Marjorie Johnson, who teaches in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Western, is among the university’s most decorated instructors. She holds the university’s ‘Big 3’ teaching honours: the Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching, a 3M National Teaching Fellowship and a teaching award from the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations.
Professor and Canada Research Chair, Dale W Laird is examining how connexin gap junction channels and pannexin channels are linked to health and disease.
I am a PhD student in the department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in Dr. Laird’s lab. Our lab studies Connexin and Pannexin large-pore channels in the context of human disease.