Seminars & Events

Friday, October 25, 2019, 12:30-14:00
Illumina Translational Clinical Genomics Seminar –Lunch & Learn
Speaker: Marco Raposo Clinical Specialist and business manager & Mena Farag, Sr. Sequencing Specialist
Illumina, Inc.
Location: 5225, 5TH Floor,
Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute,
501 Smyth Road,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Please join us for our Translational Clinical Genomics Seminar where we will present and discuss the latest developments in clinical and basic research in the exciting space of immuno-oncology. Whether you are interested in advancing your research, bringing game-changing therapies to market, or partnering to maximize the effectiveness of translational studies, this event aims to provide the research community with insights and ideas to further our understanding of our new tools and technologies such as TruSight Oncology 500 and DRAGEN informatics which can be used to accelerate research and treatment.


Lunch will be provided.

To register or to view more details about this event, please email Lisa Tremblay at
Monday, November 25, 2019, 14:00-17:00
CI3-CIHR Symposium
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Institute of Infection and Immunity (III)
Location: Roger Guindon Hall Room 2005 and Atrium

Dr. Vanessa D’Costa

University of Ottawa

Identifying New Host-Pathogen Interactions to Better Understand Bacterial Infection

Dr. Angela M. Crawley

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; University of Ottawa

Liver fibrosis, hepatitis C virus infection and CD8 T cell dysfunction: Showcasing basic science and clinical partnerships

Dr. Jim Sun

University of Ottawa

Empowering macrophages for host-directed elimination of tuberculosis

Dr. Marceline Côté

University of Ottawa

Ebola virus hitches a ride for entry into the host cell

CIHR-III will be in Ottawa for their 50th Institute Advisory Board Meeting (IAB). On this occasion, the University of Ottawa CI3 is partnering with III to showcase young Ottawa researchers in the area of infection and immunity. The community is invited to take advantage of this unique opportunity to engage with the Ottawa research community and meet the III’s Scientific Director, Staff and members of the III Advisory Board.




2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Speaker presentations 4:00 - 5:00pm Q&A and Networking Reception* • Light refreshments will be served

Please note that OHRI seminars are open to all members of OHRI and partner institutions. Members of the general public are asked to contact the communications office (613-737-8899 x 73325; for more information about the research presented at OHRI seminars.