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2018 05 Dec 13:00 14:00

“Post translational regulation of interferons in viral infection and autoimmune disease”

Prof Christopher Overall
University of British Columbia
[Host: Prof Edward Sturrock]
Dr Overall is a Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Proteinase Proteomics and Systems Biology at the University of British Columbia, Centre for Blood Research. He completed his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Toronto; and was a MRC Centennial Fellow with the Nobel Laureate Dr Michael Smith, University of British Columbia (UBC). Dr Overall was awarded the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis CIHR Award as 2002 CIHR Scientist of the Year, the UBC...

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WPLT

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2018 07 Dec 12:00 13:00

“Tissue resident Th2 memory cells in allergic asthma”

Dr Michelle Epstein
Medical University of Vienna
[Host: Prof Frank Brombacher, IDM/ICGEB]
Michelle Epstein is a Medical Doctor and research scientist with a specialty in Internal medicine and allergy and clinical immunology. Her work is with mouse models of immune and allergic disease aimed at validation of for pre-clinical assessment and for mechanistic studies and as a replacement for non-human primate testing. She has a broad background in clinical internal medicine, biochemistry, organic chemistry, immunology and basic research. She completed one term as a...

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Jolly Lecture Theatre

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2018 10 Dec 13:00 14:00

“Probiotics for the African setting”

Dr Gregor Reid
Chair, Human Microbiology and Probiotics, and Assistant Director,Lawson Health Research Institute
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology,and Surgery, University of Western Ontario
[Host: Assoc. Prof Jo-Ann Passmore]
Gregor Reıd is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Surgery at Western University in London Ontario. His laboratory at Lawson Health Research Institute focuses on beneficial microbes and their role in the health of humans and other life forms (honey bees, salmon). He has...

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WPLT

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Seminars, talks and public lectures