Seminar Schedule
 Journal Club Student Evaluation Form
Date Time

October 12 - 23, 2020

Location
Wednesday Oct. 14 11:00am

MMID Seminar Series
Yoav Keynan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor,
Departments of Internal Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
And Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Ad Honorem Professor, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin, Colombia
Clinical research in times of uncertainty, COVID 19 response

MMID Department Seminars Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97562730219?pwd=bXYwKzNXNS9TSnVxb0l0MnU1TzFGQT09
Meeting ID: 975 6273 0219 Passcode: 723039

 
  1:00pm MMID Student Research Seminar Series
Shanelle Gingras (P. McLaren/L. Larcombe, Advisors)
Genetic regulation of gene expression differences
in inflammatory cells and its impact on HIV susceptibility

Ruth Mwatellah (L. McKinnon/K. Fowke, Advisors)
Impact of STIs, sex, & the microbiome on cytokine receptor expression of cervicovaginal cells

Francois Colette (L. McKinnon/M. Becker, Advisors)
An integrated approach to understanding HIV transmission
dynamics in male and female sex workers in
Nairobi, Kenya from viral genomic data

Student Research Seminars Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/96415643476?pwd=NHZhZ1NTSXY5SHZvN1lxZzVRNndEUT09
Meeting ID: 964 1564 3476
Passcode: 498965
 
Thursday Oct. 15 1:00pm

Host Pathogen Journal Club
Abu Siddik
Bacteriophages Isolated from Stunted Children Can
Regulate Gut Bacterial Communities in an Age-Specific Manner
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1931312820300433

Faisal Nuhu
Rapid interferon independent expression of IFITM3
following T cell activation protects cells
from influenza virus infection
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210132

Alicia Vachon
Methadone Inhibits Viral Restriction Factors
and Facilitates HIV Infection in Macrophages
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fimmu.2020.01253/full

Host Pathogen Journal Club Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93274471978?pwd=ck91b1UrYURPbzMwU2t2dzVtTW1odz09
Meeting ID: 932 7447 1978 Passcode: 126581

 
Friday Oct. 16 1:00pm MMID Virology Student Journal Club
Mahamud Rashid
Intratumoral injection of the seasonal flu shot converts immunologically cold tumors to hot and serves as an immunotherapy for cancer 10.1073/pnas.1904022116

Lauren Garnett
The effect of maternal poliovirus antibodies
on the immune responses of infants to poliovirus vaccines
https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-020-05348-1

Grace Seo
Clinical evaluation of fully automated molecular diagnostic
system “Simprova” for influenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus,
and human metapneumovirus
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-70090-2

Zachary Schiffman
Adjuvant formulated virus-like particles expressing
native-like forms of the Lassa virus envelope surface
glycoprotein are immunogenic and induce antibodies
with broadly neutralizing activity
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41541-020-00219-x

Kathleen Glover
Chikungunya virus requires cellular chloride channels
for efficient genome replication
https://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pntd.0007703

Virology Journal Club Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/96211112848?pwd=a09Vak9vN1RhREFTK0N3Z2xIRnRZdz09
Meeting ID: 962 1111 2848 Passcode: 323576
 
Tuesday Oct. 20 8:00am

Click here for Bug Day 2020 - Agenda
Click here to register (you must register before October 19/20)
For assistance: Lenore.Chipman@umanitoba.ca

 
  9:30am (Manitoba time) Prairie Infectious Immunology Network (PIIN) Virtual Conference
(Manitoba Time) https://piinbrandon.wixsite.com/piin2020/
Registration deadline October 16 2020 (see poster)
 
Wednesday Oct. 21 11:00am MMID Seminar Series
Jason Kindrachuk, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
Ten months equals one decade –
Emerging virus research in the time of COVID

MMID Department Seminars Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97562730219?pwd=bXYwKzNXNS9TSnVxb0l0MnU1TzFGQT09
Meeting ID: 975 6273 0219 Passcode: 723039
 
  1:00pm MMID Student Research Seminar Series
Jeremiah Yarmie (N. Knox/M. Graham, Advisors)
A community-driven genomic investigation of Helicobacter pylori
isolates from Indigenous communities in the Arctic of Canada

Nelson Mok (N. Knox/G. Van Domselaar (Advisors)
Exploring the Fungal Association to Multiple Sclerosis:
A Canadian pediatric pilot study

Elinor Shvartsman (K. MacDonald/P. Sandstrom, Advisors)
A longitudinal study examining the association between the vaginal microbial and immune milieu in reproductive age Kenyan women

Student Research Seminars Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/96415643476?pwd=NHZhZ1NTSXY5SHZvN1lxZzVRNndEUT09
Meeting ID: 964 1564 3476
Passcode: 498965
 
Thursday Oct. 22 8:00am Infectious Minds Meeting
Topic: TBD
Guest Speaker: Dr. Sunil Kumar D.R.
Infectious Minds Hosts:
Frank Cholette and Faisal Nuhu (Winnipeg, Canada)
Bharat Shetty (Bangalore, India)
 
  1:00pm

MMID Host Pathogen Student Journal Club
Shanelle Gingras
Infection and Functional Modulation of Human Monocytes
and Macrophages by Varicella-Zoster Virus
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01887-18

Lewis Liu
PWAS: proteome-wide association study—
linking genes and phenotypes by functional variation in proteins
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13059-020-02089-x

Host Pathogen Journal Club Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93274471978?pwd=ck91b1UrYURPbzMwU2t2dzVtTW1odz09
Meeting ID: 932 7447 1978 Passcode: 126581

 
  1:00pm 1:00 p.m. MMID Bacteriology Journal Club
Graham Cox
Lefamulin vs moxifloxacin for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7373590/pdf/medi-99-e21223.pdf

Gloria Vazquez Grande
Safety of bacteriophage therapy in severe Staphylococcus aureus infection
https://rdcu.be/b70Ki

Bacteriology Journal Club -Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/96625194272?pwd=d1kyYmpLdmlWVDdHTXRPWVN3WkNBdz09
Meeting ID: 966 2519 4272
Passcode: 886261
 

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