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Seminar Schedule

2017 Fall/Winter Seminar Series

September 18

Nicole Edwards

Physiology PhD candidate

The role of p66Shc in mouse blastocyst development"

Host: Dean Betts

September 25

Jean-Claude Labbé, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal

Regulation of actomyosin contractility and syncytial organization in the C. elegans germline"

Host: Peter Chidiac

  October 2


 Jayne Garland, PhD

Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Professor, School of Physical Therapy, Western University

"Emphasizing speed in the rehabilitation of ambulatory balance after stroke"

Host: Frank Beier

October 16

 Anne Simon, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Western University


"Genetic and environmental influences on social space: what can we learn from the fly?"


Host: Peter Chidiac

October 23

Trevor Shepherd, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oncology and Anatomy & Cell Biology,Western University, Translational Oncology Scientist, London Regional Cancer Program, Lawson Health Research Institute

 "Deciphering stress-induced survival mechanisms that support the spread of ovarian cancer"


Host: Chris Pin

October 30

 Walter Siqueira, DDS, PhD

Associate Professor in Dentistry and Biochemistry, Western University Senator, Assistant Director, Faculty Affaires for Dentistry,Vice-President, Canadian Association fo Dental Research, IADR Salivary Research Group Secretary and Treasurer, Western University

"Deciphering the Clinical Relevance of Saliva for Oral and Systemic Conditions"



Host: John Di Guglielmo

November 6


Gowdey Lecture Tuesday, November 7th


November 7

John D. Schuetz, PhD

Vice Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences Dept., St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis TN 

Gowdey Lecture and Annual Research Day, UH Auditorium A and The Great Hall, Somerville House


"ABC transporters role in disease and therapeutic response

Host: Rommel Tirona         

November 13

Michelle French, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Toronto

"Best practices in science education: engaging and motivating students"

Host: Tom Stavraky

November 20

Koren Mann, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

 "The diverse pathologies associated with metal toxicology: lessons from arsenic and tungsten"

Host: Chris Pin

November 27

Alp Sener, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Program Director, Urology, Associate Professor of Surgery and Microbiology & Immunology, Director, Renal Transplant Fellowship Program, Western University

 "A novel therapeutic strategy in organ preservation: is hydrogen sulphide therapy ready for prime time?"

Host: Sean Gill

December 4

Adrienne Borrie

Physiology PhD candidate

The impact of clinical and pharmacogenetic factors in the use of aromatase inhibitors in postmenopausal patients with breast cancer

Host: Richard Kim

December 11

Markus Gulilat

Physiology PhD candidate


Host: Richard Kim

All lectures will be held at 3:30 p.m. in Medical Sciences Building, Room 384

Everyone WelcomeRefreshments Provided

Also video broadcast to VH rm. A6-103

This Seminar Series is Sponsored by the Mogenson Trust.

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