Meeting/Workshop

French & Canadian academic and economic exchange programs at the frontiers of Immunology and Neuroscience

December 4 - 5, 2019

Strasbourg (France)

PROGRAM

Wednesday December 4th, 2019

 
09h00 Registration and Welcome coffee

09h30 Welcome address Vincent Lelièvre & Jean-Eric Ghia

ACADEMIC and RESEARCH AFFAIRS

09h45 Prof. Irene Jacoberger, Vice-Présidente, Relations Internationales, University of Strasbourg, FRance

10h00 Dr. Fevronia Novac, Program Manager in the Higher Education and Youth Division of the Embassy of Canada in France    

10h15 Prof. Xavier Grosmaitre, FScience and Higher Education, Attaché French Embassy in Canada
"Scientific Partnership between France and Canada"

10h30 Prof. Sylvie Fournel, Vice-dean Life Science faculty, University of Strasbourg, France

10h45 Prof. Jude Uzonna, Associate Dean Research, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
"Collaborative Research at the Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba"

11h00-11h30 Coffee break

11h30 Scientific lecture 1, Dr. Aaron Marshall, Professor, Dept. of Immunology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
"Control of B cell metabolism by the PI 3-kinase signaling pathway: implications for autoimmunity"

12h00 Scientific lecture 2, Dr Dominique Ferrandon, CNRS, UPR 9022 IBMC, Strasbourg, France keywords: Host-pathogen interactions, resilience, drosophila

12h30 Lunch break

14h45 Prof. Chris Anderson, Director, Kleysen Institute of Neurosciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
"Research Program in Neurosciences in Manitoba"

15h00 Dr. Valerie Simonneaux, Director, Neuropole, INCI, University of Strasbourg, France
Basic & Clinical Neuroscience in Strasbourg

15h15 Dr. Aaron Marshall, Professor, Head Dept. of Immunology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
"Research Program at the Department of Immunology"

15h30 Prof. Paul Pévet, President, NEUREX - neuroscience network of the Upper Rhine Valley
Excellence in Neuroscience Beyond the Borders

15h45 Coffee break

16h00 Scientific lecture 3, Dr. Tiina Kauppinen, Associate Professor, Kleysen Institute of Neuroscience, Dept. of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
"Microglial role in the development of cognitive deficits"

16h30 Scientific Lecture 4, Dr Alexandre Charlet, CNRS UPR3212, INCI, Strasbourg, France
"Role of Astrocytes in the Oxytocin-driven control of pain in the Amygdala"

17h00-18h30 Round table 1 Open discussion on academic partnership (Special Guests : Catherine Schuster, director of the Doctoral School "Vie &Santé", Coralie Bajar-Schaeffer,  IDEX representative  and Pascal Darbon, Pedagogic director)


Thursday December 5th, 2019

PROGRAMATIC IN TEACHING AND LEARNING


09h30 Prof. Pierre Veinante, INCI, University of Strasbourg, France
Graduate Studies in Neurosciences

09h45 Prof. Chris Anderson, Director, Kleysen Institute of Neurosciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Undergraduate & Graduate Teaching Program in Neuroscience in Manitoba

10h00 Prof Sylvie Fournel, Head Immunology & Vice-Dean Life Science Faculty, University of Strasbourg
Undergraduate and Graduate Studies in Immunology

10h15 Prof. Aaron Marshall, Professor, Head Immunology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching Program in Immunology in Manitoba

10h30-11h00 Coffee break

11h00 Scientific lecture 5 Dr. Jude Uzonna, Professor, Dept. of Immunology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
"Challenge Paradigm: Immunologic Memory May Need Constant Reminding"

11h30 Scientific lecture 6 Prof. Pauline Soulas-Sprauel, INSERM U1109, Strasbourg, France "Sting gain of function in mice"

12h00 Lunch break

13h30 Scientific lecture 7 Dr Michael F Jackson, Associate Professor, Kleysen Institute of Neurosciences, Dept. of Pharmacology and Therapeutics,  Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
"NMDA Receptor Initiated Channelopathies in Alzheimer’s Disease Promote Neuroinflammation"

14h00 Scientific lecture 8 Dr Karine Merienne, CNRS UMR 7364, LNCA, Strasbourg, France  "Altered epigenetic regulations in Huntington's neurodegenerative disease: impact on learning and memory"

CLUSTERS OF INNOVATION

14h30 Ms Tracey Maconachie, President, Bioscience Association Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Cluster of Competitiveness in Manitoba

14h45 Ms Agnes Legoll, Representative, BioValley France
The life science cluster between France, Germany and Switzerland

15h00-15h20 Coffee break

INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC ACTIVIES

15h20 Dr. Dominique Bagnard, Academic Founder, PeptiMimesis Pharma, France
"Developing next Generation Therapeutic Peptides in Immuno-Oncology, Oncology and Immune Diseases"

15h40 M Marshall Ring, CEO, Manitoba Technology Accelerator, Winnipeg, Canada
"Manitoba Technology Accelerator’s Model for commercializing early stage medical device technology in Manitoba"

16h00 M Denis Graff, CEO, HypnoVR, France
"Improving anaesthesia using Virtual Reality-enhanced hypnosis"

16h20 M James Schellenberg, CEO, Cubresa, Winnipeg, Canada
"Design & development of clinical and preclinical PET inserts for MRI"

16h40 M Pierre Eftekhari, CEO, Inoviem Scientific, France
"Drug-target interaction analysis under physiological conditions and in human tissue"

17h00-18h30 Round table 2 : Perspectives  on “transfer technology and beyond" 

 

Organizers:

Jean-Eric Ghia, Dept. of Immunology & Internal Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Vincent Lelièvre, INCI, University of Strasbourg, France

 

 

DATES AND VENUE

Date:

December 4-5th of 2019.

 

Venue:

Collège Doctoral Européen (CDE)

Boulevard de la Victoire

67000 Strasbourg

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