm Families" presented by Julia Pennell, MSc. Candidate
February 4, 2019
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Carol Joyce
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Carol Joyce
“Pituitary and Adrenal Diseases - What you really need to know.” presented by Dr. Carol Joyce M.D., FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology), Faculty of Medicine

February 1, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Helene Volkoff
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Helene Volkoff
"From Piranha to Goldfish: The Endocrine Regulation of Feeding in Selected Freshwater Teleost Fish" presented by Dr. Helene Volkoff, Professor Depts. of Biology and Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  
January 28, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Salem Werdyani
Genetics Seminar Series - Salem Werdyani
 "Genetic predictors for non-responders to the total joint replacement therapy in primary osteoarthritis patients" presented by Salem Werdyani, PhD Candidate
 
January 28, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Arthur R. Chaves, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Arthur R. Chaves, PhD Candidate
“Prolonged cortical silent period is related to poor fitness and fatigue, but not tumor necrosis factor, in Multiple Sclerosis.” presented by Arthur R. Chaves, PhD Candidate
January 28, 2019
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series -Yiheng Huang PhD Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series -Yiheng Huang PhD Candidate
"PAR2-regulated MIF secretion from adipocytes mediates insulin resistance induced by short-term high fat feeding" presented by Yiheng Huang, PhD Candidate
January 25, 2019
1:00 PM
MEC 2M240


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Candidate
"Ancestral Sequence Reconstraction: A glance into the past; why and how?” presented by Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Candidate
January 24, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab A


Biochemistry Seminar - Modeline Longjohn
Biochemistry Seminar - Modeline Longjohn
"Understanding the roles and mechanisms of extracellular vesicles in B cell development, activation and malfunction" presented by Modeline Longjohn Ph.D. student, Memorial University of Newfoundland
January 21, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Chandra Kavanagh
Genetics Seminar Series - Chandra Kavanagh
 "Introduction to the Ethics Review Process" presented by Chandra Kavanagh, Ethics Officer Health Research Ethics Authority
 
January 21, 2019
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Bridget Fernandez, MD
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Bridget Fernandez, MD
“Genetics Update – To get you up and out the door in 2019” presented by Bridget Fernandez, MD, MSc, FRCPC (Medical Genetics), FCCMG, Professor and Chair, Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Clinical Geneticist and Medical Director, Provincial Medical Genetics Program, EH
January 18, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Patti Power, MD, FRCSC
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Patti Power, MD, FRCSC
"Current and Emerging Role of PARP Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer" presented by Dr. Patti Power, MD, FRCSC, Gynecologic Oncologist, Cancer Centre/Women’s Health, Eastern Health, Associate Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland
January 17, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Lingyan Wang, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Lingyan Wang, PhD Candidate
“Alzheimer’s disease-associated beta-Amyloid is rapidly seeded by Herpesviridae to protect against brain infection” presented by Lingyan Wang, PhD Candidate 
January 17, 2019
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab A


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. John T. (Sean) Brosnan
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. John T. (Sean) Brosnan
"New Insights into the synthesis and function of formate" presented by Dr. John T. (Sean) Brosnan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry
January 14, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Ozgen Demirkaplan, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Ozgen Demirkaplan, PhD Candidate
"Cortical Plasticity Induced by Short-Term Multimodal Musical Rhythm Training" presented by Ozgen Demirkaplan, PhD Candidate
January 14, 2019
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Genetics Seminar -Dr. Terry-Lynn Young, Professor
Genetics Seminar -Dr. Terry-Lynn Young, Professor
"Genetically tailored humans -  CRISPR babies, a step forward or a step back?" presented by Dr. Terry-Lynn Young, Professor
January 14, 2019
12:00 AM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Sohaib Al-Asaaed
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Sohaib Al-Asaaed
"Professionalism in Medicine: an ideal under threat?" presented by Dr. Sohaib Al-Asaaed MD FRCPC MHPE, Associate Dean Postgraduate Medical Education, CBME co-Lead Faculty of Medicine, Assistant Professor and Medical Oncologist
January 11, 2019
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioChemistry Seminar - Abul Hossain, Ph.D. student
BioChemistry Seminar - Abul Hossain, Ph.D. student
"Effect of High-Pressure Processing on Phenolics and Antioxidant Activity of Sea Cucumber (Cucumaria frondosa)" presented by Abul Hossain, Ph.D. student, Memorial University of Newfoundland   

January 7, 2019
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Dr. Kathy Hodgkinson
Genetics Seminar - Dr. Kathy Hodgkinson
 "The Annual Genetics Christmas Quiz" presented by Dr. Kathy Hodgkinson, Associate Professor Clinical Epidemiology
 
December 17, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Lisa Fang, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Lisa Fang, PhD Candidate
“Differential effect of high-fat diet on energy homeostasis neurons”. presented by Lisa Fang, PhD Candidate

December 17, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Laurence J. Kirmayer
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Laurence J. Kirmayer
2018 David Hawkins Lectureship
"Cultural diversity and person-centred health care” presented by Laurence J. Kirmayer, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS, FRSC, James McGill Professor and Director, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University.
 
December 14, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Cardio and Renal Journal Club - Hooman Sadighian, PhD Candidate
Cardio and Renal Journal Club - Hooman Sadighian, PhD Candidate
"Protease-Activated Receptor 2 Deficiency Reduces Cardiac Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury.” presented by Hooman Sadighian, PhD Candidate
December 14, 2018
11:00 AM
MEC 2M200


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Mark Berry
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Mark Berry
“Beyond the neural: Trace amine-associated receptor 1 as a putative novel target for metabolic disease, immune modulation, and breast cancer” presented by Dr. Mark Berry, Professor & Head, Department of Biochemistry
December 12, 2018
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Christopher Lohans
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Christopher Lohans
"Mechanistic studies of beta-lactamases and transpeptidases to combat bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics" presented by Dr. Christopher Lohans. Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemistry, Oxford University
December 11, 2018
2:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Dr. Curtis French, Assistant Professor
Genetics Seminar - Dr. Curtis French, Assistant Professor
"Vision loss due to defects in ocular growth and patterning" presented by Dr. Curtis French, Assistant Professor
December 10, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Jordan Osmond, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Jordan Osmond, MSc Candidate
"A20 critically controls microglia activation and inhibits inflammasome-dependent neuroinflammation" presented by Jordan Osmond, MSc Candidate
December 10, 2018
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Stephen Duffett
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Stephen Duffett
"Atrial Fibrillation: Rate vs Rhythm Control Revisited" presented by Dr. Stephen Duffett, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
December 7, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Biochemistry Seminar - Peter Isesele
Biochemistry Seminar - Peter Isesele
"The Effects of Lipid Emulsions and Human Breast milk on Adipogenesis" presented by Peter Isesele, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
December 3, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Adam Ravalia, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Adam Ravalia, MSc Candidate
“Super-Resolution Imaging: "Resolving" Challenges in Light Microscopy" presented by Adam Ravalia, MSc Candidate
December 3, 2018
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Guang Sun
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Guang Sun
“Addictive tendency toward food: a largely missed major cause for obesity” presented by Dr. Guang Sun, M.D. CMU China, Ph.D. Hirosaki U Japan, Professor of Medicine
November 30, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Genetics Seminar - Dr. Touati Benoukraf
Genetics Seminar - Dr. Touati Benoukraf
"Approaches to study the Genomics, epigenomics and microbiomics interplays in pathophysiology." presented by Dr. Touati Benoukraf, Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier II) , Bioinformatics and Personalized Medicine
November 26, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Marie Wasef, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Marie Wasef, MSc Candidate
"The Effects of Lesions to the Head Direction Cell Circuit on Behavioural Demonstrations of Direction Learning in Rats"Marie Wasef, MSc Candidate
November 26, 2018
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Cardio and Renal Journal Club - Lisha Li, MSc Candidate
Cardio and Renal Journal Club - Lisha Li, MSc Candidate
"Limiting Cardiac Ischemic Injury by Pharmacological Augmentation of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor–AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Signal Transduction” presented by Lisha Li, MSc Candidate

November 23, 2018
11:00 AM
MEC 2M200


Biochemistry Seminar
Biochemistry Seminar
"Identifying allosteric inhibitors of prenyl pyrophosphate synthases in a multistage structure-based screening approach" presented by Dr. Jaeok Park, Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry, McGill University
November 22, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Dr. Jessica Esseltine
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Dr. Jessica Esseltine
"Pannexin 1 channels mediate 'find-me' signal release and membrane permeability during apoptosis" presented by Dr. Jessica Esseltine, Assistant Professor, Cancer and Development
November 22, 2018
1:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Craig Steinback, PhD
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Craig Steinback, PhD
“Extremes in Human Neurovascular Control” presented by Craig Steinback, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta

November 22, 2018
10:00 AM
Lecture Theater D


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Chantel Rice, MSc Student
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Chantel Rice, MSc Student
“Nanoparticle Targeted Folate Receptor 1-Enhanced Photodynamic Therapy for Lung Cancer” presented by Chantel Rice, MSc Student
November 20, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Neuroscience Journal Club - Robert Flemmer, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Robert Flemmer, MSc Candidate
“The Pace of Neurogenesis Is Regulated by the Transient Retention of the Apical Endfeet of Differentiating Cells" presented by Robert Flemmer, MSc Candidate 
November 19, 2018
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Hongbo Chang, PhD Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Hongbo Chang, PhD Candidate
"The vestigial enzyme D-dopachrome tautomerase protects the heart against ischemic injury.” presented by Hongbo Chang, PhD Candidate
November 16, 2018
11:00 AM
MEC 2M209


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace, PhD Candidate
Ebolavirus: The Mystery with Epidemic Potential" presented by Hannah Wallace, PhD Candidate
November 15, 2018
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Denuja Karunakaran
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Denuja Karunakaran
"Beyond cell death: novel roles for RIP kinases in cardiometabolic diseases" presented by Dr. Denuja Karunakaran, Associate Scientist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
November 14, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - The Vanderluit Lab
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - The Vanderluit Lab
“The brain following stroke – why time and diet matter.” presented by The Vanderluit Lab
November 14, 2018
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds
Medical Grand Rounds
“Gaucher Disease 2018: Why It Matters to All Physicians” presented by Dominick Amato MD FRCPC (Hematology), Director of the Centre for Gaucher Disease at Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto, ON
November 9, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Cody Diamond, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Cody Diamond, MSc Candidate
“Toxicity of an Fc-engineered anti-CD40 antibody is abrogated by intratumoral injection and results in durable antitumor immunity” presented by Cody Diamond, MSc Candidate
November 8, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B


Genetics Seminar - Dr. Darren O’Rielly, Adjunct Professor
Genetics Seminar - Dr. Darren O’Rielly, Adjunct Professor
"Growing Importance of RAD51C in Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer" presented by Dr. Darren O’Rielly, Adjunct Professor

November 5, 2018
12:00 AM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds
Medical Grand Rounds
“The aura and agony of migraine” presented by Dr. Abayomi Ogunyemi, MB, BS (LAGOS), FRCPC, Professor of Medicine (Neurology) Discipline of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
November 2, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Library Lecture Series - Dr. Ann McKibbon
Library Lecture Series - Dr. Ann McKibbon
"Introduction to Knowledge Translation" presented by Dr. Ann McKibbon, Associate Professor (retired),  Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
November 2, 2018
10:00 AM
Health Sciences Library Computer Classroom


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour, PhD Candidate
“Actin Cytoskeleton Remodeling Drives Breast Cancer Cell Escape from Natural Killer–Mediated Cytotoxicity” presented by Mahdi Asgharpour, PhD Candidate
November 1, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson
“Tubedown in the regulation of the p53 tumor suppressor pathway in cancer” presented by Cassandra Davidson, MSc Candidate
October 30, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Ryan J. Mailloux
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Ryan J. Mailloux
"Defining how mitochondria generate reactive oxygen species (ROS) and control its production" presented by Dr. Ryan J. Mailloux, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry
October 29, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Christie Costello, MSc Candidate
Genetics Seminar - Christie Costello, MSc Candidate
"Genome-wide Study of Atrial Fibrillation Identifies Seven Risk Loci and Highlights Biological Pathways and Regulatory Elements Involved in Cardiac Development" presented by Christie Costello, MSc Candidate

October 29, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Dylan Galloway
Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Dylan Galloway
 "Investigating NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation in CNS Demyelination" presented by Dylan Galloway, PhD Candidate
 
October 29, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds
Medical Grand Rounds
“Certainty vs uncertainty” presented by Dejun Xu, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
October 26, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Pint of Science - Dr. John Weber
Pint of Science - Dr. John Weber
"BERRIES, BOOZE AND BRAIN" presented by DR. John Weber, Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland
October 25, 2018
8:00 PM
Bridie Molloys on George Street


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Raahyma Ahmad
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Raahyma Ahmad
“The Retinol Binding Protein Receptor 2 (Rbpr2) is required for Photoreceptor Outer Segment Morphogenesis and Visual Function in Zebrafish” presented by Raahyma Ahmad, MSc Candidate
October 23, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


BioChemistry Seminar
BioChemistry Seminar
"Beer: A Journey From Then to Us" presented by Liam McKenna, Brewmaster, Yellow Belly Brewery and Public House 

 


October 22, 2018
1:00 PM
ED 2018B


Genetics Seminar Series - Gerissa Fowler
Genetics Seminar Series - Gerissa Fowler
"CRISPR Edited Epidermal Stem Cells Cure Cocaine Addiction in Mice" presented by Gerissa Fowler, Masters Graduate Student
October 22, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Samantha Carew, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Samantha Carew, PhD Candidate
“Dissecting the molecular mechanisms of odor valence learning” presented by Samantha Carew, PhD Candidate
October 22, 2018
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds
Medical Grand Rounds
"Eight major interventions to improve health outcomes and reduce costs" presented by Dr. Patrick Parfrey, John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professor, Leader of Choosing Wisely NL
October 19, 2018
12:06 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Eric Mensah, MSc Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Eric Mensah, MSc Candidate
"Differential contributions of alpha-1 and alpha-2 adrenoceptors to vasoconstriction in mesenteric arteries and veins of normal and hypertensive mice." presented by  Eric Mensah, MSc Candidate
October 19, 2018
11:00 AM
MEC 2M200


Thesis Club - Copyright considerations for graduate students

Thesis Club - Copyright considerations for graduate students
October 18, 2018
4:00 PM
MEC 4M117


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Scott Edwards
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Scott Edwards
"Update on Biosimilars" presented by Dr. Scott Edwards, Pharm.D, Clinical Oncology Pharmacy Specialist, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre
October 18, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate
“Brain drain: Can meningeal lymphatics preserve cognitive health?” presented by Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate
October 18, 2018
12:00 PM
HSC Library - Computer Lab B


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Ashley Le
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Ashley Le
"Down-regulation of miR-605 promotes the proliferation and invasion of prostate cancer cells by up-regulating EN2 “" presented by Ashley Le, MSc Candidate
 
October 16, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


BioChemistry Seminar - Sofian Atia, M.Sc. Student
BioChemistry Seminar - Sofian Atia, M.Sc. Student
"Formate Metabolism" presented by Sofian Atia, M.Sc. student, Memorial University of Newfoundland   
October 15, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Dr. Phillip Andrews
Genetics Seminar - Dr. Phillip Andrews
"Augmentation of myc-dependent gene expression by the Pygo2 chromatin effector" presented by Dr. Phillip Andrews, Postdoctoral Fellow, Ken Kao’s Lab
October 15, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Kathleen Fifield, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Kathleen Fifield, PhD Candidate
"Endogenous Protection from Ischemic Brain Injury by Preconditioned Monocytes" presented by Kathleen Fifield, PhD Candidate
October 15, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Christine Orr
Medical Grand Rounds - Christine Orr
“Coaching in Medical Education." presented by Christine Orr, B.Sc, MD, M.Sc, FACP, FRCPC, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Eastern Health Clinical Assistant Professor, , Discipline of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
October 12, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Gaylene Russell McEvoy, MSc Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Gaylene Russell McEvoy, MSc Candidate
"Capillary response to skeletal muscle contraction: evidence that redundancy between vasodilators is physiologically relevant during active hyperaemia" presented by Gaylene Russell McEvoy, MSc Candidate
October 12, 2018
11:00 AM
MEC 2M209


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Faezeh Borzooee, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Faezeh Borzooee, PhD Candidate
“Nobel prize for cancer immunotherapy” presented by Faezeh Borzooee, PhD Candidate
October 11, 2018
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioChemistry Seminar
BioChemistry Seminar
"Influenza viruses in wild birds" presented by Dr. Andrew Lang, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland
October 10, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Jacqueline Blundell
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Jacqueline Blundell
“Stress across generations: the effects of acute traumatic stress on the brain and behavior of future generations” presented by Dr. Jacqueline Blundell, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
October 10, 2018
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Danyang Xu, MSc Candidate
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Danyang Xu, MSc Candidate
"Regulation of transcriptional activators by DNA-binding domain ubiquitination" presented by Danyang Xu, MSc Candidate
October 9, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Mark S Silverberg
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Mark S Silverberg
“Genetic and Microbial Factors in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Are There Clinical Implications?" presented by Mark S Silverberg, MD PhD FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Division of Gastroenterology,Mount Sinai Hospital Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre
October 5, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ysabel Meneses, PhD Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ysabel Meneses, PhD Candidate
“TRIM65-catalized ubiquitination is essential for MDA5-mediated antiviral innate immunity” presented by Ysabel Meneses. PhD Candidate

October 4, 2018
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioChemistry Seminar - Jaclyn Browne & Stephanie Feeney
BioChemistry Seminar - Jaclyn Browne & Stephanie Feeney
"Student Wellness and Counselling Center Services and Resources Presentation" presented by Jaclyn Browne & Stephanie Feeney, Student Wellness and Counselling Centre Services, Memorial University of Newfoundland
October 1, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Julia Pennell, MSc. Candidate
Genetics Seminar - Julia Pennell, MSc. Candidate
"Molecular Minimal Residual  Disease in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)" presented by Julia Pennell, MSc. Candidate
October 1, 2018
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Evan Lockyer, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Evan Lockyer, PhD Candidate
“What’s the SITch: Does high intensity aerobic exercise induce neuroplasticity in the corticospinal pathway?” presented by Evan Lockyer, PhD Candidate
October 1, 2018
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds
Medical Grand Rounds

"Improving diagnosis and management of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL)” presented by Dr. Ivan V. Litvinov, MD, Ph.D., FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Director of Research FRQS, Chercheur Boursier, Division of Dermatology, McGill University Health Centre, Co-Chair, Skin Research Group of Canada


September 28, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Erynn Button
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Erynn Button
"The Hype About Blood Type" presented by Erynn Button, MSc Candidate
 
September 27, 2018
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioChemistry Seminar - Rasanjali Egodage
BioChemistry Seminar - Rasanjali Egodage
“The impact of Annealing, Acetylation and Dual modification on the structure and properties of waxy starches” presented by Rasanjali Egodage, Ph.D. student , Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
 
September 24, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Grant Gordon
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Grant Gordon
“Controlling blood flow through the brain's plumbing: new cell-type specific roles” presented by Dr. Grant Gordon, Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair Tier 2, Hotchkiss Brain Institute Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
September 24, 2018
10:00 AM
MED 1M102


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Liujun Chen
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series - Liujun Chen
“A new perspective for schizophrenia: TAAR1 agonists reveal antipsychotic- and antidepressant-like activity, improve cognition and control body weight.” presented by Liujun Chen, PhD Candidate
September 21, 2018
11:00 AM
MEC 2M200


Thesis Club
Thesis Club
"The Graduate Thesis Examination: An overview of policies and guidelines for students"
September 20, 2018
4:00 PM
Med 4M117


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club – Emma Quinlan
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club – Emma Quinlan
"Transmissible Tumours: An Introduction" presented by Emma Quinlan, PhD
September 20, 2018
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioChemistry Seminar - Grad Students EHS Awareness
BioChemistry Seminar - Grad Students EHS Awareness
Grad Students EHS Awareness presented by Jonathan Collins & Kendra Whelan, Environmental Health and Safety Advisors,Office of the Chief Risk Officer, Memorial University of Newfoundland
September 17, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Alexia Hawkey-Noble
Genetics Seminar Series - Alexia Hawkey-Noble
"A CRISPR-based screen for Hedgehog signaling provides insights into ciliary function and ciliopathies" presetned by Alexia Hawkey-Noble, Masters Graduate Student (FRENCH LAB)

September 17, 2018
12:00 PM
MEC 5M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Crystal Wilkie
Neuroscience Journal Club - Crystal Wilkie
"Mapping synaptic glutamate transporter dysfunction in vivo to regions surrounding Aβ plaques by iGluSnFR two-photon imaging” presented by Crystal Wilkie, MSc Candidate
 
September 17, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Muhammad Almutawa
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Muhammad Almutawa
"A Journey through Time Mono to Dual to Triple Therapy” presented by Dr. Muhammad Almutawa, MD (Cardiology)
September 14, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series- Yiheng Huang, PhD Candidate
Cardiovascular and Renal Graduate Studies Seminar Series- Yiheng Huang, PhD Candidate
“Tissue factor–protease-activated receptor 2 signaling promotes diet-induced obesity and adipose inflammation.” presented by Yiheng Huang, PhD Candidate

September 14, 2018
11:00 AM
MEC 2M200


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
Course Introduction by Dr. Bob Gendron, Journal Club Chair at 11 AM followed by "Promotion of in vitro and in vivo 5-ALA-PDT efficacy by MEK inhibition" presented by Jayoti Som, MSc Candidate

 
September 11, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Adrian Young, M.Sc. Student
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Adrian Young, M.Sc. Student
"The role of Glutaredoxin-2 in the modulation of fat metabolism and ROS production in skeletal muscle mitochondria" presented by Adrian Young, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry
September 10, 2018
1:00 PM
SN-4015


Medical Grand Rounds
Medical Grand Rounds
"Demystifying autoimmune liver disease: new ideas and therapies for patients with primary biliary cholangitis" presented by Dr. Andrew Mason, Professor Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta and Director of the Applied Genomic Core
September 7, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Jude Morton
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Jude Morton
"Refining a Model of Reduced Uteroplacental Perfusion Pressure to Study Preeclampsia" presented by Dr. Jude Morton, Research Associate, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta
August 16, 2018
10:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Mark D. Turner
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Mark D. Turner
"Type 2 Diabetes - Search for the Missing Gene" presented by Dr. Mark D. Turner, Associate Professor, School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University
August 10, 2018
1:15 PM
Johnson Geo Centre


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker- Dr. Julian Lum
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker- Dr. Julian Lum
“Metabolism and Autophagy - Connected Pathways in Cancer and Anti-Tumor Immunity.” presented by Dr. Julian Lum, Senior Scientist. BC Cancer. Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Victoria
July 18, 2018
11:00 AM
MEC 1M102


BioMedicine 2018 Graduate Research Symposium - Selena Sagan, PhD
BioMedicine 2018 Graduate Research Symposium - Selena Sagan, PhD
“One microRNA to rule them all: miR-122- mediated viral RNA accumulation” presented by Selena Sagan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University
July 6, 2018
1:30 PM
MEC 1M101


Integrated DNA Technologies Presentation
Integrated DNA Technologies Presentation
"Navigating qPCR assay design and chemistry, What is best for my application?" presented by Dr. Mitch Gore, Field Application Manager, Integrated DNA Technologies.

Lunch provided for all registrants
Register at http://bit.ly/2ydr2SuY


 
July 6, 2018
12:00 PM
Room 5M101, MUN Medical Education Center


BioMedicine 2018 Graduate Research Symposium - Lawrence Young. MD
BioMedicine 2018 Graduate Research Symposium - Lawrence Young. MD
“Metabolic Signaling in Cardiovascular Disease” presented by Lawrence Young, MD, Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular), Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Vice Chair of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine
July 5, 2018
1:30 PM
MEC 1M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Joanne Hickey
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Joanne Hickey
“Countdown to Competency by Design Implementation: What we need to facilitate successful change and where is our program now?” presented by Dr. Joanne Hickey, B.Sc., M.D. Memorial, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology)
June 29, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Neuroscience Journal Club - Evan Lockyer
Neuroscience Journal Club - Evan Lockyer
 "The role of central drive and afferent feedback on corticospinal excitability during arm cycling" presented by Evan Lockyer, PhD Candidate
June 26, 2018
10:30 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Donald G. MacIntosh
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Donald G. MacIntosh
“Training the Endoscopy Trainer: Relevance for Internal Medicine” presented by Dr. Donald G. MacIntosh MD MSc FRCPC CAGF, Medical Director, Nova Scotia Colon Cancer Prevention Program
June 22, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Susan MacDonald
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Susan MacDonald
"Opioids: Safe Prescribing in Advanced Cancer" Presented by Dr. Susan MacDonald, MD, CCFP PC FCFP, Associate Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine Memorial Univers
June 21, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B - HSC


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Brendan Barrett
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Brendan Barrett
“Data to Drive Healthcare Decisions?” presented by Dr. Brendan Barrett MB, MSc, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine (Nephrology), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
June 15, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Ross Feldman
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Ross Feldman
“From medicine musings to mitral rumbles: a 40 year perspective on scholarship in Medicine” presented by Dr. Ross Feldman, Medical Director, Cardiac Sciences Program, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority,Professor of Medicine, University of Manitoba, IH Asper Institute, St. Boniface Hospital
June 8, 2018
12:00 PM
Dr. Richard Fagan Lecture Theatre, Room 1M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Kim Babb
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Kim Babb
“Decoding the Code Conversation” presented by Dr. Kim Babb, BN, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
 
May 18, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


The Faith Elizabeth Winifred (Rusted) Bayley Research Lecture - Dr. Catherine Field
The Faith Elizabeth Winifred (Rusted) Bayley Research Lecture - Dr. Catherine Field
"Evidence for the use of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in the treatment of breast cancer" presented by Dr. Catherine Field, Professor, Department of Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta VP and incoming president of the American Society of Nutrition 
May 16, 2018
1:00 PM
G.A Hickman Building ED- 1014


The Faith Elizabeth Winifred (Rusted) Bayley Research Lecture - Dr. Catherine Field
The Faith Elizabeth Winifred (Rusted) Bayley Research Lecture - Dr. Catherine Field
"Can we feed our babies better to prevent allergies?" presented by Dr. Catherine Feild, Professor, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta VP and incoming president of the American Society of Nutrition 
May 15, 2018
7:00 PM
Innovation Hall Bruneau Centre - IIC-2001


BioChemistry Seminar - Martin Hurley, M.Sc. Student
BioChemistry Seminar - Martin Hurley, M.Sc. Student
"Restoring Blood Flow to the Neonatal Gut Following IV Feeding: The Roles of Dietary Arginine and Citrulline" presented by Martin Hurley, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
May 14, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Graduate Student Research Forum - Visiting Speaker - Dr. George Charames
Graduate Student Research Forum - Visiting Speaker - Dr. George Charames
"NGS Approach for the Detection of Known and Novel Fusions in Cancer" presented by Dr. George Charames, PhD, FACMG, Co-Head Molecular Diagnostics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
May 14, 2018
12:00 PM
1M102 - 1st Floor Frank and Eileen Gronich Lecture Theatre Medical Education Centre


2018 Research Week - People and the Environment

2018 Research Week -  People and the Environment. May 12 - 17th 
Celebrate innovation. Connect with colleagues. Learn more about Memorial's extraordinary research. 
 
May 12, 2018
11:00 AM
Please see www.mun.ca/researchweek for various times and locations


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Shawn Aaron
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Shawn Aaron
“Current topics in COPD epidemiology, diagnosis, and management” presented by Dr. Shawn Aaron, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Division of Respirology, University of Ottawa
May 11, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


ONCOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Farah McCrate
ONCOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Farah McCrate
"Solid Tumour Cancer Patient Presentations to the Emergency Department" presented by Dr. Farah McCrate, Ph.D., Epidemiologist, Director of Research and Innovation, Eastern Health
May 10, 2018
12:00 PM
Room 1M101 - Medical Education Building


BioChemistry Seminar - Arun Kumar, M.Sc. Student
BioChemistry Seminar - Arun Kumar, M.Sc. Student
"Trace Amine-Associated Receptor 1 Activation in Pancreatic Beta Cells Increases Glucose-Dependent Insulin Secretion" presented by Arun Kumar, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
May 7, 2018
1:00 PM
SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Jocelyn Barnes, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Jocelyn Barnes, PhD Candidate
"Slow glutamate clearance recruits calpain-2 to impair synaptic plasticity" presented by Jocelyn Barnes, PhD Candidate

May 7, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Guang Sun
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Guang Sun
“Body Mass Index (BMI): Accuracy, Discrepancy Use or Not Use” presented by Dr. Guang Sun, M.D. CMU China, Ph.D. Hirosaki U Japan, Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
May 4, 2018
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Yvonne Lamers
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Yvonne Lamers
"B-Vitamins Across the Lifespan – Defining Adequacy for Optimal Growth, Development, and Health" presented by Dr. Yvonne Lamers, Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Food, Nutrition and Health Program, University of British Columbia
April 30, 2018
1:00 PM
Arts and Administration Building, A-1043*


Neuroscience Journal Club - Erin Kelly
Neuroscience Journal Club - Erin Kelly
 “Effect of polyphenols on markers of neurodegenerative disease” presented by  Erin Kelly, MSc Candidate
April 30, 2018
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Matthew Lamont
Neuroscience Journal Club - Matthew Lamont
“Binge drinking during adolescence causes Persistent behavioral impairments and elevated pro-inflammatory protein in a rodent model” presented by Matthew Lamont, PhD Candidate
April 30, 2018
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


BioChemistry Seminar - Mrunal Dayma
BioChemistry Seminar - Mrunal Dayma
"Physiological Responses to Olfactory Trace Amine Receptor Activation" presented by Mrunal Dayma, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
April 23, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Alan Goodridge
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Alan Goodridge
“Parkinson’s for the Internist” presented by Dr. Alan Goodridge, Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Co-Chair Discipline of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
April 20, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Thesis Club
Thesis Club
The Graduate Thesis Examination: An overview of policies and guidelines for students
April 19, 2018
4:00 PM
MEC 4M118


ONCOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Sheila Garland
ONCOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Sheila Garland
"Preliminary Results of a Prospective Study of Sleep and Cognitive Function in Newly Diagnosed Women with Non-Metastatic Breast Cancer" presented by Dr. Sheila Garland, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland
April 19, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Michael Grant
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Michael Grant
“Natural no More – Virus Nurtured Killer Cells” presented by Dr. Michael Grant, Professor of Immunology, Associate Dean of BioMedical Sciences
April 18, 2018
4:00 PM
MED 1M102


Neuroscience Journal Club - Abhinaba Ghosh, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Abhinaba Ghosh, PhD Candidate
"Stimulation of the Locus Ceruleus Modulates Signal-to-Noise Ratio in the Olfactory Bulb" presented by Abhinaba Ghosh, PhD Candidate
April 16, 2018
10:30 AM
MEC 5M101


BC Hereditary Cancer Program Rounds - Dr. David Schaeffer
BC Hereditary Cancer Program Rounds - Dr. David Schaeffer
"Pathology perspective of colonic polyposis syndroms: When are too many colonic polyps too many? presented by Dr. David F. Schaeffer, MD FRCPC, Head and Medical Director: Department of Pathology and Labratory Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital. Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Labratory Medicine, The University of Columbia 
April 13, 2018
1:30 PM
MEC 5M101


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Faezeh Borzooee
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Faezeh Borzooee
 "The role of APOBEC3G in modulating processing and presentation of cytotoxic T cell epitopes of HIV" presented by Faezeh Borzooee, PhD Candidate
April 12, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan, MSc Candidate
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan, MSc Candidate
"Complete absence of calcitriol in Cyp27b1 null fetal mice does not disturb mineral metabolism or skeletal development" presented by Brittany Ryan, MSc Candidate
April 10, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


BioChemistry Seminar - Tasahil Albishi
BioChemistry Seminar - Tasahil Albishi
"Bioactivities of Wood Polyphenols: Antioxidants and Biological Effects" prenseted by Tasahil Albishi, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland

April 9, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Sherri Bowes, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Sherri Bowes, MSc Candidate
"The role of glutamate transporters in hypothalamic control of energy homeostasis" presented by Sherri Bowes, MSc Candidate
April 9, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Ashley Curnew BSW, RSW
Medical Grand Rounds - Ashley Curnew BSW, RSW
“A Presentation on Memorial’s Sexual Harassment Office” presented by Ashley Curnew BSW, RSW, Associate Sexual Harassment Advisor, Memorial University of Newfoundland
April 6, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace, MSc Candidate
"The Role of the NLRP3 Inflammasome in HCV-Induced Pyroptosis" presented by Hannah Wallace, MSc Candidate
April 5, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Classroom B, HS Library


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emilie Comeau, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emilie Comeau, MSc Candidate
"More than one path to potency: NKG2C is dispensable for natural killer cell differentiation" presented by Emilie, MSc Candidate
April 5, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Classroom B, HS Library


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Ashley Le
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Ashley Le
"The role of Engrailed-2 in prostate cancer metastasis" presented by Ashley Le, MSc Candidate
April 3, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate
"The Roles of Extracellular Vesicle MicroRNAs in the Central Nervous System" presented by Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate

April 2, 2018
10:30 PM
MED 5M101


BioChemistry Seminar - Khaled Alawaini
BioChemistry Seminar - Khaled Alawaini
"The Effects of Total Parenteral Nutrition on Glucose Metabolism in Yucatan Miniature Pigs" presented by Khaled Alawaini, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
April 2, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Dr. Michael Woods
Genetics Seminar - Dr. Michael Woods
"Who was Hans Jonathan?(Reconstructing an African haploid genome from the 18th century)" presented by Dr.  Michael Woods, Associate Professor
April 2, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Lingyan Wang, PhD Student
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Lingyan Wang, PhD Student
"Analysis of Programmed Cell Death Induced by HCV Infection" presented by Lingyan Wang, PhD Student
March 29, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Michiru Hirasawa
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Michiru Hirasawa
“How does high-fat diet drive us to eat too much?” presented by Dr. Michiru Hirasawa, Professor of Neurosciences, BioMedical Sciences
March 28, 2018
4:00 PM
MED 5M101


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Raahyma Ahmad
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Raahyma Ahmad
“The visual system of lumpfish: Developmental biology, adaptation to environmental influences and role of dietary vitamin A” presented by Raahyma Ahmad, MSc Candidate
March 27, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Genetics Seminar - Salem Werdyani
Genetics Seminar - Salem Werdyani
"Step by step gene discovery in a hearing loss family from Newfoundland" presented by Salem Werdyani, PhD candidate
 
March 26, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Bandhan Mukherjee, PhD
Neuroscience Journal Club - Bandhan Mukherjee, PhD
"NMDAR plasticity and metaplasticity in early odor preference learning in rats." presented by Bandhan Mukherjee, PhD Candidate
March 26, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Peter Daley, MD, MSc
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Peter Daley, MD, MSc
“Antibiotic Stewardship” presented by Dr. Peter Daley, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University 

March 23, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Adam Metherel
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Adam Metherel
"Acute DHA Supplementation Increases Omega-3 PUFA Synthesis – Biomarkers, Mechanisms and Implications of DHA Cycling" presented by Dr. Adam Metherel, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto
March 20, 2018
2:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Danyang Xu, MSc Candidate
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Danyang Xu, MSc Candidate
“Regulation of IRF1-mediated transcription by its SUMOylation” presented by Danyang Xu, MSc Candidate
March 20, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Steven M. Carr
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Steven M. Carr
"Diversity in the mitochondrial DNA genome of Newfoundlanders, Past & Present – Genetic insights into the island’s human history" presented by Dr. Steven M. Carr, Professor and Dr. Dawn Marshall, Associate Professor, Department of Biology
 
March 19, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds
Medical Grand Rounds
"ECMO/ ECLS  in NL" presented by Lisa Kenny MD Med FRCPC with Chidam Yegappan MD FRCPC, Dan Lodge MD FRCSC. Corey Adams MD MMSc FRCSC, and Andrew Beney MSc CPC CCP
March 16, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ysabel Meneses, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ysabel Meneses, MSc Candidate
"Regulation of IRF1 functions by its SUMOylation" presented by Ysabel Meneses. MSc Candidate
March 15, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Classroom B, HS Library


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Suzanne Drodge and Scott Antle
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Suzanne Drodge and Scott Antle
"Smoking Cessation in the Oncology Setting" presented by Dr. Suzanne Drodge, MD, FRCPC, Radiation Oncologist, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre and Scott Antle, Project Lead, Smoking Cessation, Manager, NL Colon Screening Program, Cancer Care Program
March 15, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club -Erynn Button, MSc Candidate
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club -Erynn Button, MSc Candidate
"So Damaged: The Effect of Pre-Existing DNA Lesions on the Activity of APOBECs" presented by Erynn Button, MSc Candidate
March 15, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Classroom B, HS Library


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Nafisa Jadavji
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Nafisa Jadavji
"How Does Nutrition Impact Stroke Outcome? Understanding the Role of One-carbon Metabolism in Ischemic Stroke" presented by Dr. Nafisa Jadavji, Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa
March 14, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Berit Sellars, MSc Candidate
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Berit Sellars, MSc Candidate
“Fetal serum phosphorus is set independently of maternal serum phosphorus and phosphorus intake, including the extremes of maternal hyperphosphatemia and hypophosphatemia” presented by Berit Sellars, MSc Candidate

March 13, 2018
11:00 AM
5M101


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Jane Green
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Jane Green
"Clinical and molecular benefits of Hereditary Eye Disease research in NL" presented by Dr. Jane Green, Honorary Research Professor
 
March 12, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Scott Harding
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Scott Harding
"Modifiable Risk Factors and Cardiometabolic Diseases – Nutrition and Lifestyle: What Should You Modify? presented by Dr. Scott Harding Senior Lecturer (Visiting) in Nutritional Sciences, King’s College London, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
 
March 12, 2018
12:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


CANCELLED: Neuroscience Journal Club - Evan Lockyer, PhD Candidate
CANCELLED: Neuroscience Journal Club - Evan Lockyer, PhD Candidate
"Neural control of arm cycling" 
March 12, 2018
8:37 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Mike Wahl
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Mike Wahl
"Weight Management through Lifestyle Intervention” presented by Dr. Mike Wahl Ph.D. (Med), Senior Director Wellness Solutions. Medisys Health Group & Post-Doctoral Researcher, Memorial University of Newfoundland
March 9, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert
“Unlocking the Invisible: A Method of Visualizing Proteins on the Molecular Level” presented by David Huebert, PhD Student
March 8, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Classroom B, HS Library


CANCELLED - Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
CANCELLED - Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
"Increasing Photodynamic Therapy Efficacy by MEK inhibition" presented by Jayoti Som, MSc Candidate
March 6, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Biochemistry Seminar - Shrushti Shah, M.Sc. Student
Biochemistry Seminar - Shrushti Shah, M.Sc. Student
"Short Chain Fatty Acids Alter Lipidomic Profile and Have Sex-Specific Effects on Lipid Metabolism of Long Evans Rats" presented by Shrushti Shah, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
March 5, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Gerissa Fowler
Genetics Seminar Series - Gerissa Fowler
"Understanding The Role Of GDP-Fucose Synthesis In Blood Vessel Stability Using Zebrafish Models" presented by Gerissa Fowler
March 5, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Robert Flemmer
Neuroscience Journal Club - Robert Flemmer
 "Inhibition of Bcl-xL prevents pro-death actions of ΔN-Bcl-xL at the mitochondrial inner membrane during glutamate excitotoxicity" presented by Robert Flemmer, PhD Candidate
March 5, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. David Jones
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. David Jones
“Demonstrating Competency in Our Resident Program” presented by Dr. David Jones MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University 
March 2, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emma Quinlan, PhD Student
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emma Quinlan, PhD Student
"Dead or Alive: Characterization of AID homologs in the lamprey" presented by Emma Quinlan, PhD Student
March 1, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Classroom B, HS Library


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan
"Complete absence of calcitriol in Cyp27b1 null fetal mice does not disturb mineral metabolism or skeletal development" presented by Brittany Ryan, MSc Candidate
February 27, 2018
11:00 AM
MED 5M101


Genetics Seminar Series – Dr. Terry-Lynn Young
Genetics Seminar Series – Dr. Terry-Lynn Young
 "Scientific Authorship … who’s on first?" presented by Dr. Terry-Lynn Young, Professor


 
February 26, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


CANCELLED - Neuroscience Journal Club - Brandon Collins
CANCELLED - Neuroscience Journal Club - Brandon Collins
"Measuring corticospinal excitability of the biceps brachii" presented by  Brandon Collins, PhD Candidate
February 26, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Stephanie Carpentier
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Stephanie Carpentier
"Eosinophilic esophagitis: Coming soon to an office near you..." presented by Dr. Stephanie Carpentier MD, FRCPC, FACP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

February 23, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kendra Smith
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kendra Smith
"Lag3-MHC Class II interactions on human cancer cells" presented by Kendra Smith, MSc Candidate
February 22, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Classroom B, HS Library


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Louisa Wiede
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Louisa Wiede
"Multiple Defects in IFN-γ Signalling and HLA Expression in HER2+ Luminal Breast Cancer" presented by Louisa Wiede, MSc Candidate
February 22, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Classroom B, HS Library


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Diana De Carvalho
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Diana De Carvalho
“The Biomechanics of Seated Postures” presented by Dr. Diana De Carvalho, Assistant Professor, Discipline of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology), Faculty of Medicine
February 21, 2018
4:00 PM
MED 5M101


BioMedical Sciences Divisional Meeting

BioMedical Scicences Divisional Meeting 
February 21, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jiangyi He, MSc Candidate
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jiangyi He, MSc Candidate
"Murine Cytomegalovirus (MCMV) Immune Evasion Targeting Ras/MEK-IRF1 Connection" presented by Jiangyi He, MSc Candidate
February 20, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Mani Larijani
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Mani Larijani
"Solving the 5-dimensional structure of a cancer-causing molecule" presented by Dr. Mani Larijani, Associate Professor, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Division of Biomedical Science
February 19, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Mrunal Dayma, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Mrunal Dayma, MSc Candidate
"The Sense of Smell Impacts Metabolic Health and Obesity" presented by Mrunal Dayma, MSc Candidate
February 19, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Maria N. Gkamaletsou
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Maria N. Gkamaletsou
“'Osteoarticular Mycoses” presented by Dr. Maria N. Gkamaletsou, MD, PhD, MPH , Clinical Research Fellow in Infectious Diseases, St James’s University Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
February 16, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Thesis Club - Canadian Common CV Tutorial

Thesis Club - Canadian Common CV Tutorial  
Students must register in advance. Visit https://ccv-cvc.ca and click Login
February 15, 2018
4:00 PM
Computer Lab A, HSC Library


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Student
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Student
 "The unique evolution of cod antibody response: one more piece of the puzzle; what’s next?” presented by Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Student
February 15, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Cathy Murray
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Cathy Murray
"Steroid Therapy in Cancer Care" presented by Dr. Cathy Murray, MD, FRCPC, Endocrinologist
February 15, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson, MSc Candidate
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson, MSc Candidate
"Tubedown in the regulation of the p53 tumor suppressor pathway" presented by Cassandra Davidson, MSc Candidate
February 13, 2018
11:00 AM
MED 5M101


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Doug Angel
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Doug Angel
"Thyroid Nodules and Well Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: An Update." presented by Dr. Doug Angel BMU (Hons). M.D.,, Clinical Assistant Professor (Otolaryngology), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University 
February 9, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Clare Lewis
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Clare Lewis
"Regulation of murine calcium and bone metabolism: In vitro investigation of factors stimulating osteoblasts post-lactation" presented Clare Lewis, PhD Candidate
February 6, 2018
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Genetics Seminar Series - Jessica Barron
Genetics Seminar Series - Jessica Barron
"Association of the HGD Gene with Osteoarthritis and Non-responders in Total Joint Replacement Therapy" presented by  Jessica Barron, Co-Op Student (Zhai lab)
February 5, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Genetics Seminar - Aaron Curtis, MSc. Candidate
Genetics Seminar - Aaron Curtis, MSc. Candidate
"SNP-SNP interactions in survival outcomes of colorectal cancer patients" presented by Aaron Curtis, MSc. Candidate
February 5, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Caleb Morden, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Caleb Morden, MSc Candidate
"MCH neurons: A Potential Therapeutic Target for Cancer Anorexia?" presented by Caleb Morden, MSc Candidate
February 5, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Holly Etchegary
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Holly Etchegary
“Patient Engagement in Health Research – What, when, how?” presented by Dr. Holly Etchegary, PhD, Assistant Professor, Clinical Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
February 2, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour
"Exploring novel roles of genome-damaging AID/APOBEC3 enzymes in breast cancer” presented by Mahdi Asgharpour, PhD Student
February 1, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Abdelkhayoum Al-Tilissi
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Abdelkhayoum Al-Tiliss
"Role of vitamin D receptor (VDR) in regulating intestinal calcium absorption and bone metabolism during lactation and post-weaning" presented by Abdelkhayoum Al-Tilissi, MSc Candidate
January 30, 2018
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Biochemistry Seminar - Gagandeep Kaur
Biochemistry Seminar - Gagandeep Kaur
"Sparing Effect of Betaine on Methionine Availability for PC Synthesis in TPN Fed Neonatal Piglets" presented by Gagandeep Kaur, M.Sc. Student,  Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
January 29, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Jurgienne Arizza Umali
Genetics Seminar Series - Jurgienne Arizza Umali
 "Zebrafish, Danio rerio, as genetic models of Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome-associated glaucoma" presented by Jurgienne Arizza Umali, MSc. candidate


 
January 29, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Genetics Seminar - Julia Pennell, MSc
Genetics Seminar - Julia Pennell, MSc
"Genomic and Functional Analyses of Newfoundland & Labrador Intracranial Aneurysm Families" presented Julia Pennell, MSc. Candidate
January 29, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Nawrin Pinky, MSc
Neuroscience Journal Club - Nawrin Pinky, MSc
"Region- and activity-dependent regulation of extracellular glutamate" presented by Nawrin Pinky, MSc Candidate
January 29, 2018
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Alison Haynes
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Alison Haynes
“Anaphylaxis: Treatments and Triggers” presented by Dr. Alison Haynes, M.D. Memorial, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
January 26, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Thesis Club

"Research Data Management"
January 25, 2018
4:00 PM
MEC 4M118


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder
"Cytomegalovirus-related cytokines activate natural killer cells against malignancy" presented by Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate
January 25, 2018
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Ken Kao
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Ken Kao
“Transcriptional regulation of mitosis in cancer” presented by Dr. Ken Kao, Professor of Oncology, BioMedical Sciences  

January 24, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101


Biochemistry Seminar - Shreyasi Sarkar. MSc
Biochemistry Seminar - Shreyasi Sarkar. Msc
"Characterization of Trace Amine Transport Properties Across Human Intestinal Epithelial Cells" presented by Shreyasi Sarkar, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
January 22, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Sharon Peters
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Sharon Peters
“Program Evaluation- why bother” presented by Dr. Sharon Peters MD MPH FRCPC, Dr. Ian E. Rusted Professor of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University 
January 19, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Susan Tyler
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Susan Tyler
"Impact of Margin Status on 10-year Local Recurrence and Survival Outcomes in Women Receiving Breast Conserving Therapy" presented by Dr. Susan Tyler, MD, FRCPC, Radiation Oncologist
January 18, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Biochemistry Seminar - A. Madhushika Silva
Biochemistry Seminar - A. Madhushika Silva
"Role of Amino Acid Substitutions in Atlantic Salmon Tropomyosin" presented by A. Madhushika Silva, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundlandf
January 15, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series

"Zebrafish, Danio rerio, as Genetic Models of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy and Bone Development" presented by Alexia Hawkey-Noble, MSc. Candidate

"The Role of Eicosanoids and Endocannabinoids in Osteoarthritis" presented by Christie Costello, MSc. Candidate
January 15, 2018
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Allison Hall
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Allison Hall
“The Product of Multimorbidity: HFpEF and its Management.” presented by Dr. Allison Hall, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Discipline of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
January 12, 2018
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Candidate Seminar for Position of Assistant or Associate Professor, BioMedical Sciences- Dr. Samuel Workenhe
Candidate Seminar for Position of Assistant or Associate Professor, BioMedical Sciences- Dr. Samuel Workenhe
“Tumor cell death and immunity: emerging paradigms from autochthonous tumors” presented by Dr. Samuel Workenhe, Research Scientist, McMaster Immunology Research Centre, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University 
January 11, 2018
10:00 AM
5M101


BioChemistry Seminar - Dalshini Kirupananthan
BioChemistry Seminar - Dalshini Kirupananthan
"Amino Acid and Dipeptide Uptake in the Piglet Small Intestine" presented by Dalshini Kirupananthan, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
January 8, 2018
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Patrick Parfrey
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Patrick Parfrey
“Quality of Care NL: Institutional Care projects.” presented by Dr. Patrick Parfrey, John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professor Leader of Choosing Wisely NL
December 15, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Thesis Club
Thesis Club
Thesis Club - Copyright considerations for graduate students
December 14, 2017
4:00 PM
MEC 4M117


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Ashley Dung Le
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Ashley Dung Le
 "Engrailed-2 (EN2) A Tumor Specific Urinary Biomarker for the Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer" presented by Ashley Dung Le, MSc Candidate
December 12, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Kathy Hodgkinson
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Kathy Hodgkinson
  "The Annual Genetics Christmas Quiz" presented by Dr. Kathy Hodgkinson, Clinical Epidemiology
 
December 11, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Mrunal Dayma
Neuroscience Journal Club - Mrunal Dayma
“Cognitive Deficits and Inflammatory Response Resulting from Mild-to-Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats Are Exacerbated by Repeated Pre-Exposure to an Innate Stress Stimulus” presented by Mrunal Dayma, MSc Candidate
December 11, 2017
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Candidate Seminar for Position of Assistant or Associate Professor, BioMedical Sciences- Dr. Julia Hopkins
Candidate Seminar for Position of Assistant or Associate Professor, BioMedical Sciences- Dr. Julia Hopkins
“Genomic communication: Mitochondrial mutations in prostate and pancreatic cancer” presented by Julia Hopkins Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Informatics Program, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
December 7, 2017
10:00 AM
5M101


Genetics Seminar - Christie Costello
Genetics Seminar - Christie Costello
"De Novo Mutations in Protein Kinase Genes CAMK2A and CAMK2B Cause Intellectual Disability" presented by Christie Costello, MSc. Candidate
December 4, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - John Weber, PhD
Neuroscience Journal Club - John Weber, PhD
'The Pharmacology and Toxicology of Ethanol and other Drugs of Abuse' presented by John Weber, PhD
December 4, 2017
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Judy Illes
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Judy Illes
“The “Spirit” of Minding the Brain and Mental Health” presented by Dr. Judy Illes, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS, Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics, Professor of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia
December 1, 2017
12:00 PM
Main Auditorium, HSC


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Erynn Button
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Erynn Button
“Expanding antigen-specific regulatory networks to treat autoimmunity” presented by Erynn Button, MSc Candidate
November 30, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Candidate Seminar for the Position of Assistant or Associate Professor, BioMedical Sciences- Dr. Jessica Esseltine
Candidate Seminar for the Position of Assistant or Associate Professor, BioMedical Sciences - Dr. Jessica Esseltine
“Cellular Communication in Mammalian Stem Cells” presented by Dr. Jessica Esseltine, Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario
November 30, 2017
10:00 AM
5M101


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Raahyma Ahmad
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Raahyma Ahmad
"Fatty acid transport protein 1 regulates retinoid metabolism and photoreceptor development in mouse retina" presented by Raahyma Ahmad, MSc Candidate
November 28, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Biochemistry Seminar - Mahesha Asiriwardhana
Biochemistry Seminar - Mahesha Asiriwardhana
"Methionine Requirement to Maximize Protein Synthesis and Transmethylated Products Synthesis in Neonatal Piglets" presented by Mahesha Asiriwardhana, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 27, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Alexia Hawkey-Noble
Genetics Seminar Series - Alexia Hawkey-Noble
"Mutations in SCL25A46, encoding a UGO1-like protein, cause an optic atrophy spectrum disorder" presented by Alexia Hawkey-Noble, MSc. Candidate
November 27, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds
Medical Grand Rounds
“Management of severe Asthma: Beyond Inhalers”, presented by Dr. Masoud Mahdavian MD, MSc, FACP, ABPM, FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Respirology, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
November 24, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder
“A distinct innate lymphoid cell population regulates tumor-associated T cells” presented by Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate
November 23, 2017
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Bruce Van Vliet
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Bruce Van Vliet
“Balancing cardiac oxygen supply and demand: exploring a role for the baroreflex control of heart rate.” presented by Dr. Bruce Van Vliet, Professor of Cardiovascular & Renal Physiology
November 22, 2017
5:00 PM
1M102


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Dangyang Xu
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Dangyang Xu
"Androgen induces G3BP2 and SUMO-mediated p53 nuclear export in prostate cancer" presented by Dangyang Xu, MSc Candidate
November 21, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioChemistry Seminar - Jenika Marshall
BioChemistry Seminar - Jenika Marshall
"Lipoprotein Lipase Hydrolysis Products are Associated with Akt Signalling in THP-1 Macrophages" presented by Jenika Marshall, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 20, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Julia J. Pennell
Genetics Seminar Series - Julia J. Pennell
 "Implications of Mutational Signatures on the Outcome of Azacitidine Therapy in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients" presented by Julia J. Pennell,  MSc. Candidate


 
November 20, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Sriya Bhattacharya
Neuroscience Journal Club - Sriya Bhattacharya
 “Transgenerational effects of predator stress in mice " presented by Sriya Bhattacharya, PhD Candidate
November 20, 2017
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


BioChemistry Seminar- Dr. Joe Banoub
BioChemistry Seminar- Dr. Joe Banoub
"A Critique on the Structural Analysis of Lignins, Sequencing of Lignin Oligomers and Lignomics" presented by Dr. Joe Banoub, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 17, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Grand Rounds - Nigel Rusted Lectureship
Medical Grand Rounds - Nigel Rusted Lectureship
“From Chemical Weapon to Cancer Treatment: Mustard Gas and the Origins of Chemotherapy” presented by Dr. Susan L. Smith PhD, Professor of History in the Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta
November 17, 2017
12:00 PM
Main Auditorium, HSC


Thesis Club - Refworks: Introduction to Citation Management

Thesis Club - Refworks: Introduction to Citation Management
November 16, 2017
4:00 PM
HSC Library,Computer Lab A


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. John Thoms
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. John Thoms
"MicroRNAs as Novel Regulators of Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Resistance" presented by Dr. John Thoms, MD, FRCPC, Radiation Oncologist
November 16, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emma Quinlan
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emma Quinlan
E Liu et al, "Cord blood NK cells engineered to express IL-15 and a CD19-targeted CAR show long-term persistence and potent antitumor activity." presented by Emma Quinlan, MSc Candidate
November 16, 2017
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


2017 The Gairdner Lecture Speaker - Dr. Lewis E. Kay
2017 The Gairdner Lecture Speaker - Dr. Lewis E. Kay
"NMR WHY BOTHER?STUDIES OF THE P97 MOLECULAR MACHINE PROVIDE AN ANSWER" presented by Dr. Lewis E. Kay, (Professor, Departments of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Chemistry, University of Toronto; Senior Scientist, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto).
November 15, 2017
2:30 PM
MED 1M101


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
 "Photoactivation of ROS production in situ transiently activates cell proliferation in mouse skin and in the hair follicle stem cell niche promoting hair growth and wound healing" presented by  Jayoti Som, MSc Candidate
November 14, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Kim Babb
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Kim Babb
“When you hear hoof beats, could it be a zebra? Interesting cases from the CTU” presented by Dr. Kim Babb, BN, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
November 10, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hannah Wallace
"Nlrp9b inflammasome restricts rotavirus infection in intestinal epithelial cells" presented by Hannah Wallace, MSc Candidate
November 9, 2017
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab A


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Adelkhayoum Al-Tilissi
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Adelkhayoum Al-Tilissi
"Low vitamin D status is associated with inflammation in patients with prostate cancer" presented by Adelkhayoum Al-Tilissi, MSc Candidate
 
November 7, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Graham Fraser
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Graham Fraser
"Oxygen Mediated Blood Flow Regulation in Microvascular Networks" presented by Dr. Graham Fraser Assistant Professor
Division of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 6, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Curtis French
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Curtis French
 "Forkhead Box transcription Factors and Disease" presented by Dr. Curtis French, Assistant Professor
November 6, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Adam Ravalia, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Adam Ravalia, MSc Candidate
"The MED System:  An Introduction to Multi-Electrode Arrays"  presented by Adam Ravalia, MSc Candidate
November 6, 2017
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Dejun Xu
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Dejun Xu
“Case Study” presented by Dr. Dejun Xu, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
November 3, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioChemistry Seminar - Tadiwos Getachew
BioChemistry Seminar - Tadiwos Getachew
"Expression and Characterization of Recombinant Lung Surfactant Protein-B (rSP-B)" presented by Tadiwos Getachew, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 2, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Kristi Sellars, MSc
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Kristi Sellars, MSc
 "Therapeutic Effects of FGF23 c-tail Fc in a Murine Preclinical Model of X-Linked Hypophosphatemia Via the Selective Modulation of Phosphate Reabsorption" presented by Kristi Sellars, MSc
October 31, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioChemistry Seminar - Tharindu Senadheera
BioChemistry Seminar - Tharindu Senadheera
"Value-added Utilization of Sea Cucumber (Cucumaria frondosa) By-Products: Collagen and Protein Hydrolysate" presented by Tharindu Senadheera, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
 
October 30, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Kathleen Fifield
Neuroscience Journal Club - Kathleen Fifield
"Forms of Cell Death following Ischemic Stroke."  presented by Kathleen Fifield, PhD Candidate
October 30, 2017
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Cathy Murray
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Cathy Murray
“Insulin:  Past and Present” presented by Dr. Cathy Murray, M.Sc., M.D., Memorial, FRCPC , Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
October 27, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour
 “Tumor-derived exosomes modulate PD-L1 expression in monocytes" presented by  Mahdi Asgharpour, PhD Candidate
October 26, 2017
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab A


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan
"Unique Regenerative Mechanism to Replace Bone Lost During Dietary Bone Depletion in Weanling Mice" presented by Brittany Ryan, MSc Candiate
October 24, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. David Heeley
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. David Heeley
"The 4th Annual Safe Laboratory Practices and Procedures" presented by Dr. David Heeley, Chair, Safety Committee, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
October 23, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN4015


Genetics Seminar Series
Genetics Seminar Series
  "Genetic Links Between Virology and Genetics" presented by Dr. Rod Russell, Associate Professor, Division of BioMedical Science
 
October 23, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Arthur Chaves, MSc Candidate
Neuroscience Journal Club - Arthur Chaves, MSc Candidate
 "Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation For the Study of the Brain Excitability in Multiple Sclerosis" presented by Arthur Chaves, MSc Candidate
October 23, 2017
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Steve Shorlin
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Steve Shorlin
“Feedback and Coaching in Medical Education” presented by Dr. Steve Shorlin, PhD, Teaching Consultant, Medical Education Scholarship Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
October 20, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Lingyan Wang
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Lingyan Wang
"ZBP1/DAI is an innate sensor of influenza virus triggering the NLRP3 inflammasome and programmed cell death pathways" presented by Lingyan Wang, PhD Candidate
October 19, 2017
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Dawn Armstrong
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Dawn Armstrong
"Immunotherapy 101: How to Effectively Treat and Manage our Patients" presented by Dr. Dawn Armstrong, MD, FRCPC, Medical Oncologist
October 19, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum- Dr. Robert Bertolo
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum- Dr. Robert Bertolo
"Early Nutrition and Adult Diseases: Role of Methionine Metabolism" presented by Dr. Robert Bertolo, Professor, Department of Biochemistry
October 18, 2017
5:00 PM
Main Auditorium


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jiangyi He
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jiangyi He
"Zika virus has oncolytic activity against glioblastoma stem cells" presented by Jiangyi He, PhD Candidate
October 17, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


BioChemistry Seminar - Nidhi Kuksal
BioChemistry Seminar - Nidhi Kuksal
"Examination of the Importance of ROS Release from Complex I in Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury" presented by Nidhi Kuksal, M.Sc. Student
October 16, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Visiting Speaker - Dr. John Matyas
Visiting Speaker - Dr. John Matyas
"The Pathobiology of Arthritis — from Black & Decker to Molecular Biology" presented by Dr. John Matyas, Professor, Dept of Comparative Biology & Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary
October 16, 2017
12:00 PM
The Craig L. Dobbin Genetics Research Centre, 5th floor, 5M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Dr. Carolyn Harley
Neuroscience Journal Club - Dr. Carolyn Harley
“Stopping Alzheimer’s Disease: Past, Present and Future” presented by Dr. Carolyn Harley, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology
October 16, 2017
10:30 AM
5M101


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Jerry McGrath
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Jerry McGrath
“Colon Cancer Screening in Newfoundland and Labrador:”A Population Based Approach presented by Dr. Jerry McGrath, MD Memorial, FRCPC , Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology) , Medical Director, Newfoundland and Labrador , Colon Screening Program, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
October 13, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert
"Inflammasomes Coordinate Pyroptosis and Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity to Clear Infection by a Ubiquitous Environmental Bacterium" presented by David Huebert, MSc Candidate
October 12, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Clare Lewis
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Clare Lewis
 "Regulation of sclerostin expression in multiple myeloma by Dkk-1; a potential therapeutic strategy for myeloma bone disease" presented by Clare Lewis, PhD


 
October 10, 2017
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ysabel Meneses
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ysabel Meneses
 "The murine cytomegalovirus M35 protein antagonizes type I IFN induction downstream of pattern recognition receptors by targeting NF-kB mediated transcription" presented by Ysabel Meneses, MSc Candidate
October 5, 2017
12:00 PM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson
 "Acetylation-dependent regulation of MDM2 E3 ligase activity dictates its oncogenic function" presented by Cassandra Davidson, MSc
October 3, 2017
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Biochemistry Seminar - Abrehem Abad, MSc
Biochemistry Seminar - Abrehem Abad, MSc
"Importance of Minor Components to the Oxidative Stability of Camelina, Chia, and Sophia Seed Oils" presented by Abrehem Abad, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry

October 2, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Lisa Fang
Neuroscience Journal Club - Lisa Fang
  "Microglial Inflammatory Signaling Orchestrates the Hypothalamic Immune Response to Dietary Excess and Mediates Obesity Susceptibility" presented by   Lisa Fang, PhD Candidate


 
October 2, 2017
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Sherri Christian
BioChemistry Seminar - Dr. Sherri Christian
"Do Microvesicles Secreted by B cells in Response to CD24 Transfer Signaling Competent Complexes?" presented by Dr. Sherri Christian, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
September 25, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Crystal Wilkie
Neuroscience Journal Club - Crystal Wilkie
  "Neural Circuit-Specialized Astrocytes: Transcriptomic, Proteomic, Morphological, and Functional Evidence" presented by  Crystal Wilkie, MSc Candidate
 
September 25, 2017
10:30 AM
MED 5M101


Open House at the Faculty of Medicine
Open House at the Faculty of Medicine
This family-friendly event is aimed at showcasing some of the interesting things we are doing in research, education and public engagement. Displays and activities available on the first two floors of the Faculty of Medicine building that is adjacent to the Health Sciences Centre.
September 24, 2017
1:00 PM
Faculty of Medicine Building - adjacent to the Health Sciences Centre


David Hawkins Lectures 2017- Grand Rounds
Dr. Nancy E. Mayo
"Combining Observational and Interventional Research: Applica-tion of the Cohort Multiple Ran-domized Controlled Trial (cmRCT) Design to Understand and Optimize Brain Health Among People Aging with HIV" presented by Dr. Nancy E. Mayo, James McGill Professor in the Department of Medicine and the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University (Division of Geriatrics and Division of Clinical Epidemiology).
September 22, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


David Hawkins Lectures 2017
Dr. Nancy E. Mayo
"Measuring Health Outcomes: Good, Better, Best" presented by Dr Nancy E. Mayo, James McGill Professor in the Department of Medicine and the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University (Division of Geriatrics and Division of Clinical Epidemiology).
September 21, 2017
4:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


BioChemistry Seminar - Won Young Oh
BioChemistry Seminar - Won Young Oh
"Resveratrol and its Lipophilized Derivatives:  Structures, Antioxidant and Biological Activities" presented by Won Young Oh, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
September 18, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Dr. Guangju Zhai
Genetics Seminar - Dr. Guangju Zhai
"Metabolomics of Osteoarthritis: Novel Metabolic Markers and Their Clinical Utility" presented by Dr. Guangju Zhai, Professor
September 18, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Galloway
Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Galloway
"Investigating miR-223 as a MS-Relevant Regulator of Myeloid Cell Activation." presented by Dylan Galloway, PhD Candidate
September 18, 2017
10:30 AM
5M101


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS -Dr. William Geerts
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS -Dr. William Geerts
“New Evidence and Practical Management of Venous Thromboembolic Disease” presented by Dr.  William Geerts, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Thromboembolism consultant at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto
September 15, 2017
12:00 AM
Lecture Theatre A


BioChemistry Seminar - Kristen Roberts
BioChemistry Seminar - Kristen Roberts
Career Development Services for Science Students and Graduates presented by Kristen Roberts, Science Career Development Coordinator, Faculty of Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland
September 11, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Salem Werdyani
Genetics Seminar Series - Salem Werdyani
 "Detection of Copy Number Variations (CNVs) using the Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) data" presented by Salem Werdyani, PhD Candidate
 
September 11, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Giovanni Raimondo
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Giovanni Raimondo
“Clinical implications of occult HBV infection” presented by Giovanni Raimondo, M.D. Full Professor of Internal Medicine Head Division of Clinical and Molecular Hepatology Chairman Department of Internal Medicine University Hospital of Messina
 
September 11, 2017
10:00 AM
5M101


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Teresa Pollicino
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Teresa Pollicino
“Molecular basis of occult HBV infection” presented by Dr. Teresa Pollicino Professor of Molecular Medicine and Pathophysiology, University of Messina, Italy
September 11, 2017
10:00 AM
5M101


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS -Dr. Wayne Gulliver
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS -Dr. Wayne Gulliver
“Dermatology for the General Internist” presented by Dr. Wayne Gulliver, Professor of Dermatology & Medicine Faculty of Medicine, MUN
September 8, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioChemistry Seminar - JuDong Yeo
BioChemistry Seminar - JuDong Yeo
"Antioxidant Capacity and Phenolic Profiles of Lentils as Affected by Processing" presented by JuDong Yeo, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
August 3, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker Sonia V. del Rincón
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker Sonia V. del Rincón
“Targeting the Mnk/eIF4E axis in melanoma.” presented by Sonia V. del Rincón, Ph.D. Project Director, Department of Experimental Medicine,, Lady Davis Institute
July 11, 2017
11:00 AM
5M101


BioMedicine 2017 Graduate Research Symposium
Dr. Hélène Bierne
“Control of the mammalian epigenetic machinery by bacterial pathogens” presented by Dr. Hélène Bierne, Research Director, Epigenetics and Cellular Microbiology, Micalis Institute, INRA, Paris, France
July 7, 2017
1:30 PM
1M101 - Medical Education Centre


BioMedicine 2017 Graduate Research Symposium
Dr. Jaideep Bains
“A social perspective on stress and the synapse” presented by Dr. Jaideep Bains, Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
July 6, 2017
1:30 PM
1M101 - Medical Education Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Christopher Kovacs
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Christopher Kovacs
“Osteoporosis:  Who and why to treat:Distinguishing facts from myths and fears” presented by Dr. Christopher Kovacs, M.D., B.A. Queen's, FRCPC, FACP, FACE, University Research Professor, Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology and Metabolism), Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Biomedical Sciences
June 30, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


BioChemistry Seminar - Julia Chalker
BioChemistry Seminar - Julia Chalker
"The Role of Glutaredoxin-2 in Regulating Superoxide/Hydrogen Peroxide Formation from Liver and Cardiac Tissue" presented by Julia Chalker, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry,Memorial University of Newfoundland
 
June 23, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Mark Borgaonkar
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Mark Borgaonkar
“Quality is Job 1: The colonoscopy story" presented by Dr. Mark Borgaonkar, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology)
 
June 23, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Alan E. Goodridge
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Alan E. Goodridge
“Doctor – I’m Dizzy" presented Dr. Alan E. Goodridge, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine (Neurology)
June 16, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. David Laidley
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. David Laidley
"The Evolving Management of Neuroendocrine Tumours and Peptide Radionuclide Receptor Therapy" presented by Dr. David Laidley, MD, FRCPC Nuclear Medicine, Assistant Professor Division of Nuclear Medicine, University of Western Ontario
 
June 15, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Stanley Nattel
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Stanley Nattel
“Clinical Problems and Experimental Solutions: Trials and Tribulations in Academic Cardiology" presented by Dr.  Stanley Nattel, MD, Professor of Medicine Paul-David Chair in Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, University of Montreal
June 9, 2017
12:00 PM
Dr. Richard Fagan Lecture Theatre Room 1M101


Medical Ground Rounds - Dr. Ross Feldman
Medical Ground Rounds - Dr. Ross Feldman
“Systems Approaches to Blood Pressure Management: A STITCH in time?” presented by Dr. Ross Feldman, Chair, Discipline of Medicine
June 2, 2017
12:21 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Candidate Seminar for Full or Associate Professor Position, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Translational Medicine
Dr. Youqiang Ke
"Investigation of a novel FAB5-regulated signaling pathway in prostate cancer:  From benchside to bedside”. presented by Dr. Youqiang Ke, Professor and the Director of the Molecular Pathology Laboratory,School of Cancer Studies, Liverpool University, UK     
May 30, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Patrick Parfrey
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Patrick Parfrey
“Quality of Care NL/Choosing Wisely NL  Six Month Update” presented by Dr. Patrick Parfrey, MD, FRCPC, OC, FRSC , John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professor
May 26, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Tom Belbin
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Tom Belbin
“The Genomics and Epigenomics of Head and Neck Cancer” presented by Dr. Tom Belbin, Associate Professor, Discipline of Oncology
May 24, 2017
5:00 PM
1M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Jamie Farrell and Dr. Christine Orr
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Jamie Farrell and Dr. Christine Orr
“Introduction of Competency Based Education in Internal Medicine” presented by Dr. Jamie Farrell, B.Sc., FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Respirology) And , Dr. Christine Orr, B.Sc.,Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
May 19, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Daniel Figeys
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Daniel Figeys
"Host-microbiota Interactions in Inflammatory Bowel Disease" presented by Dr. Daniel Figeys, Professor and Chair Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology Director, Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology University of Ottawa
May 18, 2017
1:05 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Sam Babak
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Sam Babak
"Melanoma: Current Challenges and Opportunities" presented by  Dr. Sam Babak, Medical Oncology Fellow, PGY VII
May 18, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Neuroscience Journal Club - Meghan Quinlan
Neuroscience Journal Club - Meghan Quinlan
"In Vivo Optogenetic Activation of Locus Coeruleus and Consequent Effects on Perforant Path Evoked Potentials in Dentate Gyrus" presented by Meghan Quinlan, MSc
 
May 15, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Mark J. Poznansky
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Mark J. Poznansky
“From Precision Medicine to Synthetic Biology” presented by Dr. Mark J. Poznansky, C.M., O.Ont., Ph.D. President and CEO of the Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI)
May 12, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Neuroscience Journal Club - Hailey Wiseman
Neuroscience Journal Club - Hailey Wiseman
"Using measures of brain excitability to map multiple sclerosis" presented by Hailey Wiseman, MSc
May 8, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. James Downar
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. James Downar
“Dying with Dignity” presented by Dr. James Downar, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC, Critical Care and Palliative Care, University Health Network and Sinai Health System, Toronto, Ontario
May 5, 2017
12:00 PM
Main Auditorium


Neuroscience Journal Club - Faghihe Massaeli
Neuroscience Journal Club - Faghihe Massaeli
 "The effect of norepinephrine release on odor discrimination learning in adult rats" presented by Faghihe Massaeli, MSc
May 1, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Brian Feagan
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Brian Feagan
“Emerging Paradigms in Inflammatory Bowel Disease” presented by Dr. Brian Feagan, M.D., FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Senior Scientific Officer, Robarts Clinical Trials Inc. Robarts Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario
 
April 28, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Vincent Bouvet
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Vincent Bouvet
“From Concept to Mice and Men: A PET Radiotracer Journey” presented by Dr. Vincent Bouvet, Assistant Professor, Discipline of Radiology
April 26, 2017
5:00 PM
1M101


Neuroscience Journal Club - Mrunal Dayma
Neuroscience Journal Club - Mrunal Dayma
 "Innate avoidance does not necessarily equal fear: Volatile trace amines as a model of ecological context to kairomone- and pheromone-induced behaviours" presented by Mrunal Dayma, MSc Department of Biochemistry
 
April 24, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Anthony Akerele
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Anthony Akerele
"Fat Metabolism during Pregnancy: Implication of Long Chain Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on Fetal Outcomes" presented by Anthony Akerele, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
April 24, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Sarah Power
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Sarah Power
“Brain-computer interfaces - Replacing, restoring, improving, and enhancing CNS output” presented by Dr. Sarah Power, Ph.D., P.Eng. Memorial University
April 21, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Vipin Shankar
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Vipin Shankar
"MEK inhibition increases cancer cell sensitivity to 5-ALA - photodynamic therapy" presented by Vipin Shankar, Postdoctoral Fellow 
April 18, 2017
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Genetics Seminar Series - Alison Sutherland
Genetics Seminar Series - Alison Sutherland
  "The roles of miRNA in Psoriatic Arthritis Development and Treatment" presented by Alison Sutherland, MSc, Graduate student
 
April 10, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Genetics Seminar Series - Jurgienne Arizza Umali
Genetics Seminar Series - Jurgienne Arizza Umali
"Zebrafish, Danio rerio, as genetic models of glaucoma associated with Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome" presented by Jurgienne Arizza Umali, MSc.  Graduate Student


 
April 10, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Duncan Stewart
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Duncan Stewart
“Regenerative therapies for cardiovascular diseases: coming to a clinic near you?” presented by Dr. Duncan Stewart, MD, FRCPC, Professor Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
April 7, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
 "Generation and validation of PDT resistant cell lines" presented by Jayoti Som, MSc Candidate
 
April 4, 2017
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Neuroscience Journal Club - Francis R. Bambico
Neuroscience Journal Club - Francis R. Bambico
"A novel pathway for rapid antidepressant action" presented by Francis R. Bambico, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, MUN
April 3, 2017
1:05 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Anthony Akerele
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Anthony Akerele
"Fat Metabolism during Pregnancy: Implication of Long Chain Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on Fetal Outcomes" presented by Anthony Akerele, Ph.D. Student
April 3, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Jurgienne Arizza Umali
Genetics Seminar Series - Jurgienne Arizza Umali
  "Zebrafish, Danio rerio, as genetic models of glaucoma associated with Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome" presented by Jurgienne Arizza Umali, MSc.  Graduate Student


 
April 3, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Genetics Seminar Series - Alison Sutherland
Genetics Seminar Series - Alison Sutherland
"The roles of miRNA in Psoriatic Arthritis Development and Treatment" presented by Alison Sutherland, MSc, Graduate student
April 3, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Margaret Steele
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Margaret Steele
"Physician Leadership in Healthcare” presented by Dr. Margaret Steele HBSc, MD, FRCPC, MEd, DFCPA, CCPE, Dean of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
March 31, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ysabel Meneses
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ysabel Meneses
"Effects of IRF1 SUMOylation on its antiviral and antitumor transcription" - presented by Ysabel Meneses, MSc Candidate
March 30, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Tanis Adey & Dr. Taryn Hearn
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Tanis Adey & Dr. Taryn Hearn
 "Accreditation" presented by Dr. Tanis Adey, Associate Professor/Psychiatry, Co-accreditation Lead, UGME, Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Taryn Hearn, Associate Professor/Psychiatry, Co-accreditation Lead, UGME, Faculty of Medicine
March 30, 2017
12:00 PM
MED 1M102


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert
 "Taking the Red Pill: the world of In silico docking in Apobec3 proteins" - presented by David Huebert, MSc Candidate
March 30, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Abdelkhayoum Al-Tilissi
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Abdelkhayoum Al-Tilissi
"Role of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) in regulating intestinal calcium absorption and bone metabolism during pregnancy and lactation" presented by Abdelkhayoum Al-Tilissi, MSc Candidate
March 28, 2017
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Biochemistry Seminar - Viswanathan Swaminathan
Biochemistry Seminar - Viswanathan Swaminathan
"CD24 is Required for Gene Expression, but not Glucose Uptake, During Adipogenesis in vitro" presented by Viswanathan Swaminathan, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry

March 27, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Evan Lockyer
Neuroscience Journal Club - Evan Lockyer
"Intensity-dependent changes in corticospinal excitability to the biceps brachii during arm cycling" presented by Evan Lockyer, MSc Candidate
March 27, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


BioChemistry Seminar - Viswanathan Swaminathan
BioChemistry Seminar - Viswanathan Swaminathan
"CD24 is Required for Gene Expression, but not Glucose Uptake, During Adipogenesis in vitro" presented by  Viswanathan Swaminathan, M.Sc. Student Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
March 27, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Yajun Yu
Genetics Seminar Series - Yajun Yu
 "Examining the relationship of CNVs/INDELs with the risk of relapse in colorectal cancer patients" presented by Yajun Yu, PhD Candidate
 
March 27, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Laurie Twells
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Laurie Twells
"Bariatric Surgery as a Treatment for Severe Obesity in NL" presented by Laurie Twells, MSc LSHTM (UK), PhD (Memorial University) Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy and Faculty of Medicine
March 24, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Thesis Club: Copyright considerations for graduate students
Thesis Club: Copyright considerations for graduate students
"Thesis Club: Copyright considerations for graduate students"
March 23, 2017
12:00 PM
MED 2860


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club
"Synthesis and Evaluation of Potential Antiviral Agents" presented by Ahmed Oraby, MSc Candidate
March 23, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club
"Investigations of APOBEC family enzymes and their activity in damaged DNA motifs" presented by Cody Diamond, MSc Candidate
March 23, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Bruno Stuyvers
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Bruno Stuyvers
“Abnormal calcium in cardiac cells; a search for the origin of lethal arrhythmias in ischemic heart." presented by Dr. Bruno Stuyvers, Associate Professor, Cardiovascular & Renal Sciences 
March 22, 2017
5:05 PM
1M101


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Kristi Sellars
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Kristi Sellars
"Identifying novel regulators of phosphorus metabolism during fetal development" presented by Kristi Sellars, MSc Candidate
March 21, 2017
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Lee-Anne Huber
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Lee-Anne Huber
"The Wonderful World of Nutrient Partitioning" presented by Dr. Lee-Anne Huber, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland


 
March 20, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Sabreen Bibiana
Genetics Seminar Series - Sabreen Bibiana
 "Kubuki Syndrome and Genetics" presented by Sabreen Bibiana, PhD Candidate
 
March 20, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Taryn Hearn
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Taryn Hearn
"Accreditation" presented by Dr. Taryn Hearn, B.A. Harvard, M.Sc. McGill, MD, Memorial, FRCPC, Associate Professor (Psychiatry)
March 17, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Marceline Côté
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Marceline Côté
“Mapping the intracellular pathways during entry of emerging viruses into the host cells Canada Research Chair in Molecular Virology and Antiviral Therapeutics” presented by Marceline Côté, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, and the Ottawa Institutes of Systems Biology, University of Ottawa

March 16, 2017
2:30 PM
5M101


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club -Louisa Wiede
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club -Louisa Wiede
"Overexpression of HER2 and IFNy pathway in Luminal B Breast Cancer" presented by Louisa Wiede, MSc Candidate
March 16, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kendra Smith
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kendra Smith
"LAG-3 interaction with MHC Class II – implications for PD-L1 expression" presented by Kendra Smith, MSc Candidate
March 16, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson
 "Naa15 (Tubedown) in the regulation of the p53 tumor suppressor pathway" presented by Cassandra Davidson, MSc Candidate
March 14, 2017
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Vincent Bouvet
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Vincent Bouvet
"From Concept to Mice and Men: A PET Radiotracer Journey" presented by Dr. Vincent Bouvet Assistant Professor, Discipline of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
March 13, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Sasha Power
Neuroscience Journal Club - Sasha Power
  "MicroRNA-125b regulates microglia activation and motor neuron death in ALS" presented by Sasha Power, MSc Candidate
March 13, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Michael Wood
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Michael Wood
"Unravelling the classic polygenic trait of height" presented by Dr. Michael Woods, Associate Professor
 
March 13, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Steve Shorlin
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Steve Shorlin
“EPAs and Clinic Cards" presented by Steve Shorlin, PhD, Teaching Consultant, (MUN Faculty of Medicine)
March 10, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder
"Soluble factors imprint memories of cytomegalovirus infection on natural killer cells" presented by Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate
March 9, 2017
12:30 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan
"Role of calcitriol in regulating fetal bone and mineral metabolism" presented by Brittany Ryan, MSc Candidate
March 7, 2017
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Nikitha Kendyala
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Nikitha Kendyala
"Understanding the Interaction Between Obesity and Breast Cancer" presented by Nikitha Kendyala, Ph.D. Student
March 6, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Jade Quirion
Neuroscience Journal Club - Jade Quirion
 "Synaptic Plasticity Deficits in Huntington's Disease" presented by Jade Quirion, Honour Student
March 6, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Lourdes Peña-Castillo
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Lourdes Peña-Castillo
 "Catalogues of human genetic diversity:  A critical resource for the filtering of candidate disease-causing variants" presented by Dr. Lourdes Peña-Castillo, Associate Professor Department of Computer Science // Genetics
 
March 6, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Melissa Kelley
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Melissa Kelley
“Master Class in Hepatology: Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension – An Update on Management” presented by Dr. Melissa Kelley, MD, FRCPC Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
 
March 3, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hala Abdouni
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Hala Abdouni
"RNA enhances the activity of purified AID on DNA sequences of Immunoglobulin switch regions" presented by Hala Abdouni, MSc Candidate
 
March 2, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Faezeh Borzooee
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Faezeh Borzooee
 "Development of rapid and high throughput human 293T cell and yeast-based systems for expression and purification of AID/APOBECs" presented by Faezeh Borzooee, MSc Candidate





 
March 2, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Matthew Parsons
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Matthew Parsons
“Shedding new light on synaptic neurotransmission in health and neurodegenerative disease” presented by Dr. Matthew Parsons, Assistant Professor, Neurosciences
March 1, 2017
5:00 PM
MED 1M101


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jiangyi He
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jiangyi He
"Identification of ERK downstream elements involved in IRF1 downregulation - introduction of CRISPR system to the lab" presented by Jiangyi He, PhD Candidate
February 28, 2017
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephen Czarnuch
Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephen Czarnuch
"Enhancing Quality of Life and Quality of Care: Pervasive Healthcare Technologies" presented by Stephen Czarnuch, PhD, P.Eng. Assistant Professor
 
February 27, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Kelley Bromley-Brits
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Kelley Bromley-Brits
"Planning for Success After Graduate School" presented by Dr. Kelley Bromley-Brits, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
February 27, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Lesley Turner
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Lesley Turner
"The roller coaster of expanded genetic testing" presented by Dr. Lesley Turner, Associate Professor 
 
February 27, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “D” – Health Sciences Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Alan E. Goodridge
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Alan E. Goodridge
“OBSERVATIONES MEDICAE ON GIANTS, WITCHES, SAINTS AND BOHEMIANS” - presented by Dr. Alan E. Goodridge, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine (Neurology)
 
February 24, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emma Quinlan
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emma Quinlan
 "Characterization of AID homologs in lamprey-a work in progress" presented by Emma Quinlan, PhD Candidate
February 23, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Emily Cruickshank
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Emily Cruickshank
"Investigation of orphan solute carrier Slc25a53 as an ovarian tumour suppressor" presented by Emily Cruickshank, MSc Candidate
February 21, 2017
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Galloway
Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Galloway
 "Neurotoxic reactive astrocytes are induced by activated microglia" presented by Dylan Galloway, PhD Candidate
February 20, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Genetics Seminar Series - Salem Werdyani
Genetics Seminar Series - Salem Werdyani
"NGS data analysis pipeline in a hearing loss family from Newfoundland" presented by Salem Werdyani, PhD candidate
February 20, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Conor Maguire
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Conor Maguire
“Clinical overview of Positron Emission Tomography - Functional Molecular Imaging” presented by Dr. Conor Maguire, MD Memorial, FRCPC, (Nuclear Medicine and Radiology) Associate Professor and Clinical Chair of Radiology (Nuclear Medicine and Radiology)
February 17, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Sarah Branton
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Sarah Branton
"Determining the Role of DNA Features in the Targeting of Activation-induced Cytidine Deaminase" presented by Sarah Branton, MSC Candidate
 
February 16, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab A, HSC


Thesis Club
Thesis Club
Graduate Examinations and Policies
February 16, 2017
12:00 PM
MED 2860


Oncology Grand Round - Dr. Steve Shorlin
Oncology Grand Round - Dr. Steve Shorlin
"Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) and Clinic Cards"presented by Dr. Steve Shorlin
February 16, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour
 "Changing the paradigm of AID/APOBEC3 action: exploring novel anti-tumor roles" presented by Mahdi Asgharpour, MSC Candidate
 
February 16, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab A, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Vipin Shankar
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Vipin Shankar
"MEK inhibition increases sensitivity of cancer cells to 5-ALA - Photodynamic Therapy" presented by Vipin Shankar, Post-doc
February 14, 2017
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Neuroscience Journal Club - Nawrin Pinky
Neuroscience Journal Club - Nawrin Pinky
 "Lighting up excitatory neurotransmission: Region- and activity-dependent regulation of extracellular Glutamate" presented by Nawrin Pinky, MSc Candidate
 
February 13, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Robert Brown
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Robert Brown
"This is How We Lipase" presented by Dr. Robert Brown, Associate Professor Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
February 13, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Yildiz Yilmaz
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Yildiz Yilmaz
"Measures of association, study designs and causal inference" presented by Dr. Yildiz Yilmaz, Assistant Professor


 
February 13, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Ross Feldman
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Ross Feldman
“What’s new in the management of hypertension in 2017? (what’s old but still important)” presented by Dr. Ross Feldman, Chair, Discipline of Medicine
February 10, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Justin King
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Justin King
 "First-generation small molecule inhibitors that block activation induced cytidine deaminase (AID) activity" presented by Justin King, PhD Candidate
February 9, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Robert Brown
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Robert Brown
"This is How We Lipase" presented by Dr. Robert Brown, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
February 6, 2017
1:00 PM
SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Galloway
Neuroscience Journal Club - Dylan Galloway
"Neurotoxic reactive astrocytes are induced by activated microglia" presented by Dylan Galloway, PhD Candidate
February 6, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Lesley Turner
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Lesley Turner
 "The roller coaster of expanded genetic testing" presented by Dr. Lesley Turner, Associate Professor 
 
February 6, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Alison Haynes
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Alison Haynes
“Itchy and Scratchy: An Approach to Urticaria and Angioedema” presented by Dr. Alison Haynes, BKin(Hons), MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Allergist / Clinical Immunologist


 
February 3, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - John Heath
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - John Heath
 "The Short Fuse to Inflammation: Exploring Replicative Senescence in CMV-Specific CD8+ T cells" presented by John Heath, MSC Candidate
 
February 2, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emilie Comeau
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emilie Comeau
"Differentiation of NKG2Cnull  Natural Killer Cells in HIV/CMV Coinfection" presented by Emilie Comeau, MSC Candidate
 
February 2, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Cancer and Develpment Research Seminar - Clare Lewis
Cancer and Develpment Research Seminar - Clare Lewis
"Regulation of murine calcium & bone metabolism: In vitro  investigation of factors stimulating bone formation post-lactation" presented by Clare Lewis, PhD Candidate
January 31, 2017
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Jiaur Rahman
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Jiaur Rahman
"Phenolic Profile and Antioxidant Activity of Novel Oilseed Meals" presented by Jiaur Rahman, M.Sc. Student
January 30, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Lisa Fang
Neuroscience Journal Club - Lisa Fang
"A role for hypothalamic prostaglandin E2 in diet-induced obesity" presented by Lisa Fang, MSc Candidate
January 30, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B, HSC


Genetics Seminar - Rebecca Power
Genetics Seminar - Rebecca Power
"Genetic screening algorithm for inflammatory back pain" presented by Rebecca Power, MSc, Graduate Student
January 30, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Bruce Sussex
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Bruce Sussex
“STATINS MYALGIA RHABDOMYOLYSIS  - Sorting through the maze of diagnosis and treatment” presented by Dr. Bruce Sussex B.A., M.B.B.S. Melbourne, M.Sc. Alberta, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Memorial University
January 27, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Atefeh Ghorbani
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Atefeh Ghorbani
"Resurrection of ancestral activation induced cytidine deaminase (AID)" presented by Atefeh Ghorbani, PhD Candidate
January 26, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Dake Qi
BioMedical Sciences Research Forum - Dr. Dake Qi
"Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF): a key contributor to the metabolic side-effects of atypical antipsychotics" presented by Dr. Dake Qi, Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences
January 25, 2017
5:00 PM
MED 1M101


BioChemistry Seminar - Luke MacMillan
BioChemistry Seminar - Luke MacMillan
"Formate Metabolism in vivo: The Effect of Vitamin Deficiencies and Changes Due to Pregnancy" presented by Luke MacMillan, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry Memorial University of Newfoundland
January 23, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Robert Flemmer
Neuroscience Journal Club - Robert Flemmer
 "Prolonged Mitosis of Neural Progenitors Alters Cell Fate in the Developing Brain" - presented by Robert Flemmer, MSc Candidate
 
January 23, 2017
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Genetics Seminar Series - Matthew Nelder
Genetics Seminar Series - Matthew Nelder
 "Investigating the Association Between Total Upper Body Fat and Insulin Resistance" presented by Matthew Nelder, MSc, Graduate Student


 
January 23, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “D”, Health Sciences Centre


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Pamela Pike
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Pamela Pike
“Master Class in Nephrology: Management of Hyperkalemia. An Update for Internists and Residents” presented by Dr. Pamela Pike MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
January 20, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Dr. Ken Hirasawa
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Dr. Ken Hirasawa
"IRF1 SUMOylation and viral oncolysis" presented by Dr. Ken Hirasawa, Professor of Immunology
January 19, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


Thesis Club - Best practices in digitaldata management for research
Thesis Club - Best practices in digitaldata management for research
Best practices in digitaldata management for research
January 19, 2017
12:00 PM
MED 2860


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Jacqueline Barry
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Jacqueline Barry
"Development of a Novel Method of Viral Protein Tracking in Host Cells" presented by Jacqueline Barry, MSc Candidate
January 19, 2017
12:00 PM
Computer Lab B, HSC


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Firoozeh Samim and Dr. Trang Nguyen
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Firoozeh Samim and Dr. Trang Nguyen
``Dental Oncology Clinic`presented by Drs. Firoozeh Samim and Trang Nguyen, Oncology Oral Dental Care Team members.
January 19, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B, H.S.C.


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Sonya A. MacParland
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Sonya A. MacParland
“Defining and Targeting Liver Immune Cells” presented by Dr. Sonya A. MacParland, Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto
January 17, 2017
3:30 PM
Lecture Theatre B


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Welaa Aljaroudi
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Welaa Aljaroudi
"The Interaction Between Lysyl-lysine and Arginine in the Neonatal Small Intestine" presented by Welaa Aljaroudi, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
January 16, 2017
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar - Rebecca Power
Genetics Seminar - Rebecca Power
"Genetic screening algorithm for inflammatory back pain" presented by Rebecca Power, MSc, Graduate Student
January 16, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Proton Rahman
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Proton Rahman
“Emerging Trends in Rheumatology” presented by Dr. Proton Rahman, MD (Memorial), FRCPC, Associate Dean, Clinical Research, Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
January 13, 2017
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Biochemistry Seminar - Jason Geary and Kelly Neville
BioChemistry Seminar - Jason Geary and Kelly Neville
"Identifying and Responding to Students in Distress" presented by Jason Geary & Kelly Neville, Teaching Consultants, Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, Memorial University of Newfoundland
January 9, 2017
1:00 PM
The Feltham room (SN-4015)


GENETICS SEMINAR - Sevtap Savas
GENETICS SEMINAR - Sevtap Savas
"Unusual publications, journals, and organizations by scientists" presented by Sevtap Savas, Associate Professor
January 9, 2017
12:00 PM
5M101 – Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Peter Daley
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Peter Daley
“Fecal Microbiota Transplantation. Microbes as Therapy” presented by Dr. Peter Daley, MD, FRCPC Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) Faculty of Medicine.
December 16, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Neuroscience Journal Club - Jocelyn Barnes
Neuroscience Journal Club - Jocelyn Barnes
 "Using optogenetics to challenge an established view of amyloid-beta toxicity" presented by Jocelyn Barnes, MSc Candidate
December 12, 2016
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B, HSC


Genetics Seminar Series - Daniel Evans
Genetics Seminar Series - Daniel Evans
"Rare and functionally deleterious variants of GALNT12 in colorectal cancer patients: a review of current understanding and ongoing studies" presented by Daniel Evans, MD/PhD Candidate
December 12, 2016
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Patrick Parfrey and Dr. Brendan Barrett
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Patrick Parfrey and Dr. Brendan Barrett
“Choosing Wisely NL”, presented by Dr. Patrick Parfrey, John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professor, Leader of Choosing Wisely NL and Dr. Brendan Barrett, Professor of Medicine (Nephrology), Leader of CIHR funded NL Support
December 9, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ahmed Oraby
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Ahmed Oraby
 Vaccine protection against Zika virus from Brazil presented by Ahmed Oraby, MSc Candidate
December 8, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar- Abdelkhayoum Al-Tilissi
Cancer and Development Research Seminar- Abdelkhayoum Al-Tilissi
"Tumor Autonomous Effects of Vitamin D Deficiency Promote Breast Cancer Metastasis" presented by Abdelkhayoum Al-Tilissi, MSc Candidate
December 6, 2016
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Neuroscience Journal Club - Abhinaba Ghosh
Neuroscience Journal Club - Abhinaba Ghosh
"'L' Leads to Learning: Noradrenergic Modulation of Calcium Current in Early Odor Preference Learning" presented by Abhinaba Ghosh, PhD Candidate
December 5, 2016
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Tasahil Albishi
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Tasahil Albishi
"Phenolic Contents of Different Woods and their Antioxidant Activities" presented by Tasahil Albishi, Ph.D. Student
December 5, 2016
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Yajun Yu
Genetics Seminar Series - Yajun Yu
"Human Facial Features and Genetics" presented by Yajun Yu, Ph.D Candidate
December 5, 2016
12:00 PM
5M101


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Kim Babb
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Kim Babb
“Geriatric Care in the Hospital” presented by Dr. Kim Babb, RN, MD, FRCPC
December 2, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - David Huebert
"Isolation of potent neutralizing antibodies from a survivor of the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak" presented by David Huebert, MSc Candidate
 
December 1, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Cody Diamond
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Cody Diamond
 "Exogenous remodeling of lung resident macrophages protects against infectious consequences of bone marrow-suppressive chemotherapy" presented by Cody Diamond, MSc Candidate
 
December 1, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Mani Larijani
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR - Dr. Mani Larijani
"Taking the Long Way to Solving the Structure of a Cancer-causing Protein: An Adventure in the 5th Dimension" presented by Dr. Mani Larijani, Associate Professor Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine Memorial University of Newfoundland
 
November 28, 2016
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Martha Ennis
Neuroscience Journal Club - Martha Ennis
"The Effects of L-Deprenyl on Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia, Anorectic, and ‘Chemobrain’ Phenotypes in a Juvenile, Female Mouse Model" presented by Martha Ennis, Undergraduate Honours Student, Biochemistry Behavioural Neuroscience
November 28, 2016
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


Genetics Seminar - Rebecca Power
Genetics Seminar - Rebecca Power
"The Host Genomes influence on the Microbiome" - presented by Rebecca Power, MSc.
November 28, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D - HSC


Genetics Seminar - Jurgienne Arizza Umali
Genetics Seminar - Jurgienne Arizza Umali
"Genetic compensation induced by deleterious mutations but not gene knockdowns" presented by Jurgienne Arizza Umali, MSc.
November 28, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D - HSC


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Joan Crane
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Joan Crane
“Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy” presented by Dr. Joan Crane, MD MSc FRCSC Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist, Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology Women's Health, Eastern Health, Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 25, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Kayla Holder
"Strategically localized dendritic cells promote rapid T cell responses to lymph-borne particulate" presented by Kayla Holder, PhD Candidate
November 24, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jiangyi He
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jiangyi He
"Role of SUMO activating enzyme in cancer stem cell maintenance and self-renewal" presented by Jiangyi He, PhD Candidate
November 22, 2016
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Neuroscience Journal Club - Bandhan Mukherjee
Neuroscience Journal Club - Bandhan Mukherjee
"Developing a Rat Model of Alzheimer’s Disease: Progress So Far" presented by Bandhan Mukherjee, PhD Candidate
November 21, 2016
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


Biochemistry Seminar - Won Young Oh
Biochemistry Seminar - Won Young Oh
"Lipophilized Resveratrol Esters:  Structure Elucidation and Antioxidant Activity Determination" presented by Won Young Oh, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland 
November 21, 2016
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Steven Palmer
MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS - Dr. Steven Palmer
“Sternberg’s X Dreams:  Yellow Fever, Cuban Bacteriology and the Making of US Tropical Medicine” presented by Dr. Steven Palmer, PhD
 
November 18, 2016
12:00 PM
Main Auditorium


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emilie Comeau
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emilie Comeau
"Exhaustion of Activated CD8 T Cells Predicts Disease Progression in Primary HIV-1 Infection" presented by Emilie Comeau, MSc Candidate
November 17, 2016
12:00 PM
HSC, Lecture Theatre D


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Jayoti Som
"Her2 oncogene transformation enhances 5-aminolevulinic acid- mediated protoporphyrin IX production and photodynamic therapy response" presented by Jayoti Som, MSc Candidate
November 15, 2016
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Biochemistry Seminar - Yuanxin Sun
Biochemistry Seminar - Yuanxin Sun
"Antioxidant and Antiviral Activities of Tyrosol (TY), Hydroxytyrosol (HTY) and their Esters" presented by Yuanxin Sun, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry,Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 14, 2016
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Thomas Belbin
Genetics Seminar Series - Dr. Thomas Belbin
"Identifying Novel Prognostic and Diagnostic Biomarkers in Head and Neck Cancer"presented by Dr. Thomas Belbin, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Chair Oncology Research
November 14, 2016
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Thesis Club - Copyright considerations for graduate students
Thesis Club - Copyright considerations for graduate students
Copyright considerations for graduate students 
November 10, 2016
12:00 PM
Room 2860


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - John Heath
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - John Heath
"Distinct Metabolic Requirements of Exhausted and Functional Virus-Specific CD8 T Cells in the Same Host" presented by John Heath, MSc Candidate
November 10, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Kristi Sellars
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Kristi Sellars
"Nuclear localization of parathyroid hormone-related peptide confers resistance to anoikis in prostate cancer cells" presented by Kristi Sellars, MSc Candidate
November 8, 2016
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Ross Feldman
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Ross Feldman
"Heart Disease in Women:  New Targets, New Opportunities" presented by Dr. Ross Feldman, Professor, Chair of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
November 7, 2016
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club
Neuroscience Journal Club
"The Neuroscience of Learning: Beyond the Hebbian Synapse" presented by Jesse Whiteman, PhD Candidate
November 7, 2016
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Genetics Seminar - Dr. Brian Ciruna
Genetics Seminar - Dr. Brian Ciruna
"Zebrafish models of idiopathic scoliosis link cerebrospinal fluid flow defects to adolescent spine curvature"Dr. Brian Ciruna, Senior Scientist and Program Head, Developmental & Stem Cell Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children
November 7, 2016
12:00 PM
5th Floor, Craig L. Dobbin Genetics Research Centre, 5M101


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Jim Connor
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Jim Connor
"Facial Reconstruction 100 years Ago: The Painful Life of George Stone (1St Newfoundland Regiment) Beaumont-Hamel Casualty and Survivor" presented by Dr. Jim Connor PhD FRHistS, John Clinch Professor of Medical Humanities and History of Medicine, MUN
November 4, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Melanie Kelly
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Melanie Kelly
"Turning Down the Thermostat: Modulating the Endocannabinoid System in Ocular Inflammation and Pain” presented by Dr. Melanie Kelly, Professor, Pharmacology , Ophthalmology & Visual Science Anesthesia, Pain Management & Perioperative Medicine
November 4, 2016
10:00 AM
Lecture Theatre B


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Sarah Branton
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Sarah Branton
"Identification of distinct biological functions for four 3'-5' RNA polymerases" presented by Sarah Branton, MSc Candidate
November 3, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


Full or Associate Professor, CRC (Tier 1) in Translational Medicine
Full or Associate Professor, CRC (Tier 1) in Translational Medicine
“Targeting Protein Complexes to Achieve More Effective Medication with Fewer Side Effects” presented by Dr. Fang Liu, Candidate for the position of Full or Associate Professor, CRC (Tier 1) in Translational Medicine 
November 3, 2016
11:30 AM
2M240


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Brittany Ryan
"Progesterone potentiates the growth inhibitory effects of calcitriol in endometrial cancer via suppression of CYP24A1." presented by Brittany Ryan, MSc Candidate
November 1, 2016
11:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Biochemistry Seminar - Alex Trevors
Biochemistry Seminar - Alex Trevors
"The Use of Alanyl-Glutamine as a Source of Glutamine for the Compromised GI Tract in Parenterally-Fed Neonatal Piglets" presented by Alex Trevors, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
 

October 31, 2016
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephanie Blandford
Neuroscience Journal Club - Stephanie Blandford
“Imaging neural activity using Thy1-GCaMP3 transgenic mice" presented by Stephanie Blandford, PhD Candidate
October 31, 2016
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Genetics Seminar Series - Sarah Predham
Genetics Seminar Series - Sarah Predham
"A Case Report:  Psychological sequelae of a diagnosis of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) caused by the TMEM43 p. S358L" presented by Sarah Predham, Genetic Counsellor
October 31, 2016
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor ) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Marlys L. Koschinsky
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Marlys L. Koschinsky
"Lipoprotein(a) in Clinical Practice: Challenges and Opportunities" presented by Dr. Marlys L. Koschinsky, Ph.D., F.A.H.A., Scientific & Executive Director, Robarts Research Institute, Professor, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
October 28, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Louisa Wiede
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Louisa Wiede
"Activation of the reward system boosts innate and adaptive immunity" presented by Louisa Wiede, MSc Candidate
October 27, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Cassandra Davidson
"The differentiation stage of p53-Rb-deficient bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells imposes the phenotype of in vivo sarcoma development" presented by  Cassandra Davidson, MSc Candidate
October 25, 2016
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Biochemistry Seminar - Tadiwos Getachew
Biochemistry Seminar - Tadiwos Getachew
"Structural and Functional Insight into Recombinant Lung Surfactant Protein B (rSP-B)" presented by Tadiwos Getachew, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
October 24, 2016
1:00 PM
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Neuroscience Journal Club
Neuroscience Journal Club - Neuroscience Journal Club
“Examining supraspinal excitability during arm cycling" presented by Lynsey Alcock, MSc Candidate
October 24, 2016
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Cindy Toze
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Cindy Toze
"CLL:  A very interesting diagnosis – insights into history, prognosis, classification and an expected paradigm shift in therapy with novel agents" presented by Dr. Cindy Toze, Clinical Professor, Hematology, The University of British Columbia
October 21, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club- Kendra Smith
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club- Kendra Smith
"Innate Immunity and Asthma Risk in Amish and Hutterite Farm Children"presented by Kendra Smith, MSc Candidate
October 20, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Steve Shorlin
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Steve Shorlin
“Giving Effective Feedback.” presented by Dr. Steve Shorlin, Ph.D., Teaching Consultant, Medical Education Scholarship Centre, Medical School. 
October 20, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Mark Fry
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Mark Fry
"Sensory circumventricular organs of the brain and regulation of energy balance: barriers and opportunities" presented by Dr. Mark Fry, Assoicate Professor, Dept of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
October 20, 2016
10:00 AM
2J619


2016 - The Gairdner Lecture Speaker - Arthur L. Horwich MD
2016 - The Gairdner Lecture Speaker - Arthur L. Horwich MD
"Action of molecular chaperones and thier relevance to neurodegenerative disease" presented by Dr. Arthur L. Horwich, MD, Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award 
October 18, 2016
2:00 PM
MED 1M101 Auditorium, Medical Education Centre


Neuroscience Journal Club - Arthur Chaves
Neuroscience Journal Club - Arthur Chaves
"Optimizing exercise to excite the brain in multiple sclerosis" presented by Arthur Chaves, MSc Candidate
October 17, 2016
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Elena Posse de Chaves
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Elena Posse de Chaves
"A Scientific Journey from the Brain to the Retina led by Isoprenoids and Protein Prenylation" presented by Dr. Elena Posse de Chaves, Professor of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry , University of Alberta
October 17, 2016
1:00 PM
L.A.W Feltham Room SN4015


Genetics Seminar - Matthew Nelder
Genetics Seminar - Matthew Nelder
"Salivary DNA Methylation Panel to Diagnose HPV-Positive and HPV-Negative Head and Neck Cancers" presented by Matthew Nelder, MSc. Graduate Student
October 17, 2016
12:00 PM
5M101 – (5th floor) Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Genetics Seminar - Alison Sutherland
Genetics Seminar - Alison Sutherland
"The Genetic History of Ice Age Europe" presented by Alison Sutherland, MSc, Graduate student
October 17, 2016
12:00 PM
5M101(5th floor)Craig L Dobbin Genetics Research Centre


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Mahdi Asgharpour
"Cdk5 disruption attenuates tumor PD-L1 expression and promotes antitumor immunity" presented by Mahdi Asgharpour, MSc Candidate    
October 13, 2016
12:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Cancer and Development Journal Club - Clare Lewis
Cancer and Development Journal Club - Clare Lewis
"WNT5A has anti-prostate cancer effects in vitro and reduces tumor growth in the skeleton in vivo." presented by Clare Lewis, PhD Candidate
 

October 11, 2016
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Faezeh Borzooee
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Faezeh Borzooee
"Bacterial Lipopolysaccharide Binding Enhances Virion Stability and Promotes Environmental Fitness of an Enteric Virus" presented by Faezeh Borzooee, MSc Candidate
October 6, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


Thesis Club - RefWorks: An introduction to citation management software
Thesis Club - RefWorks: An introduction to citation management software
Thesis Club - RefWorks: An introduction to citation management software
October 6, 2016
12:00 PM
HSC, Computer Classroom B


Neuroscience Journal Club - Dr. Carolyn Harley
Neuroscience Journal Club - Dr. Carolyn Harley
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” Alice in Wonderland What microarray data seem to say about cellular changes underlying associative learning: A work in progress"presented by Dr. Carolyn Harley, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology
October 3, 2016
1:00 PM
Lecture Theatre B


Biochemistry Seminar - Craig Ayre
Biochemistry Seminar - Craig Ayre
"Characterization of the Extracellular Vesicles Released by B cells following CD24 Stimulation"presented by Craig Ayre, Ph.D. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
October 3, 2016
1:00 PM
SN-4015


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emma Quinlan
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Emma Quinlan
"RNA viruses can hijack vertebrate microRNAs to suppress innate immunity."presented by Emma Quinlan, MSc Candidate
September 29, 2016
12:00 PM
HSC, Lecture Theatre D


Cancer and Development Journal Club - Emily Cruickshank
Cancer and Development Journal Club - Emily Cruickshank
"Acidosis acts through HSP90 in a PHD/VHL-independent manner to promote HIF function and stem cell maintenance in glioma." presented by Emily Cruickshank, MSc Candidate
September 27, 2016
11:00 AM
HSC Library, Computer Lab B


Biochemistry Seminar - Scott Bray
Biochemistry Seminar - Scott Bray
"Creatine Supplementation of TPN and Sparing of Amino Acids in Neonatal Piglets" presented by Scott Bray, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry
September 26, 2016
1:00 PM
SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Victoria Linehan
Neuroscience Journal Club - Victoria Linehan
“Glutamatergic Preoptic Area Neurons That Express Leptin Receptors Drive Temperature-Dependent Body Weight Homeostasis”.presented by Victoria Linehan, PhD Candidate
 

September 26, 2016
1:00 PM
HSC, Lecture Theatre B


BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Paul De Koninck
BioMedical Sciences Visiting Speaker - Dr. Paul De Koninck
“Advancing optical methods to investigate synaptic signaling and remodeling” presented by Dr. Paul De Koninck, Professor, Université Laval, Director, Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience division, Institut Universitaire en santé mentale de Québec
September 23, 2016
10:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D


Thesis Club - The Graduate Thesis Examination:An overview of policies and guidelines for students
Thesis Club - The Graduate Thesis Examination:An overview of policies and guidelines for students
Thesis Club - The Graduate Thesis Examination:An overview of policies and guidelines for students
September 22, 2016
12:00 PM
HSC 2J619


Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Jacqueline Barry
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Journal Club - Jacqueline Barry
"Cadherin-related family member 3, a childhood asthma susceptibility gene product, mediates rhinovirus C binding and replication." presented by Jacqueline Barry, MSc Candidate
September 22, 2016
12:00 PM
5M101


Candidate Seminar for Position of Assistant Professor, BioMedical Sciences- Dr. Anna Taylor
Candidate Seminar for Position of Assistant Professor, BioMedical Sciences- Dr. Anna Taylor
“Regulation of motivational systems in chronic pain and opioid addiction” presented by Anna Taylor, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
September 22, 2016
10:00 AM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. William Lagor
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. William Lagor
"Liver-directed Genome Editing for the Study and Correction of Lipid Disorders" presented by Dr. William Lagor, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine
September 19, 2016
1:00 PM
SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Matthew Lamont
Neuroscience Journal Club - Matthew Lamont
"Behavioral Alterations Induced Using an Adolescent Binge Drinking Model in Rats" presented by Matthew Lamont, PhD Candidate, School of Pharmacy
 

September 19, 2016
1:00 PM
H2862


The Faith Elizabeth Winifred (Rusted) Bayley Research Seminar
Dr. Deborah O’Connor
“Maternal Folate and One-Carbon Nutrient Intakes, Programming and Metabolic Outcomes in Offspring” presented by Dr. Deborah O’Connor, Professor with the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto, and Senior Associate Scientist with The Hospital for Sick Children
 

September 14, 2016
3:30 PM
Bruneau Centre for Innovation, IIC-2001


Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Dr. Helene Paradis
Cancer and Development Research Seminar - Dr. Helene Paradis
Student Information Session
 

September 13, 2016
11:00 AM
Computer Lab B, HSC Library


Biochemistry Seminar- Alaa Al-Jaroudi
Biochemistry Seminar- Alaa Al-Jaroudi
"The Sparing Effects of Creatine and Its Precursor Guanidinoacetic Acid on Protein Synthesis in a Neonatal TPN Piglet Model" presented by Alaa Al-Jaroudi, M.Sc. Student, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
September 12, 2016
1:00 PM
SN-4015


Neuroscience Journal Club - Kathleen Fifield
Neuroscience Journal Club - Kathleen Fifield
"The effect of high-fat diet on the cellular response to a focal ischemic stroke" presented by Kathleen Fifield, PhD Candidate
September 12, 2016
1:00 PM
Theatre B, HSC


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Debra Bergstrom
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Debra Bergstrom
"Clonal Tides and Paradigm Shifts: The changing face of myeloma diagnosis and treatment in 2016” presented by Dr. Debra Bergstrom, MD, FRCP(C), Clinical Hematologist, Division of Hematology, Assistant Professor, Memorial University
September 9, 2016
12:00 AM
Lecture Theatre A


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Ross Feldman
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Ross Feldman
"Hypertension- treating the right patients to the right target: the difference between SPRINTing and HOPEing” presented by Dr. Ross Feldman, Chair, Discipline of Medicine
September 2, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Guenter Allmaier
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Guenter Allmaier
"From Singly Charged Exosomes to Vaccine Particles and Viruses – What Can Electrospray Ionization With Different Analyzers Provide?" presented by Dr. Guenter Allmaier, Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics, Vienna University of Technology/(TU Wien)
August 29, 2016
1:00 PM
C-2004


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Carol Joyce
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Carol Joyce
"Thyroid Function tests: What, When, Why” presented by Dr. Carol Joyce, M.D. Dalhousie, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology), Health Sciences Centre
August 26, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Genetics Visiting Speaker - Dr. Kym Boycott
Genetics Visiting Speaker - Dr. Kym Boycott
"Canada’s path forward for rare diseases:  Discovery to translation" presented by Dr. Kym Boycott, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FCCMG, Clinician Scientist, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa
August 11, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D, HSC


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Daisy Sahoo
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Daisy Sahoo
HDL and scavenger receptors:  A love-hate relationship presented by Dr. Daisy Sahoo, Vice Chair of Research , Medical College of Wisconsin and Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition, Medical College of Wisconsin
July 19, 2016
9:00 AM
SN4015


BIOMEDICINE 2016 RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Dr. Scott Napper
“Development of Conformation-Specific Vaccines for Prion Diseases” presented by Dr. Scott Napper, Professor of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
July 8, 2016
3:50 PM
Main Auditorium, HSC


BIOMEDICINE 2016 RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Richard Bucala, MD PhD
“Approaching the Gene-specific Therapy of Human Disease at the MIF Locus” presented by Richard Bucala, MD PhD, Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Epidemiology & Public Health, Yale University
 

July 8, 2016
1:45 PM
Main Auditorium, HSC


BIOMEDICINE 2016 RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Dr. Michael Cox
“Is ERG an actionable prostate cancer target?” presented by Dr. Michael Cox, Associate Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia
July 8, 2016
9:45 AM
Main Auditorium, HSC


BIOMEDICINE 2016 RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Dr. Mary Disis
“Immune Modulation of Cancer” prsented by Dr. Mary Disis, Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean, Translational Science, University of Washington
 

July 7, 2016
4:30 PM
Main Auditorium, HSC


BIOMEDICINE 2016 RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Dr. Lynn Raymond
“Synaptic dysfunction in Huntington disease:  Target for neuroprotective therapy” presented by Dr. Lynn Raymond, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Djavad Mowafaghian, Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia
July 7, 2016
2:00 PM
Main Auditorium, HSC


BIOMEDICINE 2016 RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Dr. Mark Harris
“A tale of two proteins:  hepatitis C virus NS5A and Chikungunya virus nsP3” presented by Dr. Mark Harris, Professor of Virology, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds
July 7, 2016
9:45 AM
Main Auditorium, HSC


Genetics Seminar - Dr. Michael Geraghty
Genetics Seminar - Dr. Michael Geraghty
"Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM): presentation in infancy and the effect of Newborn Screening" presented by Dr. Michael Geraghty, Head, Metabolics, CHEO, Professor, Pediatrics University of Ottawa
June 30, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre A


Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Susan MacDonald
Medical Grand Rounds - Dr. Susan MacDonald
“MAiD in Newfoundland: What am I expected to do when a patient requests a Hastened Death?" presented by Dr. Susan MacDonald BScN MD CCFP (PC) FCFP, Medical Director of Palliative Care, Eastern Health, Associate Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine, Past President, Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians
June 24, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre “A”


Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Bill Evans
Oncology Grand Rounds - Dr. Bill Evans
"Why Smoking Cessation is Important AFTER a Diagnosis of Cancer.” presented by Dr. Bill Evans, Professor Emeritus with the Department of Oncology, McMaster University 
June 16, 2016
12:00 PM
Lecture Theatre D


Canadian Lipoprotein Conference (CLC)
Canadian Lipoprotein Conference (CLC)

June 15, 2016
9:00 AM
Sheraton Hotel (Sept 15 to 18, 2016)


Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Sarah Rauscher
Biochemistry Seminar - Dr. Sarah Rauscher
"The Liquid Structure of Elastin" presented by Dr. Sarah Rauscher, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Theoret