Seminar Series

The 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 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
September 11, 2020 ACB Graduate Council
September 28, 2020 Christopher Balestrini
Phd Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Tim Wilson
“Vascular stiffening and the brain: Direct measures of cerebrovascular stiffness in aging and vasodilation”
September 25, 2020 Justin Lathia, PhD
Associate Proffesor,
Cleveland Clinic, Case Western University, U.S
Host: Silvia Penuela
"Pro-tumorigenic function of connexins in cancersteam: insights into new mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities"
October 2, 2020

                              New Faculty Lecture Series

October 9, 2020 Leroy Hood, PhD
Chief Strategy Officer,
Insitute for Systems Biology, Seattle, U.S
Host: Dale Laird
October 16, 2020 Jared Churko, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
Host: Shawn Whitehead
October 23, 2020

Murray L. Barr & Gairdner Lauriate Lecture
Dr. Elaine Fuchs
Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor,
The Rockefeller University, U.S

“Tissue Stem Cells: Coping with Stress and Climate Change
October 30, 2020 Casey M. Holliday. PhD
Associate Proffesor,
University of Missouri School of Medicine, U.S
Host: Elizabeth Jewlal
"Sensational skulls: biomechanics and evolution of feeding in reptiles"
November 6, 2020

                              New Faculty Lecture Series

November 13, 2020 Lisa Cameron, PhD
Associate Professor,
Pathology, Western University
Host: Silvia Penuela
November 20, 2020 TBA
November 27, 2020 TBA
December 4, 2020

                              New Faculty Lecture Series

December 11, 2020 Chidambra Halari
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Peeyush Lala
December 18, 2020 TBA
December 25, 2020 Christmas Day