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2014 Annual MCL ATS Cocktail Reception
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Date Speaker Title

Work-in-Progress
Fri, Feb 12, 2016
9-10am, EM1.3509
Sudhakar Aare (sup: Russell Hepple) TBC
RECRU Seminar
Fri, Feb 12, 2016
3-4pm, 2155 Guy, #425
Matthew Shorofsky A Population Based Study of Sleep Disorders in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Sleep Quality and Acute Exacerbations of COPD



SPiRE Ski Trip
Mon, Feb 15, 2016
Bromont
All Welcome Join in for an all day ski trip at Bromont. Contact SPiRE for details.
Career Seminar
Wed, Feb 17, 2016
3-4:30pm, ES1.1129
Centre for Advanced Training  of the RI-MUHC What do we know about the career interests and prospects of today's advanced life science trainees?
Work-in-Progress
Fri, Feb 19, 2016
9-10am, EM1.3509
Manyan Fung (sup: Arnold Kristof) TBC
RECRU Seminar
Fri, Feb 19, 2016
3-4pm, Glen
Andy McDowell TBC



Christie Lecture
Mon Feb 22, 2016
4-5pm, ES1.1129
Peter Calverley
University of Liverpool
Back to the future of COPD: How the Meakins-Christie got it right.
Career Seminar
Wed, Feb 24, 2016
3-4:30pm, ES1.1129
Centre for Advanced Training  of the RI-MUHC Prospecting for the 21st century researcher (and research-entrepreneurs)
Work-in-Progress
Fri, Feb 29, 2016
9-10am, EM1.3509
Satoshi Ano (sup: James Martin) TBC






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   Latest Publications (All Publications)

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Jeukens J, Freschi L, Kukavica-Ibrulj I, Nguyen D, Levesque RC. Draft Genome Sequence of Triclosan-Resistant Cystic Fibrosis Isolate Achromobacter xylosoxidans CF304. Genome Announc. 2015 Jul 30;3(4). pii: e00865-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00865-15.
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Tekwa EW, Nguyen D, Juncker D, Loreau M, Gonzalez A. Patchiness in a microhabitat chip affects evolutionary dynamics of bacterial cooperation. Lab Chip. 2015 Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print]
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Novali M, Shalaby KH, Robichaud A, Benedetti A, Fereydoonzad L, McGovern TK, Schuessler TF, Martin JG. Mechanical consequences of allergic induced remodeling on mice airway resistance and compressibility. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2015 Jul 23. pii: S1569-9048(15)30020-3. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2015.07.007. [Epub ahead of print]
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Nguyen D, Nguyen TK, Rice SA, Boyer C. CO-releasing polymers exert antimicrobial activity. Biomacromolecules. 2015 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]
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Dauletbaev N, Herscovitch K, Das M, Chen H, Bernier J, Matouk E, Bérubé J, Rousseau S, Lands LC. Down-regulation of IL-8 by high-dose vitamin D is specific to hyperinflammatory macrophages and involves mechanisms beyond up-regulation of DUSP1. Br J Pharmacol. 2015 Jul 14. doi: 10.1111/bph.13249. [Epub ahead of print]
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   Recent News (All News)

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Congratulations to Dr. Christine McCusker and her team: their work was recognized by Québec Science magasine as one of the Top 10 Discoveries of 2015. Vote for them here!

(January, 2016)

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Arnie Kristof video: Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Crowdfunded Research Challenge
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Meakins FC
Meakins FC (Aug, 2015)
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Bahar Torabi, MD a post doctoral fellow in Bruce Mazer's laboratory, has been awarded a Richard and Edith Strauss Clinician Fellowship  for 2015-2016. Dr. Torabi's Project is on Humoral Immune Responses in Oral Tolerance Therapy for Food Allergies

(24 Aug, 2015)

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Congratulations to Di Xue  (PhD student of Bruce Mazer) for winning the best abstract presentation at the prestigious Riken Institute Integrated Medical Science summer program in Yokohama, Japan.

(5 Aug, 2015)

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Congratulations to Maziar Divangahi on receiving a 5-year Foundation grant from the CIHR for his proposal entitled "Regulation of Anti-Microbial Macrophage Response to Pulmonary Infections"

(24 July, 2015)

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Congratulations to Bruce Mazer on receiving a 5-year operating grant from the CIHR for his proposal entitled "Regulatory B-cells inhibit Allergic Airways Disease: Role of Semaphorin 4C"

(24 July, 2015)

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The winning presentations at the Annual Respiratory Research Day of the MUHC-RI, held on May 25, 2015, were: MSc/PhD students: Jeffrey Downey (sup: Maziar Divangahi) & Shantelle LaFayette (sup: Dao Nguyen); Clin/Postdoc Fellows: Matthieu Storme (sup: Faiz Ahmad Khan) & Benoît Allard (sup: James Martin). Congratulations to all!

(26 May, 2015)

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Congratulations to Francois Coulombe for his outstanding thesis with Maziar Divangahi. Francois has been awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal, conferred upon the most outstanding McGill graduate receiving a Doctoral degree in 2014-2015 in any discipline. He also received the Gordon A. Maclachlan Prize in the Biological and Health Sciences in recognition of his exemplary academic record, the excellence of his thesis, and the significance of his research.

(22 May, 2015)

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