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Weekly Seminar Schedule 2018/19

Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology

Seminar Program 2018/19

Fridays in MSB 282 12:30pm – 1:30pm (unless otherwise noted)

Month

Day

Host

Speaker

Title

September

14

 

Graduate Student Council Meeting

 

 

21

Dr. Shawn Whitehead

Dr. Elena Batrakova

Research Associate Professor

Eshelman School of Pharmacy

University of North Carolina

“Back to Nature: Extracellular Vesicles for Drug Delivery”

 

28

Dr. David Cechetto

Nadia Ivanova

Ph.D. Student, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University

“Co-morbidity of Alzheimer's disease and metabolic syndrome”

October

5

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Auditorium A, UH

 

Murray Barr Lecture

Professor Sir Robin Murray Professor of Psychiatric Research

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience

King’s College (UK)

“Cannabis-associated psychosis; clinical significance and biological mechanisms”

 

12

Dr. Alison Allan

Dr. Krishna Singh

Assistant Professor

Department of Medical Biophysics, Western University

"Role of Endothelial Autophagy in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology”

 

19

ACB Graduate Students

Dr. Stefan Everling

Robarts Scientist and Associate Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology

“Marmosets as an additional nonhuman primate model for functional imaging and oculomotor physiology”

 

26

Dr. Lauren Flynn

Pascal Morissette Martin

Ph.D. Student, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University

"Cell-instructive extracellular matrix-derived scaffolds for soft connective tissue regeneration".

November

2

ACB Graduate Students

Dr. Michael Rudnicki

Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine Program

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

“Molecular regulation of muscle stem cell function”

 

9

 

No Seminar

 

 

16

Dr. Dale Laird

Dr. William Trimble

Senior Scientist

Cell Biology Program

Hospital for Sick Children

“Scaffolding function of septins controls cytokinesis and mitochondrial fission”

 

23

Dr. Shawn Whitehead

Dr. Jonathan Thiessen

Assistant Professor/Scientist

Department of Medical Biophysics, Western University

“In vivo imaging of inflammation and its effects with PET/MRI”

 

30

Dr. Kat Willmore

 

Dr. Lisa Tanneyhill

Associate Professor, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences

University of Maryland

“Should I stay or should I go? Cellular junctions in the neural crest”

December

7

Dr. Silvia Penuela

 

Dr. Nica Borradaile

Associate Professor

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Western University

“Vitamins and Vascular Regeneration in Obesity”

 

14

 

No Seminar

 

 

21

Dr. Alison Allan

Dr. Jefferson Frisbee

Professor and Department Chair, Medical Biophysics

“Vasculopathy with Metabolic Disease: Lessons from Multiple Scales”

January

4

 

No Seminar

 

 

11

 

No Seminar

 

 

18

ACB Graduate Students

Dr. Erin Azzopardi

Business Development Officer, BrainsCAN

"Mitacs: Collaborative Research Opportunities"

 

25

ACB Graduate Students

Propel Entrepreneurship

 "Entrepreneurship is Science"

February

1

ACB Graduate Students

Claude Lachance, PhD |

Field Application Scientist II

Bio-Rad Laboratories (Canada)

 "Academia is the alternative career path: Careers outside academia"

 

8

11:30 am–12:30pm

Auditorium A, University Hospital

New Faculty Lecture Series

 

 

15

ACB Graduate Students

Alysha Croker, Ph.D.

Manager, Employment and Social Development Canada

 "Careers Outside of Academia - oh the places you could go!"

 

22

Dr. Stephen Renaud

Karen Racicot, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Biology Michigan State University

 "Sex-specific effects of prenatal stress on placental function and fetal programming"

March

1

Dr. Silvia Penuela

Dr. Rima Al-Awar

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)

Toronto, Ontario

 "Drugging Protein-Protein Interactions: Discovery and Optimization of a WDR5 binder"

 

8

11:30 am–12:30pm

Auditorium A, University Hospital

New Faculty Lecture Series

 

 

15

Dr. Shawn Whitehead

Dr. Victor Viau

Professor, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences

University of British Columbia

 "Adaptive Neuroenocrine and Serotonin Responses in Male and Female Rats"

         CANCELLED

 

22

Dr. Marco Prado and

Dr. Vania Prado

Ornela Kljakic

Ph.D. Student, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University

 "Cholinergic Modulation of behaviour"

 

29

Dr. Silvia Penuela

Dr. James Smyth

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

 "Regulation of intercellular communication at the RNA level; transcription impacts translation"

April

5

 

Rebecca Shapiro

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular ad Cellular Biology
University of Guelph

"CRISPS-based functional genomic platforms for gene deletions and modulation gene expression in the fungal pathogen Candida albicans"

 

12

11:30 am–12:30pm

Auditorium A, University Hospital

New Faculty Lecture Series
Dr. Jessica Prodger

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

 

“Effect of the penile microbiome on HIV-1 susceptibility”

 

19

 

No Seminar- GOOD FRIDAY

 

 

26

Dr. Patrick Lajoie

Sarah Chadwick

Ph.D. Student, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University

 

May

3

Dr. Silvia Penuela

Dr. David Sacks

Senior Investigator

Department of Laboratory Medicine

NIH Clinical Center

 "A new scaffold protein in the insulin signalling pathway: Science and clinical implications"

 

10

11:30 am–12:30pm

Auditorium A, University Hospital

New Faculty Lecture Series

Dr. Tom Appleton
Assisstant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Dept. of Physiology & Pharmacology

 

 

17

Dr. Kem Rogers

 

Maddie Norris

Ph.D. Student, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University

 

 

24

 

Dr. Kem Rogers

Dr. Natalie Langley

Senior Associate Consultant, Anatomy, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine

 

 

31

Douglas Hamilton

Georgia Nikoloudaki

Ph.D. Student, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University