Seminar Series

The Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar Series occurs weekly on Fridays between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in MSB 282 and will be broadcasted on Zoom for those who cannot attend in person. 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 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 Attendance Survey.

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar Series 2022-2023

Date Speaker Title
January 6, 2023

No Seminar Scheduled

January 13, 2023

Benjamin Newland, PhD
Lecturer/Group Leader - Cardiff University
Host: Shawn Whitehead

"Could cryogel scaffolds be useful tools for your bioscience research?"

January 20, 2023

Tamra Webowetski-Ogilvie, PhD
Professor, Max Rady College of Medicine, Biochemistry & Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba
Host: Vasudeva Bhat

"Exploring the regulatory landscape of medulloblastoma stem cells: a story about OTX2 and cell fate decisions."
January 27, 2023

No Seminar Scheduled

February 3, 2023 Christine Vande Velde, PhD
Accredited Professor, Biochemistry, Associate Professor, Neurosciences, Université de Montréal
Host: Martin Duennwald
"Targeting stress granules in ALS/FTD"
February 10, 2023

Schulich New Faculty Lecture

February 17, 2023 Anne Simon, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biology, Western University
Host: Patrick Lajoie
“Recovering from social isolation: lessons from the fly”
February 24, 2023 Fiona Rawle, PhD
Professor, Biology, University of Toronto
Host: Sarah McLean
"Learning from Failure: Structural Supports for Science Students"
March 3, 2023 Jacob Haagsma, PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Trevor Shepherd
"Interrogating p53 mutations in a precursor model of ovarian high-grade serous cancer"
March 10, 2023

 Seminar Postponed

March 17, 2023 Mark Driscoll, PhD
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McGill University
Host: Angela Pecyna/ Kem Rogers
“Fascia and its involvement in spine biomechanics”
March 24, 2023

Seminar Postponed

March 31, 2023 Michele Barbeau and Charys Martin
Assistant Professors, Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Alison Allan
“Anatomia Italiana: Connecting Anatomy and Art in Italy”  
April 7, 2023

Good Friday

April 14, 2023

Seminar Postponed

April 21, 2023

Seminar Postponed

April 28, 2023 Stefanie Attardi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Foundational Medical Studies, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Host: Kem Rogers
"Toward a Better Use for Online Education: What a decade of online anatomical sciences education research has taught us about learning, professionalism, and inclusion"
May 12, 2023 Alyssa Moore, PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Katherine Willmore
"Tissue Interactions Inform Skull Phenotype throughout Development"