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Graduate Studies Seminars

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Graduate studies seminars are held regularly on Thursdays at noon in the Tupper building, room 2L10. Grand Rounds are generally held at the VG hospital. Specific titles/topics are announced in a weekly departmental email.

Below is the tentative schedule for the 2017-2018 academic year. If you have questions or corrections, or if you would like to be added to the email list, please contact Julie.Erdely@dal.ca .

Date Speaker(s) Topic
12 October 2017 Grand Rounds: Graham Dellaire Super-resolution microscopy techniques
19 October 2017 Derek Clements (PhD candidate) Reovirus-driven myeloid cells in infection and cancer-based oncotherapy
26 October 2017

Meg Thomas (PhD candidate)

Genetic screening for determinants of DNA de-methylation therapy in breast cancer
2 November 2017 Moamen Bydoun (PhD candidate) The Biological and Clinical Implications of Plasminogen Activation in Pancreatic and Lung Carcinomas
9 November 2017 Grand Rounds: Allan H.B. Wu CSCC Travelling Lectureship
16 November 2017 Krysta Coyle (PhD candidate) Profiling retinoid signaling in triple-negative breast cancer: Towards precision applications
23 November 2017

Ryan Holloway (PhD candidate)

Regulation of the Cell Surface Plasminogen Receptor, S100A10, in Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL) and By Retinoic Acid Therapy
30 November 2017 Youra Kim (PhD candidate) Oncolytic Virus-induced Tumor MHC Class I Ligandome for Cancer Immunotherapy
7 December 2017 Zheng Pang (PhD candidate) Egr-1 deficiency protects host from Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infection
14 December 2017 Guest lecture: Dr. Andrew Stadnyk A statistics primer for the basic sciences (all about cats)
  Holiday break  
11 January 2018 Grand Rounds: Matt Bowes & Emily Schleihauf Forensics & Toxicology
18 January 2018 Vicky Miller (PhD candidate)  
25 January 2018

Livia Clarke (MSc student)
Melissa Richardson (MSc student)

1 February 2018 Lauren Westhaver (MSc student)  
8 February 2018 Grand Rounds: Bassam Nassar & Ashley Stueck Hemochromatosis
15 February 2018 Namit Holay (MSc student)  
22 February 2018 No seminar scheduled (Study break week)  
1 March 2018 Wasu Fernando (PhD candidate)  
8 March 2018 Bassel Dawod (PhD candidate)  
15 March 2018 Alyson Zwicker (PhD candidate)  
22 March 2018

Thomas Huynh (MSc student)
Dejan Vidovic (MSc student)

29 March 2018

Edwin Leong (MSc student)
Joe Loung (MSc student)

5 April 2018

Carter Van Iderstine (MSc student)
Emma Martell (MSc student)

12 April 2018 Grand Rounds: Calvino Cheng & Keltie Jamieson Provincial Electronic Health Record
19 April 2018

Keon Collett (MSc student)
Brianne Cruickshank (MSc student)

26 April 2018 Hanan Aljamedi (PhD candidate)  
10 May 2018 Grand Rounds:TBA  
17 May 2018

Mike Giacomantonio (MSc student)
Philipp Knopf (MSc student)