ATI Seminar Series

The Alberta Transplant Institute Seminar Series is a forum for discussion of the latest advances in transplantation and an opportunity to highlight the great work of Institute members.  It is a platform to develop collaborations within the Transplant groups and learn from each other.  This series also features high-quality international speakers who are world leaders in transplantation. The Seminar Series is presented in collaboration with the University of Calgary.

Seminars are presented every Wednesday, Sept-June

12:00PM-1:00PM  in Classroom D (Room 2F1.04 WMC)

Call for Speakers: If you would like to present your research at the ATI Seminar, or if you have suggestions for topics and/or speakers, please contact  We currently have a number of openings for Winter 2017.

In Edmonton, the ATI Seminar is hosted by Dr. Simon Urschel and Dr. Luis Hidalgo. In Calgary, the seminar is hosted by Dr. Faisal Khan.

If you wish to be added to the distribution list for announcements of the weekly seminars, or you have a suggested topic or speaker, please send your request to

Self Registration Is Now In Effect!

Within 2 weeks of each seminar, please register your attendance and provide your feedback. This information is required for our metrics reporting. Our registration platform is computer and mobile friendly! Click on the links below to go to the online self-registration portal.

ATI Seminar Self-Registration - Edmonton

ATI Seminar Self-Registration - Calgary



Upcoming Presentations at the ATI Seminar Series

Mar 15: Dr. Elfriede Pahl (Northwestern University ) "Heart Transplant for Failing Fontan: timing, challenges, outcomes"

Mar 22: Dr. Etienne Mahe "High-throughput sequencing In Myeloid Neoplasia: From Diagnosis to Transplant & Beyond"

Mar 29: Dr. Bethany Foster (McGill University) "Changing graft outcomes in adolescent and young adult kidney transplant recipients: Sticking it to Non-Adherence"

Apr 5: Dr. Michael Mengel "Updates from the 2017 Banff Meeting"

Apr 12: Dr. Patricia Campbell, Title TBA