Upcoming Seminars
Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 10:45 AM | LDI Distinguished Lecture Series
Joint Cancer – Molecular & Regenerative Medicine Axes Seminar 
When Two is Better Than One: Gene duplications as basis for a soft-wired code for ribosomes function
Dr. Sherif Abou Elela, PhD
Canada Research Chair in RNA Biology and Cancer Genomics; Professor, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, University of Sherbrooke
Hosted by: Dr. Andrew Mouland (514) 340-8222 x24847 / andrew.mouland@mcgill.ca

Friday, October 22, 2021, 10:00 AM
Clinical Epidemiology Axis Seminar 
Progesterone for the Prevention of Miscarriage and Preterm Birth in Women with First Trimester Bleeding: Preempt Trial 
Dr. Haim Abenhaim, MD, M.Ph.
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, McGill University;  Director of Perinatal Research, Jewish General Hospital
Hosted by: Centre of Clinical Epidemiology (514) 340-7563 / centre.epidemiology@mcgill.ca
Outside the LDI, interested participants should contact LDI Epidemiology Reception for meeting details. 
Friday, October 22, 2021, 12:00 PM | LDI Trainee Seminars
Joint Cancer – Molecular & Regenerative Medicine Axes Seminar 
Untangling the functional interactions of the muscle stem cell niche through advances in sequencing 
Darren Blackburn, Ph.D. student
Laboratory of Dr. Vahab Soleimani 
Elucidating the role of CTCF in p53-mediated DNA damage response in breast cancer
Cheng Kit Wong, M.Sc. student
Laboratory of Dr. Michael Witcher 
Hosted by: Josie Ursini-Siegel (514) 340-8222 X26557 / giuseppina.ursini-siegel@mcgill.ca, Koren Mann (514) 340-8222 X22760 / koren.mann@mcgill.ca, Sonia del Rincon (514) 340-8222 x22246 / soniavictoria.delrincon@mcgill.ca and Stephanie Lehoux (514) 340-8222 x25915 / stephanie.lehoux@mcgill.ca
Friday, October 29, 2021, 12:00 PM | LDI Invited Speaker
Joint Cancer – Molecular & Regenerative Medicine Axes Seminar 
Role of Ron receptor tyrosine kinase in the anti-tumor immune response against breast cancer metastasis 
Dr. Anna L. Welm, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Basic Science, Ralph E. and Willia T. Main Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research, Hunstman Cancer Institute; Professor, Oncological Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah (USA) 
Hosted by: Josie Ursini-Siegel (514) 340-8222 X26557 / giuseppina.ursini-siegel@mcgill.ca
Support research at the Lady Davis Institute - Jewish General Hospital