Seminar Series

dThe Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar Series occurs weekly on Fridays between 12:30pm and 1:30pm and will be held virtually on Zoom unless otherwise noted. The Series features talks by Faculty, PhD Candidates, External and Internal guests, all presenting on a variety of topics. Everyone is welcome to attend, for details on a specific seminar see our events calendar or follow the links below. You may also contact anatomy@uwo.ca with any questions or for more information.

All Graduate Students are required to attend the weekly departmental seminar series and all absences are to be reported via the Seminar Registration Form.


Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar Series 2020-2021

Date Speaker Title
January 1, 2021 New Years Day
January 8, 2021 Braeden Medeiros
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Alison Allan
"Elucidating the role of extracellular vesicles in mediating breast cancer metastasis to the lung”
January 15, 2021 Jacky Goetz, PhD
Researcher,
INSERM Strasbourg, France
Host: Patrick Lajoie
Cancelled
January 22, 2021 Caitlin Symonette, PhD
Assistant Professor and Suregeon
Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery,
Western University, LHSC
Host: Alison Allan
“Hyaluronic Acid Phosphatidylethanolamine (HA-PE): A Novel Skin Technology”
January 29, 2021 Austyn Roseborough
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Shawn Whitehead
"Exosome-mediated propagation of inflammation: Implications for age, blood brain barrier dysfunction and white matter pathology"
February 5, 2021

                              New Faculty Lecture Series

February 12, 2021 Cory Lefebvre
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Alison Allan
TBA
February 19, 2021 Jenna Kitz
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Alison Allan
“Elucidating the role of complete and partial epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition on circulating tumor cell generation, phenotype, and metastasis in prostate cancer patients”  
February 26, 2021 Paul Trainor, PhD
Professor,
Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA
Host: Katherine Willmore
TBA
March 5, 2021

                              New Faculty Lecture Series

March 12, 2021 Dr. Claudia Bagni, PhD
Professor,
University of Lausanna, Switzerland
Host: Susanna Schmid
TBA
March 19, 2021 Brent Wakefield
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Silvia Penuela
TBA
March 26, 2021 Donna Zhang, PhD
Professor, Musil Family,
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Host: Matthew Borrelli
TBA
April 2, 2021 Good Friday
April 9, 2021

                             New Faculty Lecture Series

April 16, 2021 Mariayan Jeyarajah
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Stephen Renaud
TBA
April 23, 2021 Gargi Jaju
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Stephen Renaud
TBA
April 30, 2021 Paula Foster, PhD
Professor,
Medical Biophysics, Western University
Host: Alison Allan
TBA
May 7, 2021

                             New Faculty Lecture Series

May 14, 2020 Soren Nielsen, PhD
Researcher,
University of Aalborg, Denmark
Host: John Kiernan
TBA
May 21, 2020 Axel Montagne, PhD
Researcher,
University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Host: Shawn Whitehead
TBA
May 28, 2020 John Dick, PhD, FRS
Professor,
University of Toronto
Host: Peeyush Lala
TBA
June 14, 2020 Patricia Martin, PhD
Professor,
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
Host: Silvia Penuela
TBA