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April 2017
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Date Time

Speaker & Title April 11 to April 28, 2017

Location
Tues. Apr. 11 8:00

Department of Internal Medicine – Grand Rounds  
Section of Critical Care      

Rev. Dr. Tiina Nummela, D. Min
Robert Wood Johnson University
New Jersey, USA

“Clowns among Trapeze Artists:  Spiritual Care Providers in a Health Care Setting”

Theatre A BMSB
Wed. Apr. 12 11:15-12:15

Seminars in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology  
Catia Perciani, PhD Candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Kelly S. MacDonald)
Department of Immunology
University of Toronto

“Determining the Immune Responses Induced by Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Vaccination: Setting the Stage for a potential VZV-based HIV Vaccine”

Room 540B BMSB
12:30-2:30

Student Research Seminars – Lewis Liu  
“Data mining gene expression microarrays of HIV-resistant individuals using Random Forests”     
(To be introduced by:  Dr. Ma Luo)

To be followed by: Mohammad Kashem
“Effects of TILRR during HIV-1 vaginal infection through activation of NFkB signaling pathway”
(To be introduced by:  Dr. Ma Luo)

To be followed by:  Amrit Boese
“Defining the functional role of microRNA-128-3p in neurons as it pertains to RML Scrapie prion infection”
(To be introduced by: Dr. Stephanie Booth)

To be followed by: Elnaz Shadabi
“Identification and Characterization of Immunologically Relevant T Cell Epitopes of HIV-1 Nef”
(To be introduced by: Dr. Ma Luo)

Room 540B BMSB
Thur. Apr. 13 8:00-9:00

Pediatric Grand Rounds –       
Sergeant Tony Atkins
Winnipeg Police Service

“Fentanyl and other street drugs in Winnipeg – What you should know about what your kids know”

Theatre A BMSB
Fri. Apr. 14

GOOD FRIDAY

University of Manitoba - Closed

Tues. Apr. 18 8:00

Department of Internal Medicine – Grand Rounds   
Section of Hematology/Oncology     

Dr. Marshall Pitz
Associate Professor
Section of Hematology/Oncology
University of Manitoba

“Advances in the Management of Brain Cancer:  Courage, my word”

Theatre A BMSB
Wed. Apr. 19 11:15-12:15 Seminars in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology  
           
Dr. John Kim
Chief - National Laboratory for HIV Reference Services
Public Health Agency of Canada
JC Wilt Infectious Disease Centre
“Dried Blood Spot Testing and HIV”
Room 540B BMSB
12:30-2:30

Student Research Seminars – Kerry Dust         

“The significance of human papillomavirus E6 PDZ binding motif on
human neonatal keratinocyte immortalization and transformation”  (To be introduced by:  Dr. Alberto Severini)

To be followed by:  Robyn Thorington
"An in vitro RNA synthesis assay for measles virus using endogenous or recombinant proteins" (To be introduced by:  Dr. Alberto Severini)

To be followed by:  Helene Schulz
"Wrestling with the BEAST” (To be introduced by: Dr. Alberto Severini)

To be followed by:  Melissa Rabb
“Ebola virus nucleocapsid-like particles are dynamic, but stable structures”
(To be introduced by:  Dr. Timothy Booth)

Room 540B BMSB
Thur. Apr. 20 8:00-9:00

Pediatric Grand Rounds –       

Dr. Jayson Stoffman
Assistant Professor and Program Director
Education Program (PGME and UGME –Subspecialty and Fellowship Programs)
Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
Department of Pediatric and Child Health
University of Manitoba
Department of Pediatric/Hematology/Oncology/BMT
CancerCare Manitoba

“Secrets and Lies: Lessons learned in bleeding disorders”

Theatre A BMSB
8:00-10:00

Infectious Minds – Video Conference Meeting                
                                                                                                                         
Topic:  Challenges in Eradication of Infectious Diseases

Presenters:  Lucy Wangari Mwangi (Nairobi, Kenya),
Florence Mutua (Winnipeg, Canada) & Swaroop N (Karnataka, India)

Guest Speaker:  Walter G. Jaoko MD, PhD
Professor, Medical Microbiology & Tropical Medicine, University of Nairobi

Room 535 BMSB
Fri. Apr. 21 9:45

Plate Rounds

HSC - Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

MS473 (Pathology Lecture Theatre)
10:15 SBGH – Microbiology Laboratory  L4025-SBGH
10:45 Infectious Diseases Case Presentations*    
Linked with St. Boniface General Hospital (Room NG002)
Room 535 BMSB
Tues. Apr. 25 8:00

Department of Internal Medicine – Grand Rounds   
RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY      

Dr. Christopher Ryerson
Associate Professor
University of British Columbia

“Educating Patients and Healthcare Providers on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis:  Navigating a Sea of Information”

Theatre A BMSB
Wed. Apr. 26 11:15-12:15

Seminars in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology  
           
Dr. Kamran Kadkhoda
Clinical Microbiologist & Medical Laboratory Immunologist
Cadham Provincial Public Health Laboratory
Assistant Professor, Dept. Med. Micro. & ID, and Immunology
Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba

“Beyond Lyme disease: the 1st Canadian sero-prevalence study of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, an under-reported tick-borne infectious disease”

Room 540B BMSB
Thur. Apr. 27 8:00-9:00

Pediatric Grand Rounds –       
          
Dr. Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf
Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine
Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

“Prevention and Treatment of Pain in Hospitalized Infants, Children and Teenagers: From Myths and Morphine to Multimodal Analgesia”

Theatre A BMSB
Fri. Apr. 28 9:45 Plate Rounds

HSC – Clinical Microbiology Laboratory    
(Pathology Lecture Theatre)

MS473 (Pathology Lecture Theatre)
10:15 SBGH – Microbiology Laboratory  L4025-SBGH
10:45 Infectious Diseases Case Presentations*    
Linked with St. Boniface General Hospital (Room NG002)
Room 535 BMSB

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*ID Case Presentations have been approved for the Maintenance of Certification Program (MOCOMP) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
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APRIL

SEMINARS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY
CATIA PERCIANI
PhD Candidate
Department of Immunology
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
“Determining the Immune Responses Induced by Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Vaccination: Setting the Stage for a potential VZV-based HIV Vaccine”
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Room 540B, Basic Medical Sciences
  SEMINARS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY
Dr. John Kim
Chief - National Laboratory for HIV Reference Services
Public Health Agency of Canada
JC Wilt Infectious Disease Centre
"Title TBA"
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
11:15am - 12:15am
Room 540B, Basic Medical Sciences
SEMINARS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND
MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY
Dr. Kamran Kadkhoda
Clinical Microbiologist & Medical Laboratory Immunologist
Cadham Provincial Public Health Laboratory
Assistant Professor, Dept. Med. Micro. & ID, and Immunology
Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
“Beyond Lyme disease: the 1st Canadian sero-prevalence study of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, an under-reported tickborne
infectious disease”
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Room 540B, Basic Medical Sciences Building

MAY

DR. LINDA LARCOMBE 
Associate Professor Departments of Medical Microbiology and Internal Medicine 
Max Rady College of Medicine Rady Faculty of Health Sciences University of Manitoba
“Researching Health Equity with First Nations”
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Room 540B, Basic Medical Sciences Building
   

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