Infection & Immunity Research Forum
Dr. Carol Cruezenet discusses Avee Naidoo’s poster at IIRF 2014.
A poster of Netusha Thevaranjan’s undergraduate work that she’s continuing as a MSc student.
Kyle Novakowski (PhD candidate) receives his award for the best poster award as chosen by the audience.
Bowdish lab members past (Charles Yin and Julie Kaiser) and present (Netusha Thevaranjan) catche up at IIRF 2014.
The award winning poster! Well done Kyle!
Dessi Loukov presents her work on chronic inflammation on macrophage function.
IIDR Trainee Day – October 2013
The winning team!
Dessi Loukov presents her poster and gets lots of compliments on her story.
Dr. Chris Verschoor wins the Gulliver award for best presentation by a PDF.
Dr. Jennifer Stearns and James Han win IIDR awards of excellence for their poster presentations.
Avee Naidoo gives her first talk on her project – 6 weeks into grad school!
That’s right, we’ve got a 3D printed structure of the SRCR domain of MARCO. Yep, pretty rocking.
The Bowdish lab team attends the President’s Award for Graduate Supervision Ceremony. Dawn was thrilled to be nominated for the award by her team.
The Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine – June 014. Spot the MIRC faculty members. Can you count all 13?
Goodbye and thank you to our 2012-2013 Undergraduate students.
Peter Mu, Samanthy Balachandran and Keith Lee – the 2012/13 crop of undergrads as they move on to their next adventure.
Nothing says “Thanks for all the hard work” like carrot cake.
Breathe! Gala- Award from OLA & Pfizer
Helene Campbell, conceivably, the most charming woman alive and the recipient of a double lung transplant, leads a dance with the Hon Deborah Mathews (MPP). The music failed so I held my iPod up to the Mike and we played Metric’s “Sympathy”.
President of Pfizer Canada, John Helou (L) and Dr. John Granton, chair elect of the Ontario Lung Association (R) present Dr. Dawn Bowdish with the OLA-Pfizer Research Award.
Dawn standing beside the real heros of the event, Helene Campbell, double lung transplant recipient and idiopathic fibrosis patient, Ann Marie Cerato, lung cancer survivor and Kayla Baker sarcoidosis patient waiting for a lung transplant.
Convocation – November 2012
Bowdish lab student #1, Zhongyuan Tu, graduates with his MSc. Pictured with Dr. Dawn Bowdish & Dr. Mark McDermott.
Zhongyuan Tu, MSc and Dr. Dawn Bowdish.
At the convocation of Fiona Whelan, MSc.
Best jack o’ lantern ever! Kyle Novakowski impresses the heck out of his supervisor with this rendition of the Bowdish lab logo. Note that the font is a perfect replicate. A lot of confused looks at the Bowdish household that Hallowe’en and oddly, lots of people took pictures of it.
IIDR Trainee Day
Dr. Preethi Jayanth presents her work on understanding why the elderly are susceptible to post-influenza pneumonia.
Keith Lee, a 4th year BHSc student, wins the IIDR Award for Excellence for “Best Undergraduate Poster”.
A blurry Julie Kaiser, presents her work on elucidating host-pathogen interactions of the SMG family.
Jason Fan, a grade 11/12 high school student, and BASEF/IIDR summer internship winner presents an excellent poster on isolating pneumococcal cell wall components.
Alicja Puchta makes Dr. Brian Coombes repeat the question after her (very professional, very well received) talk.