Spotlight Series

An interactive proteomics seminar series by CNPN

List of past seminars

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2024

Canadian Network of Scientific Platforms (CNSP) Spotlight

April 30th, 2024

Jeffrey LeDue
University of British Columbia

Advocacy, Education, Networking and Professional Development: An overview of the Canadian Network of Scientific Platforms

Dr. Brendon Seale
LTRI

Expanding the Core: Staying on the cutting edge at the Proteomics Core Facility of the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

Trainee Spotlight

March 26th, 2024

Moones Yadegari
UBC

A Platform Development to Monitor and Target Cancer-Specific Cell Surface Proteoforms

Mukhayyo Sultonova
UPEI

Thermal Proteomic Profiling to Elucidate Functions of Bioactive Metabolites

Mass Spectrometry Imaging Spotlight

February 27th, 2024

Rachel Pryce
Université de Montréal

Spinal cord lipidomic remodeling across six mouse mutant strains monitored by mass spectrometry imaging

Laurentiu Dabija
York University

Exploring the Omics Landscape: A Guide to Mass Spectrometry Imaging Techniques and Applications

CNPN Awardee Spotlight

January 30th, 2024

Dr. Brian Raught
University of Toronto

Pediatric leukemias and a SUMO “addiction”

Dr. Mathieu Lavallée-Adam
University of Ottawa

Machine learning to the rescue: A software suite for real-time mass spectrometry-based proteomics data analysis

2023

Novel method development and uses

November 28th, 2023

Eralda Kina
IRIC

Breast cancer immunopeptidomes contain numerous shared tumor antigens

Nicholas Brodie
University of Calgary

Innovations in protein crosslinking: new chemistries and techniques for proteome crosslinking at a human scale

CNPN & US HUPO Seminar Series Initiative

Frontiers in Cancer Proteomics

November 21st, 2023

Dr. Thomas Kislinger
University of Toronto

N-glycoproteomics from patient-derived xenograft models for the discovery of novel serum biomarkers for high-grade serous ovarian cancers

Dr. Wilhelm Haas
Harvard Mass General Research Institue

The Cancer Interactome and Cancer Vulnerabilities

CNPN & US HUPO Seminar Series Initiative

Proteomics and Protein-Protein Interaction Landscape

April 17th, 2023

Dr. Anne-Claude Gingras
LTRI

Proximity-dependent sensors for signaling

Dr. Jennifer Van Eyk
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Precision medicine: the need for personalized therapies

CNPN 2023 : Conference Connect

April 4th, 2023

Dr. Mohan Babu
University of Regina

Mapping the membrane-associated protein interactome

Kirsten Broderik
University of Regina

Interplay between mitochondria function and bipolar disorder

Forging ahead: Career discussion panel

February 28th, 2023

Dr. Karen Colwill
LTRI

Chair

Dr. Nestor Solis
AbCellera

Panelist

Samuel Weng
UChicago

Panelist

Dr. Jennifer Hill
NRC

Panelist

Clinical Proteomics Spotlight

January 31st, 2023

Dr. Isabelle Sirois
University of Montreal

Discovery and validation of fusion-derived neoantigens for the development of new immunotherapies to eradicate pediatric acute leukemia

Andrew Bayne
McGill University

Using mass spectrometry to measure protein turnover in neurodegenerative disease

2022

The inside scoop: Expert perspectives on journal editing

November 29th, 2022

Dr. Chris
Overall
JPR

Chair

Dr. Erin
Baker
JASMS

Panelist

Dr. Allison
Doerr
Nature Methods

Panelist

Dr. Matthew
Champion
MRA

Panelist

Dr. Olga
Vitek
Bioinformatics

Panelist

Dr. Chris
Overall
JPR

Chair

Dr. Erin
Baker
JASMS

Panelist

Dr. Allison
Doerr
Nature Methods

Panelist

Dr. Matthew
Champion
MRA

Panelist

Dr. Olga
Vitek
Bioinformatics

Panelist

Trainee Spotlight

October 25th, 2022

Lorenz Nierves
University of British Columbia

Multi-omic profiling of the leukemic microenvironment shows bone marrow interstitial fluid is distinct from peripheral blood plasma

Jessica Nickerson
Dalhousie University

Optimizing qualitative and quantitative repeatability of precipitation-based bottom-up sample preparation in the ProTrap XG

CNPN Awardee Spotlight

September 27th, 2022

Dr. Leonard Foster
University of British Columbia

Adventures in proteomics: honey bees, forensics, and medicine

Dr. Jennifer Geddes-McAlister
University of Guelph

Proteomics of Fungal Disease in One Health

Technical Spotlight

August 30th, 2022

Martin Krzywinski
Genome Sciences Centre

Essence of Effective Scientific Figures

Trainee Spotlight

July 26th, 2022

Khwala Seddiki
Laval University

Using Neural Networks to Predict Cancer Types from Mass Spectrometry Data

Dr. Matthew Waas
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Proteomic phenotyping of a metabolically defined putative mammary gland stem cell population

Let's Connect!

April 26th, 2022

Student Panel: A retrospective on the impact of
COVID-19 on trainees in research

Student Panel: A retrospective on the impact of COVID-19 on trainees in research

March 29th, 2022

Dr. Marie
Brunet
uSherbrooke

Chair

Iryna
Abramchuk
uOttawa

Panelist

Amanda
Lorentzian
UBC

Panelist

Michael
Woods
uoGuelph

Panelist

Jarod
Morgenroth-Rebin
uoGuelph

Panelist

Amanda
Lorentzian
UBC

Panelist

Dr. Marie
Brunet
uSherbrooke

Chair

Iryna
Abramchuk
uOttawa

Panelist

Amanda
Lorentzian
UBC

Panelist

Michael
Woods
uoGuelph

Panelist

Jarod
Morgenroth-Rebin
uoGuelph

Panelist

PI Spotlight

February 22nd, 2022

Dr. Mohan Babu
University of Regina

Mitochondrial Interaction Landscape in Disease Mechanisms

Dr. Ji-Young Youn
SickKids

Watching neighbours come and go – probing dynamic proximal interaction changes during stress granule formation and disassembly

Honouree Spotlight

January 25th, 2022

Dr. Marlene Oeffinger
IRCM

Using Proteomic Approaches to Investigate the Compositional and Functional Heterogeneity of RNA Machines

Dr. Antoine Dufour
University of Calgary

Mast Cell Tryptase Regulation of Lubricin in Osteoarthritis

2021

PI Spotlight

November 30th, 2021

Dr. Bin Ma
University of Waterloo

Cloud-based software for rapid and accurate peptide identification and de novo sequencing (novor.cloud)

Dr. Mathieu Lavallée-Adam
University of Ottawa

Guiding mass spectrometry data acquisition using real-time machine learning analysis to optimize proteome characterization

Spotlight Talk

October 26th, 2021

Dr. David Goodless
University of Victoria

Dave's reflections on proteomics: past, present and future

Grad Student Spotlight

September 28th, 2021

Shideh Mirhadi
University of Toronto

Interrogation of the NSCLC proteome landscape uncovers prototypes and an ACO2-Iron axis associated with tumour aggressiveness and patient outcomes

Amanda Lorentzian
University of British Columbia

Persistence of targetable lesions, proteome state, and therapy sensitivity through disease progression in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Postdoc Spotlight

July 27th, 2021

Dr. Caitlin Simopoulos
University of Ottawa

MetaProClust-MS1: An MS1-only profiling approach to metaproteome screening

Dr. Barbara Grünwald
PMCC/UHN

Spatially confined sub-tumor microenvironment in pancreatic cancer

PI Spotlight

June 29th, 2021 at 3PM EDT

Dr. Etienne Caron
Université de Montréal

Will immunopeptidomics save the world against the next pandemic?

Dr. Erin Bertrand
Dalhousie University

Proteomic approaches to studying marine microbes

The State of Proteomics in Canada

May 25th, 2021

Dr. Jennifer
Geddes-McAlister
uGuelph

Chair

Dr. Marlene
Oeffinger
IRCM

Panelist

Dr.Thibault
Mayor
UBC

Panelist

Dr. Tharan
Srikumar
Bruker

Panelist

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