VEC & VIHD Academic Rounds

The Vaccine Evaluation Center (VEC) & Vaccine, Infections, and Host Defenses (VIHD) jointly host Academic Rounds several times a year. Please see schedules below for upcoming presentations.


March 29th: Vaccine Safety Surveillance in Pregnancy and Healthcare Providers’ Perceptions

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
BCCHR Room 2108 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Title:Vaccine Safety Surveillance in Pregnancy and Healthcare Providers’ Perceptions”

Presenter: Dr. Karina Top, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Community Health & Epidemiology
Canadian Center for Vaccinology
Dalhousie University

 


January 25th: Asthma, malnutrition, infection, and the microbiota

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
BCCHR Room 3113 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Presenter: Dr. Brett Finlay, UBC Peter Wall Distinguished Professor
“Asthma, malnutrition, infection, and the microbiota”


November 30th: VEC & VIHD Joint Academic Rounds

Wednesday, Nov 30th, 2016
BCCHR Room 3113 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Presenters:
Dr. Clara Rubincam, Post doc Fellow
“Is the pre-natal period an underutilized opportunity for initiating communication with parents about pediatric vaccinations?”

Dr. Devon Greyson, Post doc Fellow
“What causes changes in mothers’ vaccine hesitancy over time?”

Byron Brook, PhD student
“Non-specific effects of vaccines: BCG protects from septic death”


October 5th: Influence of the intestinal multibiome on infection and immunity

Wednesday, Oct 5th, 2016
CFRI Room 3113 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Presenter: Lisa Osborne, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
“Influence of the intestinal multibiome on infection and immunity”


June 8th: Non-specific effects of vaccines: BCG protects from septic death

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
CFRI Room 3113 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Presenter: Byron Brook, PhD Student
“Non-specific effects of vaccines: BCG protects from septic death”