The Centre for Infection, Immunity and Inflammation (CI3)

To bring together basic and clinical scientists having different but complementary expertise in order to tackle complex research questions associated with infectious and/or inflammatory conditions.


About Us

Chronic infectious and inflammatory diseases that have no lasting cures are highly complex, involving multi-faceted gene-environment interactions and substantial cross-talk between different biological systems.

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Seminars will be presented at the University of Ottawa, Roger-Guindon Hall.

  • Dr. Shawn Beug (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario): Understanding the roles of the Inhibitor of Apoptosis proteins in cancer and immunity - July 22, 2019
  • Dr. Matthew Parsek (University of Washington): New developments studying the biofilm matrix of Pseudomonas aeruginosa - July 17, 2019
  • Dr. Ajitha Thanabalasuriar (Medimmune/AstraZeneca): Using bugs and drugs to understand innate immune processes - June 13, 2019
  • 6th Annual Morris Kates Seminar: Dr. Gilbert DiPaolo (Denali Therapeutics Inc.): Role of microglial lipid metabolism in Alzheimer's disease - April 30, 2019
  • Dr. Christian Naus (University of British Columbia): Targeting gap junctions and hemichannels in stroke - April 26, 2019

Upcoming Symposium

The uOttawa Center for Infection, Immunity and Inflammation will be hosting a symposium on Gut Inflammation.

Please join us on March 29th in Amphitheatre A (RGN 2005) at Roger Guindon Hall. Please see the attached poster for a preliminary list of featured speakers.

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