Research Week

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Filmed Research Week 2018 Presentations

Dr. David Julius: 2017 Canada Gairdner International Laureate Presentation

Filmed March 22, 2018 ​
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Dr. David Julius, Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology, University of California, is the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Laureate. In his research, Dr. Julius has used distinctive molecules from the natural world – including toxins from tarantulas and coral snakes, and capsaicin, the molecule that produces the “heat” from chili peppers – to understand how signals responsible for temperature and pain sensation are transmitted by neural circuits to the brain.


Our Research, Our Community, Our Indigenous Sovereignty

Filmed March 22, 2018 in the Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre
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Panel – Our Research, Our Community, Our Indigenous Sovereignty.
The following panelists joined Dr. Dylan Miner, Director of American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the University of Michigan:

  • Dr. Jennifer Walker, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Laurentian University
  • Dr. David Fortin, Director of McEwen School of Architecture, Laurentian University
  • Dr. Laura Hall, Assistant Professor, School of Indigenous Relations, Laurentian University
  • Ms. Justice Seidel, MIR Graduate Student, School of Indigenous Relations